Our Faculty

Arts and Humanities

Sarah Aungst
Sarah Aungst
Art

Ms. Aungst received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Chester University with a minor in art history. During her time at West Chester University, Ms. Aungst studied art history abroad in Greece and Turkey. She worked at the Chester County Art Association for seven years and as an art instructor for various art outreach programs. In addition, she was employed as an art therapist for the Chester County Juvenile Detention Center. Ms. Aungst decided to pursue a career in art education at Moore College of Art and Design. After teaching at PA Leadership Charter School for several years, she completed a masters program in Distance Education Technology from University of Maryland to enhance her skills as Learning Content System Coordinator for the school. She enjoys motivating students to be creative and inspired by the world of art.

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.

Judy Lion
Judy Lion
Electives

Mrs. Lion holds a B.A. in English from Immaculata University. She is certified in 7-12 English, and K-12 Family and Consumer Science.

Mike Meyer
Mike Meyer
Music

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.

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

Emily Cloetingh
Emily Cloetingh
English

Ms. Cloetingh holds a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Penn State University. She is certified in English 7-12, Communications 7-12, and Family and Consumer Sciences K-12.

Ben Dutcher
Ben Dutcher
English

Mr. Dutcher holds a B.A. in English Literature and Secondary Education from Eastern University, and is certified in 7-12 English Language Arts.

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.

Kathleen Groff
Kathleen Groff
Lead Teacher / English

Mrs. Groff holds a B.S.Ed. in English Literature from West Chester University and an M.A. in English Literature from Villanova University. She also holds certificates in 7-12 English, Middle School English, and Middle School Math.

Meredith Engel
Meredith Engel
English

Mrs. Engel holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching with a concentration in Secondary English Education from Clark University.

Lauren Weidenmuller
Lauren Weidenmuller
English

Ms. Weidenmuller 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.

Guidance Counselors

Heather Messenger
Heather Messenger
Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Messenger holds a B.A. of Psychology from Shippensburg University and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a certification in Secondary Guidance from Immaculata University.

Kate Wark
Kate Wark
Guidance Counselor

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

Health and Physical Education

Steve Galette
Steve Galette
Physical Education / Health

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

Stephanie Kennelly
Stephanie Kennelly
Physical Education / Health

Mrs. Kennelly holds a B.S. in Health Science from West Chester University. She is also a Red Cross Instructor.

Brian Petters
Brian Petters
Physical Education / Health

Mr. Petters holds a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from West Chester University and an M.Ed. from Cabrini College. He is also certified in Middle School Math, Family and Consumer Science, and holds a Principal’s Certification.

Math

Jem Corraggio
Jem Corraggio
Math

Mrs. Corraggio holds a B.S. in Theoretical Mathematics from the Rennselear Polytechnic Institute with a certification in Secondary 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.

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.

Emily Shank
Emily Shank
Math

Mrs. Shank holds a B.A. in Mathematics Education from Olivet Nazarene University and an M.A. in Biblical Languages from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.

John Wilson
John Wilson
Math

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.

Trisha Miller
Trisha Miller
Math

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

Middle School

Mark Dickinson
Mark Dickinson
Social Studies

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

Ben Dutcher
Ben Dutcher
English

Mr. Dutcher holds a B.A. in English Literature and Secondary Education from Eastern University, and is certified in 7-12 English Language Arts.

Steve Galette
Steve Galette
Physical Education / Health

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

Matt Kinsch
Matt Kinsch
English

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.

Meredith Engel
Meredith Engel
English

Mrs. Engel holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching with a concentration in Secondary English Education from Clark University.

Trisha Miller
Trisha Miller
Math

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

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.

Josh Rundle
Josh Rundle
Math & Science

Mr. Rundle holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Drew University and an M.A. in Secondary Education from Lewis University. He is certified in Secondary Mathematics as well as Middle School Science.

Science

Heather Gowton
Heather Gowton
Science

Ms. Gowton holds a B.S. in Biology from Shippensburg University and a certification in Special Education from Immaculata University. She is also certified in 7-12 Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, and Middle School Science.

Galen Kreiser
Galen Kreiser
Science

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

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.

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

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.

Laura Elder
Laura Elder
Social Studies

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.

Joe Michener
Joe Michener
Social Studies

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 Services

Carly Parker
Carly Parker
Special Education

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

Kathryn Coupe
Kathryn Coupe
Special Education

Ms. Coupe holds a B.S in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education from Neumann University. She is certified in Elementary Education, English 7-12, and Special Education.

Matt Kinsch
Matt Kinsch
English

Mr. Kinsch holds a B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in English from West Chester University.

Brittany McGuire
Brittany McGuire
Special Education

Mrs. McGuire holds a Masters in Elementary and Special Education with a minor in French from Chestnut Hill College. She is certified in K-6 Elementary Education and N-12 in Special Education.

Kristen Meyer
Kristen Meyer
Special Education

Mrs. Meyer holds a B.A. in Special Education from West Chester University and an A.A. in Graphic Design from Delaware County Community College. She is certified in Special Education K-12.

Halley Perrupato-Scarpignato
Halley Perrupato-Scarpignato
Special Education

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 Sutsko
Kera Sutsko
Special Education

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

Teaching Assistants

Rebecca Davidson
Rebecca Davidson
Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Davidson holds a Master's of Education from James Madison University. She is certified in Physical and Health Education (Prek-12).

Kim Ficek
Kim Ficek
Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Ficek holds a B.S. in Secondary Education, English from West Chester University. She is also certified in N-12 Special Education.

Estella Greco
Estella Greco
Teaching Assistant

Ms. Greco holds degrees in Elementary/Middle School and Special Education from Grand Canyon University.

Lauren Hughes
Lauren Hughes
Teaching Assistant

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.

Erika Laidlaw
Erika Laidlaw
Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Laidlaw holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Health from the University of Delaware and a Master's degree in Sport and Athletic Administration from West Chester University. She is certified in Physical Education/Health K-12 and as a Principal K-12.

Nancy McMickle
Nancy McMickle
Teaching Assistant