Marty is a proud life-long graduate of Catholic schools, from grammar school (St. Luke's School, Schenectady, New York) to high school (Notre Dame - Bishop Gibbons High School, Schenectady, New York) to college (Iona College, '81, New Rochelle, New York). He also graduated from Boston University with a M.Ed. in General Counseling in 1982. A high school and collegiate cross country and track & field runner, he also coaches the cross country team at Bishop Sullivan CHS. He writes his best college recommendations for students who root for the New York Yankees - just kidding! Marty is the parent of BSCHS graduate Dylan (College of William & Mary Class of 2017) and Maddie (BSCHS Class of 2015). Marty has been Director of Guidance since 1995.
"I have a degree in English from William and Mary and a Master's degree in Counseling from Old Dominion University. I have been at CHS and Bishop Sullivan CHS for sixteen years. My husband and my son attended Norfolk Catholic. My interests include family history, photography, and BOOKS! How lucky am I to work at such a wonderful place!"
Tracey took on the role of BSCHS Guidance Administrative Assistant in 2016 after 14 years as a homemaker and Navy spouse. She has a BSc in Psychology from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA.
Pre-military family life, Tracey worked with school & summer youth programs, as a Montessori teacher, as an educator in programs for children with autism, and as a Guidance Counselor. She is a Bishop Sullivan parent and enjoys getting to know students and parents in our Crusader community. In her free time, she enjoys baking, watching movies and traveling.
LJ has a BA in both History ad Forensic Studies from Indiana University, a JD from the College of William and Mary and an LLM (Masters of Law-Health Care) from George Washington University. She has shepherded five of her children through BSCHS and since 2002 worked, first, in the Development Office and then in the Guidance Office as Registrar. She is also the bookstore manager and an unofficial mom to all the students who misplace their books on a regular basis. LJ also retired from the Naval Reserve JAG Corps as CAPT.
Ragan earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from James Madison University in 2015. During her undergraduate career she worked as a research assistant in a cognitive development lab that focused on children who were on the autism spectrum. She also worked as an undergraduate intern at Western State Hospital in Staunton, VA where she worked with a variety of forensic and acute clients.
Ragan received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Old Dominion University in May 2018. She received the Pete Warren fellowship for outstanding leadership and scholarly achievements from the Virginia Counselors Association in March of 2017. She presented at the ACES conference in Chicago, Illinois in October 2017 on the topics of counseling and supervision with a team of fellow masters and doctoral students from Old Dominion University.
Ragan has worked at Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center since October 2015. She has worked with an array of clients at this facility who are working through addictions, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and past or current trauma. She currently sees clients in an outpatient setting at Catholic Charities and at the GHR Center for Addiction Treatment. Her approach to counseling is one that is person-centered and rooted in cognitive behavioral theory. She hopes to work with clients of all ages and from different walks of life.
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Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School is AdvancED accredited and the Diocese of Richmond is AdvancED accredited as a school system.
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Bishop Sullivan CHS is listed as one of Virginia Living's Top High Schools and Colleges 2018
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