staffOur Faculty

Saint Brigid of Kildare teachers work on grade level teaching teams and with professional learning committees to advance their knowledge of Catholic identity, unit design, feedback, and assessment. Mentor teachers work with entry level teachers over a four year period. Teachers at Saint Brigid of Kildare School employ a myriad of instructional methods to help students from all grades reach their full potential.

2019-2020 Faculty List


Kathleen O’Reilly, Principal,
Cindy Lombardo, Vice Principal,
Jill Carfagna, Assistant Principal and Director of Student Learning,
Shannon Crawford, Receptionist/Secretary (Tues-Fri),
Sandy Peecook, Receptionist/Secretary (Mon),
Megan Wachalec, Admissions Director,


Hillary Harper, preschool director,
Deb Funk, preschool teacher and aide,
Mary Curtin, preschool teacher,
Gretchen O’Reilly, preschool teacher,
Kris McKenna, preschool teacher and aide,
Beth Byorth, preschool aide
Jennifer Matthews, preschool aide
Mary Curtin, preschool aide
Cheryl Hohlefelder, Wolfhound Adventures


Kathy Hare, kindergarten teacher,
Kathy Stuart, kindergarten teacher,
Kathy Troutman, kindergarten teacher,
Andrea Grundei, kindergarten literacy,
Megan Sobecki, intervention specialist
Bernadette Dinehart, paraprofessional
Amy Sudduth, paraprofessional
Mimi Moeller, paraprofessional

1st-2nd Grade Team

Jane Borgemenke, 1st grade teacer,
Marcia Springer, 1st grade teacher,
Molly Long, 2nd grade teacher,
Samantha Troutman, 2nd grade teacher,
Shelley O’Neil, 1st grade literacy,
Ellen Faler, 2nd grade literacy,
Erin Mazon, intervention specialist
Gladys Ruz, educational support assistant
Teri Squillace, paraprofessional
Kathleen Dodd, paraprofessional
Shannon Summers, paraprofessional

3rd-4th Grade Team

Mackenzie Veeder, 3rd grade teacher,
Julie Boyles, 3rd grade teacher,
Christine Gutridge, 4th grade teacher,
Brittany Burger, 4th grade teacher,
Shelley Regrut, 3rd and 4th grade literacy,
Megan Sobecki, intervention specialist (grade 3)
Jen Schehr, intervention specialist (grade 4)
Teri Ryan, educational support assistant
Linda Gelhaus, paraprofessional
Andrea O’Reilly, paraprofessional
Kelly Walker, paraprofessional

5th-6th Grade Team

Kathy Wodarcyk, 5th grade teacher,
Nick Byorth, 5th grade teacher,
Kerinan Jordan, 6th grade teacher,
Andrea Knabe, 6th grade teacher,
Jill Cecutti, 5th and 6th grade literacy,
Jeremy Johnson, intervention specialist
Kim Bakos, educational support assistant
Karen Sullivan, paraprofessional
Gabrielle Zaremba, math paraprofessional

7th-8th Grade Team

Katy Nentwich, 7th grade teacher,
Sara Hardin, 7th grade teacher,
Chris Mazon, 8th grade teacher,
Jen Maschari, 8th grade teacher,
Karen DeLucia, 7th and 8th grade literacy,
Colleen Zetzer, intervention specialist,
Jenny Ventresco, educational support assistant
Maryann Heffernan, educational support assistant
Gabrielle Zaremba, math paraprofessional
Yvonne Schwab, paraprofessional

Special Area Teachers

Sue Asencio, technology teacher,
Courtney Kreber, physical education and 7-8 health teacher,
Crystal Bensonhaver, music teacher,
Larrie Habel, art teacher,
Bridget DeSocio, library teacher,
Marta Regan, spanish teacher,
Nathan Graham, band teacher,
Mary Westendorf, technology coordinator,

Academic Support Services

Stacie Williams, guidance counselor,
Megan Bouscher, occupational therapist,
Amanada Ghiloni, occupational therapist,
Erin Russell, speech/language pathologist,
Angela Francis, vision therapy,
Peggy Iannarino, school nurse,
Marcia Kelty, library assistant
Tina Hendricks, library assistant


All paid staff must have on file both BCI and FBI background checks and must attend “Protecting God’s Children.”