Peter Schultz

M.Ed., Educational Administration and Supervision, State University of New York at Oswego
M.S., Education,  State University of New York at Cortland
B.A., Political Science, Le Moyne College

Work Experience
Mr. Schultz began teaching in a small high school in upstate New York more than 27 years ago. Since that time he has worked in a number of schools as a teacher or as an administrator. He has been the principal in three different Catholic Schools before arriving at Christ the King School. He was Headmaster of St. John Academy in McLean, Virginia; principal of Sts. John and Paul Catholic School in Larchmont, New York; and Lower School principal at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Margo Wach
Assistant Principal

GCertEd (EdLdshp), Creighton University
M.A., Middle School Math & Science, Brenau University
B.A., Communications & Biology, Georgia State University
Georgia-certified Teacher

Professional Development
International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme—Level 1
Junior Great Books, Certificate
National Science Teaching Association, Member

Work Experience
Mrs. Wach has worked in the field of Catholic education for 12 years, 10 of which have been with Archdiocesan of Atlanta schools. Mrs. Wach taught middle school science for eight years at St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School prior to joining Christ the King School.  

Prior to joining the teaching profession, Mrs. Wach was Vice President of Business Administration for Cirrex Corp. (manufacturer of fiber optic systems) for 10 years, where she headed the financial operations of the company and managed all corporate governance responsibilities. Additionally, she worked in Lima, Peru in an American-Peruvian joint venture. Mrs. Wach has been married for over 30 years and has two children. She is a graduate of St. Pius X Catholic High school, and her family attends St. Benedict Catholic Church.

Melissa Lowry
Curriculum Coordinator

M.A., Elementary  Education/Literacy & Language Arts, Loyola Marymount University
B.A., Communication and English/Creative Writing, The University of Arizona
Georgia Certification in Early Childhood Education P-5, Middle Grades 4-8, Middle Grades Language Arts 4-8, and Middle grades Social Studies 4-8
California: CLEAR K-8 Credential

Professional Development
Gesell Developmental Readiness, Executive Function, The Growth Mindset, Professional Learning Communities, Collins Writing

Work Experience
Mrs. Lowry has worked in the field of education for over twenty years.  She taught middle school Language Arts at CKS for five years before moving into her current role, and prior to that, she was the principal of a K-8 Catholic elementary school in California. Mrs. Lowry has taught early childhood and elementary school as well. She is also the co-author of Answer Keys: Teacher Lesson Plans for Successful Parenting (Bright Sky Press 2011) and is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops.

Emily Williams
Faith Formation Coordinator

M.A., Augustine Institute, Masters in Theology
B.A., Benedictine College, Theology, Psychology, Minor in Philosophy

Professional Development
Certified Catechist for the Archdiocese of Atlanta

Work Experience
Emily Williams has been formed by Catholic Education since preschool. She attended a parish grade school and an Archdiocesan high school in her home diocese of St. Louis. Immediately after graduating college, she spent four years serving as a Catholic missionary serving several diocese in parish youth ministry. As a youth minister, she has developed and implemented dynamic and orthodox curricula suited to each unique community she served. With over seven years of full time experience coordinating liturgies, retreats, service events, and religious education classes for young people, she is excited to serve the CKS school community.

Haley LaRossa
Guidance Counselor

M.Ed., School Counseling, Georgia State University
B.S., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology

Professional Development: Play Therapy Training Institute, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), Georgia School Counselor Association 

Work Experience
Mrs. LaRossa's career has centered around improving educational outcomes for students. After graduating from Georgia Tech, she worked as a Policy Analyst for the Governor's Budget Office and developed budgets for key, state educational agencies. She then went on to graduate studies in order to work more directly with K-12 students as a School Counselor. She worked at Roswell High School for three years as a School Counselor within a Recognized American School Counselor Association Model Program. Mrs. LaRossa is excited to join the CKS team. 


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