Dr. Abigail (Abbie) Greer is the Director of Student Support at Bishop McNamara High School, having served as the BMHS Director of Admissions for two years and previously as a Science Teacher.
Dr. Greer started her teaching career as a science teacher at Bishop McNamara in 2005. She spent the last seven years as an administrator at the elementary level, most recently serving as the principal at The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle in Lanham, Maryland. While at Saint Matthias, she created partnerships with The University of Notre Dame, through the ACE teaching program, and Boston College, through the implementation of a two-way immersion model. Dr. Greer was also the school counselor at Saint Mary of the Mills in Laurel, Maryland for three years where she implemented a systemic school counseling program including a focus on academic and social skills.
She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland (B.A. in Psychology), a Master's degree from George Washington University (M.A in Education and Human Development in School Counseling), and a certificate from George Washington University in Counseling Diverse Populations. While at George Washington, Dr. Greer was a mentor for developmentally delayed interns at the Kennedy Center and was a counselor at the community counseling center. Dr. Greer has spoken nationally on character education, inclusion, and social media usage. She is also a participant in the Boston College Emmaus Leadership Series. Dr. Greer is a graduate of Creighton University with her doctorate in Education. Her dissertation was titled "An Investigation of the Relationship between Leaders’ Knowledge of Special Education and the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Catholic Secondary Schools" and was a national survey of Catholic school leaders.
Dr. Greer enjoys running, swimming, spending time with her family, and cheering on her sports teams.
Certificate, Counseling Diverse Populations, George Washington University 2007
Master's Degree, School Counseling, George Washington University 2009
Doctorate, Education, Creighton University 2021