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.

2020-2021 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,
Beth Byorth, preschool aide
Jennifer Matthews, preschool aide
Cheryl Hohlefelder, preschool aide


Kathy Hare, kindergarten teacher,
Kathy Stuart, kindergarten teacher,
Kathy Troutman, kindergarten teacher,
Andrea Grundei, kindergarten teacher,
Erin Mazon, intervention specialist
Bernadette Dinehart, paraprofessional
Amy Sudduth, paraprofessional
Gladys Ruz, educational support assistant

1st-2nd Grade Team

Molly Long, 1st grade teacher,
Shelley O’Neil, 1st grade teacher,
Megan Sobecki, 1st grade techer,
Jane Borgemenke, 2nd grade teacher,
Marcia Springer, 2nd grade teacher,
Ellen Faler, 2nd grade teacher,
Erin Mazon, intervention specialist
Andrea O’Reilly, 1st grade educational support assistant
Gladys Ruz, 2nd grade educational support assistant
Mimi Moeller, 1st grade paraprofessional
Kathleen Dodd, 2nd grade paraprofessional

3rd-4th Grade Team

Mackenzie Veeder, 3rd grade teacher,
Julie Boyles, 3rd grade teacher,
Sue Asencio, 3rd grade teacher,
Christine Gutridge, 4th grade teacher,
Brittany Burger, 4th grade teacher,
Karen DeLucia, 4th grade teacher,
Jen Schehr, 3rd grade intervention specialist
Erin Mazon, 4th grade intervention specialist
Andrea O’Reilly, 3rd grade educational support assistant
Gladys Ruz, 4th grade educational support assistant
Stacey Maxwell, 3rd & 4th grade paraprofessional

5th-6th Grade Team

Kathy Wodarcyk, 5th grade teacher,
Nick Byorth, 5th grade teacher,
Jill Cecutti, 5th teacher,
Kerinan Jordan, 6th grade teacher,
Andrea Knabe, 6th grade teacher,
Kim VanHuffel, 6th grade teacher,
Jeremy Johnson, intervention specialist
Jenny Ventresco, educational support assistant
Linda Gelhaus, paraprofessional

7th-8th Grade Team

Katy Nentwich, 7th grade teacher,
Jen Maschari, 7th grade teacher,
Shelley Regrut, 7th grade teacher,
Sara Hardin, 8th grade teacher,
Chris Mazon, 8th grade teacher,
Colleen Zetzer, intervention specialist,
Kim Bakos, educational support assistant
Karen Sullivan, paraprofessional

Special Area Teachers

Courtney Kreber, physical education and 7-8 health teacher,
Crystal Bensonhaver, music teacher,
Larrie Habel, art teacher,
Bridget DeSocio, home learning coordinator, library teacher,
Marta Regan, spanish teacher,
Nathan Graham, home learning coordinator, band teacher,
Mary Westendorf, technology coordinator,
Marcia Kelty, library assistant
Tina Hendricks, library assistant

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,
Sandy Peecook, health aide,


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