FACULTY AND STAFF

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All full-time faculty holds New Jersey state teaching certifications.

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Miss Linda Pirolli - School Principal

pirolli@svdprs.com

 

Miss. Pirolli holds a B.A. in education from Rowan University and M.A. in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph University.  She's been Principal of St. Vincent De Paul School for the past 25 years, and has taught in Catholic schools for 46 years. Mrs. Pirolli's teaching career began at St. Phillip the Apostle School, Brigantine and St. James School, Ventnor, teaching at all grade levels. 

 

Her heart is in Catholic education!  She finds it rewarding to be part of the learning and growing experience for students every day.  Mrs. Pirolli is ready to jump in to help students and staff in any way needed including coaching sports teams, teaching classes, and actively participating in all school events and programs. Her door is always open to support students, parents, faculty, and staff in any way she can. 

 

When she's not at school, Mrs. Pirolli enjoys going to the beach and watching football, especially Notre Dame.​

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Mrs. Nancy Dixon - Advancement Director

dixon@svdprs.com

Mrs. Barbara Veach - Administrative Assistant

veach@svdprs.com

Mrs. Veach has been with St. Vincent De Paul for 13 years.  Along with her dedication to Catholic education, she brings a great knowledge in school procedures and programs to St. Vincent De Paul School.  Mrs. Veach enjoys talking with students throughout the day, and confirms that "kids say the darndest things." 

In her spare time, Mrs. Veach is an avid reader and loves to bake.

Mandy Liberty, BSN, RN - School Nurse

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Ms. Alaina Seyler - PreK 3

seyler@svdprs.com

Ms. Seyler holds a B.S. in psychology from Stockton University.  She appreciates the opportunity to teach her students foundational academic and social/emotional skills.  Ms. Seyler is excited to share first moments with her class teaching them about God and Jesus, and how we can be good to one another and lift each other.  "I am grateful for learning and growing as a teacher and as a person because of my students." Ms. Seyler

When she's not in school, Ms. Seyler likes hiking, kayaking, skiing, and CrossFit with her fiancé' and rescue dog.  She enjoys spending time with family which includes making a lot of wedding plans this year.  

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Mrs. Patricia Centrone - PreK 4

centone@svdprs.com

Mrs. Centrone holds a B.S. in health education from West Chester University.  She brings 18 years of early childhood experience to our school and feels so much joy in teaching the "fabulous fours!" Mrs. Centrone loves to do fun, hands-on learning activities with her class including experiments, art projects, and sensory play (that sometimes gets messy).  She enjoys providing a nurturing environment that allows her students to explore and learn, promotes kindness, and prepares them for future success in school.  Mrs. Centrone is excited to teach her class about the season of Advent, help them prepare for the birth of baby Jesus, and looks forward to many lessons and activities about nature. 

In her spare time, Mrs. Centrone enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dog, biking, fishing and going to the beach! 

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Ms. Catherine Fortna - Kindergarten

fortna@svdprs.com

Ms. Fortna holds a B.A. in elementary education from Alvernia University and has been teaching at St. Vincent De Paul School for the past 14 years.  She enjoys being creative with her kindergartners and brings innovative ideas to her teaching to keep them engaged. She looks forward to teaching her students how to read, write, and witnessing their new discoveries and "firsts."  

When not in school, Ms. Fortna enjoys reading and watching her daughters Riley and Makenzie play soccer for Ocean City and SURF. She loves spending time with family, going to the beach, anything Disney, and watching Penn State football. 

Mrs. Jennifer Tadros - Grade 1

tadros@svdprs.com

Mrs. Tadros holds a B.A. in sociology with a minor in social work from Rider University.  She brings 15 years of teaching experience to our school.  Prior to teaching, she worked at Family Service Association, as a therapist and group facilitator then followed her passion for teaching to pursue a teaching certification.  "Catholic education has been a way of life for me, and I couldn’t have chosen anything better." Mrs. Tadros.

 

Mrs. Tadros loves to see her students transition into first grade and become more independent as they grasp new ideas and accept challenges.  She looks forward to helping them develop a love for reading and become fluent readers.  Mrs. Tadros is excited to grow her student's love for God and all His goodness as well as teaching them about kindness and respect.

 

Mrs. Tadros enjoys her time outside of school with her family, including two St. Vincent De Paul School alumni and one current Kindergartner.  She loves cooking for her family and attending church on Sundays together. 

 Mrs. Jenniebeth Zippel - Grade 2

zippel@svdprs.com

Mrs. Zippel holds a B. A. in literature from Stockton University.  Mrs. Zippel looks forward to sharing her love of learning, reading, and spreading kindness in her classroom all year long.  She strives to incorporate fun in her lessons, and finds the most enjoyment watching her students get excited to learn. 

Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Zippel likes spending time with her family, being outdoors, and exploring new adventures in the local area. 

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Mrs. Alice Dudo - Grade 3

dudo@svdprs.com

Mrs. Dudo holds a B.A. in English from Thomas Edison State. She most enjoys teaching students the Catholic faith, helping them develop a love for reading, experiencing their "light bulb" moments, and supporting them in learning from mistakes.  Mrs. Dudo looks forward to teaching her class science experiments, biography character projects, multiplication, and exploring new places through literature.  

  

In her spare time, Mrs. Dudo enjoys time spent with her family, especially for dinners and the holidays.  She also enjoys walking, biking, board games, traveling, and watching old movies.  

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Mrs. Sally DeCarlo – Grade 4

decarlo@svdprs.com

Mrs. DeCarlo holds a B.S. in special education from Cabrini University.  She enjoys engaging her students by integrating technology in the curriculum, and watching them grow as students and young individuals. Mrs. DeCarlo looks forward to introducing math and science lessons throughout the year and helping them grow in faith in religion class.  "I am thrilled to be here at St. Vincent de Paul Regional School!" Mrs. DeCarlo 

 

Outside of school, Mrs. DeCarlo enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and family, reading, and going to the beach.  

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Mrs. Lindsay Comisky - Grade 5 and Math (5-8)

comisky@svdprs.com

Mrs. Comisky holds a B.A. in elementary education and sociology from Rowan University and brings 16 years of teaching experience to our school.  She enjoys seeing her student's smiling faces each day, and witnessing the sense of achievement they feel when they accept and conquer a new challenge.  Mrs. Comisky finds great satisfaction in sharing the existence of math in daily life with her students. She looks forward to teaching her students something new every day.  

 

Mrs. Comisky loves to go on travel adventures with her husband and creating fun memories with her family and friends.  She enjoys cuddles from her cats and makes fitness part of her healthy lifestyle. "Whether I am teaching, traveling, working out, or spending time relaxing, I will always be motivated to be the best version of myself." Mrs. Comisky

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Mr. Scott Bollwage – Grade 6

bollwage@svdprs.com

Mr. Bollwage holds a B.S. in social studies from Mt. St. Mary's University and principal's certificate from Antioch University.  He appreciates the teaching opportunity to share the Catholic faith and tradition of education and service to his students.  He looks forward to introducing his class to new science concepts and the use of science instruments in labs.

 

In his spare time, Mr. Bollwage enjoys spending time with his grandson, including playing Pokémon. 

Mrs. Maggie Schulze – Grade 7

schulze@svdprs.com

Mrs. Schulze holds a B.A. in English secondary education from Shippensburg University and has been teaching at St. Vincent De Paul School for over five years. She enjoys the honesty of her middle school students and hearing their thoughts on issues. Mrs. Schulze looks forward to discussions with her class on novels and other literature during the school year. "St. Vincent De Paul School was my first Catholic school teaching experience and is by far my favorite.  I really feel like family here, not only with Miss Pirolli and my colleagues, but also with my students and their families." Mrs. Schulze

 

Mrs. Schulze loves to travel with her husband and children.  Her happy places are the beach and mountains of Vermont.  

Mrs. Eva Marie Quattrochi - Grade 8 

quattrochi@svdprs.com

Mrs. Quattrochi holds a B.S.in secondary education with a minor in social studies Villanova University.  She has been teaching at St. Vincent de Paul Regional School for over 20 years.  It's a privilege for her to teach the oldest students in the school as they enjoy the perks and responsibilities of being the leaders at our school. She looks forward to class masses with her students and preparing them for the Sacrament of Confirmation, studying Shakespeare and World War II as well as preparing for their last class trip, 8th Grade Dinner and graduation. 

 

"I truly believe my vocation in life is to teach, and I have spent the bulk of my career here at St. Vincent’s because of the family atmosphere that is created by our principal, the students and their families (including grandparents), and the loving faculty members." Mrs. Quattrochi

Mrs. Quattrochi likes cooking, watching Alfred Hitchcock movies, crabbing, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Miss Linda McDevitt - Advanced Math (Grades 6-8)

mcdevitt@svdprs.com

Miss McDevitt holds a B.A. in social studies from Thomas Edison University.  She brings many years of teaching experience in the Camden Diocese to St. Vincent De Paul School. For over seven years, Miss McDevitt has taught pre-algebra/algebra to advanced students in grades six through eight at St. Vincent's. In her classroom, she enjoys seeing her students grow in understanding, develop a love for math, and achieve their personal success.  "It's been a wonderful opportunity for me to be able to encourage students to enhance and accelerate their math potential, as well as being a part of the amazing SVDPRS family!" Miss McDevitt

 

When not teaching, Miss McDevitt likes to spend time reading and traveling. 

Ms. Donna Papaycik - Computer Education (Grades K-4)

papaycik@svdprs.com

Ms. Papaycik holds a B.A. in education and M.S. in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment from Walden University.  She enjoys teaching technology to students in different grade levels and looks forward to sharing her knowledge and love of learning new skills with her classes. 

In her spare time, Ms. Papaycik enjoys cake decoration, crafts, karate, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. 

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Mrs. Patricia Carson - Computer Education (Grades 5-8)

carson@svdprs.com

Mrs. Carson holds a B.A. in elementary education from Rowan University and M.A. in instructional technology from Stockton University. She truly enjoys the "aha" moments when her students learn something new.  She looks forward to using Google Meet with her students this year to connect with fellow Catholic school students around the country to give them a broader perspective of other people and places.

Mrs. Carson enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren and attending their sports activities. She and her husband are Karate Masters, and she loves the the beach, swimming, and reading in her spare time. 

 

Mrs. Lauren Train - Art Education

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Mr. Ivan Pokrovnichki - Music Education (K-8)

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Mr. Pokrovnichki holds a M.A. in music with a concentration in trumpet and has been teaching music at        St. Vincent De Paul School for the past 15 years.  As a performing musician, Mr. Pokrovnichki played trumpet in many different types of ensembles, including big bands, jazz ensembles, function bands, and chamber orchestras.  He enjoys fostering an appreciation for music in his students and looks forward to directing the school's Christmas program each year.  "My favorite part of being a music educator is teaching students to express themselves through music and seeing students' unique personalities shine through their musical expressions." Mr. Pokrovnichki

 

In his spare time, Mr. Pokrovnichki enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Miss Gabriella Dudo - Physical Education (P3-8)

gdudo@svdprs.com

Miss Dudo holds a B.A. in visual arts with a minor in art history from Stockton University.  She enjoys watching the excitement in students at every grade level when they learn a new game, activity, or exercise.  Miss Dudo looks forward to introducing her students to new ways to maintain health through physical fitness and fun.  

In her spare time, Miss Dudo plays basketball and other sports, and  likes going to the beach, hiking, and baking.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Mrs. Donna Dougherty - Basic Skills

dougherty@svdprs.com

Mrs. Dougherty holds a B.S.  in Child Development and Education from the University of Delaware and has been teaching Basic Skills/Supplemental Instruction for the past nineteen years. Fifteen of those years have been here at St. Vincent De Paul School.  She enjoys working with small groups of students helping them to do their best. "I am fortunate to be assigned to St. Vincent’s for it is more than a school; it is a family." Mrs. Dougherty 

 

When Mrs. Dougherty is not teaching, she travels to her "happy places" which include Cape May, NJ and Vermont.

Mrs. Marianne Tranchitella - Kindergarten Aide

 

Mrs. Tranchitella holds a certification from Penn Foster.  She has been at St. Vincent De Paul School for 14 years. Mrs. Tranchitella finds it very rewarding to assist in the kindergarten classroom and watch students grow and understand new concepts, because everything is a "first" for them.  

Outside of school, Mrs. Tranchitella enjoys gardening, going to the beach, reading, walking, and spending time with her six grandchildren.  She wrote and published her first children's book and continuing to work on her second book.   

Mrs. Rosemary Malaspina -PreK-3 Aide

Mrs. Virginia Rauch - PreK-4 Aide

Mr. Charles "Chas" Sinon - Building Maintenance