KRISTOFER COMEFORO, PRINCIPAL
Kristofer Comeforo is the principal at Stuart-Hobson Middle School. Prior to assuming the role, Comeforo served as an assistant principal with DCPS at both Cardozo Education Campus and Anacostia High School. Additionally, he has worked as an academic dean and teacher with DCPS. During his three years of leadership at Anacostia as the assistant principal of the 9th Grade Academy, the school saw a 14-point increase in the 9th grade promotion rate to 77 percent. Outside of his instructional leadership, Comeforo believes in the power of a robust extracurricular experience. To that end, he spent seven years in DCPS as a football coach and the sponsor of a FIRST robotics team. Comeforo received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Boston College and his master’s degree in teaching in secondary education from American University.
KATHERINE TURNER, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Mrs. Katherine Turner is a native Washingtonian. She graduated School Without Walls SHS and Boston College where she studied English and secondary education. She also conducted graduate work at Trinity University in DC. She brings nine years of experience to the Cluster as an educator with deep roots in literacy and previously taught 6-8 grade English language arts/composition. Mrs. Turner also served as an English department chair, grade level team leader and as an Assistant Principal in the private, public and public charter schools. She is also a wife and mother of three, two of whom are Cluster School students.
ERIC FRASER, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Eric Fraser has spent seventeen years working in public schools. He spent the first the first ten serving as a literacy tutor and English teacher in New York City public elementary and high schools. More recently, he has been an assistant principal or principal in Brooklyn, NY and Washington, DC in schools serving middle and high school students. He is a proud product of public schools and achieved post-secondary degrees in English, teaching and school leadership at New York University, Pace University, and Teachers College at Columbia University, respectively. AP Fraser will be supporting students, staff and families in the seventh grade and will lead the school’s work in literacy and humanities course. He is motivated to help all students and adults optimize their own personal growth through engaging experiences at school. He is also a proud husband, father to two little girls, and Capitol Hill resident.
STUART-HOBSON TEACHERS & STAFF
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