Dan McKenna is Head of School at St. Gabriel’s Catholic School. Dan has been a part of the St. Gabriel’s family since 2013. Dan is passionate about helping children to develop not only their minds, but also their character.
James Melone is St. Gabriel’s Catholic School Head of Middle School. James has been a part of the St. Gabriel’s family for five years. James believes teaching is his vocation and is honored by the opportunity to help grow our young men and women into strong individuals who are grounded in faith and compassion for others.
Colleen Lynch is St. Gabriel’s Catholic School Head of Lower School. Colleen has been a part of the St. Gabriel’s family since 2014 and is passionate about contributing to a mission-driven school and helping children, teachers, and families along their educational journey.
Rosemarie Gibson is one of our nurturing Pre-K teachers. Rose joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 1999 and brings over 23 years of teaching experience to our community. Rose loves teaching because it feeds her soul. She loves helping children discover their world.
Catherine Linehan is the Pre-K Language Arts teacher. Catherine has been a teacher for 4 years and joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 2012. Catherine chooses to dedicate her time and gifts to teaching because she loves children. She is inspired daily by the wonderful teachers she had while growing up. She is passionate about making sure that her students know that they are known and cared for each day.
Yolanda McElhaney is St. Gabriel’s Catholic School’s Pre-K Math, Religion, and Science teacher. She joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 2013. Yolanda is passionate about helping children learn, and perhaps more importantly, learning to love learning. She is inspired by watching the proverbial light bulb come on over a child’s head when they master a new skill.
Dana Polk is one of St. Gabriel’s Catholic School’s fabulous Pre-K teachers. She joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 2015. Dana believes that the most important thing in this world are our children—they are our hope and our future. Dana is passionate about helping our youngest sabers know that each one of them is loved and cherished.
Kristen Dalton is one of the amazing Kindergarten Assistants here at St. Gabriel’s Catholic School. Kristen joined the SGCS family in 2016 and brings two years of teaching experience with her. Kristen loves to teach because she loves watching how children experience new things every day.
Megan McAdams is one of St. Gabriel’s loving Kindergarten teachers. She joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 2013 and brings four years of teaching experience to the community. Megan finds working with young children extremely rewarding. She has always dedicated her heart, gifts, and time to serving others.
Lisa Oggero is a Kindergarten teacher and the Early Childhood Coordinator at St. Gabriel’s. She joined the SGCS community in 1999 and is one of the founding teachers here. Lisa loves teaching children in a Catholic school environment and believes that God truly brought her to St. Gabriel’s. She treats each of her students like the precious child that they are, nurturing and guiding them on their journey through Kindergarten.
Caity Schmeltekopf is one of the amazing Kindergarten teachers at St. Gabriel’s. Caity joined our family in 2012 and brings over 7 years of experience to our Kindergarteners. She loves to teach because she loves the energy and enthusiasm that the children share each day. Caity considers it a blessing to be a part of their days and help them with their educational journey. Children have always had a special place in her heart, and she is very thankful for the opportunity to work with them.
Stephanie Touchet is one of our Kindergarten Assistants, making sure each young student receives all of the individual attention he or she needs. Stephanie joined the St. Gabriel’s family in 2014 and brings with her 7 years of teaching experience. Stephanie loves teaching because the people who have had the greatest impact on her life were all teachers. She lives to serve others through her gifts of time, talent, and treasure.