Amy Valentini - Vice Principal
email: Mrs. Valentini's Email
B.A. Franciscan University of Steubenville (History, Theology, and Secondary Education Concentration: History)
NYS Certification 7-12 History
10+ years Teaching Experience
10+ years Administrative Experience
"Let us go forward in peace. Our eyes upon Heaven, the only one goal of our labors." St. Therese
Amy Spencer - Kindergarten
email: Mrs. Spencer 's Email
B.S. SUNY Geneseo: Special Ed
M.S. SUNY Geneseo: Special Ed
NYS Perm Certification K-12
18 years teaching experience
"The warm and caring atmosphere, along with the great families and dedicated staff at Archangel school, make it an inviting and rewarding place to work!"
Karen Dawes Kaiser - Second Grade
email: Mrs. Dawes Kaiser's Email
B.A. SUNY Stonybrook: Pre Med
M.S. Nazareth: Elementary Education
NYS Perm Certification N-6
14 years teaching experience
"Lord, Enable me to teach with WISDOM, for I help to shape the mind. Equip me to teach with TRUTH, for I help to shape the conscience. Encourage me to teach with VISION, for I help to shape the future. Empower me to teach with LOVE, for I help to shape the world."
Christine Faulkner - Third Grade
email: Mrs. Faulkner's Email
BS SUNY Brockport - Psychology
NYS Certification Elementary Education N- 6
Taught 19 years at St. John the Evangelist in Greece and 3 years at St. Monica
"I feel very fortunate to be able to work with such a wonderful community of students and teachers. The parents I have encountered make me feel very welcomed into the school. Thank you for making this a great experience for me!!!"
Lori Atvell - Fourth Grade
email: Mrs. Atvell's Email
BS Nazareth College in Liberal Arts
MS Nazareth College - Education
NYS Permanent Certification in Education N-6
MSadm. University of Rochester in Administration
30+ years experience as school Principal and Teacher
"To teach as Jesus did permeates all that I do and am. At Archangel School there is genuine care for each other both with staff and students. The class sizes allows me know the diverse learning styles of my students in order for them to achieve their best. I am really blessed and thankful to be part of the Archangel School community."
Eric Graham - Social Studies 6-12
email: Mr. Graham's Email
B.A St. John Fisher College-History and Adolescence Education
NYS Initial Certification 7-12
I am excited be teaching at Archangel. It is a great privilege to be a part of a wonderful community. "Commit your work to The Lord, and your plans will be established" Proverbs 16:3
Lourdes Peckham - Spanish 7-12
email: Mrs. Peckham's Email
B.S. Sinaloa State University - Accounting
20+ years experience in U.S. Companies in Credit/Collections and Inside Sales - Latin America
"As a native of a Spanish speaking country, I have been given the opportunity to enrich my life and those of my students with the authentic knowledge of culture and language. It has been a pleasure and blessing to teach the students at Archangel school. The staff at Archangel is caring, conscientious and a pleasure to work with."
Janelle Hertz - Science 6-12
email: Ms. Hertz's Email
Mrs. Ashford (Long Term Sub)
email: Mrs. Ashford's Email
BS Syracuse University - Marketing with a minor in Labor Law
MS Grand Canyon University Secondary Education with a focus on Science Education
Integrated Curriculum 5-9: Math, Science, Social Studies
Elementary Education K-6
Agriculture Education K-12
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to facilitate Science Education at Archangel School. Working with such a dedicated, staff, and enthusiastic students and parents makes Archangel school in a class by itself. It is my honor and privilege to be part of a learning community where Our Lord and Learning are the priority.
Daniel Macaluso - Math 7-12
email: Mr. Dan Macaluso's Email
Associates Degree - Monroe CC - Mathematics
B.A. SUNY Geneseo - Mathematics
Mathematics New York State Certified
Second Year at Archangel School
"We show the students their real life possibilities and allow them to see how their actions affect those possibilities."
Miss Amanda Barron - Art, Latin, Computer
email: Miss Barron's Email
SUNY Brockport - BS in Studio Art with a concentration Graphics Design
Enrolled in Nazareth College's Art Education Graduate Program
First year teacher
"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it"
Joesph Ilardo - Music K-12
email:Mr. Ilardo's Email
B.S. in Chemistry from R. I.T.
Baritone soloist with "The Singing Sergeants" of the U. S. Air Force Band in Washington D.C.
Sang with Melody Fair and Lake George Opera in New York and with the Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, Germany.
3 Degrees from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe Germany
Music Specialist for the U. S. Army in Karlsruhe
N.Y. Teaching Certification studies at Nazareth College.
Music Director at St. Mark's Church in Greece, NY.
Cindy Cuthbert - Resource Teacher
email: Mrs. Cuthbert's Email
B.A. English - University of Colorado
M.A. Education- Roberts Wesleyan
Teacher Certification: Elementary Education/Special Education
"Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience" Colossians 3:12
Lisa Sausa - First Grade
email: Ms. Sausa's Email
B.S. Roberts Wesleyan - Organizational Management
M.S. Nazareth - Elementary Education
NYS Permanent Certification - PreK-6
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him and He will make your paths straight" Proverbs 3:5-6
email: Mr. Robbins' email
B.A. Thiel College History/Secondary Education
M.A. SUNY Cortland History
C.A.S SUNY Cortland Educational Leadership
New York State Permanent Certification School District Administrator
14 Years Experience as a Principal, Vice Principal District Office Employee
New York State Permanent Certification Social Studies
Kathy Carleton - Fifth Grade
email: Mrs. Carleton's Email
B.S. SUNY Geneseo Elementary Ed
M.S. SUNY Buffalo Library Science
Perm NYS Certification 7-12 English, N-6, School Library Media K-12
19 years teaching experience
"I enjoy the small class size at Archangel School. I have a chance to really get to know my students, and that makes it much easier and more enjoyable to facilitate their learning."
Mr. Struss English Teacher
email: Mr. Struss E-Mail
MFA - Interdisciplinary Writing/Painting - School of the Art Institute - Chicago
Bachelor of Science - Fine Art, Biblical Studies Biola University
"If I've kindled a flame for my students to crave to know more to take charge of their own education, I've done well if I've inspired my students to be lights to the world I've achieved so much more. The positive modeling and close relationships that happen at Archangel School make all the difference in motivating our students, academically, and an ambassador of heaven"
Carol Ann Pittman - Nurse
email: Mrs. Pittman's Email
Sir Sandford Fleming College (Peterborough, Ontario Canada)
"He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Psalm 147:3
Brenda Torres - Pre- K Teacher
email: Mrs. Torres Email
3 Years teaching experience
Currently enrolled at Penn Foster Online for my Child Development Associate (CDA) Credentials
SUNY Health & Safety Competency Training for Becoming Family Day Care Provider
Studied Medical Assisting at Everest Institute
6+ years as full-time in-home early childhood caregiver
8+ years as child care provider (as needed basis)
"Archangel's devoted staff, spirited students, and dedicated parents are a welcoming family that truly make the school feel like a home away from home. As the Pre-K educator, I enjoy the small classes sizes which provide more opportunity for focus on individualized student skill development- making each day both exciting and very fulfilling."
David Valentini - Physical Education
email: Mr. Valentini's Email
A.S. Monroe Community College- Business Administration
Studied business at St. John Fisher College
Rochester District Soccer League (30+ years - present)
Webster & Irondequoit Fall Soccer (15+ years present)
St. John Fisher Div.3 Football
is truly a pleasure and a blessing to work at such a wonderful school. Sports has always played an important role in my life. It is my goal to help our students achieve good moral character and personal fitness through conditioning and athletic competition. Quoting Jim Valvano: "Never give up! Failure and rejections are only the first step to succeeding."