Our Faculty

Arts and Humanities

Peicheng Chu
Peicheng Chu
Language

Mr. Chu holds a B.A. in Laws from Fu Hsing Kang College in Taiwan, an M.Ed. in German Language and Literature from West Chester University, and an M.S. in Instructional Technology from Lehigh University. He is certified in German, Chinese, Middle Level Math, and Safety/Driver Education.

Amanda Friedman
Amanda Friedman
Language (Adjunct)

Ms. Friedman holds an M.A. in Spanish and a B.A. in Spanish Education with a K-12 teaching certification from West Chester University.

Kimberly Geller
Kimberly Geller
Art

Mrs. Geller holds a B.S. in Art Education from Kutztown University. She is certified in Art and Mid-Level Mathematics and concentrated in Photography.

Sarah Jefferis
Sarah Jefferis
Art

Ms. Jefferis holds a B.F.A in Crafts and a M.Ed in Art Education. She is certified in K-12 Art Education and concentrates in Fiber Arts.

Judy Lion
Judy Lion
Electives

Mrs. Lion holds a B.A. in English from Immaculata University and a Master's of English Speakers of Other Languages and Literacy from Bloomington University. She is certified in 7-12 English, and K-12 Family and Consumer Science.

Mike Meyer
Mike Meyer
Music - Department Head

Mr. Meyer holds a B.S. in Music Education from Penn State University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University. He is also certified in Mid-Level Mathematics.

Nathaniel Newsted
Nathaniel Newsted
Tech-Ed

Mr. Newsted holds a B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. He holds certificates in K-12 Technology Education and 7-12 Industrial Arts

Debbie Parvin
Debbie Parvin
Language

Mrs. Parvin holds a B.A. in Spanish from Millersville University with a K-12 Teaching Certificate in Spanish. She also holds certifications in Middle School Math, Middle School Social Studies, and Social Studies 7-12.

English

Susan Chamberlain
Susan Chamberlain
English

Mrs. Chamberlain has a B.A. degree in English/French from Skidmore College. She holds a certification in English 7-12.

Jennifer Fiolo-Miller
Jennifer Fiolo-Miller
English

Mrs. Fiolo-Miller holds a B.A. in English Literature from La Salle University and an M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Widener University. She also holds certificates in 7-12 English and K-12 Reading.

Emily Gibson
Emily Gibson
English

Mrs. Gibson holds a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Penn State University and a Masters in Education at Cabrini University. She is certified in English 7-12, Communications 7-12, and Family and Consumer Sciences K-12.

Jessica Hammond
Jessica Hammond
English

Ms. Hammond holds a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Lock Haven University and an MA in Literature from West Chester University. She is certified to teach English 7-12.

Matt Kisch
Matt Kisch
English - Department Head

Mr. Kinsch holds a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in English from West Chester University and an M.Ed from Cabrini College. He is also certified in Middle School Social Studies and Middle School Math.

Judy Lion
Judy Lion
English

Mrs. Lion holds a B.A. in English from Immaculata University, 7-12 Certification in English from Point Park University, ESL Program Specialist Certification (PreK-12) from Penn State, M.Ed in ESOL and Literacy from Wilmington University, Family and Consumer Science (PreK- 12) and currently working on an EdD in Educational Leadership at Gwynedd Mercy University.

Rachel Livesey
Rachel Livesey
English

Ms. Livesey holds a B.A. in Film and Video, a B.A. in Psychology, and an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Secondary English from Penn State University.  She holds English and Communications Certifications for grades 7-12, as well as, a National Board Certification in Adolescence and Young Adulthood/English Language Arts.

Lauren Michener
Lauren Michener
English - Department Head

Mrs. Michener holds a B.A. in English from Clemson University and an M.A. in Teaching from Wilmington University. She is certified in 7-12 English Language Arts.

Melissa Nilsson
Melissa Nilsson
English

Mrs. Nilsson holds a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in English and Communications from Penn State University and a B.A. in Pedagogics from Jönköping University. She holds certifications in 7-12 English and 7-12 Communications.

Nancy Repko
Nancy Repko
English

Mrs. Repko holds a B.A. in English Literature from Penn State University and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy, also from Penn State University. She holds certifications in 7-12 English, K-12 Reading Specialist, and PK-12 French.

School Counselors and School Nurse

Ashley Cooke
Ashley Cooke
School Counselor

Ms. Cooke holds a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Penn State and an M.A. in School Counseling from Eastern University. She holds certifications in K-6 School Counseling and 7-12 School Counseling.

Lisa Moynihan
Lisa Moynihan
School Counselor

Mrs. Moynihan holds a B.S. in Psychology from East Stroudsburg University and an M.Ed in Secondary School Counseling from Kutztown University. She holds a certification in School Counseling grades 6-12.

Kate Wark
Kate Wark
School Counselor

Ms. Wark holds a B.S. in Psychology from High Point University and a M.Ed. in School Counseling (K-12) from West Chester University

Megan Tarr
Megan Tarr
School Nurse

Ms. Tarr holds a B.S. in Biology from Shippensburg University and a B.S. in Nursing from Drexel University. She also holds a certification in School Nursing K-12 from Immaculata University.

Health and Physical Education

Steve Galette
Steve Galette
Physical Education / Health - Department Head

Mr. Galette holds a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from West Chester University and an M.Ed. from Cabrini University.

Allan Murray
Allan Murray
Physical Education / Health

Mr. Murray holds a B.S in Health and Physical Education with a Minor in Coaching from Slippery Rock University. He is currently the Head Coach for the University of Pittsburgh Men's Rugby Club.

Matt Smith
Matt Smith
Physical Education / Health

Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Bloomsburg University.  He is certified to teach K-12 Health and Physical Education and 7-12 Safety/Driver Education.

Stephanie Stanley
Stephanie Stanley
Physical Education / Health

Mrs. Stanley holds a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is certified to teach K-12 Health and Physical Education. She also holds a certification from Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as a personal fitness trainer.

Mathematics

Amy Ellsworth
Amy Ellsworth
Math

Ms. Ellsworth holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Immaculata University. She is certified in 7-12 Math.

Jena Freeth
Jena Freeth
Math

Ms. Freeth holds a B.S. in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in English Language Arts and Mathematics from West Chester University. She is certified grades 4-6 all subjects and 7-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Jodi Grobman
Jodi Grobman
Math

Mrs. Grobman holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston University and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Indiana University. She is certified in 7-12 Math and Social Studies.

Dana Heleniak
Dana Heleniak
Math

Mrs. Heleniak holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Saint Joseph's University. She is certified in 7-12 Mathematics.

Micheal Huggins
Micheal Huggins
Math

Mr. Huggins holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University. He is certified in 7-12 Mathematics.

Trisha Miller
Trisha Miller
Math - Department Head

Mrs. Miller holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh with a certification in Middle School Mathematics.

Casey Regina
Casey Regina
Math

Mr. Regina holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Secondary Education from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He is certified in 7-12 Mathematics and 7-9 Science.

John Wilson
John Wilson
Math - Department Head

Mr. Wilson holds a B.A. in Physics with a concentration in Computer Science from Bucknell University, an M.B.A. from Temple University, and an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Drexel University. He also holds certifications in 7-12 Mathematics, Physics, English as a Second Language, Middle and High School English and Business/Technology Ed.

Science

Maria Alexis
Maria Alexis
Science

Mrs. Alexis holds a B.A. degree in Biology from Rosemont College and received her Secondary Education certification from Immaculata University. She holds certifications in 7-12 Science and K-12 Environmental Education.

John Bugay
John Bugay
Science

Mr. Bugay holds a Bachelor's degree in Science from Penn State University as well as a Master's Degree in Science Education from Drexel University. He is certified for grades 7 - 12 in both Mathematics and General Science.

Heather Iovine
Heather Iovine
Science

Mrs. Iovine holds a B.S. in Forest Resources Management from West Virginia University and an M.Ed in Applied Technology in Education from Wilmington University. She holds certifications in 7-12 Biology, 7-12 Earth and Space Science, and 7-12 General Science.

Sarah Kemmerer
Sarah Kemmerer
Science

Ms. Kemmerer holds a B.A. in Elementary education with a minor in vocal music from West Chester University. She also holds certifications in 7-9 Mathematics and 7-9 Science.

Galen Kreiser
Galen Kreiser
Science - Department Head

Mr. Kreiser holds a B.S. in Science Education from Shippensburg University with certifications in 7-12 Earth/Space Science, Environmental Education, Middle School Math, and General Science.

Stephanie Leskinen
Stephanie Leskinen
Science - Department Head

Ms. Leskinen holds a B.S. in Chemistry Education from Drexel University and an M.S. in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum from Drexel University. She is certified in 7-12 Chemistry, Biology, and General Science.

Colleen Mullins
Colleen Mullins
Science

Mrs. Mullins holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Millersville University with a certification in Secondary Biology. She is also certified in Secondary Chemistry, Middle School Math and K-12 Family and Consumer Sciences.

Tracy Pugliese
Tracy Pugliese
Science

Ms. Pugliese holds a B.A. in Biology from Temple University and an M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum from Drexel University. She is certified in 7-12 Biology, 7-12 Chemistry, 7-12 General Science, 7-9 English and 7-9 Citizenship.

Dianne Zaayenga
Dianne Zaayenga
Science

Mrs. Zaayenga holds a B.S. in Medical Technology from University of Delaware, a M.S. in Clinical Chemistry from West Chester University and a certification in Secondary Education for Biology and Chemistry from Immaculata University.

Social Studies

Rachel Boatwright
Rachel Boatwright
Social Studies

Ms. Boatwright holds a B.S. in Social Studies Secondary Education from Millersville University. She holds certifications in Social Studies 7-12, English 7-12, and Library Science K-12.

Jennifer Burpoe
Jennifer Burpoe
Social Studies

Mrs. Burpoe holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership, both from Immaculata University. She holds Pennsylvania teaching certifications in 7-12 Social Studies, 7-12 English and K-6 Education, as well as many years of prior experience teaching in a parochial school setting.

Mark Dickinson
Mark Dickinson
Social Studies

Mr. Dickinson holds a B.A. in Sociology from Ursinus College with a teaching certification in secondary Social Studies.

James Driscoll
James Driscoll
Social Studies

Mr. Driscoll holds a B.S. in Education from Duquesne University. He holds a certificate in 7-12 Social Studies Education.

Laura Elder
Laura Elder
Social Studies - Department Head

Ms. Elder holds a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies from Villanova University and an M.Ed in Professional and Secondary Education from West Chester University. She holds certifications in Social Studies, 7-9 Mid-Level Citizenship, 7-12 Citizenship, and 7-12 English.

Lauren Hughes
Lauren Hughes
Social Studies

Miss Hughes holds a B.A. in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, and History from Pennsylvania State University, and a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University. She is certified in 7-12 Social Studies.

Joe Michener
Joe Michener
Social Studies - Department Head

Mr. Michener holds a B.S. in Sports Management from Neumann University. He is certified in K-12 Business Education and 7-12 Social Studies.

Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith
Social Studies

Mr. Smith holds a B.A. in History and Political Science and a Masters in Teaching Social Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. He is certified in 7-12 Social Studies.

Brittany Trotter
Brittany Trotter
Social Studies

Ms. Trotter holds a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies from Shippensburg University. She holds a certification in 7-12 Social Studies.

Mike Winterode
Mike Winterode
Social Studies

Mr. Winterode holds a B.S. in Finance from Susquehanna University. He also holds certifications in Special Education and Social Studies.

Special Education

Nick Campbell
Nick Campbell
Special Education

Mr. Campbell holds an M.A.Ed. in Elementary Education/Special Education from Holy Family University and he holds certifications in Middle School English, N-12 Autism Endorsement, and ESL Program Specialist.

Lisa Cole
Lisa Cole
Special Education

Mrs. Cole holds a B.A from Rosemont College in Sociology. She received her PA teaching certification from Immaculata University in Elementary Education K-6, and Special Education N-12 in 2004. In 2008, she received her MA in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University. Currently, she's pursuing her Ed. D online in Educational Leadership and Managment from Drexel University.

Estella Greco
Estella Greco
Special Education

Ms. Greco holds degrees in Elementary/Middle School and Special Education from Grand Canyon University. She is certified in English Language Arts 4-8 and Special Education PK-12.

Carly Parker
Carly Parker
Special Education - Transition Coordinator

Mrs. Parker holds a B.S. in Special Education from West Chester University. She holds certificates in Special Education N-12, Mid-Level English 7-9, Family and Consumer Science K-12, and Supervisor of Special Education from Penn State World Campus. Mrs. Parker has been with 21st Century Cyber Charter school since 2001. She serves as our Transition Coordinator.

Halley Perrupato-Scarpignato
Halley Perrupato-Scarpignato
Special Education - Department Head

Mrs. Perrupato-Scarpignato holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in Special Education from Widener University. She holds certificates in Special Education N-12, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, English 7-12 and Mid-Level English 7-9.

Kera Romero
Kera Romero
Special Education - Department Head

Mrs. Romero holds a B.S. in Elementary/Special Education from Temple University. She is also certified in 7-12 English.

Daniel Talley
Daniel Talley
Special Education

Mr. Talley holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Temple University and an M.Ed in Instructional Leadership from Neumann University. He holds certifications in Special Education PK-12, Elementary Education K-6, Mid-Level Mathematics 6-9, and Social Studies 7-12.

Lisa Vanderlaag
Lisa Vanderlaag
Special Education

Mrs. Vanderlaag holds a B.A. in English from The University of Pennsylvania and an M.Ed in Organizational Development from Temple University. She holds certifications in K-6 Education, 7-12 English and N-12 Special Education.

Teaching Assistants

Jennifer Breitfeller
Jennifer Breitfeller
Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Breitfeller holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from The University of Scranton and a Master's of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus on Math and Science.

Victoria Hevener
Victoria Hevener
Teaching Assistant

Ms. Hevener holds a B.A. in English from Wilkes University.

Cindy Passner
Cindy Passner
Teaching Assistant
Kristi Stahl
Kristi Stahl
Teaching Assistant
Patrick Tobin
Patrick Tobin
Teaching Assistant