Southern Tier Catholic School & Archbishop Walsh Academy

Administration

 Thomas J. Manko, School President
 Education: BA in Political Science from Allegheny College, MAT in Secondary Social Studies from Colgate College, MPA   Maxwell School of Public Admin and Doctoral Work of Educational Leadership, Syracuse University
 Hometown: Cuba, NY
 
Lee Filbert, Assistant Principal, IB History 11th & 12th
Education: Bachelors in Education & History from SUNY Fredonia working towards Master in Administration at St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Allegany, Olean, Hinsdale, NY
 
Father Peter Schneible, Canonical Administrator
 
 
 
 

Eric DiMartino, Athletic Director / Business Office / Food Service Director
Education: BA in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University, Working towards Masters in Administration from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Cuba, NY
 

Nate Farnum, School Counselor
Education: BS in Education from the State Univ. of NY at Cortland, MSED in Counseling from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Cuba, NY
 
Mary Beth Garvin, Director of Admissions & Student Life
Education: BA in Communications from Pittsburgh at Bradford, BA in Interdisciplinary Ed. K-8 and MA in Education from Western Governor's University
Hometown: Bradford, PA
 
Danielle Michel, Director of IB Diploma Programme
Education: BA and MA in English from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Marshburg, PA
 
 
Beth Owens, 3rd Grade Teacher / Curriculum Coordinator / Team Leader
Education: BS in Elementary Education & Psychology, Working towards Master's in Edu. Leadership at SBU
Hometown: Bradford, PA

 

 Mary Lou Plesac, Director of Spiritual Life
 Education: BS and MS Ed in Elementary Education from Buffalo State College
 Hometown: Tonawanda, NY
 
 
Jessica Policastro, Director of Marketing & Alumni Relations
Education: Associates in Social Work from JCC and BS Community & Human Services, SUNY Empire State College
Hometown: Hinsdale, NY
 
 
 

Faculty & Staff

 
Sean Budd, Chef & Food Service Manager
Education: Associate of Social Science at SUNY Alfred
Hometown: Olean, NY
 
Joe Butler, Custodial Supervisor, 2nd Shift Custodian, & Instructional and Support Technology
Education: Self-taught: 12 years of working on computers and gaining as much knowledge as I can.  Learning never ends. 
Hometown: Olean, NY 
 
 
Elizabeth Casey, PT Title 1 Reading Teacher
Education:  BS Elem. Ed. St.Bonaventure Univ., MS Literacy Ed. Oswego State Univ., Reading Recovery Lesley Univ.
Hometown: Allegany, NY
 
 
 Dr. Maryanne Cole, IB English 11th & 12th, MYP English 7th - 10th
Education: BA in English from UCLA, MA English from Kent State Univ., PhD in English from Case Western Reserve University
Hometown: Bradford, PA & Cleveland OH
 
Evelyn Cruz, IB Spanish, Grades 7th - 12th
Education: Associates Degree Human Services
 
 
 
Sara Dash, Montessori Program & Religion Teacher
Education:  Bachelors in History from the Clarion University
Hometown: Allegany, NY
 
 
Cristy Ferry, School Secretary
Education: Associates in Science, Jamestown Community College
Hometown: Bolivar, NY
 
 
Amber Hanophy, Social Studies 5th - 10th
Education: St. Bonaventure University
 
 
 
Lois Housler. MS Science 6th & 7th, HS Biology, Earth Science
Education: Master of Science from Duquesne University
Hometown: Smethport, PA
 
 
Katie Jodush, PT Social Worker
Education: BA in Psychology and MSEd in Community Mental Health Counseling from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Endicott, NY
 
 
Alan Johnson, IB Mathematic & Physics
Education: BS in Physics from Rutgers, NJ / Masters in Physics ED from SUNY Postdam, NY / Masters Ed D Tech from Nova Southeastern Univ., FL
 
 
 Amber Kaple, 1st Grade
Education: BS in Elementary Education from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Haskell Valley, NY
 
 
Mary Kichman, AIS
Education: BA from Thiel College
Hometown: Portville, NY
 
 
Dan Klice, PT Seneca Nation Tutor
Education: BS Ed. from Florida Atlantic University
Hometown: Allegany, NY
 
 
Karen Larson, Math 5th - 8th, Algebra 10th, Physics 8th, Religion 7th
Education: Masters in Science Education from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown:
 
 
Marty Meddock, IB Chemistry
Education: BS in Biology from Edinboro Univ., PA
 
 
 
Christine Miller, Middle School ELA, Mathematic, & Science
Education: BA in Early Childhood from SUNY Fredonia, NY / Master in Reading Specialist from St. Bonaventure Univ., NY
 
 
 
Brittany Nichols, Kindergarten
Education: BS in Early Level Education from University of Pittsburgh / PA Certificate of Instruction (PreK-4)
 
 
 
Alex Peterson, K-12th Performing Arts
Education: Bachelors in Music Education, Mercyhurst University
Hometown: Jamestown, NY
 
 
Reston Pettit, Physical Education & Health
Education: BS in Biology from SUNY Oswego, NY / Master in Physical Education Canisius College, NY
 
 
 
Kathleen Shay, K-12th Visual Arts
Education:  BA Applied Media Arts/Graphic & Interactive Design from Edinboro University, PA
Hometown: Bradford, PA

 
Dr. Leslie Raymore-Watson, College Admissions Counselor
Education: BRLS (Hons) Brock Univ., M.Sc. Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario Canada
 
 
Connor Tingley, 2nd Grade
Education: BS in Early Childhood Education from Edinboro University
Hometown:  Bradford, PA
 
 
Margaret Tufino, MYP Spanish, Religion, & Elementary Technology
Education: High School Diploma from Cuba Central School
 
 
 
Sarah Wheaton, 4th Grade
Education: BS in Early Childhood Education from Edinboro University
Hometown: Otto-Eldred, PA
 
 
 
Janice Wolfe, Montessori Teacher
Education: BA Early Childhood Education from Villa Maria College
Hometown: Bradford, PA
 
 
 
 

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