St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
1601 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 248.3114
Business Office: (203) 248.5513

Administration & Faculty

Our faculty and staff are committed to fulfilling the mission of St. Rita School by providing a warm, caring environment where students can develop their gifts and talents as they grow spiritually, academically, and socially. We teach Catholic values in a Christ-centered environment.

Our teaching staff is comprised of 28 qualified, dedicated individuals who strive to bring the best to their classrooms and collectively offer many years of valuable teaching experience to our students. We encourage all teachers to explore opportunities for professional enrichment experiences. Each teacher shares his or her faith in Jesus Christ in a unique way.

Our excellent group of teachers, administrators, and staff is here to serve. We recognize that parent involvement is critical to our success, and we welcome and encourage your input. We invite you to get to know us and to contact us at any time.

Administration

Father Joseph Disciacca
St. Thomas Seminary, St. Bonaventure University, Masters in Divinity from Christ the King Seminary, Masters in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University

Patti Tiezzi
Principal - BS from Bentley University, MS from CCSU, 6th Year in Education Leadership from CCSU
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Sr. Anne D'Alessio
Vice Principal - BA in Mathematics from St. Louis University, MS in Mathematics from St. Louis University
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Maria Testa
Vice Principal - BA in French from Albertus Magnus College, MS In Elementary Education from Southern Connecticut State University
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Teachers & Staff

Jenay Alvarez
Grade 1
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Barbara Anton
Grade 3
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Matthew Banas
Middle School Social Studies, Geography and History
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Betsy Bathrick
Before & After Care Coordinator
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Erin Bonini
Grade 5
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Cindy Brennan
Middle School Math
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Carolyn Carofano
Reading Interventionist
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Carissa Civitello
Director of Marketing and Admissions
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Susan DeLucia
Pre-K 4 Aide
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Kimberly Delvecchio
Grade 3
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Joanna DeMilo-Robinson
Middle School Science & Religion
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Stephanie Dimesky
Pre-Kindergarten 3
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Linda Doucette
Middle School Religion, Literature & Language Arts
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Dolores Fortuna
Grade 4
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Kathleen Halloran
Grade 2
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Melissa Jones
Grade 4
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Patricia Landino
Grade 2
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Carissa Laudano
School Support Specialist
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Richard Lewis
Resource Teacher; Grade 6: Religion Teacher
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Kimberly Lewis
Pre-Kindergarten 4
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Carissa Luden
Pre-Kindergarten Aide
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Megan Marottolo
Pre-K 3 Aide

Bess McGrath
Director of Early Childhood & Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teacher
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Theresa McKeon
Kindergarten
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Lisa Palma
School Nurse
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Mike Pellegrino
Music
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Carol Raccio
Administrative Assistant
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Anna Ramirez Allard
Spanish Teacher
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Marie Rourke
Middle School Religion, Literature & Language Arts
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Erika Salsbury
Kindergarten
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Sheila Schreck
Librarian
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Kendall Shanklin
Art
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Kayla Sharkey
Physical Education; Health & Technology Support
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Donna Soliwoda
Grade 5
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Antonietta Testa
Pre-Kindergarten 4 Aide
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Nicole Truhart
Grade 1
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Susan Villani
Spanish Teacher
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