Principal

Principal

Sr. Mary Jordan Hoover, O.P.

Education:

  • Master of Arts (M. A.) in Theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville

  • Master of Arts (M. A.) in Education, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches.

  • Bachelor of Science (B. S.) in Secondary Education.

Professional Experiences:

  • 20 years administrative experience in Catholic schools

  • Founding principal of St. John Paul the Great Catholic High School in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia from  2007 – 2016.

 Director of Curriculum Development & Coordinator of Student Life

Director of Curriculum Development & Coordinator of Student Life

Sr. Mary Brigid Burnham, O.P.

Education:

  • M.A., Theology: History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame, South Bend

  • M.A.T.L., Spanish, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

  • B.A., Latin and Greek, Classical Studies, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale

  • E. N. L., Certification in English as A New Language, University of Notre Dame, South Bend

Professional Experiences:

  • Teaching high school since 1994

  • AP College Board certified in US History, European History, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin

  • Founding faculty member of St. John Paul the Great Catholic High School in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia from 2008 – 2015.

 Library / Media Specialist

Library / Media Specialist

Sr. Mary Gertrude blankenhagen, O.P.

Education:

  • Master of Arts (M. A.) in Educational Leadership, Christian Brothers University, Memphis

  • Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) in Education, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro

  • Certification in Library / Media Science

Professional Experiences:

  • Currently teaching 6-8 grade religion and English at Saint John Vianney Catholic School in Goodyear, AZ

  • 11 years of teaching Catholic schools

  • 9 years as an elementary school administrator where the Dominican Sisters of Nashville serve

 
 Operations Coordinator

Operations Coordinator

Kay Verdugo

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with emphasis in Finance and International Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

  • London Business Program, Fall Semester

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Cum Laude, Computer Information Systems with concentrations in Mathematics and Spanish, Marywood College (now Marywood University), Scranton, Pennsylvania

  • La Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, Fall Semester

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI) - Active

Professional Experiences:

  • Honeywell

  •  Project Manager

  • Technical Manager

  • Business Planning and Operations Manager

  • Fixed Assets Manager

  • Commodity Manager - 3rd Party Software

  • Customer Trainer

 Director of Admissions & Marketing

Director of Admissions & Marketing

Matthew Gonzales

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration, Benedictine University at Mesa, 2017

  • Bachelor of Business, Global Leadership, Arizona State University, 2011

Professional Experiences:

  • Director of Youth Ministry at St. John Vianney Catholic Church

  • Youth Care Worker at Youth Development Institute

  • Contract Pricing Analyst for Shamrock Foods

  • Outbound Acquisition Representative for Cable One