Faculty & Staff Directory

Leadership Team

Ms. Margaret Steele

Head of School
B.A., Yale University
M.Ed., Lesley University

Mrs. Christine Schmidt

Principal
B.A., Northern Illinois University

Kimberly Clark

Director of Enrollment and Community Outreach
B.S., Wake Forest University

Mrs. Tami Rocha

Class of 1980
Director of Advancement
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Barat College

Mrs. Barbara Keilwitz

Director of Finance and Operations
B.A., Barat College

Faculty

English

English Faculty

Mrs. Erin Brysiewicz

English Teacher
BA, Lake Forest College
MSEd, Northwestern University

Jessica Campbell

Mrs. Shannon Dey

English Teacher, Theatre Director
B.S., Marquette University
M.A, Teachers College, Columbia University

Fine Arts

Roberta Brickman

Piano Teacher
BM, University of Michigan

Mr. William Gabaldon

Art & Ceramics Teacher
BFA, University of New Mexico
MFA, University of Pennsylvania

Mrs. Elizabeth Kurowski

Choral Music Director & Music Teacher
BSE, University of Wisconsin
MA, Northeastern Illinois University

Ms. Lauren Moldenhauer

Orchestra Teacher
BM, Northwestern University
MM, Catholic University of America

Ms. Jamie Tuttle

Photography Teacher, Co-Chair STEAM Departments
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Global Education

Mrs. Amy Perlick

Director of Global Education
BA, Macalester College
MA, Marquette University

International Languages

Bev Adamczyk

Ms. Teal McCartney

Spanish Teacher, Director of Student Activities

Ms. Mary Parisoe

French Teacher

Mrs. Amy Perlick

Director of Global Education

Ms. Katherine Stewart

Class of 2006
Spanish Teacher, ESL Teacher

Mathematics & Computer Science

Elliot Coffey

Mathematics Teacher, Educational Technology Support
B.S., Northern Illinois University

Mr. Rocco Gargiulo

Assistant Principal. Mathematics Teacher
B.S., University of San Francisco
B.B.A., Grand Canyon University
M.A.T., Grand Canyon University

Dr. Mihaela Marcusanu

Mathematics Teacher
B.A., West University of Timisoara, Romania
M.A., University of Michigan
Ph.D, Bowling Green State University

Physical Wellness

Ms. Rosemary Briesch

B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago
M.S., George Williams College

Mrs. Christine Ohlwein

Physical Wellness & Health Teacher
B.A., Illinois State University

Mr. Mark Wax

Science

Kristen Black

Science Teacher
B.A., Knox College
M.A.T., National Louis University

Mrs. Cheryl Breckinridge

B.A., Dominican University
M.S., Dominican University

John Denman

Science Teacher
B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology

Mrs. Linda Tilton

Social Studies

Jessica Campbell

Mr. Peter Cashman

Social Studies Teacher, Co-Chair Humanities Departments
B.A., University of Rhode Island
M.A., George Mason University

Mrs. Jane Lennon

Social Studies Teacher, Co-Chair Student Services Department
B.A., Fordham University
M.A., Fordham University
M.A., Seton Hall University

Mrs. Amy Perry

Social Studies Teacher
B.S., Indiana University
M.Ed., National Louis University

Theology

Ms. Melissa Otter

Mrs. Christine Zapf

Administration & Staff

Admission & Communications

Kimberly Clark

Director of Enrollment and Community Outreach
B.S., Wake Forest University

Ms. Kathleen Creed

Class of 1991
Director of Admission and Financial Aid
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Y, University of St. Thomas

Victoria Gadomski

Associate Director of Admission
B.A., Villanova University
M.S., Cabrini College

Mrs. Alexandra Maegdlin

Director of Communications
M.S., Northwestern University
B.A., Denison University

Mr. John Rodas

Associate Director of Marketing
B.F.A., Illinois Institute of Art

Advancement

Mrs. Kathy Fivelson

Associate Director of Advancement for Events

Ms. Kathleen Reidy

Class of 1977
BA, DePauw University
MBA, University of Notre Dame
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

Mrs. Tami Rocha

Class of 1980
Director of Advancement
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Barat College

Mrs. Colleen Treutler

Associate Director of Advancement

Business Office

Ms. Christine Grasenick

Receptionist, Cashier, Attendance
B.A., Loyola University

Rose Haage

Business Office Associate
William Rainey Harper College

Mrs. Barbara Keilwitz

Director of Finance and Operations
B.A., Barat College

Mrs. Elizabeth Maher

Controller
B.S., Marquette University
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management
CPA

Head of School

Ms. Margaret Steele

Head of School

Ms. Mary Ryan

Assistant to the Head of School

Principal's Office

Mrs. Christine Schmidt

Principal
B.A., Northern Illinois University

Mr. Rocco Gargiulo

Assistant Principal. Mathematics Teacher
B.S., University of San Francisco
B.B.A., Grand Canyon University
M.A.T., Grand Canyon University

Mrs. Patricia Drummond

Registrar, Assistant to the Principal
A.B., Augustana College
M.Ed, University of Illinois

Ms. Christine Grasenick

Receptionist, Cashier, Attendance
B.A., Loyola University

Technology & Student Services

Mr. Michael Ford

College Counselor
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., Wayne State University

Dr. Meg Kincaid

Psychologist
B.A., SUNY Binghamton
M.A., University of Southern Florida
M.A., Hofstra University
Ph.D., Hofstra University

Residence Life

Ms. Kathleen Fayard

Director of Residence Life
B.A., St. Norbert College

Ms. Katherine Stewart

Class of 2006
Spanish Teacher, ESL Teacher
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
University of Minnesota
Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain