Dr. Christine Colihan, Principal
(Dr. Colihan supervises the Assistant Principals, English Language Arts, Instructional Leadership Team, Mathematics, Professional Learning, and Social Studies)
Phone – 302-834-0100
Hodgson's Assistant Principals
Rahsheem "Rocky" Hollis, Assistant Principal
(Mr. Hollis supervises Attendance, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity, Driver Education, Health/Physical Education, the Student Advisors' Office, and Science)
Rahsheem "Rocky" Hollis joined the New Castle County Vo-Tech Family in 2006 as Student Advisor at Delcastle Technical High School. Before that, he served in various educator roles - as Student Advisor/Dean of Students at Christiana High School, teacher and Assistant Principal at a Philadelphia Charter School, and middle school English teacher in the Colonial School District (George Read Middle School). He received his Bachelor's degree from Cheyney University in Elementary Education and two Master's degrees from Wilmington University in School Leadership and Applied Technology in Education.
Rahsheem Hollis is a compassionate leader who strives to build relevant and impactful relationships that promote positive change, encouraging, and motivating student success.
Email – email@example.com
Phone – 302-834-8531
Updated - June 2021
Michael Paoli, Assistant Principal
(Mr. Paoli supervises Athletics, Career and Technical Education, Co-op, and Technology)
"The Hodgson experience provides the education, training, and workforce development needed to promote student success in the workplace and in post-secondary education."
Mr. Paoli completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware and began his teaching career in the NCCVT School District. During this time, he completed his M.Ed. in School Leadership from Wilmington University. In 2011, Mr. Paoli was hired at Hodgson Vocational Technical High School as a Cosmetology instructor. Since then, he has served on several leadership committees both inside and outside of NCCVT.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 302-834-0990
Updated - June 2021
Celeste Sosa, Assistant Principal
(Ms. Sosa supervises ELL Services, the Guidance Department, Special Education, and Spanish)
Ms. Sosa brings two decades of experience to Hodgson Vo-Tech. She most recently served as the Elementary Leader of The Bayard School in the Christina School District and was an elementary and middle school administrator in Christina for ten years. Prior to entering administration, Ms. Sosa was a middle school ELA Inclusion teacher and the Special Education Instructional Coach for secondary schools. A Harlem native, Ms. Sosa earned her undergraduate degree from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, and a master's degree from the University of Delaware. She considers herself an advocate of children and students.
Email – email@example.com
Phone – 302-834-0924
Updated - September 2021