Faculty

 

All of our teachers are NJ State Certified and have a combined total of over 150 years of experience! These teachers are truly dedicated to their profession and believe in the Catholic education that they foster. Assumption teachers are role models, guiding students toward a love of learning and challenging them to reach their full potential.  Using Jesus as their role model, the teachers provide students with an example to follow in dealing with their peers and others.  They foster a genuine Christian atmosphere. 


Preschool - Mrs. Terri McGough

EDUCATION

Elementary - Longfellow School, Overbrook Jr. High

High School - Paul VI High School

College - Rowan College

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Degree - BA Elementary Education

Certificate K-8

Religious Certification - Level 1

Years of Experience - 9

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

Provide a nurturing and caring environment to facilitate the development of the whole child. Students should experience academic and intellectual advancement along with spiritual growth.


Kindergarten - Mrs. Jennifer Duffy  

EDUCATION

HammontonElementary School

HammontonMiddle School

HammontonHigh School

TheCollegeofSaint Elizabeth,Morristown,NJ

Bachelor of Arts in Education and English Composition-Magna Cum Laude

DEGREE/CERTIFICATION

The College of Saint Elizabeth,Morristown,NJ

BA Education and English Composition Magna Cum Laude

New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, PK-3, K-5

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I believe that every child has a right to learn in a caring environment that celebrates their unique differences.  Students should have the role of active learner.  The classroom and teacher should support the academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs each student.


Grade 1 - Mrs. Michelle Gabrielski


EDUCATION

Assumption School

Paul VI High School

Rowan University

 

CERTIFICATION

BA Rowan University

NJ State Certification K-8

Level 1 Catechist

 

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I hope to instill a love of God and learning in my students that will last a lifetime.  Preparing children to be citizens of the world and caretakers of our future is a responsibility I readily accept.   Creating a safe and joyful learning environment is a priority.


 

Grade 2 - Mrs. Suzanne Rottler-Gurley

                                                                                                                                EDUCATION

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Berlin, NJ

Paul VI High School, Haddon Twp., NJ

Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ and

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

DEGREES/CERTIFICATIONS

B.A., Journalism/Communications;

M.A., Counseling and Personnel Services

K-5 Certificate of Eligibility in Process

PHILOSOPY OF EDUCATION

I am committed to providing a well-balanced, supportive, and engaging Christ-centered learning environment for all students.  I believe that offering experiences that are stimulating, creative, and diverse helps to accommodate all learning styles, which in turn, helps all children to feel successful in the classroom.  I want my students to leave at the end of the day feeling good about what they accomplished, how they were involved in a classroom community, and ready to learn more the next day.


Grade 3 - Mrs. Susan DeMore

EDUCATION

St. Rose of Lima Elementary

Paul VI High School

Glassboro State College

DEGREE/CERTIFICATIONS

BA Elementary Education

New Jersey State Certification K-8

Level 1 Religious Certification

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

It is my desire to teach as Jesus taught and to nurture my students in a loving, secure environment. I believe in the uniqueness of each child and it is my goal to meet their individual needs and help them grow intellectually, socially and spiritually so that they achieve their greatest potential.


Grade 4 - Mr. William Saul

EDUCATION

St. Cecilia School in Pennsauken NJ

Pennsauken High School

Rowan University

DEGREE/CERTIFICATION

BA Rowan University

Certified in Elementary Education K-8.

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I believe each and every child has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world. I try to help children to develop their potential, by teaching them first to believe in themselves and that they can achieve anything. I help children in discovering who they are, so they can express their own opinions and nurture their own ideas. I have a vision of a world where people learn to respect, accept, and embrace the differences between us, as the core of what makes life so fascinating.


Grade 5 - Mrs. Wendy Tell

EDUCATION

St. Mary School, Williamstown & Radix Elementary

Swift Creek Middle School, Midlothian, VA

Clover Hill High School, Midlothian, VA

Rutgers University

Fairleigh Dickinson University

DEGREES/CERTIFICATIONS

BS Business Management

MA Elementary Educaction

New Jersey State Certification K-5

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I believe in providing a safe and engaging learning environment that appeals to different learning styles.  My goal is to help all students be successful academically, socially, and spiritually.


Grade 6  - Mrs. Justine Wilhelm

EDUCATION

St. Joseph Grade School, Toms River

Monsignor Donovan High School, Toms River

Rowan University, Glassboro

CERTIFICATION

Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA in Law and Justice, Minor in Computer Science)

NJ State Certification K-5, Middle School Mathematics (6-8), Middle School Science (6-8)

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I feel so blessed to have spent twelve years attending a Catholic school and another seven years teaching at Assumption. I love being able to incorporate our faith across the curricula. I also believe that education goes beyond the walls of the classroom and should relate to real life situations.


Grade 7/Algebra, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing –  Mrs. Lisa K. Nesheim

EDUCATION

Holy Family Elementary School, Nutley NJ

Belleville Public High School, Belleville, NJ

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

DEGREES/CERTIFICATION

B.S. Business Administration/ Accounting - Montclair State University

MBA Finance – Seton Hall University

NJ Teacher Certification Elementary Grades K through 8

NJ Teacher Certification Secondary General Business

NJ Teacher Certification Secondary Marketing

NJ Teacher Certification General Bookkeeping/Accounting

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION:  I believe it is our responsibility to develop the entire child, mind, body and soul.


Grade 8-Mrs. Charlotte Corgliano

EDUCATION

St. Joseph Grammar School

St. Joseph High School

Glassboro State College

CERTIFICATIONS

BA Elementary Education

New Jersey State Certification K-8

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

I believe in the importance of educating each child by working to meet his/her individual needs. In order to educate the whole child, I believe that teachers and parents must work together to promote academic, spiritual, and social growth.


Music - Mr. Jack Prucella - BA Music Communication Arts; MA Music Theory - LaSalle University, Chestnut Hill College, Temple University

"The children at Assumption are a joy to teach and the staff is the greatest example of professionalism and warmth that I have ever had the good fortune to work with. As a Catholic brought up in the Catholic education system, I enjoy having opportunities to return some of the inspiration and knowledge that my  teachers gave to me. My fifteen-plus years at Assumption continue to be the most rewarding experiences in my teaching career."


Math Enrichment/Support Ed. - Mrs. Joanne Rodgers - BS Elementary Education, Seton Hall University 

"As a teacher working with students from kindergarten through 8th grade, Ienjoy watching them grow and mature each year.  It is wonderful to teach students who work so well together and express a positive attitude in all they do each day."


 Specials

Technology- Deacon McAleer

Spanish- Jill Streb

Physical Education—Crystal Atkinson

Band—Mr. Jacob Milstein