After a three day teacher orientation last week at the Education Center inside Board of Education building, 25 new teachers and staff joined the district for the 2012-2013 school year.
The teachers vary from brand new, first-year teachers, to those with a decade of experience, said Assistant Superintendent Christine Burton, in last week's Board of Education meeting.
The high school had the most new teachers overall with nine teachers that started this week. The teachers and their position are as follows:Christine Piechnik Mathematics Jaime Stankus Mathematics David Dreschsel Mathematics John Jesse Mahon Mathematics Casey Tinston
Patrick Leonardis Health and PE Michelle Ecobedo Science Brian Chapman BSI
The elementary schools, Hartshorn, Deerfield, Glenwood and South Mountain, and the Middle School also added staff. The new teachers are as follows:Allison Wert Technology Middle School Eve Wasserman Resource Room Middle School Jacob Miller-Hoesly Music Middle School/Deerfield/Glenwood Michelle Clark BSI Deerfield Mia Marchiando Second Grade Deerfield Flora Yousefi Instrumental Music Elementariness Abigail Troper Third Grade Hartshorn Emily Davies Third Grade Hartshorn Tara Filippini Fifth Grade South Mountain Jessica Luongo School Psychologist South Mountain Jane Schur First Grade Glenwood Dawn Nowak School Psychologist Glenwood
Four administration employees also attended orientation:Gina Brooks Instructional Supervisor Hartshorn Kathy Pina Elementary Instruction Supervisor/BSI
Wyoming Donna Gallo Special Education Supervisor Middle/High School Luisa Estevez-Young Program Chair Middle School