Principal Jay Pearson
703-714-5402 / 703-714-5497 (f)
Mr. Pearson was raised in the City of Alexandria after his family moved to the Washington area in 1963. In high school, he enjoyed playing French horn in the band and acting in the spring drama productions. He holds a BA in International Studies and a M.Ed in Secondary Education from George Mason University. He earned his administrative credentials at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to Marshall, Mr. Pearson worked at Thomas A. Edison High School as a social studies teacher, department chair, IB coordinator, and assistant principal where he was fortunate to grow professionally under Luther W. Fennell, a two-time Washington Post Agnes Myer Principal of the Year.
Assistant Principal Dan Daus
703-714-5406 / 703-714-5497 (f)
Areas of responsibility: Math and English departments...(Nh - Z)
Mr. Daus was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He is a product of Fairfax County Public Schools and he graduated from Mount Vernon High School. He earned his B.S. in Business Education and his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Virginia Tech, where he earned his administrative credentials. Mr. Daus began his teaching career at West Potomac, where he taught business.
He was a Business Education teacher at Mount Vernon and Lee High Schools. He also served at Lee High School as Dean of Students and Alternative School Administrator. From 1999 to2004 he was an Assistant Principal at Oakton High School. In 2004 he became a Hearing Officer for FCPS at the Central Office prior to coming to Marshall High School in 2005. Mr. Daus’ favorite activities include spending time with his wife Kristin, and his two daughters Sara and Olivia. He is most proud to be a Statesman!
Assistant Principal Jeff Litz
703-714-5407 / 703-714-5497 (f)
Areas of responsibility: Science, Social Studies and Performing Arts departments....(A-Gk)
Mr. Litz began his formal years of education in a Johnstown, Pennsylvania elementary school, followed by a short time attending Robinson Secondary School, and then his high school years in Voorhees, New Jersey. His interest in education led him to complete a Bachelor’s in Education from Indiana University–Bloomington and a Masters in Education from the University of Virginia. He began his teaching career in 1995 at Mount Vernon High School where he taught all levels of biology and chemistry. From 2005 to 2007 he served as science department chair at West Potomac High School. Mr. Litz joined the Marshall High School community in 2007 as a LEAD Fairfax administrative intern. He remained at Marshall as an IB Coordinator for the 2008-2009 school year.
Assistant Principal Kim Greer
703-714-5404 / 703-714-5497 (f)
Areas of responsibility: Special Education and ESOL departments...(GL–Ng)
Mrs. Greer is a native of Lenoir, NC. She earned her Bachelor’s in Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mrs. Greer received her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. Her administrative endorsement was earned through LEAD Fairfax’s Accelerated Certification Cohort. She began her teaching career as an English teacher at Key Middle School. She then taught Civics and U.S. History at Hayfield Secondary School. Prior to serving as an administrator at Marshall, Mrs. Greer worked as an assistant principal at Westfield and South Lakes High Schools. She is married and has two daughters and one son. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading. Mrs. Greer loves her job and is proud to be a Statesman!!
Davis Center Administrator Brandon Wolfe
Areas of responsibility: Davis Career Center
Mr. Wolfe has been the Davis Center Principal since 2009. He is a central Pennsylvania native and attended the University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate studies and earned a Bachelor’s degree in History and Anthropology. He attended George Mason University where he earned his Master’s in Special Education, he also attended The George Washington University where he earned his administrative licensure. Prior to this position, he has taught in a juvenile detention center, a private day school, and taught 10th grade History at Falls Church High School where he was also the Dean of Students.
Academy Administrator Jeff McFarland
703-714-5583 / 703-714-5497 (f)
Areas of responsibility: Marshall Academy and Visual Arts
Jeff has been the Marshall High School Academy Administrator since 2004. Prior positions held include: FCPS Coordinator for Trade & Industrial Education, FCPS Executive Director for the Foundation of Applied Technical Education and Graphic Communications Teacher at Osborn High School in Manassas, VA. Jeff earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology from Millersville University and Masters of Education in Administration, Supervision and Policy Making from the University of Virginia.
Director of Student Activities Joe Swarm
Areas of responsibility: Director of Student Activities, Health and Physical Education departments
I am an assistant coach on the football staff and a proud graduate of the great George C. Marshall. I received a Master's degree from George Mason University and I did my undergraduate work at Virginia Tech. My greatest moments in life have been my marriage to my wife, Stacy, and the births of my three beautiful children: Hannah, Natalie and Joseph. Go Hokies!
Director of Student
Services Cindy Blakeley
703-714-5424 / 703-714-5579 (f)
Areas of responsibility: GCM Student Services, World Languages and CTE departments
Mrs. Blakeley is a graduate
of Mount Vernon High School and attended James Madison University
where she earned her Bachelors degree in Marketing Education.
She earned her Masters degree in Counseling and Human Services
at Indiana University. Mrs. Blakeley taught in alternative schools in northern Indiana before moving into a school counselor role there. She and her family moved back to Fairfax County in 2002. She spent 5 years as a counselor here at Marshall HS and became Director of Student Services in July 2007. Mrs. Blakeley misses the individual interaction with students, but enjoys being part of the administration team. In addition she feels particularly lucky to lead such a terrific staff of school counselors. Mrs. Blakeley has four children and she and her husband are enthusiastic supporters of the Statesmen.
Dean of Students
- James Franklin
Mr. Franklin is a native of East Lansing, Michigan. He began his career in education as an elementary school teacher in Baltimore City Public Schools. After 3 years of teaching, he moved to Connecticut and became a middle school counselor. 5 years later he and his family moved to Northern Virginia. Mr. Franklin started Fairfax County Public Schools in 2002. He has been a counselor at Herndon High School, Twain Middle School, and South Lakes High School before coming to George C. Marshall High School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Master’s degree in Guidance & Counseling from Bowie State University, and an Education Specialist degree in Administration from the University of Virginia. Mr. Franklin and his wife have 3 daughters and enjoy watching them in their various activities.
Safety and Security Specialist Steve Williams
703-714-5405 / 703-714-5497 (f)
My entire family graduated from public schools in Northern Virginia. I graduated from Fairfax, My wife from Annandale, two daughters from Chantilly, and Stonewall Jackson in Manassas, and two sons from Fairfax. I attended Shepherd University in West Virginia. I was a member of the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office from 1980 - 2000 where I held many different positions, and retired as a First Lieutenant. I have four grown children, twin daughters born in 1997 and five grandchildren. I have been with Fairfax County Public Schools at Marshall since January 2001.
School Resource Officer Tom Harrington
703-714-5440 / 703-714-5497 (f)