Welcome to Our Two Newest Principals 8-2-18

School News
August 02, 2018

FCPS announces the appointment of two new principals.

Charles Deliee has been selected as the principal of Centre Ridge Elementary School, effective July 27.  Most recently, Deliee served as assistant principal at Centre Ridge. Deliee began his career as a learning disabilities teacher in 1990, and continued teaching until 2004.  From 2004-10, Deliee was a test administrative specialist, leading and helping implement the Virginia Grade Level Alternative (VGLA) to help improve achievement for students with disabilities. In 2010, he was named assistant principal at Saratoga Elementary School, where he served until being named assistant principal at Centre Ridge. While at Saratoga, Deliee created a staff development model to provide quarterly staff training; worked with administrative staff, overseeing and managing the Comprehensive Services Site; and implemented the Do the Math intervention system.  At Centre Ridge, he worked to align school-based instruction with Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) blueprints to improve instruction for students with disabilities, and provided school based services to guide school teams in analyzing SOL data and implementing intervention techniques. Deliee earned his bachelor of science in Education, Learning Disabilities, at James Madison University, and his master’s of education in Educational Leadership at George Mason University.  

Nicole Yacubovich has been named the new principal of Pine Spring Elementary School, effective August 7. Yacubovich is currently the assistant principal at Bailey’s Upper Elementary School where she has served since 2010.  She worked in conjunction with the school principal, FCPS procurement, and design and construction to open Bailey’s Upper Elementary and ensured strong communication with all stakeholders during the process. At Bailey’s Upper, she had the opportunity to co-lead the Spanish Immersion program and was involved in the development and implementation of a C.E.T.A. Program with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in an effort to integrate the arts and sciences into the general education curriculum. During the summer of 2017, Yacubovich served as the interim principal at Parklawn Elementary where she oversaw facilities management and staffing.  Before coming to Bailey’s she served as a special education teacher at Armstrong Elementary from 2008-10.  Prior to joining FCPS, Yacubovich worked in the Charles County (Va.) Public School System as a special education teacher. Yacubovich holds a bachelor of arts degree in elementary and special education from the California University of Pennsylvania and a master of arts in Education and Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix.