Preschool Team

Ann DiMezza Preschool assistant teacher; Assistant Director, Preschool After School Enrichment Program Marygrove College Temple University Joined TPS 1993

Ann DiMezza Preschool assistant teacher; Assistant Director, Preschool After School Enrichment Program
Marygrove College
Temple University
Joined TPS 1993

Mary Beth Fedirko Preschool teacher B.S., Northeastern University M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2001  

Mary Beth Fedirko Preschool teacher
B.S., Northeastern University
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2001
 

Maureen Glaccum Preschool teacher  B.A., Pennsylvania State University Joined TPS 1992  

Maureen Glaccum Preschool teacher 
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
Joined TPS 1992
 

Lisa Hoke Preschool teacher B.S., Chestnut Hill College  M.A., Villanova University Joined TPS 2001

Lisa Hoke Preschool teacher
B.S., Chestnut Hill College 
M.A., Villanova University
Joined TPS 2001

Pamela Holland Preschool teacher B.A., Franklin & Marshall College Joined TPS 2004 "Why I Teach"

Pamela Holland Preschool teacher
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College
Joined TPS 2004
"Why I Teach"

Emily Light Preschool assistant teacher Joined TPS 2014 B.A., Emory University M.A.Ed., Pepperdine University

Emily Light Preschool assistant teacher
Joined TPS 2014
B.A., Emory University
M.A.Ed., Pepperdine University

Madeline Ortiz-Leonard Preschool assistant teacher  B.S., Temple University Joined TPS 2012

Madeline Ortiz-Leonard Preschool assistant teacher 
B.S., Temple University
Joined TPS 2012

 

Kindergarten Team

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Rachel Adams-Kaplan Kindergarten teacher  
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2001

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Brian Jordan Kindergarten assistant teacher
B.S., University of Wisconsin
Joined TPS 2013

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Katie Miller Kindergarten teacher
B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2008   

Jonah Patten Kindergarten teacher
B.A., University of the Arts
Joined TPS in 2012

Elizabeth Zack Kindergarten teacher
B.A., George Washington University
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 1996
"Why I Teach"

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Melissa Roldan-Stills Kindergarten assistant teacher
B.A., Ithaca College
M.A., Emerson College
Joined TPS 2015

Primary Unit Team

Rebecca Auritt Primary Unit teacher B.A. Dartmouth College Joined TPS 2013  

Rebecca Auritt Primary Unit teacher
B.A. Dartmouth College
Joined TPS 2013
 

Marisa Block Primary Unit Teacher B.A., Temple University M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2014

Marisa Block Primary Unit Teacher
B.A., Temple University
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2014

Lucinda Edgerton Primary Unit teacher B.A., Temple University A.S., Temple University Joined TPS 2016

Lucinda Edgerton Primary Unit teacher
B.A., Temple University
A.S., Temple University
Joined TPS 2016

Jennifer Giampetro Primary Unit Teacher B.A., Temple University M.Ed., Temple University Joined TPS 2015

Jennifer Giampetro Primary Unit Teacher
B.A., Temple University
M.Ed., Temple University
Joined TPS 2015

Bernadette McCleary Primary Unit teacher B.S., Seton Hill University M.S., St. Joseph's University Joined TPS 2014  

Bernadette McCleary Primary Unit teacher
B.S., Seton Hill University
M.S., St. Joseph's University
Joined TPS 2014
 

Nike Walker Primary Unit teacher B.A., Boston University M.Ed., Chestnut Hill College Joined TPS 2011

Nike Walker Primary Unit teacher
B.A., Boston University
M.Ed., Chestnut Hill College
Joined TPS 2011

Benjamin Warrington Primary Unit teacher  B.A., Temple University M.Ed., University of Wilmington Joined TPS 2012

Benjamin Warrington Primary Unit teacher 
B.A., Temple University
M.Ed., University of Wilmington
Joined TPS 2012

Jane White Primary Unit teacher B.S., Towson University M.Ed., Arcadia University Joined TPS 2010

Jane White Primary Unit teacher
B.S., Towson University
M.Ed., Arcadia University
Joined TPS 2010

3rd Grade Team

Diane Butler 3rd grade teacher B.F.A., University of the Arts M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art Joined TPS 2011  

Diane Butler 3rd grade teacher
B.F.A., University of the Arts
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art
Joined TPS 2011
 

Miriam Harlan 3rd grade teacher A.B., Bryn Mawr College M.S., University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 1985 "Why I Teach"

Miriam Harlan 3rd grade teacher
A.B., Bryn Mawr College
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 1985
"Why I Teach"

Joshua Herren 3rd grade teacher B.A., University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2015

Joshua Herren 3rd grade teacher
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2015

Jeeyeon (Anna) Park 3rd grade teacher B.A., Hope College M.S.E.d.,University of Pennsylvania                                                                             Joined TPS 2012

Jeeyeon (Anna) Park 3rd grade teacher
B.A., Hope College
M.S.E.d.,University of Pennsylvania                                                                             Joined TPS 2012

Junior Unit Team

Chantal Barr Junior Unit Teacher
B.A., Arcadia University
M.A., Arcadia UniversityJoined TPS 2016

Jenson Cheng Junior Unit Teacher
B.F.A, National Taiwan Academy of Arts
M.F.A., University of the Arts
Teacher Certificate, Arcadia University
Joined TPS 2015

Nick Dekker Junior Unit teacher
B.A., Hampshire College
Joined TPS 2015

Timothy Jones Junior Unit teacher
B.A., Middlebury College
M.S.Ed., Bank Street College of Education
Joined TPS 2016

Noelle Kellich Junior Unit teacher
B.A., University of Pittsburgh
Joined TPS 2011
"Why I Teach"

Daniel Lai Junior Unit teacher
B.S., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Rutgers School of Law
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 1998
"Why Diversity Matters"
 

Laura Matheny Junior Unit teacher
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., University of Minnesota
Joined TPS 1998
 

Julia Carelton Junior Unit teacher
B.A., Swarthmore College
Joined TPS 2015

David Stills Junior Unit teacher
B.A., Ithaca College
Joined TPS 2014

6th Grade Team

Jess Ford Middle School teacher
B.A., University of Delaware
Joined TPS 2012

Michael Friedman Middle School teacher
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
Joined TPS 2012

Katrina Jones Middle School teacher
B.A., Oral Roberts University
M.A., Oral Roberts University
Joined TPS 2015

Terrence Maguire Middle School teacher
B.A.,University of Maryland
M.Ed.,Temple University
Joined TPS 2014

7th Grade Team

Stephen Bartholomew Middle School teacher  B.A., Rutgers University Temple University Joined TPS 1986

Stephen Bartholomew Middle School teacher 
B.A., Rutgers University
Temple University
Joined TPS 1986

David D'Altorio Middle School teacher B.A. Kenyon College Joined TPS 2014 

David D'Altorio Middle School teacher
B.A. Kenyon College
Joined TPS 2014 

Melanie Duncan Middle School teacher B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Ph.D., Meharry Medical College Joined TPS 2016

Melanie Duncan Middle School teacher
B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Ph.D., Meharry Medical College
Joined TPS 2016

Jake Hunter Middle School teacher B.A., University of Pennsylvania M.A., University of Central Missouri, College of Education Joined TPS 2016

Jake Hunter Middle School teacher
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Central Missouri, College of Education
Joined TPS 2016

8th Grade Team

Wendy Furry Middle School teacher B.A., John F. Kennedy University Joined TPS 2010

Wendy Furry Middle School teacher
B.A., John F. Kennedy University
Joined TPS 2010

Emily Barry Marston Middle School teacher
A.B., Vassar College
M.A., Cornell University
Joined TPS 1987

Ashley Opalka Middle School teacher B.A., Bryn Mawr College M.M., Temple University Joined TPS 2009 On Shakespeare & Music

Ashley Opalka Middle School teacher
B.A., Bryn Mawr College
M.M., Temple University
Joined TPS 2009
On Shakespeare & Music

Ethan Tannen Middle School teacher B.A., Tufts University M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2014

Ethan Tannen Middle School teacher
B.A., Tufts University
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2014

Art Team

Neesa Becker-Procaccino Art teacher B.F.A., Pratt Institute        M.Ed., Tyler School of Art Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Joined TPS 1990

Neesa Becker-Procaccino Art teacher
B.F.A., Pratt Institute       
M.Ed., Tyler School of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Joined TPS 1990

Catherine Bogart-Rome Art teacher A.S., Harriman College B.F.A., University of Arizona Post-baccalaureate, University of Arizona Joined TPS 2000

Catherine Bogart-Rome Art teacher
A.S., Harriman College
B.F.A., University of Arizona
Post-baccalaureate, University of Arizona
Joined TPS 2000

Rick Jacobsen Art teacher  B.A., University of California, Riverside M.A., University of the Arts Joined TPS 2005

Rick Jacobsen Art teacher 
B.A., University of California, Riverside
M.A., University of the Arts
Joined TPS 2005

Kaitlyn Renna Art Teacher, Preschool and Kindergarten B.F.A., University of the Arts M.A.T., University of the Arts Joined TPS 2014

Kaitlyn Renna Art Teacher, Preschool and Kindergarten
B.F.A., University of the Arts
M.A.T., University of the Arts
Joined TPS 2014

Music Team

Donna Bostock Music teacher Instituto Superior de Arte (Havana) Joined TPS 2014 (Previously taught percussion in the after school music program)

Donna Bostock Music teacher
Instituto Superior de Arte (Havana)
Joined TPS 2014 (Previously taught percussion in the after school music program)

Shannon Coulter Music teacher; Chorus director; a cappella director  B.A., SUNY Albany M.M., Westminster Choir College Cert. Professional Studies in Opera, Temple University Joined TPS 2003

Shannon Coulter Music teacher; Chorus director; a cappella director 
B.A., SUNY Albany
M.M., Westminster Choir College
Cert. Professional Studies in Opera, Temple University
Joined TPS 2003

Christine Gignac Music teacher B.A., Temple University Joined TPS 2005

Christine Gignac Music teacher
B.A., Temple University
Joined TPS 2005

Ramsey Reyes Physical education & music teacher B.S. University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2016

Ramsey Reyes Physical education & music teacher
B.S. University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2016

Physical Education Team

Akemi Moriuchi Athletic Director & physical education teacher B.A., Franklin & Marshall College M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University Joined TPS 2013

Akemi Moriuchi Athletic Director & physical education teacher
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
Joined TPS 2013

Bartley Jeannoute Physical education teacher B.S., Temple University Joined TPS 2016

Bartley Jeannoute Physical education teacher
B.S., Temple University
Joined TPS 2016

Ramsey Reyes Physical education & music teacher B.S. University of Pennsylvania Joined TPS 2016

Ramsey Reyes Physical education & music teacher
B.S. University of Pennsylvania
Joined TPS 2016

Michael Bonitatibus Physical education teacher B.S. Towson University Joined TPS 2014

Michael Bonitatibus Physical education teacher
B.S. Towson University
Joined TPS 2014

Spanish Team

Tiziana Acerbo Spanish teacher L.L.B., Santa Maria University (Caracas) M.S., Instituto Universitario de Policia Cientifica (Caracas) Joined TPS in 2010

Tiziana Acerbo Spanish teacher
L.L.B., Santa Maria University (Caracas)
M.S., Instituto Universitario de Policia Cientifica (Caracas)
Joined TPS in 2010

Cecilia Genzlinger Spanish teacher B.A., UNIDEP Laureate International Universities in Mexico Joined TPS 2015

Cecilia Genzlinger Spanish teacher
B.A., UNIDEP Laureate International Universities in Mexico
Joined TPS 2015

Maggie Markmann Spanish teacher B.A., La Salle University M.A., La Salle University Joined TPS 2015

Maggie Markmann Spanish teacher
B.A., La Salle University
M.A., La Salle University
Joined TPS 2015

Giovana Robinson Spanish teacher B.A., Adventist University of Colombia Joined TPS 2015

Giovana Robinson Spanish teacher
B.A., Adventist University of Colombia
Joined TPS 2015

Marco Velis Spanish teacher  School of Education, Universidad de Chile B.A., Berklee College of Music Joined TPS 1992

Marco Velis Spanish teacher 
School of Education, Universidad de Chile
B.A., Berklee College of Music
Joined TPS 1992