Lower School Faculty

Mrs. Carol Smith, Lower School Principal
M.A. Fairfield University
B.A. Barrington College

Kindergarten

Mrs. Gina (DeStefano) Beecher '92
M.A. Sacred Heart University
B.S. Messiah College

Mrs. Lilian Mogle
M.S. Southern CT State University
B.S. University of Connecticut

First Grade

Mrs. Melinda Conlan
M.S. Southern CT State University
B.S. Southern CT State University

Mrs. Ashley Newton
B.S. Eastern Univeristy

Second Grade

Mrs. Maria (DeNardo) Luft '87
M.A. University of New Haven
B.A. Messiah College

Ms. Jeanne Korman
M.A.T. Sacred Heart University
B.S. Sacred Heart University
A.A.S. Elizabeth Seton

Third Grade

Mrs. Megan Drummond
B.S. Gordon College

Mrs. Kathy (Hay) Josephson '87
B.S. The King's College

Fourth Grade

Mrs. Rita (Khona) Opp '91
M.Ed Lesley University
B.S. Penn State University

Mrs. Crystal Rudd
M.A. Sacred Heart University
B.A. Trinity College

Fifth Grade

Mrs. Jennifer Marshall
B.S. Messiah College

Art

Mrs. Daralynn (Costello) Krekoska '91 (Grades 1-3)
B.S. Messiah College 

Computer Science

Mrs. Susan Martone
Trained in MCSE, MCSA and CompTIA A+
Business Management Certification, Stone School
Barrington College

English as a Second Language

Mrs. Jillian Huberty
M.S.W. University of Connecticut
B. of Music Wheaton College

Library Science

Mrs. LuAnn Mack
B.A. Calvin College

Chinese

Patricia Liu
B.A. Wellesley College – East Asian Studies

Music

Mr. Brett Flowers (Instrumental Music)
M.M. Temple University
B.M. Gordon College

Miss Bethany Franklin (General Music, Grades K-5)
B.S. Messiah College

Art

Miss Jessy Griswold
B.A. University of Valley Forge

Physical Education

Mrs. Stacie Ziegler
B.S. University of Iowa