Meet the Teachers

St. Patrick School Faculty

Education and years of service

Administration

Carley Dunphey Principal

Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education

Master’s degree in Curriculum and Teaching

19 years in education

Principal (July 2020) 

Katherine Droese Assistant Principal

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education/Mathematics Minor

Masters in Gifted and Talented Education Program

22 Years in Education

Elementary School Teachers

Pam Austin

Junior Kindergarten Teacher

Bachelor of Science

Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction

15 years in Education

Michelle Rooney

Junior Kindergarten Asst. Teacher

Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education

8 years in Education

Christine Birney

Kindergarten Teacher

Bachelor of Science, Major: Child Development, Minor: Reading in the Elementary Classroom

Masters in Science

15 Years in Education

Lori Rozum

Kindergarten Teacher

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education Science Mathematics English

Masters in Learning Disabilities & Masters in Early Childhood Education

16 Years in Education

Kelsey Gardner

Kindergarten Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

4 Years in Education

Heather Parrell

1st Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Science, Math/Science/Creative Arts

17 Years in Education

Allison Hayduk

1st Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Science, Language Arts, Minor in Integrated Science

6 Years in Education

Jenny Henman

2nd Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education

13 Years in Education

Karen Leone

2nd Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education

Masters in Teaching and Curriculum

13 Years in Education

Stacie Bittikofer

3rd Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Communications

Masters in the Art of Teaching-Literacy Education

15 Years in Education

Melissa Gast

3rd Grade Teacher
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Math and Science
Masters in Educational Administration

13 Years in Education

Sharon Dichtel

4th Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Science and English

Masters in the Art of Teaching

15 Years in Education

Tony DeMartinis

4th Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration

Masters in the Elementary Education

Masters in Educational Leadership

25 Years in Education

Middle School Teachers

Patricia O'Leary

5th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(5th Reading, English and Religion)

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education (Reading)

Masters Education in Educational Psychology (Special Education)

28 Years in Education

Kathleen Moore

5th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(5th Social Studies, Math, 7th-8th Drama)

Bachelor of Arts, Communications

Masters in the Art of Teaching

15  Years in Education

Elizabeth Peters

6th Grade Homeroom

(6th Reading, English, Religion)

Bachelor of Arts, English (Elementary Teaching Cert (K-5 all subjects) (6-8 English)

Masters in Teaching and Learning

8 Years in Education

Kathie Porter

6th Grade Homeroom

(6th Math, Science, 7th Pre-Algebra)

Bachelor of Arts, Biological Science

Studied Field Biology in Graduate School

9 Years in Education

Colleen Dosch

7th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(7th Reading, English, Religion)

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature

11 Years in Education

Allison Nymberg

7th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(5th Science, 7th Science, 8th Science)

Bachelor of Science in Biology w/Minor in Chemistry

Studied Field Biology in Graduate School

2 Years in Education

Ms. Sarah Hirzel

8th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(7th Social Studies, 8th English, Reading)

Bachelor of Arts, English

3 Years in Education

Mrs. Karen Rivard

Teaches 7th Pre-Algebra, 8th Algebra

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

Masters in Education

15 Years in Education

Tony Moskus

8th Grade Homeroom Teacher

(6th Social Studies, 8th Religion, Social Studies)

Bachelor of Science, Organizational Communication

Masters in Education

15 Years in Education

Specials

Alicia Cergnul

Art Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Art Education

10 Years in Education

Kate Balyo

Physical Education Teacher

Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, History

8 Years in Education

Jennifer Miller

Computer Teacher

Bachelor of Science,Group Science: Biology Major; Elementary Education Minor

19 Years in Education

Nathan Bielskis

Music/Band Teacher

Bachelor of Music Education

1st Year in Education

 

Katherine Coddington

Spanish Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, K-8 Education, Bilingual Education, Spanish

10 Years in Education

Spanish Teacher

Vanessa Vervaet

Spanish Teacher

10 years in Education

Janine Brandner

Librarian

Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Masters Bacteriology

13 Years (Librarian)

Educational Resources

Lisa McIntyre

Academic Resource Center

Bachelor of Science, Social Work

Masters in Social Work

11 Years in Education

Mrs. Abbey Anselmi

Technology Coordinator (Virtual Program)

Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Endorsement

Minor in Special Education

10 Years in Education

Roxanne Hatty

Building Substitute Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education and Language Arts

Masters of Arts in Education with a Reading Specialist Endorsement

3 Years in Education

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