Administration

LaBelle, Diane — Executive Director

dlabelle@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext.108

With more than 20 years experience in the field, LaBelle has become one of the premier arts education administrators in the country. Originally hired as a consultant to design and oversee construction of the GoggleWorks, LaBelle was named Executive Director in 2005 after successfully working with the board of directors to raise $15 million through a capital campaign to renovate the former Willson Goggle Factory. READ MORE

Comstock, Carise — Dean of Academic Affairs, Curriculum, and Instruction

Ccomstock@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 133

Charter Arts is proud to welcome Carise Comstock to the administrative team as the new Dean of Academic Affairs, Curriculum and Instruction.   In this role Comstock will oversee academic programming, Keystone testing, curriculum and provide teacher support. READ MORE

Fehlinger-Ricker, Sharon — Principal

sfehlinger@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 121

Sharon Fehlinger-Ricker was selected as the Principal of Charter Arts for the start of the 2011-2012 school year. Ms. Fehlinger-Ricker earned a Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University where she also received her Principal Certification. READ MORE

Hoover, Brian — Dean of Student Services

bhoover@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 161

Brian Hoover is an experienced school administrator and educator.  Mr. Hoover began his career as a music educator in Arkansas and has a unique understanding of the arts.  READ MORE

Schurz, Cheryl — Director of Finance and Administration

cschurz@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext.169

Cheryl joined the Charter Arts Administrative Team in the summer of 2006. A resident of Nazareth and a Lehigh Valley native, she is eager to serve the LVPA family of students, parents, faculty, and staff. Cheryl holds a MBA from DeSales University and a BS in Accounting and Computer Science also from DeSales University. READ MORE

Storm, Debra — Director of Institutional Development and Advancement

dstorm@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext.154

Debra joined the staff as Development Director of The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, after working for eight years in non-profit fund raising. READ MORE

Scheinblum, Rafe — Director of Technology

rscheinblum@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext.104

Rafe Scheinblum received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Design and Production from Windham College in Putney, Vermont. After graduation, Rafe taught Theatre Production at Windham for two years. READ MORE