Lower School

Vanessa Ludwig
Lower School Team Leader
B.A., Kutztown University
M.S., Wilkes University
ext. 151

Julia Schmoltze
1st Grade
B.S., Kutztown University
ext. 154

Morgan Schreckengost
2nd Grade
B.S., Mansfield University
ext. 156

Karen Shanoskie
3rd Grade
PIIC Coach
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
ext. 161

Olivia Kercher
4th Grade
B.S., Kutztown University M. Ed. Reading Specialist, Kutztown University (in progress)
ext. 152

Monica Meza
5th and 6th Grade
5/6A Homeroom
PIIC Coach
B.S., Pennsylvania State University mmeza@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 150

Matthew Kercher
5th and 6th Grade
5/6B Homeroom
B.S., Penn State
ext. 159

Dina Boyer                                        Reading Specialist/Title 1 Coordinator MAT, Moravian College dboyer@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 108

Julia Hager
Lower School Self-Contained Teacher
B.S., Virginia Tech M.A., Virginia Tech jhager@gillinghamcharterschool.org ext. 109

Jennifer Sholley
Lower School Self-Contained Teacher
Associates of Science in Human Development and Family Studies
B.S. Elementary Education
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
ext. 109


Nicolle Hutchinson
Executive Director
Instructional Coach
B.S., Lee College
M.S. Ed., University of Pennsylvania
ext. 126

Rosella D'urso
Director of Organizational Development
rdurso@gillinghamcharterschool.org ext. 102

Cassandra Shive
Director of Education         B.A., Shippensburg University M.Ed., Kutztown University (in progress)  cshive@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 135


Colleen Altemose
Admin Building Secretary
ext. 101

Kathleen Benyak
Career Counselor
ext. 131

Krista Bevan Business Office
Executive Administrative Asst. to the DOD
B.A., Elizabethtown College
ext. 118

Anna Brovont Research and Development Coordinator
ext. 117

Preston Charlesworth
Student Coach
M., Music Education from Slippery Rock University
ext. 125

Edith "Edie" Cromis
Facility Manager
Teachers Aide
Certified Paraprofessional
ext. 128

Roseanne Heckman
School House Secretary
Certified Paraprofessional
ext. 111   

Dawn Housel
Data Manager & Food Service Director B.A., State University of NY at Geneseo
ext. 122

ElisaBeth Hutchinson
Enrollment/Communications Coordinator
ext. 121

Elisabeth Leggett
Executive Assistant to ED B.A., Certified Social Pedagogue University of Applied Sciences Regensburg, Germany
M.A., Educator for Music and Movement Mozarteum Salzburg Salzburg, Austria
ext. 126

Leonard Martin
Athletic Director B.S. Health and Physical Education, Marywood University
ext. 129

Marie Panchari
Licensed Social Worker
MSW, Temple University
BSW, Alvernia University
ext. 114         


Middle & Upper School

Jillian Dove
Middle School Math & Science 7th/8th Grade Homeroom
B.S. Ed., Kutztown University jdove@gillinghamcharterschool.org ext. 215 

Sarah Gross Middle Grades Self-Contained Teacher
Master of Science in Restorative Practices, International Institute for Restorative Practices, Bethlehem, PA B.S. Art Education, Kutztown University sgross@gillinghamcharterschool.org ext. 205

Deidra Herbert
Secondary Humanities Teacher
7th/8th Grade Homeroom
B.A. English, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA 36 hrs Post Graduate Work in Education, McDaniels College, Westminister, MD dherbert@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 204

Marci Howell
Upper School Math Teacher
Middle/Upper School Team Leader
B.S., Kutztown University mhowell@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 170

Candice Khan Upper School Science
11th Grade Homeroom
B.S., University of South Carolina ckhan@gillinghamcharterschool.org ext. 215

Matthew Macsisak Upper School Humanities 10th Grade Homeroom
B.A., Cabrini University M. Ed., Cabrini University Certifications: Secondary English and Social Studies mmacsisak@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 201

Frank McDonough Upper School Self-Contained Teacher Associates in Human Development and Family Studies B.S. Educational Studies  M.S. Criminal Justice fmcdonough@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 115

Vanessa Nguyen
12th Grade Homeroom
Co-Curriculum Coordinator
B.S., Temple University
ext. 133


(Spanish, Physical Education, Latin, Art, Music)

Kassandra Kinney
K-12 Art Teacher 9th Grade Homeroom
B.A. in Art with a K-12 Certification, Shippensburg University                  kkinney@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 200

Angie Fowler Spanish Teacher
B.A., Bilingual Preschool Education, Universidad Hispanoamericana
ext. 200

Brent Potteiger
Latin Teacher Co-Curriculum Coordinator
B.A., Moravian College
ext. 134  

Trinda Shaull
K-6 General Music, K-12 Instrumental Music B.S., Music Education, Lebanon Valley College trinda.shaull@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 213

Tyler Shaull
7-12 General Music, K-12 Instrumental Music
Band Instructor
B.S., Music Education, Lebanon Valley College tshaull@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 213

William Trowbridge
Physical Education and Heath Teacher Penn State Harrisburg
King’s College
ext. 200

Special Education

Jenna Troutman
Lead Special Education Teacher
B.S., Special Education M. Ed., Wilkes University jtroutman@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 108

Mark Major
NILD Therapist and Teacher
B.A. History, Penn State  Teaching Certification History/Social Studies, Alvernia University MED Special Education, Alvernia University
ext. 108

Megan Sirkot
Special Education Teacher
B.S., Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Misericordia University
M. Ed. Reading with Reading Specialist Certification, East Stroudsburg University msirkot@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 108

Supporting Staff

Angela Altemose
Self-Contained Support Teacher
B.A., Alvernia University
Certified in Crisis Intervention, Mental Health First Aid, and Group Crisis Intervention
Verbal De-escalation and Gatekeeper Instructor

Heather Hill                     Building Substitute    B.S., Michigan State University    heather.hill@gillinghamcharterschool.org
ext. 203         

Sylvet Montejo                  Support Teacher B.S., Silliman University College of Education smontejo@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Elizabeth Reiley                            Autism Therapeutic Coach
Bicol University Colleges of Arts and Science ereiley@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Board Members:

Scott Herbert, Board President - sherbert@gillinghamchartercshool.org

Sharon Klinger, Board Vice President - sklinger@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Danielle Sallada, Board Treasurer- dsallada@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Michelle McKee, Board Secretary - mkoren@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Tricia Brensinger, Board Member - tbrensinger@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Daniel Kurtz, Board Member - dkurtz@gillinghamcharterschool.org

Christie Werkheiser, Board Member - cwerkheiser@gillinghamcharterschool.org