Welcome, Principal Del Bagno!

By Penny Gros, Assistant Superintendent Region 4
May 26, 2023

The Region 4 Office is pleased to announce that Ms. Veronica Del Bagno, assistant principal at Rolling Valley Elementary School, has been selected as the new principal of Rolling Valley Elementary School, effective August 1, 2023.

Ms. Del Bagno has served over 15 years in education, beginning her career as a special education teacher for a private special education school and a  public middle school in New Jersey. In 2012 she moved to our NoVA area to serve as a special education teacher in Arlington Public Schools. She transitioned to the leadership path when she became an assistant principal at a PreK-8 school at Alexandria City Public Schools. From there, she joined Rolling Valley ES in the summer of 2019 as assistant principal.

Ms. Del Bagno is a passionate educational leader who is committed to ensuring that rigorous Tier 1 instruction is accessible to all learners. During her time as an assistant principal at Rolling Valley ES, she has been instrumental in developing Collaborative Learning Teams (CLTs), facilitating data dialogues and developing practices related to Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). She is knowledgeable of the Science of Reading literacy initiative and is committed to working with staff to ensure fidelity of implementation to create strong readers. Her background and advocacy in special education will continue to enhance the school’s specialized programs. Ms. Del Bagno values diversity and will continue working to foster a positive school culture in partnership with teachers, staff, students and families.

Ms. Del Bagno is excited to remain a part of the Rocking Robins family and is honored to serve as principal of Rolling Valley Elementary. She looks forward to maintaining and advancing the academic success as well as embracing the community’s commitments to equity and education.

Ms. Del Bagno holds a Master of Arts in Special Education from Kean University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Southwestern University.  She is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Administration and Policy at The George Washington University. Ms. Del Bagno is an avid runner and voracious reader who enjoys spending time with her husband and their children.