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Administrative Team


Michael (Mike) Hoffman

Mr. Mike Hoffman was named principal of Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School in 2021. Prior to Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, Hoffman was the vice principal of Billingsley Elementary School.  Hoffman helped open Billingsley to the public in the Fall of 2019. Before moving to Billingsley, Hoffman was the vice principal at Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School for three years. During his leadership at Billingsley and Jenifer, Hoffman served as the acting principal for periods of time.

Before entering the world of school administration, Hoffman was a Learning Resource Teacher at Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School from 2014 to 2016. Hoffman worked with students that were receiving gifted services, coordinated all state and county testing, as well as helped lead technology initiatives. Prior to Dr. Brown, Hoffman started his educational career at William A. Diggs Elementary School. Mr. Hoffman started in the Fall of 2006 when Diggs first opened its doors to the public. Hoffman taught fifth- and third-grades. Hoffman joined Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) in 2006 relocating from outside of Philadelphia.  Mr. Hoffman resides in La Plata with his wife and two children.

Throughout his CCPS career, Hoffman has lead summer programs in Charles County, was nominated for math teacher of the year as well as technology educator of the year, and was part of the standard-setting committee for state testing with MSDE.

Mr. Hoffman has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Penn State University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from McDaniel College. 

Brittani Peterson

Brittani Peterson
Assistant Principal

Brittani Peterson was appointed to assistant principal at Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School in 2023. Prior to being appointed as an AP, Peterson served as the Reading Resource Teacher at T.C. Martin Elementary School and classroom teacher for over 16 years in both Maryland and North Carolina.

Peterson has a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and a master’s degree in curriculum and supervision from North Carolina State University. She also holds post graduate certifications in administration and reading specialist. Peterson resides locally with her husband and two children.