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.

2021-2022 Faculty List

Administration

Kathleen O’Reilly, Principal, ms.oreilly@stbrigid-school.org
Cindy Lombardo, Vice Principal, mrs.lombardo@stbrigid-school.org
Jill Carfagna, Assistant Principal and Director of Student Learning, mrs.carfagna@stbrigid-school.org
Sandy Peecook, School Office Manager, mrs.peecook@stbrigid-school.org
Megan Wachalec, Admissions Director, mrs.wachalec@stbrigid-school.org

Preschool

Hillary Harper, preschool director, mrs.harper@stbrigid-school.org
Deb Funk, preschool teacher and aide, mrs.funk@stbrigid-school.org
Mary Curtin, preschool teacher, mrs.curtin@stbrigid-school.org
Gretchen O’Reilly, preschool teacher, mrs.oreilly@stbrigid-school.org
Kris McKenna, preschool teacher, mrs.mckenna@stbrigid-school.org
Katie Sachs, preschool teacher, mrs.sachs@stbrigid-school.org
Annie Knapke, preschool aide
Jennifer Matthews, preschool aide
Cheryl Hohlefelder, preschool aide

Kindergarten

Kathy Hare, kindergarten teacher, mrs.hare@stbrigid-school.org
Kathy Stuart, kindergarten teacher, mrs.stuart@stbrigid-school.org
Brittany Katona, kindergarten teacher, ms.katona@stbrigid-school.org
Andrea Grundei, kindergarten instructional support teacher, mrs.grundei@stbrigid-school.org
Jen Schehr, intervention specialist, mrs.schehr@stbrigid-school.org
Bernadette Dinehart, paraprofessional
Amy Sudduth, paraprofessional
Marianne Gray, paraprofessional

1st-2nd Grade Team

Molly Long, 1st grade teacher, mrs.long@stbrigid-school.org
Rachel Riendeau, 1st grade techer, ms.riendeau@stbrigid-school.org
Ellen Faler, 2nd grade teacher, mrs.faler@stbrigid-school.org
Melissa Holloway, 2nd grade teacher, mrs.holloway@stbrigid-school.org
Shelley O’Neil, 1st grade instructional support teacher, mrs.oneil@stbrigid-school.org
Marcia Springer, 2nd grade instructional support teacher, mrs.springer@stbrigid-school.org
Jen Schehr, intervention specialist, mrs.schehr@stbrigid-school.org
Gladys Ruz, educational support assistant
Mimi Moeller, 1st grade paraprofessional
Kathleen Dodd, 2nd grade paraprofessional

3rd-4th Grade Team

Christine Gutridge, 3rd grade teacher, mrs.gutridge@stbrigid-school.org
Brittany Ford, 3rd grade teacher, mrs.ford@stbrigid-school.org
Karen DeLucia, 4th grade teacher, mrs.delucia@stbrigid-school.org
Sara Wolfe, 4th grade teacher, mrs.wolfe@stbrigid-school.org
Mackenzie Veeder, instructional support teacher, mrs.veeder@stbrigid-school.org
Erin Mazon, intervention specialist, mrs.mazon@stbrigid-school.org
Andrea O’Reilly, educational support assistant
Teri Squillace, 3rd grade paraprofessional
Linda Gelhaus, 4th grade paraprofessional

5th-6th Grade Team

Jackie Friesner, 5th grade teacher, ms.friesner@stbrigid-school.org
Kathy Wodarcyk, 5th grade teacher, mrs.wodarcyk@stbrigid-school.org
Nick Byorth, 6th grade teacher, mr.byorth@stbrigid-school.org
Sue Kessler, 6th teacher, mrs.kessler@stbrigid-school.org
Jill Cecutti, instructional support teacher, mrs.cecutti@stbrigid-school.org
Jeremy Johnson, intervention specialist, mr.johnson@stbrigid-school.org
Maryann Heffernan, educational support assistant
Karen Sullivan, paraprofessional

7th-8th Grade Team

Sara Hardin, 7th grade teacher, mrs.hardin@stbrigid-school.org
Chris Mazon, 7th grade teacher, mr.mazon@stbrigid-school.org
Paula Thompson, 8th grade teacher, mrs.thompson@stbrigid-school.org
Jen Maschari, 8th grade teacher, mrs.maschari@stbrigid-school.org
Shelley Regrut, 7th and 8th grade teacher, mrs.regrut@stbrigid-school.org
Colleen Zetzer, intervention specialist, mrs.zetzer@stbrigid-school.org
Jenny Ventresco, educational support assistant
Sherry Collins, paraprofessional

Special Area Teachers

Rachel Jordan, physical education, mrs.jordan@stbrigid-school.org
Kerinan Jordan, innovation team, mrs.jordan@stbrigid-school.org
Crystal Bensonhaver, music teacher, ms.bensonhaver@stbrigid-school.org
Larrie Habel, art teacher, mrs.habel@stbrigid-school.org
Bridget DeSocio, innovation team and library teacher, mrs.desocio@stbrigid-school.org
Marta Regan, spanish teacher, mrs.regan@stbrigid-school.org
Nathan Graham, innovation team and band teacher, mr.graham@stbrigid-school.org
Marcia Kelty, library assistant
Tina Hendricks, library assistant

Academic Support Services

Stacie Williams, guidance counselor, ms.wiilliams@stbrigid-school.org
Megan Bouscher, occupational therapist, mrs.bouscher@stbrigid-school.org
Amanada Ghiloni, occupational therapist, ms.ghiloni@stbrigid-school.org
Erin Russell, speech/language pathologist, mrs.russell@stbrigid-school.org
Angela Francis, vision therapy, mrs.francis@stbrigid-school.org
Allison Mensching, school nurse (Mon-Thurs), mrs.mensching@stbrigid-school.org
Mary Rowland, school nurse (Fri), mrs.rowland@stbrigid-school.org

 

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