School of Education
Academic Credentials: B.S. Loyola College; M.Ed. University of Virginia
Licenses: Virginia Post-Graduate with endorsements in Supervision and Administration preK-12 and Biology
Teaching Areas: Catholic School Leadership Program
Publications: 2 -3 (if applicable)
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 master’s 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.