Meet The Holy Trinity School Staff!

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Name: Mrs. Kimberly Jackson

Title: Lead Preschool Teacher 

Eduucation: B.S.— Education (Northern Illinois University) with endorsements in Language Arts and Social Studies

Professional Emphasis/Interests: Early childhood literacy and numeracy

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School: 1

Years Teaching: 13


Name:  Mrs. Natalie Healy

Title:  Kindergarten Teacher; Yearbook Advisor

Education:  B.S.— Early Childhood Education with a Special Education Concentration (Eastern Illinois University)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Early reading and literacy

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  3


Name:  Mrs. Kimberly Skraboly

Title:  First Grade Teacher

Education:  B.A. (Dominican University) with middle school endorsement in Social Studies, MEd in Reading Education with Reading Specialist Licensure (K-12) and Special Education endorsement (National-Louis University; anticipated March 2018)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Pre-reading and pre-writing development of early childhood learners; social/emotional development of early childhood learners; active member of Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education)

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  5


Name:  Mrs. Lorin Baker

Title:  Second Grade Teacher

Education:  B.A.—Elementary Education (DePaul University, Chicago) with middle school endorsements in Language Arts and Social Studies, M.A.—Education/Reading Specialist (Olivet Nazarene University)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Reading strategies and problem solving

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  9


Name:  Miss Jacqueline Belleque

Title:  Second Grade Teacher; Yearbook Advisor

Education:  B.A.—Elementary Education (Franciscan University of Steubenville)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Best-practices for mathematics education in primary grade students

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  1

Years teaching:  3


Name:  Mrs. Holly Essington

Title:  Third Grade Teacher

Education:  B.S. (Magna Cum Laude)— Education/Early Childhood and Intervention Specialist with Reading Specialist endorsement (Franciscan University of Steubenville)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Teaching reading and writing; best-practices in collaborative learning

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  2

Years teaching:  3


Name:  Mrs. Cyndi Mikus

Title:  Fourth Grade Teacher

Education:  B.A.—Education (Aurora University) with middle school endorsement in Language Arts

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Reading and Language, certified Rainbow’s grief support/divorce group instructor for children, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and Minister of Pastoral Care for the Sick

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  2

Years teaching:  6


Name:  Mrs. Jessica Paulsen

Title:  Fifth Grade Teacher; Leadership Team; Intermediate-level Team Leader; Teacher Assistance Team; Student Council Advisor

Class website:  http://mrspaulsenclassroom.weebly.com

Education:  B.A.—Elementary Education (North Central College) with middle school endorsements in Social Studies and Art, M.A. in Teaching in Biological Sciences (Miami University of Ohio; anticipated 2020) through the Advanced Inquiry Program of the Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Best-practices for literacy and writing, collaborative learning, differentiated education, standards-based grading; Passionate protector of all of God’s creation

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School: 9


Name:  Mrs. Julie Buonicore

Title:  Physical Education/Health Teacher, Assistant Principal/Leadership Team, Middle-level Team Leader, Student Council Advisor

Education:  B.A.—Physical Education (North Central College), M.A.—Educational Leadership (Lewis University)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Physical well-being, health and wellness education; member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; member of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  8

Years teaching:  9  


Name:  Mrs. Lori Dvorak

Title:  Eighth Grade Homeroom and Religion Teacher, World Language (French and Spanish) Teacher, Student Mass Choir Advisor

Education:  B.A.—French/Education (Illinois State University), University Study Abroad (Université de Grenoble, France)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  World languages and culture including study abroad experience for middle school students; member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  12

Years teaching:  22


Name:  Mr. Thomas Garro

Title:  Seventh Grade Homeroom Teacher; Middle school Science/Social Studies; Teacher Assistance Team; Science Fair Sponsor

Education:  B.A.—History (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Alternative Teaching Certificate Program (Benedictine University) with middle school endorsements in History, Geography, Political Science, Economics and Language Arts

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Inspiring interest and real-life application of history and science

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  6


Name:  Miss Laura Leahy

Title:  Sixth Grade Homeroom Teacher, Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies

Education:  B.A.—Secondary Education and History, Minor—Catholic Studies (Loras College)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Social Studies

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  4


Name:  Mrs. Theresa Steger

Title:  Technical Coordinator, Seventh Grade Religion and Math Teacher

Education:  B.S.—Computer Science (Illinois Benedictine College), MMIS (Illinois Benedictine College); Alternative Teaching Certificate Program (Benedictine University); Middle school and High School endorsements in Mathematics and Computer Science

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Technology in the classroom; member of Illinois Computing Educators, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Diocese of Joliet Technical Coordinators Group

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  6


Name:  Mrs. Jan Turner

Title:  Math and Religion Teacher

Education:  B.S.--Computer Science (Indiana University), MST in Mathematics (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Mathematics education; member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  7

Years teaching:  11


Name:  Mrs. Diana Crumrine

Title:  Sixth Grade Mathematics Teacher; Cross Country Coach

Education:  B.A.—Business Management (North Central College), M.L.D.—Leadership Studies (North Central College), M.A.—Teaching (Aurora University), Illinois High School Association and USA Track & Field Certified Coach

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Financial Literacy; Member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  6


Name:  Mrs. Roberta Moroz

Title:  Music Teacher, Band Director, Piano Instructor

Education:  B. Mus. with major in music education (Elmhurst College)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Encouraging a love for music in children of all ages; member of the National Association for Music Education and the Illinois Music Educators Association; Certified Musikgarten Instructor

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  9

Years teaching:  12 


Name:  Mrs. Amy Boone

Title:  Art Teacher

Education:  B.A.—Fine Arts, Medical Illustration (Loyola University of Chicago) [Recipient of the Loyola Melon Award]; M.A.—Teaching (National Louis University, anticipated, May 2017) with endorsements in Visual Arts, Science, Social Studies and Middle school

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Art education

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  3


 

Name:  Mrs. Jeanne Ukrin

Title:  Resource Teacher, Teacher Assistance Team

Education:  B.S.— Special Education/Learning Disabilities  (Quincy University)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Reading development, Developing and implementing interventions, Student assessment, Differentiated Instruction

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  3

Years teaching:  15


Name:  Dr. Pamela Simon

Title:  Principal

Education:  B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Illinois at Chicago); M.A.—Educational Administration (Concordia University Chicago)

Professional Emphasis/Interests:  Servant leadership, helping Holy Trinity Catholic School grow spiritually, academically and in the service of the Lord

Years at Holy Trinity Catholic School:  5

Mass Times

Weekend Masses
Sat: 4:30pm
Sun: 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am, 7pm

Daily Mass - Mon-Sat: 8:15am

Confession - Sat: 3:15-4:15pm

Adoration Chapel - Open 24/7

Contact Us

Holy Trinity Catholic Parish
25 E. Richmond St.

Westmont, IL 60559

Phone: 630-968-1366

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