James Lockwood is the Director of Student Services.
A graduate of Longwood College and George Mason University, Jim began his career in education in 2003 and joined the Mountain View Family in 2005. Prior to working with Fairfax County Public Schools, Jim dedicated 4 years of service in the United States Marine Corps and enjoyed a rewarding 11 year career in public safety as a trooper for the Virginia Department of State Police. Jim spends his leisure time reading, eating cookies, landscaping, motorcycling, exercising, and keeping up with his bulldog, Monkey.
Ghada Hasan Aqel is the Educational Technical Assistant/Database Administrator and has been with Fairfax County Public Schools for the last ten years. Her major responsibility is entering, tracking and rectifying all class, teacher and student information from registration until graduation in the database. Previously, she was with the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority for three and a half years. She grew up in Fairfax County and graduated from Marshall High School. Ghada attended NOVA and Computer Learning Center. Her four girls keep her very busy but she always finds time for her husband, friends and other family members. Ghada’s passions are writing, cooking, and gardening.
Cynthia Crisafulli is the School Social Worker for Mountain View Alternative High School. She earned her Master of Social Work at Smith College, and worked in Outpatient Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins prior to joining FCPS in 2001. Cynthia was born and raised in Boston and loves Boston sports, especially the Patriots! In addition to watching football, in her free time Cynthia enjoys travel, cooking, spending time with friends, and playing with her Chocolate Lab, Cooper.
Sharon Debragga is Mountain View’s Career Development Coordinator. She has worked as a counselor at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels in North Carolina, Florida and Hawaii before starting in Fairfax County 20 years ago. During football season, she follows the VA Tech Hokies – alma mater of both her daughters, and during basketball season she cheers for the University of North Carolina Tarheels – her alma mater. She loves to read historical fiction and travel. She also has a very spoiled cat!
Ellen Fay is the school counselor for students whose last names begin with N-Z. She began her professional life as an elementary school teacher in Baldwin, New York. After receiving her MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University, she worked at Northern Virginia Family Service. And for the past fourteen years, Ellen has been a high school counselor at South Lakes High School and Robinson Secondary School. A thirty year resident of Reston, Ellen’s hobbies include her son, Matt, daughter, Meg, family, friends, visiting her adopted state, Minnesota, trips to New York and the beach, and reading about education and theology.
Susan Houde is the school counselor for students whose last names begin with
H- M and Pregnant Parenting Students (Project Opportunity).
Ms. Houde began her counseling career at Mountain View in 1997 as an intern from George Mason University. She is a Connecticut native and spent time in North Carolina, courtesy of the Marine Corps, with her husband. She has been happily married for 25 years and is a proud mom to Michael, age 20, a student at Ole Miss! She currently enjoys her work with students and has the privilege of coordinating our Project Opportunity Program for pregnant and parenting students. In her spare time, she shops for antiques, walks her dog, and cheers for Ole Miss Hockey!
Tina is the Administrative Assistant in the StudentServices/GuidanceDepartment.
Louise Robinson is the Community College Career Coach.
Michael Todd is the school counselor for students whose last names begin with
Kathy is the Campus psychologist for Mountain View Alternative High School which includes Mountain View Alternative HS, the ALC program and the Aim program.