Faculty

The TJS faculty and staff are a dedicated, collaborative team of professionals who bring intriguing backgrounds and experience in public, private and independent school experiences who are constantly reimagining education to benefit the students at The Jefferson School.

The teachers bring state certification qualifications, as well as Master's Degrees in early childhood, elementary education, art education, math and science. The Jefferson School staff and faculty supports individual and community achievement, instilling the skills, critical thinking and enthusiasm our students need to become leaders of tomorrow.

ADMINISTRATION

Head of School: Constance Hendricks - Education: B.S. - Wilmington University; M.Ed. - Wilmington University

Administrative Assistant - Beverly Wenner

Marketing & Development - Donna Melton - Education: B.A - Mary Washington College; M.Ed. - University of Virginia

Building and Grounds Maintenance - Julio Burgos

PRESCHOOL FACULTY

Junior Kindergarten Teacher - Laurie Smaile- Education: B.A. - West Chester University

JK Classroom Assistant - Colleen Eisenmann - Education: B.A.- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

PRIMARY FACULTY (Grades K - 4)

Primary I (kindergarten) Teacher - Patricia White - Education: B.A. - West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.Ed. - George Washington University

Primary II (first & second grade) Teacher - Bradley Barndt - Education: A.A. - Delaware Technical and Community College; B.A. - Wilmington University

Primary II (first & second grade) Teacher - Christine Falcone - Education: B.A. - LeMoyne College; M.A. and Certificate of Advanced Study - Alfred University

Primary III (third & fourth grade) Language Arts and Socials Studies Teacher - Kathleen Quigley - Education: B.A. - Long Island University; MLIS - LIU at C.W. Post

Primary III (third & fourth grade) Math and Science Teacher - Amy Campagnone  - Education: B.A. - Pennsylvania State University

INTERMEDIATE FACULTY (Grades 5 - 8)

Intermediate (fifth - eighth grade) Science Teacher - Jennifer Chowdhry - Education: B.S. - Indiana University; M.Ed. - Duquesne University

Intermediate (fifth - eighth grade) Language Arts Teacher  - Stefine K. Pitzer - Education: B.A. - College of Wooster; M.S. - Kaplan University

Intermediate (fifth - eighth grade) Social Studies Teacher - John King - Education: B.S. - University of Maryland; M.A. - University of Redlands

Intermediate (fifth - eighth grade) Mathematics & Spanish Teacher - Heidi Maradiaga - Education: B.A. - (pending)

SPECIALS FACULTY

Primary ( JK - fourth grade) Spanish Teacher - Jennifer Martinez-Ulloa - Education: A.A. - Delaware Technical and Community College; B.A. (pending)

Art Teacher - Kathleen Marvel - Education: A.A. - Delaware Technical and Community College; B.A. - Wilmington University; M.Ed. (pending) Wilmington University

Performing Arts Teacher - Ann Freeman - Education: B.A. - Mount Holyoke College

Physical Education & Health Teacher - Nancy Berg - Education: B.A. - University of South Carolina

Reading Specialist, Grades 1-8 - Rebecca Breasure - Education: B.S. - University of Delaware; M.Ed. - Salisbury State College

Environmental Education Coordinator - Bill Nelson - Education: B.A. - Tufts University;  Teaching Certificate - University of Alaska; M.S. - Towson University