Administration

Principal

Ryan Schubart - Dr. Schubart has served as an educator for the past 20 years. He began his teaching career as a social studies teacher in the Legal Studies Academy. He served as an Assistant Principal for nine years and currently serves as the principal of Floyd E. Kellam High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, both from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Additionally, he earned a Ph.D. in Education Sciences with a specialization in Educational Leadership holding a certificate in School Technology Leadership from at the University of Kentucky. He was named the 2021 Principal of the Year by the Virginia Beach Association of Secondary School Principals, and the 2022 Secondary Administrator of the Year by Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Assistant Principals

Dana Cho - Working with students and building lasting relationships to make a positive impact is a passion for Dr. Cho. Education gives us knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. The aspiration of educators is to see every child as unique composites of potentials and abilities.

Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal at Kellam High School, Dr. Cho served as an Assistant Principal at Cox High school for two years, and Tallwood High School for four years. She began her teaching career at Salem Middle School where she taught Special Education and then, served as the teacher specialist at Office of Programs for Exceptional Children. Dr. Cho holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Minor in Spanish, and a Master of Science in Education both from Old Dominion University. She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Washington University. Dr. Cho earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Education with an emphasis on Special Education at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Cho resides in Virginia Beach with her husband, a proud graduate of First Colonial High School. She enjoys fishing, gardening, and cooking. She is very proud of landing a 32” red drum!

Andrew Filipowicz - Mr. Andy Filipowicz is a proud graduate of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools having attended Strawbridge ES, Princess Anne MS, and Ocean Lakes HS. He graduated from The College of William and Mary, majoring in Psychology and Government. After college, he returned to his Alma Mater and served for five years as an AP Psychology and US/VA History teacher as well as Wrestling, Softball, and Scholastic Bowl coach. He has served as a Teacher Leader, School Improvement Specialist, and Middle School Assistant Principal. Along the way, he earned an M.Ed from the University of Phoenix and an Ed.S in Supervision and Administration from Old Dominion University.

Mr. Filipowicz and his wife, also a VBCPS high school administrator, reside in Virginia Beach along with their two sons. Mr. Filipowicz is a huge Buffalo Bills fan - GO BILLS!

Angelita Isom - Proud New Englander, Angelita Isom earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Rhode Island and began her career in Providence as a sixth grade teacher. Moving to Virginia Beach in 1992, she went on to teach 5th grade at Ocean Lakes Elementary School.

She received her Master of Science in Education Degree from Old Dominion University in 1997 and her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Cambridge College in 2004.

She had the pleasure of being a founding member of the Corporate Landing Elementary and Middle School staff before taking her first appointment as an assistant principal at Bayside High School. In 2008 she joined the Cavalier family were she remained until her appointment to Kellam High School in 2016. During her career Mrs. Isom has worn many hats; she was the grade level chair, department chair, yearbook advisor for eight years and dance and step club sponsor, to name a few. Additionally, she was founder and sponsor of Princess Anne High School’s DREAM; a male mentoring group that serves the underclassmen of Princess Anne HS and Thalia Elementary School.

When asked what she is most proud of she will tell you it is her role as a mother to two beautiful daughters. Mrs. Isom truly believes that every student can learn; some need help and some need hope.

Jennifer Lanz - Jennifer Lanz joined the Kellam Administration in 2022. Jennifer lives in Virginia Beach with her husband (VBCPS School Counselor) and 2 children. She grew up in the Northern Neck of Virginia and attended Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin University. She received her Master’s in Education in 2001 from Old Dominion University and remained in Virginia Beach to live and teach. She began teaching for Norfolk Public Schools (Business and Marketing) and joined VBCPS in 2013 at Bayside High School (Special Education) and then Frank W. Cox High School (School Counselor) in 2018. Her instructional roles have changed over the years to meet the needs of her students and are evidence of her commitment to educational opportunities, relationships with students and their families, and promoting the field of education. Jennifer is a National Board Certified Teacher (2008, 2018) and seeks opportunities to mentor and support future teachers. She is also a graduate of Norfolk State University (2018) and Longwood University (2021). She enjoys home renovation projects, being outdoors with her family, and traveling. She and her family seek opportunities to be near the water for seafood, water sports or relaxing scenery.

Instructional Specialist

Robin Hoffman - Ms. Hoffman serves as the Instructional Specialist at Kellam High School. Prior to returning to Kellam HS, Ms. Hoffman worked as an English teacher at Bayside Middle School and Kellam High School, as the Secondary English Coordinator in the Department of Teaching and Learning, and as the Coordinator of Professional Learning in the Office of Professional Growth and Innovation.

Ms. Hoffman earned a B.S. in English and Spanish from SUNY Brockport. In addition, she earned a M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction and an administrative endorsement from The George Washington University.

She believes her contribution to public education is to be a champion of high-quality teaching and learning, focusing her professional work on helping schools and teachers design powerful learning environments and experiences for children. A lifelong devotee of the power of literacy in our lives, she advocates for portfolio assessment as a tool to empower teachers and students and to build strong community partnerships.

Outside of school, Ms. Hoffman enjoys reading and spending time with her twins, Beck and Lily, and her husband, fellow Knight Mr. Hoffman. A native of Buffalo, New York, she also finds the will to cheer for Buffalo Bills each season.

School Improvement Specialist

Lisa Long - Lisa Long has served as Kellam's School Improvement Specialist since March 2004. Her responsibilities include overseeing standardized testing, remediation, data collection and dissemination, and staff development. She believes that data-driven instruction can improve teaching and learning. This school year marks Mrs. Long's 36th year with VBCPS, having begun her career as an English teacher at Green Run High School in 1982. She holds a B.A. in English and Journalism from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A from Old Dominion University.

She is married to a VBCPS Latin teacher; they have two children who are both in graduate school. She enjoys traveling with her family, reading, watching movies and walking on the beach. One of her major goals for this school year is to help teachers use individual student data to drive instruction.

Office Manager

Teresa Campbell - Teresa Campbell is the proud mother of three Kellam alumni and is excited to join the administrative team. She has served in the Virginia Beach City Public School system for over 20 years as a volunteer, teacher and administrative office associate.

Mrs. Campbell earned her undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University and pursued a career in data analysis for the Department of Defense. After leaving her first career, she obtained her teaching degree through the Career Switcher Program at Old Dominion University. She taught for 6 years at Brookwood and Princess Anne Elementary before serving as the administrative associate at Corporate Landing Middle School for 10 years. She enjoys making connections with students and families in the community and building relationships that last a lifetime.

Mrs. Campbell lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, a proud Virginia Beach native and graduate of Princess Anne High School. She enjoys sunny days at the beach, walking her dogs, Cowboys football and spending time with her family.

Director of School Counseling

Kelsey Seibert -Kelsey Seibert is a proud graduate of Kellam High School, c/o 2000. She is excited to be serving her community as School Counseling Department Chair. After high school, Mrs. Seibert went to Newberry College in South Carolina where she majored in Communications and Broadcast Journalism and also played collegiate Basketball and Volleyball. After leaving her first career in TV/Radio, she found her passion through helping students at the Virginia Beach Ropes & Initiative Course, a former department of VBCPS that emphasizes learning and growth through experiential education.

Through this experience, Mrs. Seibert knew she wanted to pursue helping students on a deeper level and received her Master of Science in Education in the field of School Counseling from Old Dominion University. She started her counseling career at Currituck High School and returned home to Kellam in 2016.

Mrs. Seibert grew up in Sandbridge and her and her husband currently live in Pungo with their two children, Grady and Lexan. She enjoys time with her family, watching her kids play sports, reading, all things outdoor, especially the beach or being on the water, and still loves playing basketball and volleyball whenever she can. Her favorite part of her work is helping all students see their potential and helping them feel connected.

Student Activities

Amy Pratt - Ms. Pratt accepted the Student Activities Coordinator Position at the beginning of 2020. Ms. Pratt has been at Kellam for the past 13 years and has served as a teacher, athletic trainer, tennis coach, and assistant student activities coordinator. She is originally from Chattanooga, TN and earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Middle Tennessee State University and her Masters of Education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. When she is not in school, she enjoys cooking, yoga, shopping, walking her golden retriever, and spending time with friends.