Academy Coordinator



Academic Programs

John F. Kennedy High School is an International Baccalaureate World School that delivers academic excellence through a variety of high-quality educational programs. The Academies are smaller learning communities that are designed to help students prepare for higher education and explore possible career pathways.

We offer two application-based programs:

We offer six Academies:

The Academies at Kennedy High School focus on community, diversity, and hands-on learning.

Academy Program Team Leaders


Academy Coordinator

Katherine Beckett

MYP/Regional IB Coordinator (9th and 10th grade)

Erin Radebe

IB Coordinator/Diploma (11th and 12th grade)

Kia Davis

Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

Kevin Mendez

Broadcast Journalism & Communications

Deborah Wischmann

Business Administration & Management

Romaine Stover

Healthcare Professions

Slater Knowles


Commander Lawrence Bateman

Teacher Academy of Maryland

Cindy Sommerville

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