Faculty

Administration

Matthew Sammartino

Name:

Matthew Sammartino

Position:

Principal / Social Studies Department
Administrator’s Bio

Education:

Bachelors: Duquense University – B.S. in Education
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.S. in Educational Administration
Years at Ursuline: 22
Years Teaching: 22

Extracurricular Duties:

Social Studies Department Chairperson

 

Fr. Richard Murphy

Name:

Fr. Richard Murphy ’72

Position:

President
Administrator’s Bio

Education:

Bachelors: American University – B.A. – Political Science and English
Masters: Anthenacum of Ohio – Master of Theology
Masters: Boston College – M.A. in Religious Education
Years at Ursuline: 33
Years Teaching: 39

Michelle Carosella

Name:

Michelle Carosella

Position:

Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction
Administrator’s Bio

Education:

Bachelors: University of Toledo – B.S. in Education
Masters: John Carroll University – M. Ed in Curriculum and Instruction
Years at Ursuline: 4
Years Teaching: 28

Extracurricular Duties:

Home & School Administrative Liaison

Maggie Matune

Name:

Maggie (Matune) Damore ’06

Position:

Assistant Principal / Social Studies Department
Administrator’s Bio

Education:

Bachelors: John Carroll University – B.A. in Adolescent/ Young Adult Social Studies
Masters: John Carroll University – M.A. in  Nonprofit Administration
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.A. in Educational Administration
Years at Ursuline: 12
Years Teaching: 12

Extracurricular Duties:

Student Ambassador Advisor

Mission Trip Advisor

 

English Department

Paul Kempe

Name:

Paul Kempe ’10

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors: Walsh University – B.S. in Special Education
Years at Ursuline: 6
Years Teaching: 6

Extracurricular Duties:

Head Baseball Coach

 

Aimee Morrison

Name:

Aimee Morrison ’79

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors: Bowling Green State University – B.S. in Education
Years at Ursuline: 24
Years Teaching: 29

Extracurricular Duties:

SOS Advisor
Student Ambassador Advisor

Name:

Mary Kay Scudier

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors: University of Dayton – B.A. in English and Communications
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.A. in English
Teaching License: University of Mount Union
Post Graduate Work: Kent State University
Years at Ursuline: 4
Years Teaching: 24

Extracurricular Duties:

Home & School Faculty Liason
Quiz Bowl Advisor

Name:

Caitlin Sebest ’14

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors:
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 1

Name:

Alexandra Shaffer

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors: Otterbein University – B.A. Creative Writing
Masters: Western Governors University – M.A. Teaching English Education
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 1

Name:

DeAnna Sheffler

Position:

English Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in English Education
Years at Ursuline: 4
Years Teaching: 4

Extracurricular Duties:

Student Council Advisor

 

Fine & Performing Arts Department

Name:

Alana Campbell

Position:

Fine & Performing Arts Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Art Education
Years at Ursuline: 4
Years Teaching: 18

Extracurricular Duties:

Art Club Advisor

John Peplowski

Name:

John Peplowski

Position:

Fine & Performing Arts Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.M. – Education
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.M. – Education
Years at Ursuline: 30
Years Teaching: 30

Extracurricular Duties:

Fine & Performing Arts Department Chairperson
Band Director

Name:

Miranda Timmins

Position:

Fine & Performing Arts Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Art Education
Years at Ursuline: 4
Years Teaching: 4

Extracurricular Duties:

Art Club Advisor
Junior Class Advisor

Joan Williams

Name:

Joan Williams

Position:

Fine & Performing Arts Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.F.A. – Music / Theatre
Years at Ursuline: 31
Years Teaching: 31

Extracurricular Duties:

Speech & Debate Team Advisor
Theatre Co-Advisor

 

World Languages Department

Lisa Devlin

Name:

Lisa Devlin

Position:

World Languages Department

Education:

Bachelors: Westminster College – B.A. – French
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.S.ED. in Curriculum & Instruction
Years at Ursuline: 11
Years Teaching: 17

Extracurricular Duties:

Global Languages Department Chairperson
French Club Advisor
Global Rovers Advisor
Yearbook Advisor
Theatre Co-Advisor

Name:

Claudia Montaldo

Position:

World Languages Department

Education:

Bachelors: Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial, Quito-Ecuador

Years at Ursuline: 2
Years Teaching: 2

Paulina Montaldo

Name:

Paulina Montaldo

Position:

Global Languages Department

Education:

Bachelors: Universidad Central del Ecuador – B.A. in Journalism
Masters: Geneva College – M.A. in Higher Education Administration
Years at Ursuline: 8
Years Teaching: 14

Extracurricular Duties:

Spanish Club Advisor

Name:

Sadie Volpe

Position:

Global Languages Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Italian Education
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 3

Extracurricular Duties:

Italian Club Advisor

Guidance Services Department

Anne Cadle

Name:

Anne Kakavros ’09

Position:

Junior – Senior Guidance Counselor

Education:

Bachelors: University of Akron – B.S. in Psychology and Child Development
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.Ed. in School Counseling
Years at Ursuline: 6
Years Teaching: 7

Name:

Mark Lyden

Position:

Intervention Tutor

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 35

Extracurricular Duties:

Assistant Football Coach

Megan Preston

Name:

Megan Preston ’09

Position: Freshman – Sophomore Counselor

 

Education:

Bachelors: Walsh University – B.A.  in Education
Google Certified Educator
Years at Ursuline: 6
Years Teaching: 9

Extracurricular Duties:

English Department Chairperson

 

Mathematics Department

Name:

Kristina Dugan

Position:

Math Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in Mathematics & Science Education
Years at Ursuline: 3
Years Teaching: 10

Extracurricular Duties:

Softball Coach

Eleanor Klucinec

Name:

Eleanor Klucinec

Position:

Math Department

Education:

Bachelors: – Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education / Secondary Math
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.S. in Education/ Counseling
Youngstown State University – M.S. in Mathematics
Years at Ursuline: 13
Years Teaching: 19

Extracurricular Duties:

Senior Class Advisor
Math Club Co-Advisor

Gregory Sauline

Name:

Gregory Sauline ’10

Position:

Mathematics Department

Education:

Bachelors: University of Akron – B.S. in Education / Mathematics
Years at Ursuline: 7
Years Teaching: 8

Extracurricular Duties:

Sophomore Class Advisor
Math Club Co-Advisor

Name:

Alysia Silvers

Position:

Mathematics Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. Education
Masters: Concordia University Online – M.A. in Educational Leadership
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 15

Extracurricular Duties:

Co-Sophomore Class Advisor

Mark Uerling

Name:

Mark Uerling

Position:

Math & Science Department

Education:

Bachelors: University of Wisconsin- Whitewater – B.S. in Mathematics/ Secondary Education
Masters: University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh – M.S. in Mathematics/ Secondary Education
Minor – University of Wisconsin- Whitewater – Physics
Years at Ursuline: 10
Years Teaching: 19

Extracurricular Duties:

Math Department Chairperson
Bridge Building Contest Advisor
Math Club Advisor
Saint Patrick’s Engineering Club Advisor

 

Religious Education Department

Nannette Jacobs

Name:

Nannette Jacobs

Position:

Religion Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Elementary Education
Masters: Loyola University New Orleans – M.R.E. in Religious Education and Administration
Years at Ursuline: 22
Years Teaching: 32

Extracurricular Duties:

Religion Department Chairperson
National Honor Society Advisor

Cynthia Lacko

Name:

Cynthia Lacko

Position:

Religion Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in Social Work and Sociology
Masters: Walsh University – M.Ed. in School Administration
Years at Ursuline: 9
Years Teaching: 21

Extracurricular Duties:

Quiz Bowl Advisor
Home & School Faculty Liaison

Name:

Elizabeth Orlando

Position:

Religion Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in Music Education
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 8

Extracurricular Duties:

Name:

Pamela Pasquale ’83

Position:

Religion Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.Ed. in Reading
Years at Ursuline: 2
Years Teaching: 32

 

Name:

Father Kevin Peters ’78

Position:

Religion Department – School Chaplain

Education:

Bachelors:
Masters:
Years at Ursuline:
Years in Ministry:

Extracurricular Duties:

Name:

Nicole Uerling

Position:

Religion Department

Education:

Bachelors: University of Wisconsin – B.A. in English Literature
Masters: University of Dayton – M.A. Theological Studies
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 1

Extracurricular Duties:

Campus Minister

Science, Health & Physical Education Department

Jennifer DePizzo

Name:

Jennifer DePizzo ’94

Position:

Science Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Secondary Education in Comprehensive Science
Years at Ursuline: 17
Years Teaching: 19

Extracurricular Duties:

Science Department Chairperson

National Ocean Science Bowl Moderator

Gordon Hartranft

Name:

Gordon Hartranft

Position:

Science Department

Education:

Bachelors: Kent State University – B.S. in Biology/Chemistry
Years at Ursuline: 8
Years Teaching: 45


Donald Rudolph 

Position:

Health and Physical Education Department

Education:

Bachelors:
Years at Ursuline:
Years Teaching:

Extracurricular Duties:

Assistant Football Coach

Staci Raab

Name:

Staci Raab

Position:

Science Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in Biological Sciences
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.A. in Biological Sciences
Years at Ursuline: 8
Years Teaching: 20

Extracurricular Duties:

Merici Med Program Coordinator

Name:

Melissa Smith

Position:

Science Department

Education:

Bachelors:
Masters:
Years at Ursuline:
Years Teaching:

Extracurricular Duties:

Mark Uerling

Name:

Mark Uerling

Position:

Math & Science Department

Education:

Bachelors: University of Wisconsin- Whitewater – B.S. in Mathematics/ Secondary Education
Masters: University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh – M.S. in Mathematics/ Secondary Education
Minor – University of Wisconsin- Whitewater – Physics
Years at Ursuline: 10
Years Teaching: 19

Extracurricular Duties:

Math Department Chairperson
Bridge Building Contest Advisor
Saint Patrick’s Engineering Club Advisor

Social Studies Department

Maggie Matune

Name:

Maggie (Matune) Damore ’06

Position:

Assistant Principal / Social Studies Department
Administrator’s Bio

Education:

Bachelors: John Carroll University – B.A. in Adolescent/ Young Adult Social Studies
Masters: John Carroll University – M.A. in  Nonprofit Administration
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.A. in Educational Administration
Years at Ursuline: 12
Years Teaching: 12

Extracurricular Duties:

Student Ambassador Advisor

Mission Trip Advisor

Name:

John DeSantis ’05

Position:

Social Studies Department / Athletic Director

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in History & Education
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.A. in Educational Administration
Years at Ursuline: 3
Years Teaching: 12

Extracurricular Duties:

Assistant Football Coach

Nick Jaminet

Name:

Nick Jaminet

Position:

Social Studies Department

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education
Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.A. in Telecommunications
Years at Ursuline: 9
Years Teaching: 9

Name:

Carey Palermo ’05

Position:

Social Studies Department 

Education:

Bachelors: Bethany College – B.A. in History
Masters: Walsh University – M.A. in Educational Leadership
Years at Ursuline: 8
Years Teaching: 11

Name:

Justin Prommersberger

Position:

Social Studies Department 

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education
Years at Ursuline: 1
Years Teaching: 15

Name:

Daniel Reardon

Position:

Social Studies Department 

Education:

Bachelors: Youngstown State University – B.S. in Education
Masters: Indiana University – M.S. in Kinesiology
Years at Ursuline: 9
Years Teaching: 24

Extracurricular Duties:

Head Football Coach

Matthew Sammartino

Name:

Matthew Sammartino

Position:

Principal / Social Studies Department

Education:

Bachelors: Duquense University – B.S. in Education
Masters: Youngstown State University – M.S. in Educational Administration
Years at Ursuline: 22
Years Teaching: 22

Extracurricular Duties:

Social Studies Department Chairperson