Chris holds a Master's Degree in Teaching and Curriculum and a BA in Early Childhood Education from Lourdes University. She and her family have lived in the St. Catherine area for over 20 years. Chris is committed to Catholic Education, focusing her Master's thesis on teaching curriculum through essential Catholic values.
Ms. Beth Huber is a member of St. Catherine Parish. She not only runs the Preschool office but also directs the hot lunch program for our school.
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd & PK Art
Mrs. Rupp has been teaching for 20 years. She enjoys helping children understand God's love for them. Terri has a wonderful connection with children and is able to reach the introverted child through her patience and kindness.Terri is married and has 3 sons. She is a member of St. Catherine Parish.
Music Teacher, PS Art & Food Program
Ms. J will be the Music teacher this year as well as preparing all meals and snacks. Ms. J has a wealth of experience within our program teaching as a lead teacher, para-professional, music teacher, PTA coordinator, summer program coordinator and extended day teacher. Ms. J is flexible, kind and loving. She believes that working with children is such a joy! She is currently pursuing her Child Development Associates credential.
Miss. Brooke Jacob
PK 1 Lead Teacher
Miss. Brooke Jacob is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a certificate in Deaf Studies. She is happy to be back teaching in Toledo, the city she was born and raised. Brooke has a passion for watching children learn and grow. She is creative, outgoing, and dedicated. Brooke looks forward to her first year at St. Catherine's.
PK 2 Lead Teacher
Jill was born in Ohio and now lives in Tecumseh, Michigan with her husband. They have two adult children and two four-legged kids too! She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early and Middle Childhood Education from the Ohio State University. She has had the opportunity to work with many different ages of children, and her favorite has been in Early Education. Mrs. L is an ODE certified mentor and guides new teachers during their first years in the classroom.
PK 3 Lead Teacher
Ms. Lexie is a graduate of Lourdes University with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. Lexie is recently engaged! We are so pleased to have Ms. Lexie as part of our family as she is innovative, enthusiastic, compassionate and dedicated.
Mrs. Katie Orwig
PK 4 Lead Teacher
Mrs. O is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She has five years’ experience educating young children and is excited to continue to work in the Early Education field. She loves watching children play, explore, and discover the world around them. Mrs. O looks forward to her first year at St. Catherine’s
PK 5 Lead Teacher
Miss Bree Elwartoski is a recent graduate of The University of Toledo, with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Bree is a Bedford native, and happy to be working with little ones near the same area she grew up. She has a passion for learning and is so excited to have her first classroom home at St. Catherine's! She can be contacted through her email email@example.com
Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
Ms. Ashley Leach has been a Early Childhood professional for over 12 years. She brings a wealth of experience to our campus. Ms. Ashley recently completely her Child Development Associates Certification! She is creative, fun, organized, caring and experienced! She enjoys watching the students learn and grow! Ms. Ashley can be contacted firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Mary Wilk
Preschool 2 Lead Teacher
Ms. Mary has been a preschool teacher for many years. She holds an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood and enjoys helping all students, especially those with special needs.
PK6 & Technology
Mrs. Becky Boros will be teaching Computer and the half day PS/PK class. She has over 20 years of teaching experience and holds a PK certificate and well as a license to teach through the State of Ohio. Becky has two children; Marissa and Tanner. Becky enjoys camping and time at the beach with her family and supporting her son in his college baseball career. Becky says, "I love children and enjoy working with them. I believe there is good in everyone and will never give up hope on a child." Mrs. Boros is an ODE certified mentor and guides new teachers during their first years in the classroom.
PK 1 Assistant Teacher
Ms. Miranda is a graduate from Whitmer High School where she focused on the Teaching Professions in the Career Tech Program. She then attended the University of Toledo where she studied Special Education. Miranda has experience as a lead teacher for three year old children and is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate Certificate.
PK 2 Assistant Teacher
Mrs. A has been an assistant teacher at the preschool level for several years. She is married and has two daughters. Mrs. A is a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She is a kind and patient teacher. She will be team teaching with Mrs. L.
PK 3 Assistant Teacher
Ms. Caitlyn Amborski joined our faculty midway through our last school year. She is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School and is a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. Caitlyn will be pursuing her Child Development Associates Certificate this year. She is an amazing addition to our team and a wonderful classroom partner for Ms. Lexie!
Ms. Michaela Shordt
Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher
Ms. Michaela Shordt is returning for her second year on our faculty. Ms. Michaela holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Toledo and enjoys working with children. She brings a positive attitude, kindness and a team approach to our faculty! Ms. Michaela attended St. Catherine of Siena as a child and is happy to return to her school!