Ryan Schubart

Principal Ryan Schubart

Mr. Schubart began his teaching career in 2002 at First Colonial High School. After teaching in the Legal Studies Academy at First Colonial for eight years, he served as an Assistant Principal for nine years at Princess Anne High School and Frank W. Cox 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. He is currently completing his Ph.D.  at the University of Kentucky in Education Sciences with a specialization in Educational Leadership and holds a certificate in School Technology Leadership. 

Assistant Principals

Dana ChoDana 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 FilipowiczAndrew Filipowicz

Mr. Andy Filipowicz is a proud graduate of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools having attended Strawbridge Elementary, Princess Anne Middle School, and Ocean Lakes High School. He then went on to The College of William and Mary where he earned a B.S. 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. After two years in the Center for Teacher Leadership, he served at Independence Middle School for two years as the School Improvement Specialist and Wrestling Coach and then three years as an 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, a VBCPS high school Math Specialist, reside in Virginia Beach along with their two young sons. Mr. Filipowicz’s parents are from Buffalo, NY and thanks to them and a brief, but very cold experience living in Buffalo as a child, he is an avid and hopeful, but realistic, fan of the Buffalo Bills.

Angelita IsomAngelita 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.   

Todd ShermanTodd Sherman

Mr. Sherman is entering his third year at Kellam High School. Before moving to Kellam, Mr. Sherman served as an assistant principal at Ocean Lakes High School for three years, Green Run High School for seven years, and Bayside Middle School for three years.

Prior to becoming an assistant principal, he served as a social studies teacher at both Green Run and Bayside High Schools, and a soccer coach, and School Improvement Specialist at Bayside High School. Mr. Sherman is a product of the Virginia Beach school system having attended College Park Elementary, Brandon Junior High, and Green Run High School.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Randolph-Macon College and his Master of Arts degree in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University. In his free time, Mr. Sherman enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his wife, Julie, and his three daughters, Regan, Ryan, and Reese.



Instructional Specialist

Robin HoffmanRobin 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 LongLisa 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 CampbellTeresa 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 SeibertKelsey Seibert

Kelsey Seibert is a proud graduate of Kellam High School, c/o 2000. She is excited to be back serving her community as School Counseling Department Chair. After high school, Kelsey 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. While earning her degree, she worked as a permanent substitute and served as varsity basketball coach at Ocean Lakes High School. Upon completion of her Masters, she accepted a job at Currituck County High School where she remained as a school counselor for 6 years before returning home to Kellam High School.

Mrs. Seibert grew up in Sandbridge and her and her husband currently live in Pungo with their two children, Grady and Lexan, and certified therapy dog, Beau.  She enjoys 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 to build a connection; with our students, with our staff, with our community and with anyone who has a vested interest in helping our students reach their full potential.



Student Activities

Amy Pratt

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.