Administration

Tarkenton

Mr. C. Todd Tarkenton– Principal 

Mr. Tarkenton is a proud graduate of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. He earned a B.S. in Kinesiology from the College of William and Mary in 1992. While teaching 7th and 8th grade science and coaching basketball and baseball at Landstown Middle School from 1995 to 2005, he earned his M.Ed. in Supervision and Administration from the University of Virginia in 2004. Mr. Tarkenton then served as an assistant principal at Ocean Lakes High School from 2005 to 2011. After receiving his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Regent University in 2010, he became the Director of Instructional Services in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in February, 2011. Mr. Tarkenton was appointed as principal of Green Run High School in July, 2013. Mr. Tarkenton resides in Virginia Beach with his wife, who is a teacher in VBCPS, and they have two sons.

Jenna Filipowicz
Jenna Filipowicz– 10th Grade Assistant Principal  Originally from Poquoson, Virginia, Mrs. Filipowicz graduated from Old Dominion University with a B.S. in Education with a concentration in mathematics.  She also earned a M.Ed. in Mathematics from Radford University and an admin endorsement from Longwood University.  Mrs. Filipowicz has previously served as a mathematics teacher at Ocean Lakes High School, a math specialist at Kempsville High School, a School Improvement Specialist at Brandon Middle School, and an administrative assistant at Larkspur Middle School.  She has written mathematics curriculum and performance assessments for the VDOE and VBCPS. Mrs. Filipowicz is passionate about getting students engaged and involved and strives to help every student reach their potential.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking her two sons on weekend adventures. 

Berthold

Ms. Bridget Berthold– 11th Grade Assistant Principal

Ms. Berthold is a proud graduate of Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach.  She earned her BS in Science at Old Dominion University in 2007 and continued her education at Regent University where she received her M. Ed in Supervision and Administration in 2013.  She taught Health and Physical Education at Granby High School from 2007 to 2013 while coaching Softball, Basketball and Volleyball. She then returned to Virginia Beach City Public Schools to become instructional leader of Health and Physical Education, coach Boys Varsity Volleyball as well as teach in the Innovation Lab at Green Run High School.  She is now the Administrative Assistant at Green Run High School. She resides in Chesapeake with her family and is a proud mother of one son.

Gilchrist

Mrs. Mikaela Gilchrist– 12th Grade Assistant Principal 

Mrs. Gilchrist is a proud product of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, graduating from Salem High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech where she earned her B.S. in Communication.  Later she went on to earn her Masters in Special Education at Cambridge College and completed her advanced degree studies at The George Washington University in Educational Leadership and Administration. Mrs. Gilchrist began her career in public education with VBCPS as a Special Education Teacher at Landstown High School. While at Landstown she served as SCA advisor, Assistant Student Activities Coordinator, and coached the Forensics team.  Prior to her arrival at Green Run High School, Mrs. Gilchrist was the School Improvement Specialist at Independence Middle School. Mr. and Mrs. Gilchrist became the proud parents of a baby girl, Emory Louise, last fall.

Foster
Ms.Kelly Foster- School Improvement Specialist
Mrs. Foster is a proud graduate of First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach.  She earned a BS in Science at Old Dominion University in 2007 and continued her education also at Old Dominion University where she received her M.S. Ed. in Supervision and Administration in 2020.  She taught Physical Science at Landstown Middle School from 2013 to 2020 while serving as the instructional leader of Science and 8th grade. Mrs. Foster also served as the head coach of the Softball team. She is now the School Improvement Specialist at Green Run High School. She resides in Virginia Beach with her family and is a proud mother of her one son, Jackson.

Twyman

Ms. Shani Twyman– Student Activities Coordinator  Ms. Twyman is a proud graduate of Kellam High School in Virginia Beach.  She earned her B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Maryland and continued her education at Old Dominion University where she earned her MBA.  Ms. Twyman taught mathematics at Tallwood High School and Central Academy, worked as the School Improvement Specialist at Landstown High School, and facilitated the Online Learning Lab at Renaissance Academy and Graduation Lab at Green Run High School. Prior to serving as the Student Activities Coordinator at Green Run High School, for the past 22 years Ms. Twyman has sponsored countless activities and served on numerous committees for Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  Ms. Twyman and her family reside in Virginia Beach, and she is the proud mother of three.

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Mrs. Alison Hill– School Counseling Chair

Ms. Hill comes to Green Run High School with a wide variety of elementary and secondary counseling, teaching, and coaching experience. Originally from Northern Virginia, Ms. Hill graduated from Longwood University with her B.S. in Liberal Studies with a concentration in elementary education, then from Cambridge College with her M.Ed. in School Counseling Education. Since then, Ms. Hill has worked as an elementary and middle school teacher in Virginia and North Carolina and as a school counselor in middle school and at the secondary level in North Carolina. Ms. Hill has maintained membership in ASCA and VSCA, which are State and National level counseling organizations. Additionally, Ms. Hill has coached Junior Varsity and Varsity volleyball, middle school volleyball, and Girls on the Run at the elementary and middle school levels. Ms. Hill lives in Virginia Beach and during her free time, she enjoys running, working out, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.