Admin

Administration

 Dr. Claire LeBlanc, Principal

Prior to being named Principal of Ocean Lakes High School on June 21, 2016, Dr. Le Blanc served as an Assistant Principal at Ocean Lakes for six years.  Preceding that, she was a long time Science teacher, athletic trainer, and coach in VBCPS.  Dr. Le Blanc completed her undergraduate work in Kinesiology at the College of William and Mary, where she was a four-year member of the basketball and track teams.  She earned a Master of Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, an Education Specialist degree from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Old Dominion University.

Mr. J. Michael King, MSA Coordinator

Mr. King joined the administrative team at Ocean Lakes High School in August of 2014 as the Mathematics and Science Academy Coordinator.  He began his career as a high school Science teacher with Pitt County Schools in 1999 and taught for 5 years before becoming an administrator in 2005.  Between the years of 2006 and 2013, Mr. King served as an Assistant Principal and Principal at the middle and high school levels.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education and Master’s degree in School Administration from East Carolina University.

Mr. James Imbriale, Assistant Principal

Mr. Imbriale joined the administrative team at Ocean Lakes High School in July of 2016.  He began his career as a distribution clerk in Supply Services, where he worked for 3 years while becoming certified to teach. Mr. Imbriale taught Social Studies at Frank W. Cox High School for 10 years, before becoming the School Improvement Specialist at Princess Anne Middle School for 2 years. In 2011, Mr. Imbriale got his administrative start as an Administrative Assistant at Cox.  He was transferred to Green Run High School in the same capacity from 2012-2014.  Mr. Imbriale served as an Assistant Principal at Virginia Beach Middle School for two years before being moved to Landstown High.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Saint Vincent College and a Master of Educational Leadership and Administration from Regent University.

Mrs. Leah Nelson, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Nelson has been a part of the Dolphin Family since 2005.  She began her career as a middle school band director at Corporate Landing Middle School in 2001.  She taught band at Ocean Lakes High School for 6 years before becoming the School Improvement Specialist, then an Administrative Assistant, and now Assistant Principal.  Mrs. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from James Madison University and a Master of Music Education from Old Dominion University.  Her Supervision and Administration endorsement is from George Washington University.

 Mr. Steven Oberlander, Assistant Principal

Mr. Oberlander joined the administrative team at Ocean Lakes High School in August of 2018.  He began his career as a school counselor at Cox High School in 2007.  He also worked as a guidance department chair at Virginia Beach Middle School and Lynnhaven Middle School.  He was an administrative assistant at Bayside Middle School in 2017.  Mr. Oberlander holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from St. Leo University, a Masters of Arts in Urban Education from Norfolk State University, a Masters of Science in Management from Troy University, and has an endorsement in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia.

Mrs. Darcy Parker, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Parker joined the administrative team at Ocean Lakes High School in July of 2015.  She previously served on the administrative teams at Kempsville High School and Landstown High School. Mrs. Parker taught Science for 8 years, working at both Landstown Middle School and Renaissance Academy during that time.  She was named Renaissance's Teacher of the Year in 2011.  Mrs. Parker graduated from the University of George Washington with a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and Administration.  She earned a Bachelor's of Science degree from Mary Washington College and further studied at Old Dominion University to obtain her teaching endorsement.  Mrs. Parker and her husband have a son attending Ocean Lakes High School.



Mrs. Lindsey Comfort, Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Comfort joined the administrative team at Ocean Lakes High School in August 2018. She started her career in education in 2005 teaching high school in Henrico County and then returned home to Virginia Beach City Public Schools in 2011 where she taught mathematics at Corporate Landing Middle School and Princess Anne High School. Most recently, Mrs. Comfort was an Instructional Technology Specialist at Birdneck Elementary School and Renaissance Academy. Mrs. Comfort holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services Counseling from Old Dominion University and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision from the University of Virginia.

Ms. Dorothy Neal, School Improvement Specialist

Ms. Neal has been part of the Dolphin Family for 13 years. She is a product of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, graduating from Kellam High School. She began her career with the VBCPS division in 2005 as a Business Education Teacher at Tallwood High School and transferred to Ocean Lakes High School in 2006 in the same capacity. During her teaching career, she earned her National Board Certification and was named the Technical and Career Education Teacher of the Year in 2013. Ms. Neal joined the administrative team in January 2016 as the School Improvement Specialist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from St. Leo College, a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Regent University, and a Post Master's Certification in Educational Leadership and Administration from The George Washington University.