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Mrs. Dana Altone
​Media Specialist
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Mr. John Angelle
5th-7th Grade Social Studies Teacher • Dean of Student Life
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Ms. Allison Berry
STEAM Teacher
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Mrs. Michelle Bertany
Benedict XVI Center • 8th and 9th Grade Dean
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Mrs. Deborah Bommer
Creative Movement
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Ms. Debora E. Brown
Director of Finance and Operations
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Mrs. Ann Brown
4th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Mr. Jose Casique
Physical Education Teacher
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Mr. John Cassandra
4th Grade Teacher's Assistant
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Mrs. Nelida Ceron
Spanish Teacher
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Mr. Jae Cha
Social Sciences • Test Prep and Tutoring Coordinator
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Ms. Dana Christensen
5th-7th Grade Religion Teacher
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Mr. Thomas Cole
Theology Chair
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Ms. Beth Daly
School Nurse
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Dr. Archie Deen
Social Sciences
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Ms. Cristina Dinella
Performing Arts
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Mr. Tim Durski
Director of Communications and Marketing
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Ms. Julia Egbebike
7th Grade Carroll Center Teacher• PAWS Extended School Program
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Mr. Mitchell Esswein
Theology • Greek
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Mrs. Rachel Evans
4th Grade Teacher
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Mr. Kevin Evans
Director of Athletics
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Ms. Paulina Faraj
Foreign Languages Chair
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Ms. Elizabeth Fernandez
Mother's Morning Out
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Mrs. Karen Fickett
3rd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Madeliene Flanagan
Director of Teaching, Learning, and Student Success
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Ms. Yvonne Fontaine
Upper School Campus Minister
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Ms. Morgan Gallagher
Advancement Coordinator
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Mrs. Victoria Kerr
5th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Ms. Sarah Giesen
Mathematics • Resource Center
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Mrs. Ellen Grisham
6th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Mrs. Denise Gunderson
Development Manager
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Mrs. Judi Higgins
Upper School Office Manager
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Mrs. Stephanie Irizarry
Lower School Assistant Principal
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Mr. Tommy Jones
Mathematics
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Mrs. Victoria Jones
Pre-K3 Assistant
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Ms. Tracy Kendall
Kindergarten and Pre-1st Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Mary Kenny
Seton Center Director
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Mrs. Heather Kerutis
Preschool Director
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Fr. John Klein, LC
Assistant Chaplain
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Mrs. Emily Labbe
Admissions Associate
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Ms. Annie Lagomasino
Performing Arts and Music Teacher
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Ms. Tonnie Lentz
5th-7th Grade Science Teacher
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Mrs. Karen Lewis
Pre-K4 Teacher
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Dr. Edward Lindekugel
Assistant Head of School and Upper School Principal
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Ms. Catiria Llanos
Accounts Payable Associate
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Mrs. Emily F. Lyles
Athletics and GOAL Associate
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Mrs. Laura Marshall
5th-7th Grade Mathematics Teacher
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Deacon Bill McCarthy
Preschool Chaplain
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Mrs. Megan McWilliams
1st Grade Teacher
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Ms. Maria Menendez
2nd Grade Teacher's Assistant
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Mrs. Erin Messer
5th-7th Grade English Teacher
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Mrs. Ashley Meyer
Director of Academic and College Counseling
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Mrs. Gloria Narea
Spanish Teacher
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Mrs. Alanna Oliver
1st Grade Teacher’s Assistant
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Mr. Kyle Pietrantonio
Head of School and Lower School Principal
Ms. Lyndsay Pinzone
2nd Grade Teacher
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Mr. Pete Radosta
English Chair
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Mr. Matthew Reger
Science Chair • Assistant Principal for Academics • 10th Grade Dean
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Mrs. Diane Robinson
Pre-K3 Teacher
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Mrs. Rockie Rondeau
Fine Arts Chair
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Mr. David Rosenzweig
Social Sciences • Assistant Principal for Students • 11th Grade Dean
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Mrs. Sally Roy
3rd Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Mrs. Natalie Schirra
Social Sciences • Theology
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Mrs. Theresa Sequeira
5th-7th Grade Coordinator
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Mrs. Kelly Sickafoose
Director of Financial Aid and Accounts Receivable Associate
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Ms. Ansley Snyder
3rd Grade Teacher's Assistant
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Ms. Jill Stedman
Social Sciences
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Ms. Elizabeth Stromberg
Lower School Campus Minister
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Mr. Alex Sullivan
Director of Special Projects
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Mrs. Karin Tarrant
Benedict XVI Center
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Ms. Georgia Tate
Pre-K2 Teacher
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Mr. Paolo Troianello
Facilities Manager
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Ms. Isabella Tsui
Upper School Counselor
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Mrs. Marylu Valek
Executive Assistant to the Head of School
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Mrs. Alicia Valenzano
Pre-K2 Assistant
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Mr. Sam Walker
Soccer Director • Physical Education Teacher
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Mrs. Kristina Wilhelm
Director of Admission and Outreach
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Mrs. Virginia Wilson
Kindergarten and Pre-1st Grade Teacher’s Assistant
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Mrs. Dana Altone
​Media Specialist


Education:
Georgia State University, M.L.M;
Valdosta State University, B.F.A. in Communications

I was never a huge reader growing up, but I realized I had a love for being in libraries and learning the organization of them. I wanted to work in a school library to connect students to books and help them find a love of reading.

Mrs. Patricia Amu
Art Teacher


Education:
University of Bedfordshire, B.A. in Media, Art and Design

Fear hinders knowledge and confidence, so when I can help a child face their obstacles, whether artistically or academically, I feel the happiest.

Mr. John Angelle
5th-7th Grade Social Studies Teacher • Dean of Student Life


Education:
Georgia Southern University, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Accomplished Teaching;
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.A. in History

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” In education, there is not a more fitting statement.

Mrs. Christine Bentley
Visual Arts


Education:
Savannah College of Art and Design, M.F.A. in Sculpture;
Georgia State University, B.F.A. in Art Education;
Kennesaw State University, B.A. in Studio Art

As an artist living a symbiotic relationship of teaching and making, I hope my students continue to create even if they don’t pursue a career in fine art.

Ms. Allison Berry
STEAM Teacher


Education:
Ohio University, B.S. in Adolescent-to-Young-Adult Integrated Language Arts Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Google-Certified Educator, Levels 1 and 2
Google for Education Certified Trainer
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

In the STEAM lab, I see each student's unique way of problem solving and creative thinking. I love seeing the imagination, wonder, and curiosity in each of them.

Mrs. Michelle Bertany
Benedict XVI Center • 8th and 9th Grade Dean


Education:
Georgia State University, B.A. in Spanish and English Literature

My students constantly amaze me by how hard they work and the amount of time they put in to complete an assignment.

Mrs. Deborah Bommer
Creative Movement


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Ms. Debora E. Brown
Director of Finance and Operations


Education:
SMC University, B.B.A.

In a society that is polarized and divided, it is wonderful to witness our students engaging each other with respect and understanding. 

Mrs. Ann Brown
4th Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Nova Southeastern University, M.S. in Early Childhood Special Education;
Old Dominion University, B.S. in Special Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification

What works for one student will not always work for another, so I introduce my students to several study strategies and help them pick which works best for their individual needs.

Mr. Jose Casique
Physical Education Teacher


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Mr. John Cassandra
4th Grade Teacher's Assistant


Education:

Mrs. Nelida Ceron
Spanish Teacher


Education:
National Polytechnic Institute, B.A. in Electronics and Communications

A successful Spanish student is one who knows not just colors, objects, and people but also how to pray, sing songs, and speak basic sentences in Spanish.

Mr. Jae Cha
Social Sciences • Test Prep and Tutoring Coordinator


Education:
The University of Chicago, B.S. in Biology

I aim to make sure students not only know facts and events but also the motivations and reasons that compel historical narratives.

Ms. Dana Christensen
5th-7th Grade Religion Teacher


Education:
Loyola University Chicago, M.A. in Theology;
University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Theology, Spanish, and Philosophy

Mr. Thomas Cole
Theology Chair


Education:
Holy Spirit College, M.T.S.;
George Mason University, M.A. in History;
Christendom College, B.A. in History

Truth is convincing, goodness is eloquent, and beauty is compelling; I have the joy of presenting them as we find them in Jesus Christ and handed on by the Catholic Church.
 

Mrs. Stephanie Cusimano
Art Teacher


Education:
University of Alabama, B.F.A.

The process of art is so important to how children learn to express themselves—it helps them cope with their emotions and establish themselves as individuals.

Ms. Beth Daly
School Nurse


Education:
University of Pittsburgh, M.S.N.;
Marshall University, B.S.N.

Ms. Samantha DeChiazza
Pre-K4 Teacher


Education:
Wheeling Jesuit University, B.A. in Elementary Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

I consider the year a success if my students leave my classroom with a passion for learning and helping others. The kindness, love, and faith I see in each student will always amaze me.

Dr. Archie Deen
Social Sciences


Education:
University of London, Ph.D. in Education;
University of London, M.S. in Geography and Environmental Science;
University of Sierra Leone, B.A. in Geography and Sociology

The intrinsic drive to learn for its utility for problem solving and decision making are critical markers for student understanding and mastery.

Ms. Mary Defilippis
English


Education:
University of Dallas, B.A. in English

The beautiful thing about studying great literature is that you will encounter many complex and intricate characters. It is in them that you will also meet yourself--your strengths and your weaknesses, your joys and your sorrows.

In reading stories, we realize that we also are a part of a profound story and are necessary characters in it.

Dr. Patrick Devine
Psychology


Education:
Illinois Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology;
John Carroll University, B.A. in Psychology

Certifications and Endorsements:
Licensed Psychologist, State of Georgia #LP00855

Msgr. Edward Dillon
Rector


Education:
Catholic University of America, Doctor of Canon Law
Catholic University of America, Licentiate of Canon Law
Catholic University of America, Bachelor of Canon Law

Ms. Cristina Dinella
Performing Arts


Education:
Eastman School of Music, B.M.

My favorite part of teaching is seeing students grow in their skills and confidence. 

Mr. Tim Durski
Director of Communications and Marketing


Education:
Georgia College and State University, M.A. in Teaching;
Mercer University, B.A. in English

My office is covered in student art. It reminds me of the incredible talent nurtured in each of our students. 

Ms. Jenna Dwyer
Spanish


Education:
University of Georgia, Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics (in progress);
University of Georgia, M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics;
Auburn University, B.A. in Spanish;
Auburn University, B.A in English

I love when students who have been struggling with a concept are able to understand it, and I love being able to celebrate those moments with them.

Ms. Julia Egbebike
7th Grade Carroll Center Teacher• PAWS Extended School Program


Education:
Strayer University, M.Ed in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment;
University of North Florida, B.A. in Psychology

Mr. Mitchell Esswein
Theology • Greek


Education:
University of Georgia, B.A. in Greek and Religion;
University of Georgia, M.A. in Religious Studies;
Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div.

Mrs. Rachel Evans
4th Grade Teacher


Education:
Georgia State University, M.A. T. in Middle Grades Math and Science;
University of Tennessee, B.S. in Communications

Certifications and Endorsements:
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy




Mr. Kevin Evans
Director of Athletics


Education:
North Carolina A&T State University, B.S. in Health and Physical Education

Ms. Paulina Faraj
Foreign Languages Chair


Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S. in History and Sociology of Technology and Science
Georgia State University, B.A. in Anthropology;
Georgia State University, B.I.S. in Classical Studies

I teach Latin because I find great peace and beauty in structures, systems, and patterns.

Ms. Elizabeth Fernandez
Mother's Morning Out


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Mrs. Karen Fickett
3rd Grade Teacher


Education:
Friends University, B.A. in English

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

Intellectual growth happens best when students are allowed to explore God's world through the lenses of the liberal arts, sciences, and Catholic teaching.

Mrs. Madeliene Flanagan
Director of Teaching, Learning, and Student Success


Education:
University of Georgia, M.Ed. in Reading Education;
Georgia State University, B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education


Ms. Yvonne Fontaine
Upper School Campus Minister


Education:
Mater Ecclesiae College, B.A. in Religious and Pastoral Studies

Ms. Amanda Foutch
Science


Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S in Biomedical Engineering

Ms. Morgan Gallagher
Advancement Coordinator


Education:
Virginia Tech, B.A. in English: Literature and Language and Professional and Technical Writing

I make sure that students get the recognition they deserve for their accomplishments, big and small.

Mrs. Victoria Kerr
5th Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Auburn University, M.Ed. in Elementary Special Education;
Auburn University, B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

The most important part of teaching is making sure my kids know they’re loved and have my support, even if they make a mistake.

Ms. Sarah Giesen
Mathematics • Resource Center


Education:
University of Florida, M.Ed. in Elementary Education
University of Florida, B.A. in Elementary Education

I want my investment in student's lives and their academic success to be blatantly obvious. Of all the responsibilities I take on as a teacher, the most important is making those in my classroom feel like others care about them and what they bring to this world.

Mrs. Ellen Grisham
6th Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Mercer University, B.A. in English

Certifications and Endorsements:
RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification

Sixth grade students are forming an awareness of their place in the world. As their teacher, I get a glimpse of the individual qualities that will create strong, successful adults with unique perspectives.

Mrs. Denise Gunderson
Development Manager


Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Industrial Engineering

I am filled with joy when our community supports the school through their time, treasure and talent. To me, this is a reflection of how much they love our school. 

Mr. Scott Harrison
Science


Education:
Augusta State University, B.S. in Biology

By introducing students to a small sample of multiple disciplines in science, I hope that they will develop a scientific mind with good lab techniques and leave my class with a spark of interest in one of those disciplines.

Fr. Juan Hernandez, LC
Head Chaplain


Education:
Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, B.Th.
Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, B.Phil.

Mrs. Judi Higgins
Upper School Office Manager


Education:

When a student is uncertain about life, school, or their future, I always tell them that God has a plan and it is in His time.  

Mrs. Stephanie Irizarry
Lower School Assistant Principal


Education:
University of Puerto Rico, B.A. in Elementary Education


I never cease to be surprised on the various ways my students respond to how God is present in the text we are analyzing.

Mr. Nicholas Jalbert
Classics


Education:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A. in Classics

I rejoice whenever I see my students achieve the concrete results of diligence and hard work.

Ms. Kettia Carrenard Jasmin
4th Grade Teacher


Education:
Adelphi University, M.S.W.;
City University of New York at Brooklyn College, B.A. in Sociology

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

I encourage my students to learn a new bible verse each week. It’s amazing to see how proud they are to recite their verse on Friday mornings!

Mrs. Karen Jimenez
Science


Education:
Boise State University, M.S. in Biology;
University of Notre Dame, M.Ed.;
Middle Tennessee State University, B.S. in Biology

If you want to better understand Shakespeare, you read more of his plays. If you want to better understand Monet, you look more closely at his paintings. Likewise, by studying, observing, and digging deeper into nature and the Earth, we can better understand its Creator.

Mr. Raul Jimenez
Facilities


Education:
Universidad Mayor de San Andres, B.S. in Agronomy

Mr. Tommy Jones
Mathematics


Education:
The College of William and Mary, M.B.A.;
University of Virginia, B.A. in Foreign Affairs,

Certifications:
Certification for Teaching, Secondary Education in Social Studies and Mathematics


Anyone can learn math. Intelligence, skills, and ability are not fixed. I want students to know that they will face challenges, but overcoming those challenges will make learning more meaningful.

Mrs. Victoria Jones
Pre-K3 Assistant


Education:
Skyline College, A.S. in Business

Besides the faith formation at HSP, the best aspect of the school is the pure, subtle joy among the school family.

Ms. Tracy Kendall
Kindergarten and Pre-1st Grade Teacher


Education:
Kennesaw State University, B.S. in Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

The happiest part of being a teacher is knowing that, in some small way, I have inspired another person to be a better reader, mathematician, writer, and friend.

Mrs. Mary Kenny
Seton Center Director


Education:
University of Central Florida, M.A. in Science Education;
University of Kentucky, B.A. in Psychology

Certifications and Endorsements:
Griffin RESA Gifted Endorsement
Griffin RESA Instructional Coach

In Seton Center, students learn to be better readers, debaters, thinkers, and philosophers.

Mrs. Heather Kerutis
Preschool Director


Education:
Loyola University, B.A. in Communications

Mr. Judson Kilgore
Theology


Education:
Franciscan University of Steubenville, M.A. in Catechesis and Evangelization;
Georgia State University, B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies

It makes me happy when a student suddenly or gradually finds the deeper meanings of the great mysteries of our faith. 

Fr. John Klein, LC
Assistant Chaplain


Education:
Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, B.Th.
Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, B.Phil.

Mr. David Labbe
English


Education:
State University of New York, M.S. in Teaching;
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, B.A. in Literature

The more you read, the better your writing will be. But writing starts with reading. Reading is transformative. Reading can save your life. Read, read, read!

Mrs. Emily Labbe
Admissions Associate


Education:
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, B.A. in Literature

Ms. Annie Lagomasino
Performing Arts and Music Teacher


Education:
Furman University, B.A. in Music

Ms. Tonnie Lentz
5th-7th Grade Science Teacher


Education:
Kennesaw State University, B.S. in Mathematics Education

I love when a student is completely immersed in what we are learning, so much so that he or she is asking questions that I may not even know the answer to and have to look up with the class.

Mrs. Karen Lewis
Pre-K4 Teacher


Education:
Oglethorpe University, B.S. in Business Administration

Teaching preschool is a blessing. I love integrating play into learning and tapping into their natural curiosity when teaching new concepts.

Dr. Edward Lindekugel
Assistant Head of School and Upper School Principal


Education:
Georgia State University, Ed.D. in Educational Leadership;
Johns Hopkins University, M.A.T. in Education;
University of Maryland College Park, M.B.A.;
University of Maryland, B.A. in History

Ms. Rachel Little
Registrar


Education:
Kennesaw State University, B.S. in Organizational Communications

School doesn't always come naturally to everyone, so I like helping students figure out what works for them and help them achieve success.

Ms. Catiria Llanos
Accounts Payable Associate


Education:
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, B.S. in Social Sciences

Mrs. Emily F. Lyles
Athletics and GOAL Associate


Education:
Kennesaw State University, B.B.A. in Marketing

I love being able to work in a community where we are free to share, grow, and support each other in our faith.

Mr. Frank Maranville
Facilities


Education:

Mrs. Laura Marshall
5th-7th Grade Mathematics Teacher


Education:
Georgia State University, M.Ed. in Mathematics Education;
University of Georgia, B.S.Ed. in Middle School Education

I love working with middle school students because every day is different and exciting. You never know what is going to happen next!

Deacon Bill McCarthy
Preschool Chaplain


Education:
Georgia State University, B.A. in History

Mrs. Megan McWilliams
1st Grade Teacher


Education:
Old Dominion University, M.S. in Education;
Old Dominion University, B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies

Certifications and Endorsements:
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

I’m from Virginia Beach, so my classroom has a beach theme! I have had many students bring me shells to add to the room, and it makes me smile to know that my students think about me and our classroom while on vacation!

Ms. Maria Menendez
2nd Grade Teacher's Assistant


Education:
Chattahoochee Technical College, A.A.S. in Accounting and Business Office Administration

Mrs. Erin Messer
5th-7th Grade English Teacher


Education:
Mercer University, M.B.A. in Management;
Florida State University, B.A. in English

Certifications and Endorsements:
University of North Georgia, Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Facilitating deeper understandings and thought-provoking conversations while exploring novels, poetry, and short stories creates an active and engaging classroom.

Mrs. Ashley Meyer
Director of Academic and College Counseling


Education:
Harvard University, Ed.M. in Higher Education;
University of South Carolina, B.S. in Business Administration


The moments when students click “submit” or receive their first acceptances are really special, and it’s an honor to get to be a part of them.

Mrs. Kiley Nardelli
STEAM Teacher


Education:

Mrs. Gloria Narea
Spanish Teacher


Education:
Escuela Nacional para Maestras de Jardín de Niños, B.A. in Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy

Padre Nuestro and Ave María help us begin each class with faith in our hearts. The students pray out loud in Spanish with devotion, connecting the Spanish culture and language with our faith.

Mrs. Alanna Oliver
1st Grade Teacher’s Assistant


Education:
University of Texas at Austin, M.A. in Kinesiology;
Midwestern State University, B.S. in Mathematics

I love this school because I can practice, teach and nurture my faith and am surrounded by a community of colleagues, friends, and families who do the same.

Mr. Kyle Pietrantonio
Head of School and Lower School Principal


Education:
The Catholic University of America, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy (in progress);
University of Notre Dame, M.A. in Secondary Education;
Georgetown University, B.A. in Classics, Medieval Studies, and Theology

Ms. Lyndsay Pinzone
2nd Grade Teacher


Education:
Bowling Green State University, B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” -William Arthur Ward

Mr. Pete Radosta
English Chair


Education:
St. Joseph's University, M.S. in Secondary Education;
Georgia State University, B.A. in English Literature

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” – Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird

Learning is a two-way street, occupied by both students and teachers. As a teacher, I try to consider where the kids are coming from and what they’re bringing to the class, and in doing so, I try to meet them in the middle. I try to engage them on their level, encouraging them to explore and empowering them to take risks. When this happens, there is a sense of wonder and appreciation that is visible on a student’s face. And that’s what teaching and learning are all about: Meeting in the middle so everyone benefits.

Mr. Matthew Reger
Science Chair • Assistant Principal for Academics • 10th Grade Dean


Education:
University of Notre Dame, M.T.S.;
Georgia Institute of Tecnhology, B.S. in Chemistry

Learning how to ask good questions, analyze information, solve problems, and think critically is far more important than learning the chemistry itself.

Mrs. Clara Richardson-Olguin
Music Teacher


Education:
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Master of Law
Georgia State University, B.A. in Music Management

Certificates and Endorsements:
University of Dallas, Theology of the Body
American Orff-Schulwerk Association, Orff Approach

Mrs. Diane Robinson
Pre-K3 Teacher


Education:
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.A. in Physical Education

Working with three-year-olds allows me the opportunity to notice the little gifts God has given to all of us. Whether it is a bug or a hug, we take the time together as a class to enjoy it all!

Mrs. Rockie Rondeau
Fine Arts Chair


Education:
Kennesaw State University, M.A.T. in Art Education;
Columbia College, B.A. in Studio Art and Photography

I believe that, with the right instruction, every student is capable of creating beautiful works of art. I hear students say they won't take an art class because they don't know how to draw. I always ask if they knew how to do calculus before they took the class. Art is a learned skill and anyone with the desire can be successful.

Mr. David Rosenzweig
Social Sciences • Assistant Principal for Students • 11th Grade Dean


Education:
DePaul University, M.Ed.;
Michigan State University, B.A. in History

I had many inspirational teachers in my schooling, but my grandfather’s stories of being a spy in World War II and leading our Civilian Air Force Intelligence at the Pentagon definitely led me down the path to become a history teacher.

Mrs. Sally Roy
3rd Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Meredith College, B.S. in Child Development/Family Relations

Our focus is on not only the academic learning but also the spiritual growth of each student. We provide an environment where each child can blossom at his or her own level.

Mrs. Natalie Schirra
Social Sciences • Theology


Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.A. in Secondary Education and History

We tend to paint the past with generalizations, portraying its players as either good or evil, when in reality, history is much more nuanced because people are full of inconsistencies and contradictions.

Mrs. Theresa Sequeira
5th-7th Grade Coordinator


Education:
University of the Witwatersrand, LL.B.;
University of the Witwatersrand, B.A. in Legal Theory and Industrial Sociology


Being a part of forming our graduates is an honor, a privilege, and a role that I take seriously and with much love.

Mrs. Kelly Sickafoose
Director of Financial Aid and Accounts Receivable Associate


Education:
Benedictine College, B.A. in Elementary Education

Ms. Ansley Snyder
3rd Grade Teacher's Assistant


Education:
University of Mississippi, B.A. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Mathematics (6th-12th)
English (6th-12th)

When students leave my classroom, I want them to be inspired to be the best version of themselves as a learner, a friend, and a Christ follower.

Ms. Jill Stedman
Social Sciences


Education:
Johns Hopkins University, M.S. in Education;
American University, B.A. in Political Science

Certifications and Endorsements:
Johns Hopkins University, Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision

I have watched our students celebrate college graduations, weddings, births, and deaths. Their capacity to love and support one another, in good times and in bad, is the most beautiful and lasting gift our students take with them.

Ms. Elizabeth Stromberg
Lower School Campus Minister


Education:
Mater Ecclesiae College, B.A. in Religious and Pastoral Studies

I feel that the Holy Spirit has brought me to this community of faith that is dedicated to Him, to be a channel of His grace to many people.

Mr. Alex Sullivan
Director of Special Projects


Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Business Administration

Mrs. Karin Tarrant
Benedict XVI Center


Education:
Iona College, M.B.A.;
Mercy College, B.A. in Mathematics

My goal is to provide a positive, supportive learning environment. I want to help all students realize their potential and become successful learners.

Ms. Georgia Tate
Pre-K2 Teacher


Education:
Perimeter College, A.A.

Mrs. Amanda Thornhill
Mathematics


Education:
University of Georgia, B.S. in Mathematics Education

I am always amazed at the hidden talents of our students—artists, performers, and so much more.

Mr. Timothy Thornhill
Mathematics


Education:
University of Georgia, B.S. in Mathematics Education

When students begin to depend on my help less and less, the more confident I am in their ability to deal with problems and issues in their own life.

Mr. Paolo Troianello
Facilities Manager


Education:

Ms. Isabella Tsui
Upper School Counselor


Education:
University of North Georgia, M.S. in Counseling;
University of Georgia, B.S. in Psychology

Certifications and Endorsements:
Licensed Associate Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Georgia Professional Standards Commission in School Counseling Certificate

The best part of counseling is being able to help students recognize their own potential and empowering them with their strengths.

Mrs. Marylu Valek
Executive Assistant to the Head of School


Education:
University of Connecticut, B.S. in Mathematics

I want our students to rejoice in the talents given to them by God and not despair if they are not the same as the person sitting next to them. How dull the world would be if we were all the same. 

Mrs. Alicia Valenzano
Pre-K2 Assistant


Education:
University of Alabama, M.A. in Corporate Finance;
University of Auburn, B.S. in International Business

Mr. Sam Walker
Soccer Director • Physical Education Teacher


Education:
Young Harris College, B.A. in Theater

Certifications and Endorsements:
BTEC National Diploma in Sports Management

Sport and competition can bring the best and the worst out of people. Understanding how to respect and treat each other in a competitive environment is a wonderful thing to achieve. 

Mrs. Kristina Wilhelm
Director of Admission and Outreach


Education:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.Ed in Education Administration and Athletic Administration;
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S. in Secondary Math Education

Mrs. Virginia Wilson
Kindergarten and Pre-1st Grade Teacher’s Assistant


Education:
New York Law School, J.D.;
New York University, B.A. in Journalism

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy

It’s wonderful to see a child I helped learn how to read in Kindergarten reach their full potential and read the Epistle at an all-school or Lower School Mass.