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    Atlee High School Administration - Atlee Raider Leadership Team

Principal
 Dr. John Wheeler

Dr John Wheeler
Now in his 16th year as a school administrator, Dr. Wheeler was named the 6th principal of Atlee High School by the Hanover County School Board on April 8, 2014. He began his tenure on July 1, 2014.

From 2010-2014, he was the Principal of Cedar Ridge High School in Hillsborough, North Carolina after serving as an Assistant Principal of CRHS from 2004-2010. From 2001 until 2004, Dr. Wheeler served as the Assistant Principal of Colonial Heights Middle School in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Prior to that administrative appointment, Dr. Wheeler began his career in the York County School Division as a teacher and coach. He completed a site-based administrative internship while working for the Henrico County Public Schools in 2000 as well as a central office internship with the Orange County Schools in 2008.

Dr. Wheeler has a bachelorís degree in education from East Carolina University, a masterís degree in educational leadership from the College of William & Mary, and a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Wheeler holds certification as Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, and Administration and Supervision, PreK-12 in the state of Virginia. In 2009, he received the Patrick W. and Janet R. Carlton Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for dissertation research.

Dr. Wheeler is active in several professional associations, including the American Educational Research Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, AASA (the School Superintendents Association), the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, and Phi Delta Kappa.

Dr. Wheeler was named the 2015 Administrator of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Librarians.

Dr. Wheeler resides in Mechanicsville with his wife, Jennifer, and their two sons Michael and Ryan.

Assistant Principal
 Glenn Gardner
Glenn Gardner
Mr. Glenn Gardner will be starting his 14th year as an administrator at Atlee High School.

Previously, he was Atleeís drafting teacher from 1992 to 2002.

During that time he also coached JV Softball for five years.

Mr. Gardner earned his bachelorís degree in education at Old Dominion University and his masterís degree in administration and supervision from The George Washington University.

Mr. Gardner lives in Mechanicsville with his wife, Kim, and sons, Ross and Cason.





Assistant Principal
 Serena Campbell
Serena Campbell
Mrs. Campbell, who holds National Board Certification, most recently served as our math department chair and has been a teacher here at Atlee High School for a total of 15 years, and was the Senior Teacher at Lee-Davis High School from 2010-2012. Additionally, Mrs. Campbell is an IB trained instructor, has participated in the Hanover Leadership Academy and Next Generation Leadership Academy, has served on multiple state SOL review committees, and participated in AdvancEd training in 2015. Mrs. Campbell has been a Hanover Scholar Honored Educator four times (2006, 2007, 2012, 2015) and was honored as the Atlee High School Teacher of the Year in 2007.

Mrs. Campbell holds a bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences and a master's degree in teaching from VCU, as well as a postgraduate certificate in administration and supervision from VCU, where she has also served as a clinical faculty member.

Mrs. Campbell currently resides in Mechanicsville with her husband, Chris and two children, Morgan and Marshall.



Assistant Principal
 Chris Martinez
Chris MartinezChris Martinez is entering his second year as an Assistant Principal at Atlee High School. This year will be his 9th year in Hanover County Public Schools and 12th year overall in education.

From 2013-2015, Mr. Martinez worked as a teacher, math department chair, and assistant activities director at Atlee High School and from 2008-2013, he was a teacher and football coach at Lee-Davis High School.
Mr. Martinez began his career as a teacher in the Henrico County Public Schools as a teacher and football coach at Highland Springs High School.

Mr. Martinez has a bachelorís degree in mathematics from Virginia Commonwealth University, a masterís degree in secondary education from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a post masterís certificate in administration and supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Mr. Martinez resides in Glen Allen with his wife, Nadia, and daughter Alayah.


Senior Teacher
 Farley Allen

Mrs. Farley Allen will be our new Senior Teacher after serving as a teacher and mentor at PHHS for 16 years in her roles as Department Chair, Continuous School Improvement Committee Leader, AdvancEd School Improvement Plan member and Assistant Athletic Director. This past year, she worked side by side with administrative team members in various areas as an Administrative Intern. She also served on an AdvancED External Review Team, giving her valuable insight into how other schools operate and perform.

Mrs. Allen received her bachelors degree from Virginia Tech, masters degree from VCU, and administrative endorsement from Longwood University. She holds certification in History and Social Sciences and Administration and Supervision, PreK-12.

Senior Teacher - Special Education
 Katherine Buhse

Katherine Buhse
Ms. Buhse is beginning her 27th year as an educator in special education. She is starting her 15th year at Atlee High School as Senior Teacher.
She began her special education teaching career at William Floyd High School in Mastic, New York in 1986-1992 as a special education teacher. From 1993-2001, Ms. Buhse taught in Clayton County , Georgia as a special education education teacher and department chairperson at Adamson Middle and Lovejoy Middle School. She was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 2001. From 2001 to present, Ms. Buhse is the Senior Teacher for Special Education at Atlee High School.

Ms. Buhse earned a bachelorís degree in education from CW Post College. She was a recipient of graduate fellowship for her masterís degree in special education from CW Post College. She received a Post Masterís Certificate from Virginia Commonwealth University in Educational Leadership.
All of her three sons graduated from Lee -Davis High School in Hanover County.

Ms. Buhse resides in Hanover County with her husband Eddie.


School Counseling Director
 Rachel Wheeler

Rachel WheelerThis school year marks Mrs. Wheelerís third as the School Counseling Director for Atlee High School. This is her 9th year with Hanover County Public Schools.

Mrs. Wheeler started with Hanover County as a school counseling intern at Chickahominy Middle School and Washington Henry Elementary School. Prior to being an intern, she completed her counselor practicum at Atlee High School and Battlefield Park Elementary School. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008 with her Masters of Education in Counselor Education, she began working as a school counselor at Liberty Middle School. While there she was an assistant track coach and school counseling department chair.

Mrs. Wheeler furthered her education with a post masterís certificate in administration and supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University. She enjoys serving on the Youth Development Committee with the Ashland YMCA, being a SODA sponsor and attending conferences with the Virginia School Counselor Association.

Mrs. Wheeler, an Atlee graduate, resides in Mechanicsville with her husband, Kerry, and two year old son.


Director of Student Activities
Ryan Molloy
723-2128
Ryan Molloy
Ryan Molloy joins Atlee High School this year as the new Director of Student Activities. Mr. Molloy comes to Raider Nation after serving in the same role at Mills E. Godwin High School for the past three years.

Molloy, a 2000 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College, started his work in athletics as the Assistant Menís Soccer Coach for his alma mater. After 3 years successful years in that role, he moved into high school coaching in Virginia Beach at Princess Anne High School and Salem High School.

Molloy took a more active role in athletic administration during his time with Beach FC, as Director of Operations. He then returned back home to Richmond (Hermitage High School graduate), to take over as Director of Administrative Operations with FC Richmond. During this time, Molloy also served as Head Varsity Soccer Coach at Maggie Walker Governorís School.

Molloy currently resides in Hanover County with his wife Carin, and their three children, Raleigh, Cooper, Carter Ann.

Instructional Assessment & Analysis Specialist
(Testing Coordinator)
Tricia Moran
723-2124

Mrs. Patricia (Tricia) Moran will serve the Raiders as our new Instructional Assessment and Analyst Specialist (a.k.a. Testing Coordinator). Mrs. Moran comes to Atlee from Caroline County where she served as Assistant Principal of Caroline Middle School since 2015 after teaching math for six years and serving as a testing coordinator for 8 years. In addition, Mrs. Moran joins Raider Nation having been a Summer Academy Head Coordinator and Department Chair.

After realizing that she "loves testing" and "Pearson is my friend," Mrs. Moran got the itch to return to the role of IA&AS, and will do so effective Monday, August 14.

Mrs. Moran received her bachelors degree from Longwood University and her masters degree from VCU. She holds certification in Education NK-8 and Administration and Supervision, PreK-12.

Financial Bookkeeper
Linda Clark
723-2125

Attendance Administrative Assistant
Renee McLaughlin
723-2121

Principal's Administrative Assistant
Terry White
723-2102

Front Office Administrative Assistant
Diana Hall
723-2100

 
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