Staff & Faculty | St. George School - Erie, PA
Dr. Ann Marie Lathan
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Dr. Ann Marie Lathan is a graduate of Gannon University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education. She taught for several years in Ohio before returning to Erie to earn her Master of Arts degree in English. She continued her career as an educator as a professor for Mercyhurst University, Penn State Behrend, and Edinboro University. She completed the Principal Certification Program and Curriculum & Instruction Supervisor Certification Program from Gannon University. Most recently, she earned her PhD in Organizational Learning & Leadership from Gannon University and has researched and published work on instructional methods, engaged learning, and leadership in the classroom. As a Catholic, she believes in faith being a part of all facets of our lives, especially in guiding and directing young people educationally. She loves having the opportunity to influence young people to grow in their love of Christ and one another.
School Counselor (Guidance Department)
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Mrs. Marcia McKay serves as the part-time Guidance Counselor at Saint George School. Marcia received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Education from Penn State University and a Master's Degree in Elementary/Secondary School Counseling from Gannon University. As a retired teacher/school counselor from the Iroquois School District, Marcia has acquired many years of experience working with children of all ages from preschool through post-secondary school including parents, guardians, teachers, and administration. Marcia and her husband, Bill, were members of Saint George Parish for many years. During that time, they taught their son's confirmation class and had the honor to be the Precana Host Couple in 2010 and 2011. Both of their now grown-up children made the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation at Saint George. Their son had served in the Altar Server Ministry for many years. Marcia and her husband are proud to share the fact that they now have five beautiful grandchildren! Marcia feels very blessed to be back in an educational setting at Saint George School.
Teacher (2-Year-Old Program)
Jennifer Szewczykowski is the Director of the "2-year-old Littlest Learning Lancers To Start Smart program." She is a graduate of Edinboro University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She worked at Sarah Reed Children's Center after graduation. She worked at Family Services of Northwest Pennsylvania, where she worked in the adoption program for ten years. Her love for children and education has brought her back to the classroom. She brings with her many years of experience and enthusiasm. She is married with two daughters who currently attend Saint George School. She is excited to be a part of the Saint George Catholic School Family. She looks forward to growing and learning with your little one.
Teacher (4-Year-Old Preschool)
Mrs. Hronas teaches at Saint George Preschool. Mrs. Hronas holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hellenic College in Brookline, Massachusetts. She has taken additional courses at Edinboro University and taught Continuing Education for Adults in Fiber Arts in the Fairview School District. Her teaching concentration is in the Early Childhood field and Art. She continues to pursue new and advanced methods in these areas to improve her teaching skills.
Teacher (4-Year-Old Preschool Aide)
Mrs. Chris Theiss attended Gannon University, and for the past nine years has worked in the capacity as our Preschool Aide. Our three and four-year-old students know her very well. Mrs. Theiss and the late Gregg Theiss are longtime parishioners of Saint George Church and are blessed with three beautiful children. Her two oldest are alumni of Saint George School and her son is currently enrolled at Cathedral Prep.
Teacher (3 & 4-Year-Old Preschool)
Mrs. Kalie graduated with a Bachelors degree from Gannon University with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. She taught first and third grades at Our Lady's Christian and Preschool for Head Start. Mrs. Kalie worked in the Alternative Care Program here at Saint George School. She taught Preschool for Saint Boniface and then Preschool here at Saint George School. Mrs. Kalie taught first grade for three years here at Saint George School, third grade, sixth grade and this year is excited to have the opportunity to return to preschool. She also serves as a member of the Saint George Chastity Education Team. Mrs. Kalie has two school-age children who attend Saint George School. Mrs. Kalie and her husband truly believe in a Catholic School Education this is why she teaches at Saint George School.
Teacher (3 & 4-Year-Old Preschool)
Mandy Mallin graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a dual major in Early Childhood and Special Education from Gannon University, with a minor in Exceptional Children. She worked at the Barber National Institute and the Iroquois School District prior to joining the SGS family as the 3 & 4-year-old Preschool Teacher. She is a proud alum of a lifelong Catholic education. In addition to Gannon, she attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel grade school and Villa Maria Academy. Mandy values and believes in the importance of the faith-based education. When Mandy is away from school, she enjoys time with her family and friends. “I am honored and privileged to have become part of the SGS family”
Teacher (Kindergarten Aide)
Mrs. Steppic is an aide in our 3 and 4-year-old preschool program. Mrs. Steppic is a graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a degree in Fashion Marketing and Management. She has taught preschool for the past five years at the Asbury Barn through the Millcreek Parks and Recreation program.Mrs. Steppic has been an active volunteer here at Saint George as a library aide for the past five years. She has also helped with numerous school musicals, the PTO Christmas store, and the uniform exchange closet.
Mrs. Foust attended Saint George School, Saint Benedict Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education. She began teaching at Saint George School in 1987. Mrs. Foust taught Preschool, first grade, third grade and currently teaches Kindergarten. She is also the Director of the Saint George Annual Summer Program.
Mrs. Melissa Allgeier is a Kindergarten teacher at Saint George School. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Edinboro University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She worked as an education assistant at the Erie Zoo for three years during college, where she taught classes, gave tours, and helped with teacher workshops. She taught preschool for eighteen years, fifteen of which were at St. George, and she is currently in her second year of kindergarten. She is working toward her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and hopes to earn her degree in December. Melissa enjoys working at Saint George because of the close relationships that are built here between teachers, parents, students, and faculty.
Mrs. Rinke earned her Bachelor of Science from Gannon University in Elementary Education, and her Master degree from Mercyhurst University in Special Education. Last year, she obtained Early Childhood certification. She taught pre-school at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School for the past eleven years. Before that, she taught Learning Support and Life Skills Support in the City of Erie School District. She has been happily married to her husband Randy for 26 years. Their son, Nicholas, is a student at Mercyhurst University North East, and their daughter, Jessica, is a senior at Mercyhurst Prep. Mrs. Rinke is very excited to be joining the Saint George family! "This is such a warm and welcoming school, and I already feel at home here! I can't wait to meet my Kindergarten students and their families. I know we will all learn and grow a lot this year!"
Teacher (Kindergarten Aide)
Mrs. Pamela Kuzdzal works as an aide in the Kindergarten and Alternative Care Programs. She is a graduate of Saint George School, class of 1985. Pamela is married to Todd, and they are blessed with two beautiful daughters. One daughter attends Saint George School, the other daughter is attending Villa Maria Academy. In addition to her dedication of time and talents to Saint George School, she has worked for 25 years at Western Reserve Golden Living Center.
Teacher (Kindergarten Aide)
Mrs. Mary Bova is a graduate of the Indiana University of PA where she earned a B.S. Degree in Finance and Economics. After graduation, she worked as an investment analyst and auditor before the birth of her twin daughters, Kaitlin and Sarah. She has dedicated her life to her grown daughters and other children while volunteering as a girl scout leader, library aide, art aide, and cheerleading coach. Mrs. Bova was an aide in our preschool program for seven years prior to becoming a kindergarten aide. Mrs. Bova and her husband, Mike, believe in the benefits of a Catholic education.
Teacher (First Grade)
This is Mrs. McAndrew's third year teaching first grade at St. George and she is thrilled to be a part of the Saint George School family. She has been a part of the Saint George parish since her childhood. She most recently lived in Morgantown, West Virginia where she was a long-term substitute for Kindergarten and then taught first grade for four years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in both Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from Edinboro University. She is a firm believer in lifelong learning and went on to earn her Masters degree in Reading from West Virginia University in 2013. She believes in Catholic Education and is proud to work in a warm, caring, Christian environment.
Teacher (First Grade)
Ms. Garver is a first-grade teacher at Saint George Catholic School. Ms. Garver graduated from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and received her Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate grades PK-4. She is currently working on her Master's Degree in Reading Education from Gannon University to become a Reading Specialist Certified for grades PK-12. Ms. Garver has been teaching for the past five years. She had worked at Villa Maria Elementary as a fourth and first-grade teacher. She is very excited to be part of the St. George staff.
Teacher (First Grade)
Ms. Golino graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Lock Haven University. She received her graduate degree from Gannon University in Reading. She also has her Reading Specialist Certification. Ms. Golino brings almost 20 years of experience, in Catholic schools to Saint George School, after teaching Kindergarten for 18 years at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Ms. Golino is excited about the opportunity to now teach First Grade at Saint George School. Ms. Golino also served as the Dibels Data Coordinator for all the Catholic Schools. She is very happy to be a part of the St. George faculty!
Teacher (Second Grade)
Mrs. Sherry Ehrenreich graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Ehrenreich completed her graduate studies at Wilkes University, where she received a Master’s Degree in Educational Development and Strategies. She brings twenty-two years of in-classroom experience in the Diocese of Erie to Saint George School. Mrs. Ehrenreich is committed to Catholic education and is looking forward to sharing her faith with the children of Saint George School.
Teacher (Second Grade)
Mrs. Eaton is a second-grade teacher at Saint George Catholic School. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in American History from Penn State Erie, an Elementary Education Certificate from Mercyhurst College, and her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. Mrs. Eaton has been teaching for ten+ years— two years in fourth grade and ten years in second grade, and one year in first grade. She currently participates as a member of the School Security Team, serves as the Afterschool Program Supervisor, and is part of the Diocesan Social Studies Committee aiming to make Social Studies more interactive in the classroom. Mrs. Eaton has two children who attend Saint George School.
Teacher (Second Grade)
Mrs. Gocal earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Mercyhurst College. She has been teaching at Saint George Catholic School for over 10 years. She taught half-day Kindergarten for one year, third grade for four years, fourth grade for one year, and is in her sixth year of teaching second grade. Mrs. Gocal has been working towards completing her Master’s Degree in Development and Strategies from Wilkes University. She has been a member of the BLEST team at Saint George Catholic School for seven years. She is honored to serve in the capacity of BLEST Coordinator for the school.
Teacher (Third Grade)
Mrs. Baltes is a third-grade teacher. She has previously taught seventh and eighth grade Language Arts, fourth and fifth grade Reading, English, Spelling, Science, Religion, Social Studies, Math and sixth-grade math. Mrs. Baltes has taught her entire career at Saint George Catholic School encompassing the last thirty-one years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mercyhurst College in Elementary Education with a minor in Religious Studies. She has earned a Master’s Equivalency in 1999.
Teacher (Third Grade)
Mrs. Lytle is a graduate of Mercyhurst University. She holds a dual degree in Elementary and Special Education. After graduating she worked for five years teaching Kindergarten at Sarah Reed Children’s Center and one year teaching fifth and sixth grade Reading and English at The Cathedral Center. Mrs. Lytle taught preschool for four years—three years here at Saint George School and five years teaching first grade. She is excited to teach third grade this year where she will continue to build a solid foundation for our children to enable them to be successful individuals for the future. Mrs. Lytle has two children who attended St. George. She is continuing to work on her Master's program in Special Education.
Teacher (Fourth Grade)
Miss Morgan earned her Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Edinboro University. She advanced her knowledge of Gifted Education at the University of Connecticut. Miss Morgan taught for two years at Saint Michael’s School in Greenville, PA. In 2017, she completed forty-three years here at Saint George and has taught every grade level from grades 2 through 8. Miss Morgan’s philosophy of education centers on the unique qualities of each child. She encourages the joy of learning, making connections in the brain and RESPECT. She believes that reading feeds the brain and thinking exercises it. The motto in her classroom is “It’s You and Me, God.”
Teacher (Fourth Grade)
Mrs. Ross began teaching at Saint George Catholic School in 1973. Throughout her years at Saint George, she has taught grades four through eight teaching all subject areas, and for many of these years specifically Language Arts. After graduating from Saint George Catholic School in 1967, Mrs. Ross attended Villa Maria Academy and then pursued a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary and Special Education at Mercyhurst College and a Master’s Degree at Edinboro University. Mrs. Ross received the Golden Apple Award in the Spring of 2017.
Teacher (Fifth Grade)
Mrs. Susan Kerner is a graduate of Penn State University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She then attended Edinboro University where she received her Post-Baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education. In 2009, she began teaching fifth and sixth-grade Religion, English, and Math at St. George. Mrs. Kerner is working on her graduate education through Wilkes University. She believes in Catholic education. She loves the sense of community, the foundation of faith, and watching the children grow and learn.
Teacher (Fifth Grade)
Mrs. Olszewski graduated from Mercyhurst College with her B.A. in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and her B.S. in Special Education. She is married with 2 children and enjoys listening to music, camping, traveling, cooking and teaching children that learning is fun! I'm very excited to be part of the Saint George family!
Teacher (Fifth Grade)
My name is Eric Trapp and I'm currently in my sixth year of teaching, all of which have been within the Diocese of Erie. I graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Gannon University. Shortly after, I began teaching 5th and 6th-grade math and religion at Our Lady's Christian School until this year's placement at St. George School. While at OLCS, I took an opportunity to earn my Master's Degree in Educational Leadership with aspirations of one day becoming an administrator. Shortly after receiving my graduate degree I continued into a post-masters program to receive a K-12 administrative certificate to better prepare me for a future leadership role. At SGS, I currently teach 5th-grade math, religion, and social studies. On a personal note, I am married and have an amazing baby boy who gets all of my free time.
Teacher (Sixth Grade)
Mrs. Martin teaches sixth graders at Saint George Catholic School. She graduated from Mercyhurst Preparatory School in 2004 and continued her education at Mercyhurst University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2008. Mrs. Martin went on to earn her Masters degree in Secondary Education of Science in 2010.
Teacher (Seventh Grade)
Mr. Spizarny is a member of the Social Studies Department. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the California University of Pennsylvania and a Secondary Social Studies teaching certificate from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania He also earned his Instructional II Certificate in 1997. He has taken several graduate classes in the field of History and maintains a 4.0 average in those courses. Mr. Spizarny has been teaching in the Diocese of Erie for over twenty years. He has served as an educator with Saint George School for more than ten years.
Teacher (Seventh and Eighth Grade)
Mrs. Fuss teaches Science to the seventh and eighth-grade students at Saint George School. Mrs. Fuss has taken classes at Gannon University to work on her Master’s Degree in Computer Technology. She has twenty-eight credits towards that goal and currently is taking time off to enjoy her daughter and her son. She has a B.S. in Secondary Education-General Science. Mrs. Fuss is a big supporter of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition, for which she held the position of Special Awards Chairman from 2003-2006. Mrs. Fuss believes in the beliefs taught here at Saint George Catholic School.
Teacher (Middle School)
Mrs. Kuhar teaches sixth, seventh and eighth-grade Literature. Mrs. Kuhar is a life-long Erie resident. She earned a degree in Secondary Education English from Edinboro University where she graduated summa cum laude. During her time at Edinboro, she worked as a Distance-Learning Technician at the University’s Porreco Center and volunteered in the University’s Writing Center. Mrs. Kuhar also has a MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. Prior to earning her degree in education, she spent twenty years as an insurance professional. Mrs. Kuhar enjoys spending time with her husband, who is a teacher as well, and their four wonderful children. Mrs. Kuhar and her family are parishioners of Saint George Church.
Teacher (Seventh and Eighth Grade)
Miss Tech teaches 7th and 8th Grade English. This is her third year teaching at Saint George School. She has long since been familiar with the mission, values, and quality education provided by Saint George as she is a graduate herself. Miss Tech received her undergraduate degree in Dance Performance and Business from Lake Erie College and has her Masters of Science in Pedagogy and Practice with a concentration in English from Mercyhurst University. In her free time, Miss Tech enjoys baking specialty cakes, teaching dance at Triple Threat Studio and spending time with family.
Mrs. Nichole Mancuso has a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Teacher Certification in Music and Drama from Mercyhurst University. She has credits towards her Masters in Music from The Cleveland Institute of Music. Mrs. Mancuso has been teaching drama and music for over 25 years. She taught at Cathedral Center, Saint Andrew, Jamestown Middle Schools as well as Villa Maria Academy before she took a break to raise her three beautiful children, two of which attend SGS and one recent SGS graduate. In addition to her many years of performing, Mrs. Mancuso has been directing musicals at local elementary and high schools as well as the Erie Playhouse for two decades. Mrs. Mancuso has been directing here at Saint George School for the past 16 years. She loves being a part of the amazing SGS family.
Mr. Stubenhofer is the Art Teacher at Saint George School. He received his Bachelor of Science in Art Education and his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Media Arts (Graphic Design concentration) degrees from Edinboro University. He also completed minors in Special Education and Photography. Mr. Stubenhofer is a certified Art Teacher in the state of Pennsylvania. Mr. Stubenhofer worked as a Substitute Teacher in multiple school districts before coming to Saint George School. He is a lifelong Erie resident and is excited to be part of the faculty at Saint George School!
Teacher (Physical Education)
Mrs. Lopez teaches Physical Education to the Pre-school through eighth-grade students. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from Slippery Rock University, a Certificate in Medical/Office Computer Technology from Mercyhurst University, as well as numerous graduate credits from Slippery Rock and Gannon University. Mrs. Lopez is a member of the Pennsylvania State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, and a member of the Slippery Rock Alumni Association. She helped write the grant “Dance Around the World For Fitness And Fun” which provided the students with the Dance Dance Revolution game system. The grant was given by the Highmark Foundation. Mrs. Lopez also wrote a grant entitled “Have Fun Getting Fit” which was given by the St. Vincent Health Center Auxiliary and was used to purchase playground equipment for use by all the students at SGS. In addition, she also has had lessons published on the pecentral.org website. She has been teaching in the Catholic School System for 27 years.
Teacher (Computers & Technology)
Mr. Rob Grygier is the Technology Teacher at Saint George School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Grygier worked as a teacher at Robert Benjamin Wiley Charter School before becoming a stay-at-home Dad until his daughter and twin sons went to school full time. He is back to teaching and is excited to be a part of the faculty at Saint George School. Mr. Grygier also loves coaching his sons in football, baseball, and basketball. He is also on the coaching staff for the JS Wilson Football team.
Scott Strasser joins us this year as our new Lancer librarian/media instructor. He holds classes for all grades, from Preschool through 8th. After teaching regular classroom language arts, social studies, and science, he says the library has been a great fit. Mr. Strasser loves good books, writing and telling stories, and helping students enjoy the same.
He has a degree in Geography from Edinboro University, along with his Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate, and a Ph.D. is Cryptozoology. If you know what that is, you’ll know that he has some interesting tales related to the field!
Mr. Strasser grew up in Erie and is happy to be part of the St. George family.
Act 89 Reading Specialist
Mrs. Rankin is an Act 89 Reading Specialist with the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit #5. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education as well as her Masters in Reading and Reading Specialist Certification from Edinboro University. This year will mark her fourth year with the Act 89 program at Saint George School.
Mrs. Rankin previously worked for seven years as a Title I or Act 89 teacher at Wesleyville Elementary and St. Boniface schools. Prior to her employment with the Intermediate Unit, she taught kindergarten and first grade for several years. Mrs. Rankin has a special way of helping our students make progress and great strides in reading. Her goal is to make every child succeed as a reader! She works with students in all grade levels and has fun ways to inspire the children to overcome reading obstacles and develop a lifelong love of reading.
Act 89 Math Specialist
Mrs. Tefft is a math teacher with the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit’s Act 89 Program. She received her B.S. in Mathematics from Penn State and later returned to school at Edinboro University to complete coursework for a teacher certification. She holds Pennsylvania Teacher Certification in the areas of Secondary Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Middle-Level Language Arts. She is also certified in Early Childhood Education by the state of Texas.
Mrs. Tefft has been fortunate to work with many grade levels from preschool to twelfth grade. Her true passion is teaching mathematics to struggling learners. She attempts to employ auditory, visual, kinesthetic and tactile modalities of learning to her instruction. Many students come to her that are not fond of math but leave with an appreciation for how much fun math can be. Mrs. Tefft has had the privilege of working with students at Saint George School since 2008.
Title 1 Reading Specialist
Mrs. Banta has been employed as a Reading Specialist with the Northwest Tri-County I.U. #5 since 2008 in the Title I Program. She earned her Bachelor's degrees in Elementary Education and Spanish, as well as a Master's Degree in Reading from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She holds PA teaching certificates in Elementary Education and as a Reading Specialist. Mrs. Banta has taught at Ft. LeBoeuf Middle School, Iroquois Elementary School and the Robert Benjamin Wiley Community Charter school. She is teaching Title I Reading in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade at Saint George School. Title I Reading is a service provided to help striving learners reach their appropriate reading level.
Mrs. Jeffreys has been a part of Saint George Parish for over twenty-five years. She works as the parish and school business manager. She began working part-time at the school in 1983 and then became Business Manager for the church and school in 1998. Krista is part of the School Board and Finance Council. Prior to working for Saint George Parish, she served on many boards, finance councils and committees within the Diocese.
Mrs. Jeffreys believes in the value of receiving a Catholic faith-based education and she enjoys the atmosphere of a Catholic grade school. One of her favorite aspects of her job is when the students stop by her office to visit! Mrs. Jeffreys believes that it has been a true honor and privilege to work at the largest Catholic School and Parish in the Diocese of Erie. She has witnessed continued support from the generosity of parish and school families. These families are the legacy families; their commitment will continue the mission of Saint George for generations and generations!
Food Service Manager (Lancer Cafe)
Ms. Kathy Vogt is the Food Service Manager of our Saint George School Café! Ms. Vogt has over 15 years of Food Service experience and has worked at Chestnut Hill School and Millcreek Intermediate High School Cafés. Ms. Vogt oversees a small staff that assists her daily with preparing and serving “Lancer Lunches.” Ms. Vogt relies heavily on the dedicated parents and relatives of our Saint George School students that volunteer on a regular basis in the Cafeteria.
Ms. Vogt serves up nutritious well-balanced and affordable school lunches every day. Lancer Lunch foods are made with low-fat or lean ingredients and served with fresh or canned fruits and vegetables along with reduced fat milk and other healthy options. Ms. Vogt's goal is to provide the Saint George students and staff with a well-balanced, great tasting Lancer Lunch that meets state and federal nutritional guidelines. Ms. Vogt is also a lifelong resident of Erie and graduated from Tech Memorial. She has a son who will soon be a graduate of Gannon University. Ms. Vogt's goal is to continue to provide healthy “Lancer Lunches” and eating habits for Lancer students and staff!
Mrs. Steele brings over 25 years of administrative and school business experience to Saint George School. During her 23 years of experience in Post-Secondary Education, she served in various capacities from Director of Education, Director of Development, Admissions, Marketing, Special Events, Medical Instructor, and Student Services. She authored and presented over a dozen postsecondary training programs with the Pennsylvania Department of Education for approval. Francine and her family are members of Our Lady of The Lake Church in Edinboro where Francine is actively involved in the Lecturer Ministry. She is an active member of the Saint George School PTO for 11+ years and served as PTO Secretary and Vice President. Currently, Francine and her husband David serve on the Hospitality Committee. A proud mother of three children, two which attend Saint George and Franklin`15 a junior at Cathedral Preparatory School. Francine and her husband David both attended parochial schools and are firm advocates of Catholic School Education and the benefits it offers. Francine and her husband David have a history of helping children having fostered over 25 Erie area Foster children and teens, several of which attended SGS. Francine and David currently serve on the Executive Board of the Office of Children & Youth. Francine is the President of the Erie County Foster Parent Association and a Foster Parent Association Team Representative. Francine and her family volunteer hours too numerous to mention helping Erie’s children in the foster system and local Foster Parents by planning and coordinating monthly activities, special events, and holiday parties. Francine writes monthly articles for publication in the Foster Parent Association newsletter. Francine is delighted to be a part of the Saint George Team and enjoys working with Teachers that she highly admires and the Saint George staff, along with all the dedicated parent volunteers, and most importantly all the wonderful children that are so blessed to be a student at such a highly reputable parochial school!
Rev. Brian Vossler
Pastor (Saint George Parish)
Fr. Brian grew up on a farm in Smethport with 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He went on to attend Slippery Rock University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education and a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel. After graduation, he worked as a Resident Hall Director at Ball State University in Muncie, In. After seminary training at Christ the King in East Aurora, NY he was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. He has served in many of parishes throughout the Diocese and also as Campus Minister. Now in his 8th assignment, Fr. Brian serves as the Pastor of St. George Parish.
Fr. James Power
Resource Teacher (Resource Department)
Lindsay Anschutz is our Resource Teacher here at Saint George. Mrs. Anschutz graduated from Gannon University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and received her Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate grades K-6. Afterward, she went on to earn her Master's Degree in Reading Education from Edinboro University and became Reading Specialist Certified for grades PK-12. Mrs. Anschutz has been teaching for the last five years. She had worked for two years at Iroquois Elementary as the Title 1 Aide before becoming the Resource Teacher at Villa Maria Elementary. Mrs. Anschutz was the Resource Teacher for three years at Villa Maria Elementary until the school's closing. She is very excited to now bring this new position to our school!
Mrs. Rinderle worked for over 15 years at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School until the school's closing. She served as the Director of the OLMC Summer Program for the past five years. She is very excited to begin a new adventure at Saint George School.