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Head of School

Susan Oweis

Currently the Head of School for Providence Classical School in Williamsburg, Virginia, Susan Oweis possesses a wealth of experience in education. She has worked locally in public and private education for 33 years as a teacher, administrator, and school board member. For the past thirteen years, she has been employed as the Head of School for Providence Classical School in Williamsburg, Virginia. Prior to that she was employed as an administrator at Queens Lake Middle School in York County, Virginia. She is a Clinical Faculty member at the College of William and Mary and served on the teaching staff for Old Dominion University's Field Based Master's Degree Program. Prior to her tenure at Queens Lake, Mrs. Oweis taught for 15 years for the Williamsburg James City County Public School System. During her teaching career, Mrs. Oweis also served as a school board member for Williamsburg Christian Academy. During her service as WCA board member, she chaired their first accreditation committee.  She holds the following degrees: Educational Specialist Degree in Leadership and Administration from George Washington University, Master’s Degree in Education from Old Dominion University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Christopher Newport University. She and her husband Jamal reside in Williamsburg. They have three adult children: Brittany, Alex and Jordan. Susan attends New Covenant Church in Hampton, Virginia. 

Assistant Head of School

Doreen Pacella

Presently the Assistant Head of School of Providence Classical School, Doreen Pacella, brings a plethora of experience in education and counseling with children and families. She is a graduate of Evangel University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Special Education and Psychology. She has over 30 years of teaching experience in the public and private schools of New Jersey, Connecticut, and Virginia. Doreen has served as a pastor’s wife for over 40 years and helped establish the Coastline Christian Academy while serving in New London, Connecticut. While there, she and her husband adopted and raised five children and now have seven adorable grandchildren. In 2004, Doreen joined the teaching staff of PCS and began her classical training through the Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, one of the premier classical schools in the US, established by Doug Wilson. She continued to hone her classical skills while teaching third and fourth grades at PCS. In 2018 she was appointed to be Dean of Students.  She started her current position in 2019. Doreen is grateful that God has called her to serve the PCS community, and loves her time working with teachers, parents and students. 

Board of Directors

President: Raul Reyes

Vice President: Noelle Laney

Treasurer: Virginia Park

Secretary: Sherry Shellman

Board Members: Steve Huebner, Jeff Rains, Tom Rains, Jamie Reid