St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087

Tel. No. (201)863-4112
Fax No. (201)601-5905


Email:
info@stfrancisacademy.com



Faculty and Staff

SFA Teachers and Staff 2014-2015

SFA Teachers and Staff 2014-2015

“No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.” -Bertrand Russell

Principal
Ms. Deborah Savage
Vice-Principal
Mr. Michael Guasconi
Director of Finance
Sr. Catherine Finnerty, MFIC
Head of Upper School, Gr. 8 Homeroom Teacher, Arts, Language Arts, Forensics Moderator
Mrs. Michelle Giallombardo

Head of Lower School, Gr. 2 Homeroom Teacher, Student Council Moderator

Ms. Mary Beth Hogan
Alvarez, Mrs. Adis
Pre-K 4 Aide
Anzivino, Mrs. Kathleen
Grade 4 Teacher
Biffot, Mr. Gaetan
French Teacher (PK 3- 8)
Branosky, Mr. Joel
Math (Gr. 5 – 8)
Cassidy, Mrs. Isabel
Science/Math (Gr. 6-8) / Science Fair Coordinator
Chester, Ms. Melanie
Gr. 6 Homeroom Teacher/ Reading 5,6, & 8 / Powerschool
Coffey, Ms. Eileen
Gr. 1 Homeroom Teacher
Cordova, Ruben
Music (PK3 – 8) / Choir
Dewan, Mrs. Lorraine
Administrative Assistant
Diaz, Ms. Bianca
Reading Gr. 2-4, 6/Writing
Edwards, Ms. Cheryl
Gr. 5 Homeroom Teacher
Farinola, Ms. Kady
Math (Gr. 1 – 4, & 6)
Farinola, Ms. Kristin
Gr. 7 Homeroom Teacher / Reading Gr. 6 – 8, Language Arts Gr. 7
Farinola, Mrs. Rose
Library
Gonzalez, Mrs. Lucy
Administrative Assistant to the Principal
Gonzalez, Ms. Gabriella
Pre-K 3 Teacher
Hain, Mrs. Laurie
Pre-K 4 Aide
Hartelius, Mrs. Lindsay
Pre-K 4 Teacher
Jimenez, Mrs. Aleida
Kindergarten Aide
Karabin, Mrs. Ann
Basic Skills Teacher
Mergoupis, Mr. Christo
Social Studies (Gr. 6 – 8) / Latin
Munoz, Mr. Carlos
Maintenance/Custodian
Nielsen, Ms. Angela Gr. 3 Homeroom Teacher
Nygren, Mrs. Julie
Reading (Gr. 1 – 3)
Pensoy, Mr. Saedel
IT/Network Support, Tech Coordinator, Web Admin, Computer Teacher
Pratt, Mr. Aaron
Band
Santos, Mrs. Maria
Physical Education (PreK3 – 8)
Yepez, Mrs. Priscilla
Pre-K 3 Aide
Zambas, Ms. Myrofora Pre-K3 Aide
Zucconi, Mrs. Sandra Kindergarten Teacher

Updated: Sept. 7, 2017

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