Meet Key’s Student Services Team

Laurie Dodson, counselor for students in grades 1, 2, and 5

Salutations!  I am one of the full-time professional school counselors at Escuela Key, working with students in VPI, 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Special and Elementary Education and a Master of Education in School Counseling. I am licensed by the state of Virginia as a school counselor and a teacher, and I have my National Board Certification in School Counseling. I am a member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA).  I possess ASCA specialization trainings in the areas of Bully Prevention, Grief and Loss, and Trauma and Crisis. Prior to coming to Key School, I taught students in special education in Florida, Utah, and Delaware. My office, room 101, is located on the main level, across from the main office. I am available to meet with students from 8:50 AM until 3:45 PM.  I am available to meet with parents/guardians before or after school. Email me at for an appointment. When I am not at Key School, I enjoy spending time with my own children. I also enjoy hanging out with my family pets, reading, traveling, gardening, and visiting my family in Pennsylvania. I look forward to working together in our mutual goal of raising competent, healthy, and successful children.

Laurie Dodson, M.Ed., NBCT

(571) 842-8573


Marisol Roca, counselor for students in grades K, 3, and 4Ms. Roca

Hola! I’m Marisol Roca, a full-time school counselor at Escuela Key. This is my second year as a school counselor. Prior to Key, I did my internship at Kenmore Middle School and my practicum at Randolph Elementary School. I earned my bachelors of arts in Psychology and master’s in school counseling from Marymount University. I am a member of both the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA). Tambien hablo espanol! When I’m not at Key, I like to spend time with my family, friends, and my dog Mia. I also really enjoy doing yoga and hope to become a yoga teacher in the near future. I’m so excited to be a part of the Key community! I will be working with grades Kindergarten, 3 and 4. As the counselor, I will work with the teachers, administration, and student services team to help our students grow and achieve success. I will be doing classroom lessons on topics such as character development, empathy, managing strong emotions, problem solving, bullying, and career development. I will also run small groups throughout the year during lunch periods, topics vary for grade level. My normal working hours are Monday- Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. If you would like to speak to me, please feel free to call or email for an appointment. Due to confidentiality, I prefer to speak to parents/guardians by phone or in person. I look forward to meeting and working with all our students and families.

Marisol Roca

School Counselor

703-228-4210 ext. # 8920


Mary Wilcox, social worker

I’m Mary Wilcox, APS School Social Worker who serves Key three days per week. I have worked at Key for nine years and have been with APS for 17 years. I have a BA in Spanish from Fordham University and a master’s in social work from Catholic University. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia. Prior to becoming a school social worker, I worked in a variety of settings with issues such as adoption, trauma recovery, domestic violence, and parenting. Before settling in Virginia, I lived and worked for three years in Honduras, one year in Nicaragua and six months in Peru.  My role at Key is to help students and families remove barriers to attending school. This involves many tasks, including providing individual or group counseling to students; providing material resources to families; helping parents find the support or resources they need in the community, and participating in the special education evaluation process. All support is provided in English and Spanish! To reach me M-F, call 703-307-0251 or email 


Isabella Stupski, psychologistIsabella Stupski

Hello! I am the full-time APS school psychologist at Escuela Key, working with students across all grades. I am a Licensed School Psychologist in Virginia. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, and I hold Master’s and Education Specialist degrees in School Psychology from Tufts University. My role at Key is to promote the mental health and educational interests of students. I provide individual and group counseling, consult with teachers and families, and I conduct psychological evaluations through the special education process. To reach me M-F, please email


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