St. John's Episcopal School

Meet Our Faculty

Administration


Tom Stevens
Head of School
2011 – Present
B.A., History and Psychology, Yale University
M.A., Developmental Psychology, Columbia University, Teachers College



Sharon Rippen

Associate Head of School
2000 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Arizona State University
M.A., Educational Admin. and Supv., Arizona State University


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Margaret Curry

Director of Admissions
2004 – Present
B.A., English Literature, Wheaton College
The American School in London


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Kathy Schneider

Director of Finance and Human Resources
2001 – Present
B.S., Business Management, University of Maryland


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Bradley Child

Director of Facilities
2017 – Present


 

Faculty


Valerie Barlous

Upper School English Teacher
1986 – Present
B.A., Education and French, State University of New York at New Paltz
M.A., Special Education, Hood College

 


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Andrew Baughman

OASIS Director, Chorus, Drama, Music & Video Arts Teacher
2006 – Present
B.A., Humanities, University of Maryland
Musical Theatre, University of the Arts


 

Elaine Bayarena
First Grade Teacher
2014 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Towson State University
Masters, Equivalency Early Childhood Education, Towson State University


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Leslie Bragg

Librarian
2001 – Present
B.A., History and Political Science, Denison University


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Marilyn Buse
Spanish Teacher
2011 – Present
B.S., Spanish and French Minor: Linguistics, Georgetown University
Organizational Development, Johns Hopkins University


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Jessica Doran

Activities Teacher
2016 – Present



Destiny Dry

Fourth Grade Teacher
2007 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Frostburg State University
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, McDaniel College


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Bert Fangmeyer

Third Grade Teacher
1997 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Shepherd College
St. John’s Class of 1987



Alexandra Fieni

Kindergarten Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Kean University

 


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Sharon Haugen

Music/Instrumental Teacher
1999 – Present
B.S., Instrumental Music Education, Minnesota State University

 



Kim Hutcherson

Athletic Director/Physical Education Teacher
2005 – Present
B.A., Health and Physical Education, Frostburg State College
M. Ed., Secondary Education and Physical Education, Towson State University



Melanie Koller

Preschool Director, Preschool/4 Teacher
1998 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Towson University

 



Lynn Lang
Lower School Religion Teacher
2003 – Present
B.A., Communications, Western Maryland College

 


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Maggie Lewis
Art Teacher
2017 – Present

 


Sara McAuliffe
6th, 7th and 8th Grade English Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., English, University of North Florida
M.A., Georgetown University

 


Elizabeth Montminy
Upper School Social Studies Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., History, University of New Hampshire
M. Ed., University of New Hampshire

 



Jenn Myers

Academic Technology
2005 – Present
B.A., English, Washington College
M.A.T., Early Childhood Education, Trinity College



Shirley Palmer
Preschool/3 Teacher
2012 – Present
B.S. Elementary Education, Plymouth State University

 



Joe Persinger
Upper School Math and Latin Teacher
2014 – Present
B.A., English, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

 


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Andrea Rudolph
2nd Grade Teacher
2017 – Present

 


 

 


Jennifer Thorson
5th and 8th Grade Science Teacher
2016 – Present
B.S., Animal Science, Delaware Valley College

 


Sarah Travis
Upper School Math Teacher
2014 – Present
B.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Masters in Leadership in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University
Education Technology Leadership Graduate Certificate +15
Goucher College Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

 

Staff


Anita Dove
School Secretary
2002 – Present
Certified Medication Technician

 


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Eric Gordon
IT Department
2017 – Present

 


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Business Office
2002 – Present
B.A., K through 12 Education, Health & Physical Education,
Kean College of New Jersey


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Tim Lawrence
IT Department
2012 – Present

 

 


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Paula Liscinsky
Extended Day Director
2005 – Present

 


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Brenda Martinez
Administrative Assistant
2017 – Present

 



Oscar Palacios
Facilities

 

 



Jorge Manco
Facilities

 

 


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Karen Theoharis
Extended Day 
2014 – Present