School of Education
M.Ed. University of Virginia; B.S. Loyola College
Mrs. Mary Pat Schlickenmaier retired from St. Rita School in July, 2019 after twenty-one years as principal. A graduate of Loyola College, Mrs. Schlickenmaier began teaching right after graduation at Elizabeth Seton High School, where she taught chemistry, physics and bioethics. In 1985 she began teaching junior high science, math and computer technology at St. Mary’s School in Alexandria where she remained for 13 years until 1998 when she was selected as the principal of St. Rita School. Mrs. Schlickenmaier holds a masters degree from the University of Virginia in School Administration and Supervision. She has a Post Graduate Collegiate license from the State of Virginia with endorsements in Administration and Supervision preK-12 and Biology as well as an Advanced Catechist license from the Diocese of Arlington. She is currently mentoring principals for the Diocese of Arlington and is an adjunct in the education department at George Mason as well as an adjunct member of the faculty of the Catholic School Leadership Program at Marymount University and a University Supervisor for the University of Phoenix.
Catholic School Leadership Program