Administration

Comstock, Carise — Superintendent and CEO

Ccomstock@charterarts.org
Theresa Vinci, Assistant to the Superintendent & CEO, 610-868-2971 Ext. 2434

Dr. Carise Comstock became Superintendent and CEO at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) in 2020.  Prior to accepting this leadership position, Dr. Comstock was the school’s Principal from 2017-2020 during which time Charter Arts earned the 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award from the United States Department of Education.  Dr. Comstock was originally hired at Charter Arts as the Dean of Academic Affairs, Curriculum, and Instruction and held that position from 2013-2017.   READ MORE

Schurz, Cheryl — Director of Finance and Administration

cschurz@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 3169

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 Charter Arts 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

Diana, Jessica — Assistant Principal, Specialized Services

jdiana@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 ext: 2455

Jessica Diana is excited to transition from her role of Special Education teacher and Coordinator into her new role as Assistant Principal. Jessica is currently completing her second Master’s program in Professional and Secondary Education from East Stroudsburg University and is enrolled in the Women in Leadership certificate program through Cornell University. Jessica has her Master’s in Special Education from East Stroudsburg University, Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Montclair State University, and received her New Jersey Special Education certificate from the Graduate School at Centenary College. READ MORE

Ippolito, Robert — Interim Assistant Principal

rippolito@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2447 (voicemail only)

Mr. Ippolito is ecstatic to be living his dream of teaching at an arts high school. It is his passion and desire to inspire, develop, support, and instill a love for learning and academic success to a diverse population of students.  He believes that every student has the drive to succeed in their major of study with guidance, structure, and support. READ MORE

Levernier, Jennifer — Interim Principal

jlevernier@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 3187

Jennifer started working at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts in 2012 after working in a mental health office for seven years. She is currently pursuing her MEd Degree at Lehigh University in Educational Leadership. She previously attended Penn State University and attained her BS in Psychology. She works in partnership with the administrative team on many issues relating to students including discipline, technology, attendance, etc. She is a member of the school safety team, SAP team, and Student Support Team.   READ MORE

Weldner, Brian — Interim Assistant Principal

bweldner@charterarts.org

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