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Faculty and Staff
All of our elementary school teachers have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and are state certified. Curriculum is dictated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Administration

Pastor
Monsignor
Michael Picard

Principal
Mrs. Nancy Matteo
B.A. in Spanish from
Holy Family College;
M.S. in Educational Administration from Gwynedd-Mercy College

Dean of Students
Mr. Rick Rosenblatt
B.S. in Technical Education
from Trenton State College;  Masters of Education/Guidance from Trenton State College;
Masters of Administration from Trenton State College

Parochial Vicar
Father Eugene Wilson

Parochial Vicar
Father Jason Buck
Human Resources
Ms. Colleen Carroll
B.A. in Marketing/Management from Holy Family College

Religious Education Director
Ms. Cathryn DeRico
B.A. from Marist College

 

Preschool Teachers

3's Green
Mrs. Danielle Thompson
B.S. in Elementary Education from University of Delaware

4’s Yellow
Mrs. Jeanne Duffner
B.S. in Education from Saint John's University
M.S. in Education from Cabrini College

4's  Orange
Mrs. Jan Adden
B.A. in Psychology /Education from Barat College Certification

4's red
Mrs. Jennifer Fife
B.A. in Elementary Education from Holy Family College  

Kindergarten Teachers

Kindergarten KF1
Mrs. Cindy Sullivan
B.A. in Elementary Education /Special Education from
Holy Family College;
M.Ed. from Holy Family College

Kindergarten KF2
Mrs. Marigrayce Malboeuf
B.S. in Business from Marymount College;
M.S. in Elementary Education from Long Island University

Kindergarten KF3
Mrs. Patricia Price
B.S. in Elementary Education from Trenton State College

   
First Grade Teachers

Grade 1A
Miss Nicole Pontious
B.S. Elementary Education
Cabrini Radnor, PA

Grade 1B
Mrs. Virginia Hill
B.S. in Elementary Education from Ohio State University

Second Grade Teachers

Grade 2A
Mrs. Michelle Wold
B.A. in Elementary Education from
Boston College;
M.Ed. in Reading Education from Boston College

Grade 2B
Mrs. Donna Stickley
A.S. in Computer Management from Pierce College;
B.A. in Elementary Education from Holy Family College

Grade 2C
Mrs. Susan Juhas
B.A. in Elementary Education from
Holy Family College

  Grade 2D
Miss Mary Jane McBride

B.A. in Elementary Education &
B.A. in Special Education from
Holy Family University
Third Grade Teachers

Grade 3A
Mrs. Caitlin Hall
B.S. in Rehabilitation and Human Services from Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Holy Family University

Grade 3B
Miss Taylor Kane
B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Duquesne University

Grade 3C
Miss Margaret Whelan
B.S. in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education from Millersville University

   
Fourth Grade Teachers

Grade 4A
Mrs. Becky Eliason
B.S. in Elementary Education from Temple University

Grade 4B
Mrs. Susan Pentz
B.A. in Elementary Education from Holy Family College

Grade 4C
Mrs. Joan Kelley
B.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana University of PA

 
Fifth Grade Teachers

Grade 5A
Mrs. Barbara Moffett
B.A. in Elementary Education from Arcadia University;
M.Ed. from Arcadia University

Grade 5B
Mrs. Rachel Hoffman
B.S. in Elementary Education from West Chester University;
M.S. in Reading/Literature
from Walden University


Grade 5C
Mr. George Caucci
B.A. in Music/Voice,
from Stetson University;

M.M. in Voice from
Universtity of Arizona;
M.A. in Elementary Education, from Trenton State College

 
Sixth Grade Teachers

Grade 6A
Mrs. Nadine Plomchok
B.S. in Early Childhood & Elementary Education
from Temple University

Grade 6B
Miss Amanda Bilello
B.A. in Elementary Education from East Stroudsburg University

Grade 6C
Mrs. Emily DeLaurentis
B.S. in Biology/Secondary Education from Chestnut Hill College

 

Seventh Grade Teachers

Grade 7A
Mr. Gerald Connaughton
BSJ in Advertising from West Virginia University

Grade 7B
Mrs. Julie Ann Spurri
B.A. in Elementary Education from Holy Family University
Certified Special Education,
Holy Family University
Certified Middle School Science, Holy Family University

Grade 7C
Mrs. Chris Schuman
M.A. in Secondary Education with English Certification, LaSalle University;
B.S. in Health Studies, Temple University



Eighth Grade Teachers

Grade 8A
Mrs. Jessica Wagner
M.S. in Education, Albright College
B.A. in English, Albright College

Grade 8B
Mrs. Joanie Koch
B.A. in Elementary Education &
B.A. in History from University of Houston

Grade 8C
Mr. Richard Matteo
B.A. in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media from Temple University

 
Special Subject Teachers & Aides

Honors Math
Mrs. Genevieve Thiers
B.A. in English from
St. Joseph’s University
;
M.A. in Theatre Arts
from Rutgers University

Art
Mrs. Nan DeGraw
B.S. in Elementary Education,
from Cabrini College


Band
Mr. Brian Neukum
B.S. in Music Education
from West Chester
M.A. in
Music Education from University of North Texas

Music
Miss Ashley Sassaman
B.S. in Music Education
from West Chester


Physical Education
Mr. Vincent Murphy
B.A. in Middle Level Education grade 4-8, Social Studies Concentration from La Salle University
B.A. in American Studies from La Salle University
HS Track and XC Coach, Strength and Conditioning Trainer


Spanish

Mr. Matthew Andris
B.S. in Elementary Education from Drexel University
B.A. in Spanish from Temple University

Pre K & K Specials/
TLC 4 Me

Mrs. Pat Finegan
B.A. in Elementary Education from Holy Family College

Computer Technology
Mrs. Helena Busby
B.A. in Corporate Communications from Arcadia University
M.A. in Elementary Education from Chestnut Hill College

Librarian
Mrs. Celeste Felker
B.A. in English from Temple University, Minor in Political Science

Director of
Learning Support

Miss Angelique Giannascoli
B.S. in Special Education from Drexel University
B.S. in Elementary Education from Drexel University
English as a Second Language (ESL) PK-12 Specialist​ from Drexel University

Pre-School AidE
Yellow Room

Mrs. Joan Forgione

Pre-School Aide
Red Room

Mrs. Trish King

 

Pre-School AidE
Green Room

Mrs. Susan Reilly

 

 

Pre-School AidE
Orange Room

Mrs. Janice Kropp

 

Staff

PreSchool Staff
Mrs. Barbara Wagner

C.A.R.E.S.
Director K-8

Mrs. Mary Washeleski

IT Specialist
Mr. Chris Gwynn

School Staff
Mrs. Denise Cronk

School Staff
Mrs. Kathleen Bowdren

School Staff
Mrs. Anne Papay

School Staff
Mrs. Alyce McGowan
School Staff
Mrs. Judy Weaver

School Staff
Mrs. Deborah Rachuba

Maintenance Staff
Mr. Jeffrey Gwynn
Maintenance Staff
Mr. Stan Suberski
Maintenance Staff
Mr. George Grando
   
Auxiliary Staff

Remediation
Mrs. Jill Smith
B.S. in Elementary Education from The Pennsylvania State University
M.S. in Special Education from Saint Joseph University

Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Nicole Martin
B.S. in Behavioral Science from York College
M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Holy Family University
Licensed Professional Counselor

Hearing Therapist
Mrs. Ann White
B.S./M.S. Communication Disorders: Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
from The Pennsylvania State University
Elementary Education Certification from Gwynedd Mercy College


SpeEch Therapist
Mrs. Kathleen Pfeiffer
B.S. in Speech Correction from the College of New Jersey
M.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the College of New Jersey
Certified and Licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as a Speech and Language Pathologist

Psychologist
Mr. Dick Miller
B.A. in Psychology
from Muhlenberg College
;
M.S and Specialist in Psychology from University of Rhode Island;
M.S. in Information Technologies from
Drexel University;
NCSP Certification by the
National Association
of School Psychologists

Nurse
Mrs. Christine Sanchez

  Nurse
Mrs. Susan Tentilucci
   

Saint Andrew Catholic Education Center, 51 Wrights Road, Newtown, PA 18940 ~ 215-968-2685