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Mrs. Dana Altone
​Media Specialist
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Mr. John Angelle
6th and 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
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Ms. Allison Berry
STEAM Teacher
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Mrs. Ann Brown
4th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Ms. Dana Christensen
6th and 7th Grade Religion Teacher
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Mrs. Kelly Coury
4th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Cristina Dekle
Spanish Teacher, ESP Director
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Mrs. Karen Fickett
3rd Grade Teacher
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Ms. Megan Gallagher
1st Grade Teacher
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Ms. Victoria Gaston
7th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Ms. Kara Gaynor
5th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Ellen Grisham
6th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Ms. Leslie Hein
5th Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Mrs. Stephanie Irizarry
7th Grade English Teacher
Ms. Grace Jacobi
3rd Grade Teacher
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Ms. Tracy Kendall
1st Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Mary Kenny
Seton Center Director
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Ms. Annie Lagomasino
5th Grade Teacher
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Ms. Tonnie Lentz
6th and 7th Grade Science Teacher
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Mrs. Karen Lewis
Pre-K4 Teacher
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Ms. Laura Linkous
Physical Education Teacher
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Ms. Laura Marshall
6th and 7th Grade Mathematics Teacher
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Ms. Meghan McCabe
K-7th Grade Mathematics
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Mrs. Erin Messer
6th Grade English Teacher
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Mrs. Gloria Narea
Spanish Teacher
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Mrs. Kathy Ann Nixon
3rd Grade Teachers’ Assistant
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Mrs. Alanna Oliver
Pre-1st Teacher’s Assistant
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Ms. Lyndsay Pinzone
2nd Grade Teacher
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Ms. AnnaMarie Rose
5th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Sally Roy
3rd Grade Carroll Center Teacher
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Mrs. Bethany Rusenko
Pre-1st Teacher
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Mrs. Kristen Schultz
Student Success Counselor
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Mrs. Theresa Sequeira
6th and 7th Grade Coordinator
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Mrs. Rosemary Thomasberger
Performing Arts Teacher
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Mr. Sam Walker
Soccer Director, Physical Education Teacher
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Mrs. Virginia Wilson
Kindergarten Teacher’s Assistant
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Mrs. Whitney Wright
4th Grade Teacher
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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.

Ms. 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
6th and 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher


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.

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. 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.

Ms. Dana Christensen
6th and 7th Grade Religion Teacher


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

Mrs. Kelly Coury
4th Grade Teacher


Education:
Auburn University, B.A. in Elementary Education

I teach my students to put others first. Who can they serve today? Who can they love? How do their actions affect others? Learning to be selfless is essential and ongoing.

Ms. Samantha DeChiazza
Pre-K4 Teacher


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

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.

Mrs. Cristina Dekle
Spanish Teacher, ESP Director


Education:
Universidad Estatal a Distancia, B.A. in Education - Spanish as a Second Language

Working with children is my passion, and I'm honored to guide and help them discover the benefit of knowing a second language.

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.

Ms. Megan Gallagher
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 (in progress)
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!

Mrs. Jessica Garcia
Kindergarten


Education:
Ave Maria University, B.A. in Literature

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

I love being able to be creative with what I teach. There are so many fun ways of learning, and in our classrooms, we are really able to explore these different teaching and learning styles.

Ms. Victoria Gaston
7th 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. Kara Gaynor
5th Grade Teacher


Education:
Kennesaw State University, M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
Wake Forest University, B.A. in Elementary Education and Teaching

Certifications and Endorsements:
ESOL Certificate

I fill my classroom with lots of brightness and color to create an inviting and exciting environment so that my students will be more engaged and eager to learn!

Mrs. Ellen Grisham
6th Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Mercer University, B.A. in English

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

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.

Ms. Leslie Hein
5th Grade Carroll Center Teacher


Education:
Piedmont College, Ed.S in Instruction/Curriculum and Development;
Piedmont College, M.A.T. in Education;
University of West Georgia, B.A. in Art

Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification and Reading Endorsement

In the John Carrol Resource Center, we focus on accommodating for the learning style and working pace of each student while covering the required curriculum.

Mrs. Stephanie Irizarry
7th Grade English Teacher


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.

Ms. Grace Jacobi
3rd Grade Teacher


Education:
Berry College, B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certification
Griffin RESA K-5th Grade Math Endorsement

What doesn't amaze me about my students? They are always showing me how smart they really are and that they can persevere through the challenges of life.

Ms. Kettia Carrenard Jasmin
2nd 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!

Ms. Tracy Kendall
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.

Ms. Annie Lagomasino
5th Grade Teacher


Education:
Furman University, B.A. in Music

Ms. Tonnie Lentz
6th and 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.

Ms. Laura Linkous
Physical Education Teacher


Education:
Georgia State University, B.S. in Exercise Physiology

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

Doing the right thing is usually the hardest thing.

Ms. Laura Marshall
6th and 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!

Ms. Meghan McCabe
K-7th Grade Mathematics


Education:
Georgia State University, M.Ed. in Elementary Education
Georgia College and State University, B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications and Endorsements:
Georgia State University, Mathematics
Georgia State University, Support and Coaching of Teachers

Because there are many ways to solve a math problem, students are able to have “Aha!” moments and make connections to many types of mathematics.

Mrs. Erin Messer
6th 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. 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. Kathy Ann Nixon
3rd Grade Teachers’ Assistant


Education:
Certifications and Endorsements:
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification
English/Fine Arts International Coaching License

I want my students to remember to always put God first, respect others by treating them the way they would want to be treated, and always help those in need.

Mrs. Alanna Oliver
Pre-1st 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.

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

A student is successful when there is progress from beginning to end—when they are able to understand what they’ve been taught, especially if it was a struggle for a while.

Ms. AnnaMarie Rose
5th Grade Teacher


Education:
Clemson University, M.A. in Middle School Language Arts
Clemson University, B.A. in Psychology

My students will always remember the amount of love and fun they had in their fifth grade class.

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. Bethany Rusenko
Pre-1st Teacher


Education:
Mercer University, M.A.T.;
Clemson University, B.A. in Communication Studies

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

Every day is a new opportunity to make a difference. These children may be small, but they have big hearts!

Mrs. Kristen Schultz
Student Success Counselor


Education:
Syracuse University, M.S. in School Counseling;
SUNY Fredonia, B.S. in Communications

The best aspect of the Lower School is the love the teachers show our students. Since my own children are a part of the school community, I know they are in good hands all day.

Mrs. Theresa Sequeira
6th and 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. Rosemary Thomasberger
Performing Arts Teacher


Education:
Caldwell University, B.A. in Music

Certifications and Endorsements:
Certificate in Catechist Formation and Pedagogy

It's a joy to watch students working hard as a creative team in a respectful, God-centered environment to produce a work that demonstrates to others the beauty of their God-given talents.

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

Hard work beats talent, if talent fails to work hard.

Mrs. Virginia Wilson
Kindergarten 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.

Mrs. Whitney Wright
4th Grade Teacher


Education:
Georgia College and State University, B.S. in Early Childhood Education

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

Younger children have such a light to love others and be kind to one another.