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
Mrs. Rupp has been teaching for 25 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.
Ms. Michaela Shordt
Building Float/Ext Day
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!
Ms. Karissa Ferrell
PK 1 Lead Teacher
Ms. Karissa has been teaching in the ECE field for 27 years. Ms. Karissa has a true passion for educating young children using movement, exploration, sensory experiences and so much more. She holds a Child Development Associates Certificate and we are so pleased to have her as part of our faculty.
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.
Ms. Jenny Westrup
PK 3 Lead Teacher
Ms. Jenny has been teaching in the early childhood field for over 24 years. She holds a Child Development Associates, as well as currently attending Lourdes University to finish out her degree. She is also a mother to two wonderful daughters and two four legged-furry sons. Ms. Jen brings a wonderful energy, a great compassion, and a creative flow to the classroom. We are excited to have her at St. Catherine's!
PK 4 Lead Teacher
Mr. Tiburcio joins our faculty with 10 years of Early Childhood experience. He has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and is also a Professional Development Specialist. Tiburcio enjoys playing board and video games in his spare time. He brings experience, kindness, joy and organization to our faculty. We are lucky to have him!
PK5 Lead Teacher
Ms. Charlotte has over thirty years of teaching experience with a variety of ages from toddlers to pre-school and pre-k. She is married with three grown children, and one grandson who is three. She is friendly, happy, and always a smiling person with a zest for life. Her motto is peace and harmony and have fun. Charlotte loves traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends. She holds an Associates in Early Childhood Education and is currently in school working on her Bachelors in Early Childhood & Special Education.
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 holds a 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
PS/PK6 Lead Teacher
Mrs. Becky Boros 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.
Art & Building Float
Ms. Dennelle is a former parent of the school turned teacher! We are so pleased that she has returned to us this year and that she has such compassion, love and passion for children and this field. She has worked in many different positions in child care and we are lucky to have her on our faculty!
Food Service/Lunch Program
Ms. Molly is a licensed teacher through the State of Ohio. She is excited to return to us in a different capacity as she returns to school. Molly has one son who is currently in first grade. She enjoys this age and loves helping children learn new things! We are pleased to have Ms. Molly with us.
Miss. Sarah Mohr
PK1 Assistant Teacher
Miss. Sarah is returning this year as an assistant teacher. Miss. Sarah is kind, flexible and enthusiastic. She is pursuing her Child Development Certificate. We are so happy to have her back for her third year!
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 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. Jenny!
PK4 Assistant Teacher
Ms. Christine Allen is currently working on her CDA and is in her second year of teaching. She brings kindness, joy and a sense of calm to the classroom. Ms. Christine enjoys spending time with her family and learning new things about Early Childhood Education. We are pleased to have her as part of our faculty.
PS2 Lead Teacher
Ms. J will be returning to the classroom this year as a lead teacher. Ms. J has been with our school for several years and has the ability to connect with everyone! 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.
Mr. Sirmans holds a license to teach through the Ohio Department of Education. He most recently has been a substitute for various school districts including our own school! Mr. Sirmans has a wealth of experience, patience and kindness that he brings to our faculty. We are so lucky to have him on a permanent basis this year! He will be working primarily with the preschool rooms (3 young 4's) .
PM Extended Day Teacher
Mrs. Terry is a registered nurse and will be joining us this year as a building float and PM extended day teacher. Terry is caring, fun and warm. We are lucky to have her joyful energy in our building!