Prekindergarten

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Mrs. Mary Connolly

Education
B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa  

Years Teaching
This is my 3rd year teaching prekindergarten here at St. Paul of the Cross School!

Interesting Facts
I live in Park Ridge with my 2 boys Leo, 8th grade, and George, 5th grade. We have been parishioners at SPC for 11 years and I am thrilled to now be here teaching!

Favorite School Activity
Playing with purpose!


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Ms. Emily Burke

Education

Years Teaching

Interesting Facts

Favorite School Activity


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Mrs. Ashley Kusinski

Education
B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa  

Years Teaching
2 years Pre-Kindergarten
1 year Preschool Special Education
3 years Kindergarten at St. Paul of the Cross

Interesting Facts
I bowled as an NCAA athlete in college for 4 years and traveled all over the United States for tournaments. I have been married for 3 years to Mr. Kusinski and we have a dog named Bailey who is 4 years old! In my free time I love to read, cook and bake, and spend time at the ocean.

Favorite School Activity
I love the Tiger Fun Fun and teaching my students math and watching their growth throughout the year.


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Ms. Stefanie Xamplas

Education
Bachelor of Science Marketing/Communications (Eastern Illinois University)
Master of Arts Teaching (M.A.T) Elementary Education (National-Louis University)/ESL

Years Teaching
This is my second year teaching here at SPC. I have taught preschool and kindergarten, as well as a Special Ed Paraprofessional.

Interesting Facts
I live in Glenview with my three kids, Alex (15), Lauren (13), and Christina (11). We love to take road trips and find a Dairy Queen in each state we visit!!

Favorite School Activity
Coloring and reading books to the class

Meet our Prekindergarten Aides!

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Mrs. Pat Derec ~ Prekindergarten Aide in Ms. Burke's Class

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Mrs. Jan Masalski ~ Prekindergarten Aide in Mrs. Connolly's Class

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Mrs. Nicole O'Connor ~ Prekindergarten Aide in Mrs. Kusinski's Class

 

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Ms. Karen Sullivan ~ Prekindergarten Aide in Ms. Xamplas' Class