Meet our Amazing Staff!

Terri O'Daniel

Terri O'Daniel

Executive Director

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Certification:

Charting the Life Course Ambassador – UMKC

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Daniela Morales

Principal

Master of Science in Educational Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Special Education

Certifications:

Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical K-12

Early Childhood

English as Second Language

Years of Teaching Experience:  24

Specializations:  Autism, Positive Behavioral Support, Co-Creator of STOP and Relax Relaxation Curriculum (C)

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Ann Dunn

Nurse/Business Manager

Registered Nurse

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Colleen Cantareira

Office Manager

Bachelor of Arts Communications

Charting the Life Course Ambassador – UMKC

Maggie Fitzgerald

Maggie Fitzgerald

Teacher

Master of Arts in Teaching – Elementary Education

Certifications:

Elementary Education (1-6)

Special Education (K-12)

Working towards Math Specialist Certification

Years of Teaching Experience: 8

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Tisha Miller

Teacher

Bachelor Degree in Education

Bachelor Degree in Special Education

Specialization:

Elementary Education 1-8

Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical K-12

Early Childhood

Years of Classroom Experience

27

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Katy Hodge

Teacher

Bachelor of Arts in Theater

Associates in Business Studies

Certifications:

Provisional Teaching Certificate in Special Education

IBCD Biblical Counseling and Care Ministry Certification in Progress

Years of Childcare Experience:  19

Specialization:  Children’s Ministry, STEPS Mentor, CPR, Child Safety

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Colleen Jacquin

Teacher

Bachelor Degree in Education

Specialization:

Special Education K-12

Years of Childcare/Teaching Experience: 4

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Stacy Roethlisberger

Teacher

Master of Science in Special Education

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Years of Teaching Experience: 16

Steve Notestine

Steve Notestine, Jr.

Writing Teacher

Master of Arts in English

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Certifications:

Certified Teacher

Years of Teaching Experience:  15

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Vickie Walz

Transition Teacher

Master of Science in Education Administration

Bachelor of Science in Special and Elementary Education

Associate of Arts in Fashion Merchandising

Certifications:

Education Specialist: Education Administration

Years of Teaching Experience:  37

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Julie Baalmann

Teacher Assistant

Early Childhood Education

Member of Fragile X Syndrome Center of Missouri

Years of Childcare/Classroom Experience: 25

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Jessica Winter

Teacher Assistant

Bachelor of Arts Communications

Years of Childcare/Classroom Experience: 4 years

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Samantha Ellison

Teacher Assistant

Bachelor in Psychology

Years of Childcare/Classroom Experience: 7 years

Working towards Masters Degree in Social Work

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Cathy Hayden

Religion Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Accounting

Certification:

Working towards Certification in Theology of the Body

 

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Gabby Pattrin

Teacher Assistant

Years of Childcare/Classroom Experience: 2 years

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Tara Curran

Classroom / Office Assistant

Former Academy of St. Louis student

Marquette High School

Years working with children: 6

Volunteers at Holy Infant PSR assistant catechist andHoly Infant Vacation Bible School