Meet the Staff

John Pica

President

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B.S., Political Science
Minor: History
Concentration: Public Policy
Florida State University
MPA, Masters in Public Administration
Concentration: Higher Education Administration
Florida State University
Member: NCEA – National Catholic Education Association
KNPSC - Kentucky Non-Public Schools Commission
AdvancED
NACUBO – National Association of College and University Business Officers
CAA - Commission for Academic Affairs
AIR - Association for Institutional Research
CBMI - College Business Management Institute
Certified Catechist, Catholic Diocese of Lexington
Knights of Columbus, 3rd degree

Jamie Burch

Principal

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BA K-5 Elementary Education - University of Kentucky
Masters K-12 Instructional Technology - Georgetown College
Masters K-12 Instructional Leadership - University of the Cumberlands
Principal Certification Level I & II

Pam Rice

Early Childhood Campus Director

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BA Family Studies/Early Childhood Development - University of Kentucky

Alex Kuyper

Dean of Students

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BA Political Science - Georgetown College
MAT Primary-5th grades - University of the Cumberlands
Google Educator Certified Levels 1 & 2
Apple Teacher Certified ​
KySTE member

Tina Erpenbeck

Preschool Director / PK4 Teacher

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BS Nutrition and Dietetics
MS in Family Studies with a focus on Early Childhood Education
Rank II Certification- Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth - Primary
Member of NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children

Heather Hellard

PK 3 Teacher

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BA - Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education - Morehead State University
Masters in K-5 - University of Cumberland (in progress)

Peggy King

PK 3 Teacher

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BS - History, University of Michigan
CDA - 2011
Professional Society: NAEYC
Bluegrass Council Teacher of the Year - 2016
Lexington Diocese Catechist of the Year - 2017

Erica Langdorf

PK4 teacher

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Studied at University of Detroit Mercy & Oakland University in MI
CDA - Morehead State University (graduation date August 2018)

Beth Eddy

Junior Kindergarten

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BS- Health and Physical Education - University of Louisville
Masters of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion - University of Kentucky
P-5 Professional Certificate for Teaching in Elementary School - Asbury University

Member of:
AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association)
KRA (Kentucky Reading Association)
KCTM (Kentucky Council of Teachers of Math)

Robin Clark

Kindergarten

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BS - Elementary Education - Pikeville College Master's Degree - Elementary Education - Morehead State University

Jenny Parker

Kindergarten

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BA - Elementary Education 1-8
University of Kentucky Kindergarten Endorsement
MA - Curriculum and Instruction Georgetown College

Brenda Kovacic

1st grade teacher

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BA Elementary Education (K-5)- Brooklyn College
MA Teacher Leadership in Literacy Instruction- Georgetown College May 2018
Kentucky State Certified Literacy Curriculum Coach (K-12)

Donna Steffen

1st grade teacher

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Bachelor of Arts in Education University of the Kentucky 1989
Master of Arts in Education Georgetown College 1993
Teacher of the year Award Bourbon County 1996
Certified Catechist Diocese of Lexington 2017

Karen Abrams

2nd grade teacher

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BS Family Studies - University of Kentucky
BA Elementary Education - Midway College
MA Elementary Education - Georgetown College

Lauren Coleman

2nd grade teacher

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BA Elementary Education - University of Kentucky
MA Literacy - University of Kentucky (in progress, completion 2019)

Kathryn Bedingfield

3rd grade teacher

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MA Education Literacy Specialist - University of the Cumberlands BA Elem. Education- University of Kentucky

Cathy Cybriwsky

3rd grade teacher

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BS in Elementary Education (K-8) and Learning and Behavior Disorders (K-12); University of Kentucky
MS in Early Childhood Special Education; University of Kentucky

Julia Harrod

4th grade teacher

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BA - Education - Eastern Kentucky University
MA - Georgetown
Phi Beta Kappa

Kelly Rode

4th grade

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Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Management, Midway College, 2003 Master of Arts in Teaching, University of the Cumberlands, 2013

Peyton Nunley

5th grade teacher

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BA Elementary Education - University of Kentucky
MA Elementary Education - University of Kentucky

Elizabeth Walton

5th grade teacher

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BA Elementary Education-University of Kentucky

Debbie Cambron

Middle School Math

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BA Elementary Education K-8
Endorsement in Kindergarten
MA Elementary Education

Shane Rathbun

Middle School Math

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BA Mathematics - Roosevelt University (Chicago)
MA Teaching - University of the Cumberlands

Stacy Gowing

Middle School Language Arts

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BA Russian Area Studies - Knox College MA Russian Language and Literature - University of Arizona Elementary Certification, Grades 1-8 - Rio Salado College

Alicia McCollum

Middle School Language Arts

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B.A. Humanities (concentration in Ancient History) and Ancient Languages/Latin - University of Louisville
M.A. Secondary Social Studies Education - University of Kentucky
Recipient of the "Louise Pennington Weiller Award" for outstanding senior thesis in Humanities

Lisa Holmes

Middle School Social Studies

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BA Political Science and History - University of Kentucky
Master's of Public Administration ( MPA)- Community Development- Eastern Kentucky University
Master's of Arts in Education (MAIC)- Georgetown College (Expected April 2018)

Awards:
Kentucky Colonel
Kentucky Distinguished Service Award
Kentucky Senate Citation
Kentucky Academic Achievement Award

Bryden Endorf

Middle School Science

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BS Biology - University of Kentucky
MS Biology - University of Kentucky
MA Teaching - University of the Cumberlands (graduating May 2018)

Julie Kelley

Liturgical Director

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BA Special Education Grades 1-8 University of Kentucky
BA Elementary Education Grades 1-8 University of Kentucky
MA Elementary Education Grades 1-8 University of Kentucky
Certified Catechist - Diocese of Lexington

Dr. Karen Lozano

Guidance Counselor

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BA Psychology - The Colorado College
MA Clinical Child Psychology - University of Alabama at Birmingham
PhD Clinical Child Psychology - University of Alabama at Birmingham
EdS School Psychology - University of Kentucky

Colette Curtis

Resource

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BA Early Childhood Development - University of Kentucky
MA Elementary Education - University of Kentucky
Rank 1 Elementary Principal

Kevin Ellery

Para-Support

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BA - History and Communications - University of Notre Dame
MA - Special Education - Campbellsville University
MA Organizational Leadership - Campbellsville University

Kristin Majors

Reading Specialist

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BA Elementary Education - University of Kentucky
MA Literacy Education - University of Kentucky
Certified Reading Specialist
Member of Kentucky Association for Gifted Education
Orton-Gillingham trained

Carmen Rader-Bowles

Math Specialist

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Rank 1 - Professional Certificate for School Administration and Supervision with endorsements for:
    Supervisor of Instruction, Elementary, Secondary - Eastern Kentucky University
    Elementary School Principal - Eastern Kentucky University
MA - Reading Specialist, Grades 1-8 - Eastern Kentucky University
BA - Standard Elementary Certificate, Grades 1-8 - Transylvania University
Approval for Elementary Education Program Consultant

Member of the Lexington Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Treasurer of the Lexington Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Candy Beauman

Art

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BA Art Education and Art Studio - University of Kentucky
MA Art Education - University of Kentucky

Brittany Haehlen

Library/Technology

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BA Elementary Education University of Kentucky 2010 MA Teacher Leadership University of the Cumberlands 2016

Kristin Hughes

Spanish

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BA Spanish and business administration - Valparaiso University
MA​ ​​Education - Georgetown College
DELE C2 (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) - Instituto Cervantes​
​Professional Societies - ACTFL, AATSP

Amy Schenck

PE

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BA Physical Education - University of Kentucky
MS Exercise Physiology - University of Kentucky

Christie Pabin

Music/Guitar

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BSW - Social Work - Eastern Kentucky University
ORFF Music Level 1 Certified
Teaching Guitar Level 1 Certified
KMEA - Kentucky Music Educator Association member
KYSTE - Kentucky Society for Technology member

Allison Weitkamp

Band

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BMME (Music Education) - UK
MME (Music Education) - UK
MPE (Instrumental Conducting) - UK
Rank 1 (Music Education) - UK
Orff Level 1 Certification

Professional Organizations:
KMEA (Kentucky Music Educators Association)
Phi Beta Mu (International School Bandmasters Fraternity)
Sigma Alpha Iota (Professional Music Fraternity for Women) Tau Beta Sigma (Band Sorority)