Mr. Mark Bibbee was born and raised here in Northern Virginia and attended Fairfax County Public Schools from kindergarten through graduation from Falls Church High School. He graduated from Longwood University in 1993, with degrees in Physics and History as well as gaining his teacher’s certification. Upon graduation from Longwood, Mr. Bibbee began teaching physical science at Key Middle school while coaching at Mount Vernon High School (Baseball, Girls Basketball, and Football). After two years at Key he taught physics at Mount Vernon High School, West Potomac High School, and West Springfield High School. He also continued coaching high school girls basketball at Mount Vernon and West Springfield as well as coaching on the Girls AAU circuit during that time. In 2003, Mr. Bibbee graduated with a Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from George Mason University. His first administrative position began in 2005 as an assistant principal at Navy Elementary school in the Fair Oaks area. In 2010, Mr. Bibbee became the principal here at Cherry Run Elementary and has enjoyed his time here very much! Mr. Bibbee is married to Mrs. Melissa Bibbee, who is a teacher at Chantilly High School and is also a Northern Virginia native and FCPS Graduate (Herndon High School). He has two daughters, Skylar (currently a sophmore at Chantilly High School) and Peyton (currently a 7th grader at Rocky Run MS) who both play basketball for the Fairfax Stars EYBL club and soccer for the SYA Cardinals. Mr. Bibbee enjoys sports (all of them), coaching, reading, and collecting baseball cards.
Mrs. Jeannie Waters grew up in the city of Chicago, on the north side. She completed her undergraduate studies in Early Childhood and Elementary Education at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin. She is certified in Environmental Policy and lived in Kenya, Africa. After graduating from college, she moved to Northern Virginia and taught preschool at Catholic University, Grade 6 and was an Instructional Resource Teacher in Prince George’s County Schools and Grade 4 in DC Public Schools before joining FCPS in 1999 as a grade 5 teacher. She completed her Master’s in Education in Educational Leadership at George Mason University. She worked as an Instructional Coach and as an administrator at three FCPS elementary schools. She advocated for disabled students at The Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education and Early Intervention as an achievement and professional development specialist. Mrs. Waters and her husband have four daughters, Olivia (12), Lila (11), Ava (9) and Sadie (7) who attend Fairfax County Schools and who keep her very busy, all four play travel soccer. Her hobbies are coaching Cross Fit and Cross Fit Kids and exercising with her husband, friends and daughters.