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Administration  

Elizabeth Viola, Principal

B.A. - Education, William Paterson University
M.A. - Communication Arts, Emerson College

M.A. -  Ed. Administration , Seton Hall University 

Sharon Gallagher, Assistant Principal

B.S. - New York University 


Faculty


Melissa Frank, K-Prep

B.A. - St. Thomas Aquinas College
M.A. - St. Peter's College 

Jeannie Podest, K-B

B.A. - Villanova University
M.S.T. -  Pace University
 
Published Author: Lessons Learned : The Survival Guide for Parents  


Patricia Sessa, 1B

B.A. - William Paterson University


Noelle Mastrangelo2A

B.S. - St. Joseph's University
M.A. - St. Joseph's University

Marlene Kanter, 2B

B.A. - Ramapo College
M.S.T. - Pace University
 
Published Author: Tobo and Morris: The Fishing Trip
 

Rita Algieri, 3B

B.S. - St Francis College
M.S. - Fordham University


Joanne DiPaola, 4A

B.A. - Iona College
M.A. - College of New Rochelle


Donna Smith, 4B

B.A. - Montclair State University


Joseph Strepparava, 5A

B.S. - University of Scranton

 
Lenore Cintineo, 5B

B.A. - Dominican College


Brian Curtin, 6A

B.A. - S.U.N.Y. Albany

Valerie Schroeder, 6B

B.A. - College of the Holy Cross
J.D. - Villanova University School of Law 


Joan Luciano, 7A

B.S. - Montclair State University


Doreen Graizzaro, 7B

B. A. - William Paterson University 


Eugenia Absalom, 8A

 
B.S. - St John's University


Sharon Gallagher, 8B

B.S. - New York University

Theresa Cabrera, Spanish

B.S. - Montclair State University


Janine Starvaggi, School Library Media Center


Wilson Aviles, Technology Coordinator

A.A.. - Rockland Community College
B.A.. - Ramapo College

Gayle Scirocco, 7th & 8th grade Math/Webmaster

B.S. - Seton Hall University

Kristina Signore, 7th grade Language Arts

B.S. -  The Catholic University


Sr. Ellen Casey, Coordinator -Supplementary Services 

B.S. - Chestnut Hill College
  

Joan Mitchell, Supplementary Services

B.S. - St. Joseph's University

Caralyn Visvader, Art

B.S. - Hofstra University
M.A.T - Montclair State University 


Theresa Tarabocchia, Music

B.M. - Westminster Choir College


Andrew Wyrtzen
, Physical Education

B.S. - University of Delaware
M.S. - Marygrove College
 

Bernice Englishmen, Comp. Ed/Special Education
 
B.A. - St Michael's College

Annmarie Turrisi,R.N., School Nurse

B.S.N. - College of New Rochelle


All St. John's Acadmeny instructors have teaching certification in accordance with Middle States Accreditation and The US Blue Ribbon Award.