Our Staff

Fr. Bob Penhallurick

Parish Pastor 614.876.1272

Will Gruber

Principal 614.876.6132

Will Gruber is in his fourth year as Principal of Saint Brendan School. He holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration and a Master of Science in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

Becky Piela

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Becky Piela is in her 6th year at St. Brendan as Assistant Principal, focusing on Student Services. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, a Masters Degree in Early and Middle Childhood and Educational Administration.

Kate Cavello

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Kate Cavello is in her third year as Assistant Principal at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration.

Sharon Bee

Office Manager 614.876.6132

Amy Diller

School Counselor

Danielle Limbacher

Nurse

Carla Bruggeman

Kitchen Manager

Carla Bruggeman is in her fourth year as Kitchen Manager at St Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Ohio State University.

Lisa McFadden

Kindergarten (KA) Teacher

Lisa McFadden is in her fifteenth year of teaching kindergarten at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning.

Maryann Nugent

Kindergarten (KB) Teacher

Maryann Nugent is in her eighth year of teaching Kindergarten at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education.

Donna Doody

First Grade (1A) Teacher

Donna Doody is in her forty-first year of teaching first grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education.

Molly Whitmer

First Grade (1B) Teacher

Molly Whitmer is in her 11th year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches first grade. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Elementary Reading and Mathematics.

Janelle Vollrath

First Grade (1C) Teacher

Janelle Vollrath is in her third year of teaching at Saint Brendan School and first year of teaching first grade. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Intervention.

Kate Doepker

Second Grade (2A) Teacher

Kate Doepker is in her first year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education Degree in Literacy.

Jennifer Miller

Second Grade (2B) Teacher

Jennifer Miller is in her nineteenth year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.

Sandra Shipley

Third Grade (3A) Teacher

Sandra Shipley is in her eleventh year of teaching third grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Theory and Practice.

Jenn Iannarino

Third Grade (3B) Teacher

Jenn Iannarino is in her fourth year of teaching 3rd grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.

Anne T. Smith

Fourth Grade (4A) Teacher

Anne T. Smith is in her seventh year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fourth graders in Language Arts, Social Studies, and Religion. She holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

Casey Leonard

Fourth Grade (4B) Teacher

Casey Leonard is in his sixth year of teaching at St. Brendan. He teaches fourth grade language arts, math and science. He holds a Master of Education in literacy.

Katharine Gaddis

Fifth Grade (5A) Teacher

Laurie Smith

Fifth Grade (5B) Teacher

Laurie Smith is in her eighteenth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fifth graders in Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.

Jennifer Thomas

Middle School (6A) Language Arts, Religion, and Math Teacher

Jennifer Thomas is in her twenty-fourth year of teaching at St. Brendan. She has taught first, sixth, and eighth grades in ELA, math. social studies, and religion. She holds a Master of Education.

Jacob Doran

Seventh Grade (7B) Language Arts and Religion Teacher

Jacob Doran is in his fourth year of teaching at Saint Brendan School. He teaches seventh grade religion and language arts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Language Arts and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Theology.

Elise Finkell

Eighth Grade (8B) Language Arts and Religion Teacher

Elise Finkell is in her sixth year teaching eighth grade language arts and third teaching religion. She holds a Master of Science in Literacy.

Marsha Duffey

Middle School (7A) Science Teacher

Marsha Duffey is in her eighteenth year of teaching Middle School Science grades 6 - 8 at St Brendan School. She holds a Masters of Arts in Education.

Joy Bair

Geometry Teacher

Michele Hazzard

Middle School (8A) Social Studies Teacher

Michele Hazzard is in her twenty sixth year of teaching, twenty three of those at St. Brendan School. She teaches Middle School Social Studies. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Social Studies Secondary Education.

Chris McManus

Middle School (6B) Math Teacher

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Spanish Teacher

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis is in her fourth year of teaching Spanish at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education, a Master in Arts and a Bachelor in Education.

Andy Limbert

STEM Coordinator

Andy Limbert is in his 2nd year as STEM Coordinator for grades K-8. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design.

Kristen Basore

Music and Band Teacher

Joan Roberts

School Librarian

Joan Roberts is in her fortieth year of teaching, thirty one of those at Saint Brendan. She is the school’s Librarian and teaches middle school STEM classes. She holds a Bachelor of Science in English and Library Science.

Mary K Rosner-Baker

Art Teacher

Tracey White

Physical Education Teacher

Tracey White is in her thirteenth year of teaching Physical Education at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Victoria Sheikh

Intervention Specialist

Victoria Sheikh is in her third year as an Intervention Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Masters in Intervention - mild/moderate.

Rebecca Liu

Intervention Specialist

Rebecca Liu is in her second year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Masters Degree in Intervention, mild/moderate.

Ryann Nolfi

Intervention Specialist

Diane Paice

Reading Specialist

Diane Paice is in her fourth year as a Reading Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning.

Bridget Onders

Fifth Grade Classroom Aide

Bridget Onders is in her 14th year as a teachers aide in the middle school. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.

Lisa Ashbrook

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Lisa Ashbrook is in her twelfth year working at St. Brendan School. This is her eighth year as a Kindergarten Aide. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology.

Cyndi Vagnier

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Cyndi Vagnier is in her fifteenth year as a kindergarten aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Child Development.

Sarah Powers

First Grade Classroom Aide

Kary Hoersten

Second Grade Classroom Aide

Jennifer Clouser

Third Grade Classroom Aide

Jennifer Clouser is in her tenth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism Degree.

Candy Corroto

Fourth Grade Classroom Aide

Anne DiBlasio

Library Aide

Charmaine Cyrus

Paraprofessional

Ann Jones

Paraprofessional

Matt Martin

Paraprofessional

Lisa Shanahan

Paraprofessional

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Fr. Bob Penhallurick

Parish Pastor 614.876.1272

Will Gruber

Will Gruber is in his fourth year as Principal of Saint Brendan School. He holds a Master of Science in Educational Ad

Will Gruber

Principal 614.876.6132

Becky Piela

Becky Piela is in her 6th year at St. Brendan as Assistant Principal, focusing on Student Services. She holds a Bachelo

Becky Piela

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Kate Cavello

Kate Cavello is in her third year as Assistant Principal at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Science in Educa

Kate Cavello

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Sharon Bee

Office Manager 614.876.6132

Amy Diller

School Counselor

Danielle Limbacher

Nurse

Carla Bruggeman

Carla Bruggeman is in her fourth year as Kitchen Manager at St Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Ohi

Carla Bruggeman

Kitchen Manager

Lisa McFadden

Lisa McFadden is in her fifteenth year of teaching kindergarten at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in T

Lisa McFadden

Kindergarten (KA) Teacher

Maryann Nugent

Maryann Nugent is in her eighth year of teaching Kindergarten at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education in

Maryann Nugent

Kindergarten (KB) Teacher

Donna Doody

Donna Doody is in her forty-first year of teaching first grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science

Donna Doody

First Grade (1A) Teacher

Molly Whitmer

Molly Whitmer is in her 11th year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches first grade. She holds a Ma

Molly Whitmer

First Grade (1B) Teacher

Janelle Vollrath

Janelle Vollrath is in her third year of teaching at Saint Brendan School and first year of teaching first grade. She ho

Janelle Vollrath

First Grade (1C) Teacher

Kate Doepker

Kate Doepker is in her first year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education Degree

Kate Doepker

Second Grade (2A) Teacher

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller is in her nineteenth year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Scien

Jennifer Miller

Second Grade (2B) Teacher

Sandra Shipley

Sandra Shipley is in her eleventh year of teaching third grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts degree

Sandra Shipley

Third Grade (3A) Teacher

Jenn Iannarino

Jenn Iannarino is in her fourth year of teaching 3rd grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in E

Jenn Iannarino

Third Grade (3B) Teacher

Anne T. Smith

Anne T. Smith is in her seventh year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fourth graders in Language Arts, S

Anne T. Smith

Fourth Grade (4A) Teacher

Casey Leonard

Casey Leonard is in his sixth year of teaching at St. Brendan. He teaches fourth grade language arts, math and science.

Casey Leonard

Fourth Grade (4B) Teacher

Katharine Gaddis

Fifth Grade (5A) Teacher

Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith is in her eighteenth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fifth graders in Language Arts,

Laurie Smith

Fifth Grade (5B) Teacher

Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer Thomas is in her twenty-fourth year of teaching at St. Brendan. She has taught first, sixth, and eighth grades

Jennifer Thomas

Middle School (6A) Language Arts, Religion, and Math Teacher

Jacob Doran

Jacob Doran is in his fourth year of teaching at Saint Brendan School. He teaches seventh grade religion and language a

Jacob Doran

Seventh Grade (7B) Language Arts and Religion Teacher

Elise Finkell

Elise Finkell is in her sixth year teaching eighth grade language arts and third teaching religion. She holds a Master o

Elise Finkell

Eighth Grade (8B) Language Arts and Religion Teacher

Marsha Duffey

Marsha Duffey is in her eighteenth year of teaching Middle School Science grades 6 - 8 at St Brendan School. She holds a

Marsha Duffey

Middle School (7A) Science Teacher

Joy Bair

Geometry Teacher

Michele Hazzard

Michele Hazzard is in her twenty sixth year of teaching, twenty three of those at St. Brendan School. She teaches Middl

Michele Hazzard

Middle School (8A) Social Studies Teacher

Chris McManus

Middle School (6B) Math Teacher

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis is in her fourth year of teaching Spanish at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Edu

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Spanish Teacher

Andy Limbert

Andy Limbert is in his 2nd year as STEM Coordinator for grades K-8. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communica

Andy Limbert

STEM Coordinator

Kristen Basore

Music and Band Teacher

Joan Roberts

Joan Roberts is in her fortieth year of teaching, thirty one of those at Saint Brendan. She is the school’s Librarian

Joan Roberts

School Librarian

Mary K Rosner-Baker

Art Teacher

Tracey White

Tracey White is in her thirteenth year of teaching Physical Education at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Educa

Tracey White

Physical Education Teacher

Victoria Sheikh

Victoria Sheikh is in her third year as an Intervention Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Masters in Inte

Victoria Sheikh

Intervention Specialist

Rebecca Liu

Rebecca Liu is in her second year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science i

Rebecca Liu

Intervention Specialist

Ryann Nolfi

Intervention Specialist

Diane Paice

Diane Paice is in her fourth year as a Reading Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in Teachi

Diane Paice

Reading Specialist

Bridget Onders is in her 14th year as a teachers aide in the middle school. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical

Bridget Onders

Fifth Grade Classroom Aide

Lisa Ashbrook

Lisa Ashbrook is in her twelfth year working at St. Brendan School. This is her eighth year as a Kindergarten Aide. She

Lisa Ashbrook

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Cyndi Vagnier

Cyndi Vagnier is in her fifteenth year as a kindergarten aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science

Cyndi Vagnier

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Sarah Powers

First Grade Classroom Aide

Kary Hoersten

Second Grade Classroom Aide

Jennifer Clouser

Jennifer Clouser is in her tenth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in

Jennifer Clouser

Third Grade Classroom Aide

Candy Corroto

Fourth Grade Classroom Aide

Anne DiBlasio

Library Aide

Charmaine Cyrus

Paraprofessional

Ann Jones

Paraprofessional

Matt Martin

Paraprofessional

Lisa Shanahan

Paraprofessional