Amy Valentini - Principal

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B.A. Franciscan University of Steubenville (History, Theology, and Secondary Education Concentration: History)
NYS Certification 7-12 History
20+ years Teaching Experience
20+ years Administrative Experience

"Let us go forward in peace. Our eyes upon Heaven, the only one goal of our labors." St. Therese

Karen Dawes Kaiser - Second & Third Grade

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B.A. SUNY Stonybrook: Pre Med
M.S. Nazareth: Elementary Education
NYS Perm Certification N-6
20+ 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 - Kindergarten

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BS SUNY Brockport - Psychology                            MS SUNY Brockport - Education

NYS Permanent Certification N- 6 Elementary Education
Taught 19 years at St. John the Evangelist in Greece, 3 years at St. Monica and 7 years at Archangel

"Thank you very much for sharing your child with me.  It is a rewarding experience to be able to shape the minds of these young children."

Lori Atvell - Fourth Grade, Director of Development

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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."

Richard P. Calitree - Social Studies 5-12

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S.U.N.Y. Oswego - B.S. Business Administaration, Marketing & Management Concentrate, Minor - History

St. Bernard's Institute - M.A. Pastoral Care and Counseling

9 years - Siena Catholic Academy, 1 year - Aquinas Institute, 1 year - Nativity Prep

"Watch your words, they become actions; watch your actions, they become habits; watch your habits, they become character; watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.  Lord, help me build character."

Lourdes Peckham - Spanish 7-12

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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."

Michael Melfi - Math 5-12

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Arch Bishop Walsh High School                              Saint John Fisher College - B.B.A. - Accounting  University of Rochester - Printing and Management courses

Finger Lakes Community College - Substitute Teaching                                                                    Bible School - various assignments

"No matter what - keep on striving, for God, for country and for those you love."


Joesph Ilardo - Music K-12

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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.

Brendalyn Bynoe - English 5-12 

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Buffalo State College - B.A. History, Minor in English Literature
S.U.N.Y. Brockport - Graduate courses in Counseling Education
Roberts Wesleyan - Graduate courses in Special Education (K-6)
Taught Special Education as well as Adult education/GED courses.
"The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?  The Lord is the stronghold of my life.  Let me pass on His light to all I encounter."

Carol Ann Pittman - Nurse

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Sir Sandford Fleming College (Peterborough, Ontario Canada)

"He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Psalm 147:3

David Valentini - Physical Education

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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."

Luke Nolan - Religion 5-12 

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St. Bonaventure University - B.A. Theology
"You made us for yourself and our hearts find no peace until they rest in you."  St. Augustine, Confessions, I

Susan Jenkins - Art Pre K - 12 

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Nazareth College of Rochester - Art
NAPCIS (Natuibak Association of Catholic Independent Schools) - In Progress
19 years experience as an art teacher in Private, Religious, and home school educational settings
Currently also teach at St. John Bosco & The Chesterron Academy schools
"All great art is a visual form of prayer."

Sherry Freitas - Computer Technology                    4 - 12,    Office Assistant 

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Herkimer County Community College - A.A.S.
SUNY Plattsburgh - Science and education courses
2 years experience in a public school setting - grades K-5 computer lab
Prior to working in education, I worked at the University of Rochester Medical Center in healthcare administration.
I am so happy to be part of the Archangel family.  They have a curriculum that is God-centered and promote helping students achieve greatness.
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present"  Joan Rivers"

Irene Perevich - Librarian 

Monroe Community College - Business Administration/Liberal Arts                          Empire State College - B.S. Literature & Language (Writing Skills)                                                                                                                      3 children - taught to read by age 2                      School for Nursing - 2 years                                                                                                               "Archangel School is like a big loving family.  I love it here."

Michelle Wren - Head of school lunch program                                Building Support                                                    Director of Student Support

A.S. - Hotel & Restaurant Management

Lisa Frederick - First Grade

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Villa Maria College - Associate in Early Childhood  Medialle College - B.S. Elementary Education

12 years teaching experience

Mr. Robert Jobe - Science 7/8, Chemistry, Biology

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Master of Arts in Theology - Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Bachelor of Arts History - SUNY Empire

Associates of Science, Engineering - Monroe Community College

20 plus years experience adult education at the Public Safety Training Facility at M.C.C.

Youth Ministry Religious Education

Proverbs 22:6.  Train up a child in the way they should go: and when they are old, they will not depart from it.

Brenda Torres - Pre- Kindergarten Teacher

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Medical Assistant 4 years

Child Development Associate (CDA)

SUNY Health & Safety Training

10+ years Family Day Care Provider

6+ years Teaching experience.

“Our devoted staff, spirited students and dedicated parents, truly make Archangel a home away from home. As the Pre-K Teacher, I enjoy the small class sizes which allow me to make personal connections and work on individualized student skill development.”