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St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
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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.

Open Positions

  • None at this time.

Administration

Monsignor Joseph Disciacca

Monsignor 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

Patti Tiezzi
Principal - BS from Bentley University, MS from CCSU, 6th Year in Education Leadership from CCSU
ptiezzi.stritaschool@gmail.com

Sr. Anne D'Alessio

Sr. Anne D'Alessio
Vice Principal - BA in Mathematics from St. Louis University, MS in Mathematics from St. Louis University
adalessio.stritaschool@gmail.com

Joanna DeMilo-Robinson,

Joanna DeMilo-Robinson,
Dean of Student Life
Grade 8 Science
jrobinson.stritaschool@gmail.com

Lisa Palma

Lisa Palma
School Nurse
lpalma.stritaschool@gmail.com

Paula Nugent

Paula Nugent
Business Manager
paulanugent@att.net

Teachers & Staff

TBD

TBD
School Social Worker

Andrea Affinito

Andrea Affinito
Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Jenay Alvarez

Jenay Alvarez
Grade 1
jalvarez.stritaschool@gmail.com

Matthew Banas

Matthew Banas
Middle School Social Studies, Geography and History
mbanas.stritaschool@gmail.com

Angie Barnett

Angie Barnett
Administrative Assistant
office.stritaschool@gmail.com

Betsy Bathrick

Betsy Bathrick
Before & After Care Coordinator
bbathrick.stritaschool@gmail.com

Cindy Brennan

Cindy Brennan
Middle School Math
cbrennan.stritaschool@gmail.com

Joanne Bruno

Joanne Bruno
Director of Admissions and Marketing
jbruno.stritaschool@gmail.com

Erin Carmody

Erin Carmody
Hot Lunch Program Coordinator
ecarmody.stritaschool@gmail.com
Website

Susan DeLucia

Susan DeLucia
Pre-K 4 Aide
sdelucia1.stritaschool@gmail.com

Kimberly Delvecchio

Kimberly Delvecchio
Grade 3
kdelvecchio.stritaschool@gmail.com

Stephanie Dimesky

Stephanie Dimesky
Pre-Kindergarten 3
sdimesky.stritaschool@gmail.com

Linda Doucette

Linda Doucette
Middle School Literature & Language Arts
ldoucette.stritaschool@gmail.com

Dolores Fortuna

Dolores Fortuna
Grade 5
dfortuna.stritaschool@gmail.com

Denise Gertz

Denise Gertz
Grade 2
dgertz.stritaschool@gmail.com

Lori Gill

Lori Gill
Grade 4
lgill.stritaschool@gmail.com

Elaine Grossomanides

Elaine Grossomanides
Grade 5–7 Science
egrossomanides.stritaschool@gmail.com

Mike Halloran

Mike Halloran
Administrative Assistant
office.stritaschool@gmail.com

Suzanne Hamling

Suzanne Hamling
Middle School Religion
shamling.stritaschool@gmail.com

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis
Kindergarten Paraprofessional
rlewis.stritaschool@gmail.com

Kimberly Lewis

Kimberly Lewis
Pre-Kindergarten 4
klewis.stritaschool@gmail.com

Polina Mann

Polina Mann
Music
pmann.stritaschool@gmail.com

Megan Marottolo

Megan Marottolo
Pre-K 3 Aide

Bess McGrath

Bess McGrath
Director of Early Childhood & Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teacher
bmcgrath.stritaschool@gmail.com

Theresa McKeon

Theresa McKeon
Kindergarten
tmckeon.stritaschool@gmail.com

Allessandra Paglia

Allessandra Paglia
Spanish Teacher
apaglia.stritaschool@gmail.com

Tiffany Palowski

Tiffany Palowski
Gym, Athletic Director
tpalowski.stritaschool@gmail.com

Marie Rourke

Marie Rourke
Middle School Religion, Literature & Language Arts
mrourke.stritaschool@gmail.com

Erika Salsbury

Erika Salsbury
Grade 3
esalsbury.stritaschool@gmail.com

Steve Schmidt

Steve Schmidt
Before/After Care Instructor

Sheila Schreck

Sheila Schreck
Librarian
sschreck.stritaschool@gmail.com

Kendall Shanklin

Kendall Shanklin
Art
kshanklin.stritaschool@gmail.com

 TBA

TBA
Grade 4

Antonietta Testa

Antonietta Testa
Pre-Kindergarten 4 Aide
atest.stritaschool@gmail.com

Nicole Truhart

Nicole Truhart
Grade 1
ntruhart.stritaschool@gmail.com