Title I Schools, Teachers & Coaches

Staff Duties 

  • Academic Coaches are available to assist teachers with instruction, curriculum and data anlysis.
  • Parent Involvement Network Contacts (PINC) work with families to make sure there is communication about Title I resources between home and school.
  • Professional Support Personnel (PSP) are usually retired teachers who work part-time assisting students and teachers with instruction,  assessment and intervention.
  • Title I Reading Specialists support classroom teachers by providing targeted and intensive  small group instruction to struggling students in reading.

Curriculum Staff at Title I Schools

Augusta Elementary School

Phone: 304-496-7001

Staff

  • Stephanie Shanholtz, Reading Specialist
  • Amy Funk, Academic Coach (Wednesday & Thursday)
  • Kelly Duckworth, PSP
  • Michelle Cunningham, PSP
  • Brenda Haines, PSP

Capon Bridge Elementary School

Phone: 304-856-3329

Staff

  • Jennifer Morris, Reading Specialist
  • Angela Foster, Reading Specialist 
  • Teresa Thorne, Academic Coach (Tuesday and Friday
  • Gwndolyn (Jean) Kenney, PSP
  • Leroy James, PSP 

John J Cornwell Elementary School

Phone: 304-492-5521

Staff

  • Angela Foster, Reading Specialist (Support)
  • Melanie Meck, Academic Coach (Monday)
  • TBD, PSP

Romney Elementary School

Phone: 304-822-3018

Staff

  • TBD, Reading Specialist
  • Marlene Eversole, Reading Specialist
  • Nicole Pownell, Reading Specialist
  • Desiree Fritsch, Academic Coach (Monday, Tuesday, and Friday) 
  • SuEllen Racey, PINC
  • Donna Davis, PSP
  • Margaret Kesner, PSP

Slanesville Elementary School

Phone: 304-496-7069

Staff

  • Sara Harris-Dailey, Reading Specialist
  • Melanie Meck, Academic Coach (Tuesday and Thursday)
  • Cara Diehl, PSP
  • TBD, PSP

Springfield-Green Spring Elementary School

Phone: 304-822-4317

Staff

  • Megan Helman, Reading Specialist

  • Melanie Meck, Academic Coach (Wednesday and Friday)
  • James Lewis, PSP
  • Sharon Ritz, PSP


Other Schools

Capon Bridge Middle School

Phone: 304-856-2534

Staff

  • Amy Funk, Academic Coach (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Teresa Thorne, Academic Coach (Monday and Thursday)

Romney Middle School

Phone: 304-822-5014

Staff

  • Desiree Fritsch, Academic Coach (Wednesday and Thursday)

Hampshire High School

Phone: 304-822-5016

Staff

  • Jan Meadows, Academic Coach
  • Linda Staub Academic Coach


Central Office Staff

Title I Central Office Staff - County-wide

Address: 111 School Street
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: 304-822-3528, ext. 141 (Mrs. Lipps) or ext. 150 (Mrs. Casto)
Email Patty Lipps, Director
Email Crystal Casto, Secretary

Board Certified Behavior Analyst     

  • Genea Weaver (BCBA)
    304-822-3528

School Social Workers

  • Caitlyn Johnson (LGSW)
    304-822-3528, ext. 140
  • Megan Wells (LGSW)
    304-822-3528, ext. 180    
Federal Programs2
AES
CBES
JJCES
RES
SES
SGSES
CBMS
RMS
HHS

Contracted Service Providers

  • Mountaineer Mental Health  - contracted for Mental Health Services
  • EA Hawse Health Center - contracted for Mental & Physical Health Services

Communities in Schools - Site Coordinators

  • AES - Kimberly Smith (LSW)
    304-359-8471
  • CBES/CBMS - Jessica Deardorff (LGSW)
    304-822-0887
  • HHS - Melissa Stinnette (LSW)
    304-359-7720
  • RES - Shannon Westover (LSW)
    304-359-0473
  • RMS - Riley Powell (LGSW)
    304-359-8771