Faculty

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

With state certification qualifications, as well as degrees in early childhood, elementary education, art education, math, and science, The Jefferson School staff and faculty support 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

Communications Director/IT- Rich Klina - Education: B.A. - Wheelock College; M.A. - Wheelock College

Marketing & Development Consultant - 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

PRIMARY FACULTY (Grades K - 4)

Kindergarten Teacher - Colleen Eisenmann - Education: B.A.- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Teacher - Bradley Barndt - Education: A.A. - Delaware Technical and Community College; B.A. - Wilmington University

Teacher - Christine Falcone - Education: B.A. - LeMoyne College; M.A. and Certificate of Advanced Study - Alfred University

Teacher - Nicole Cocciolone - Education: B.A. - California State University, Fullerton

Teaching Assistant - Patricia White - Education: B.A. - West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.Ed. - George Washington University

INTERMEDIATE FACULTY (Grades 5 - 8)

Intermediate (5th-6th grade) Language Arts & Social Studies Teacher - Lauren LaGreca - Education: B.A. - SUNY at Stony Brook; M.Ed. - Walden University

Intermediate (7th-8th grade) Language Arts & Social Studies Teacher  - Stefine K. Pitzer - Education: B.A. - College of Wooster; M.S. - Kaplan University

Intermediate (5th-8th grade) Mathematics & (All School) Curriculum and Instruction- Beth Toney - Education: B.S. - West Chester University

Intermediate (5th-8th grade) Science Teacher - Rich Klina - Education: B.A. - Wheelock College; M.A. - Wheelock College

SPECIALS FACULTY

Primary ( JK-5th grade) Spanish Teacher - Jennifer Martinez-Ulloa - Education: A.A. - Delaware Technical and Community College; B.A.

Intermediate ( 6th-8th grade) Spanish Teacher - Stefine K. Pitzer - Education: B.A. - College of Wooster; M.S. - Kaplan University

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

Performing Arts Teacher - Nancy Curry - Education: B.A. - Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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

Environmental Education Coordinator/Director of Summer Programs - Terri Gladus - Education: B.S - Salisbury University