New CHS principal abruptly resigns

New CHS principal abruptly resigns

Newly hired Charlottesville High School Principal Aaron Bissonnette has resigned with little explanation six days before students were set to return to school and two days after teachers came back to their classrooms. In a letter sent to parents Thursday, Bisonnette cited “personal matters that have arisen,” saying he would leave at the end of […]

Selena Cozart O’Shaughnessy thought she’d be an educator for life, but had to learn to
forge a new path midcareer—which includes working as a resident services coordinator, and making and selling soap. Photo: Elli Williams

Selena O’Shaughnessy turns obstacles into opportunities

Selena Cozart O’Shaughnessy, Ph.D., is a career learner. But even her extensive education couldn’t save her from losing her job as a public school administrator when the economy tanked in 2008. Now, the Philadelphia native and UVA alumna puts her experience and love of community to work from 9 to 5 as the resident services […]