Padua Announces New Employees, Thanks Retirees

August 15th, 2022 | News

NEW FACULTY & STAFF MEMBERS
Padua has welcomed several new faculty and staff members for the 2022-2023 school year, including six alumni.

FACULTY

Ms. Casey Blum
School Counselor
Kent State University, Bachelor of Science (Child Psychology)
John Carroll University, Master of Education (School Counseling)

Mrs. Carol Bost
School Counselor
Marquette University, Bachelor of Science
Cleveland State University, Master of Education

Mrs. Lisa Dabramo
Fine Art Teacher
Wittenberg University, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (Computer Imaging Concentration)
Savannah College of Art & Design, Master of Fine Arts (Illustration)

Mr. Jason Dzik ’00
MyTrack Director & Business Teacher
John Carroll University, Bachelor of Arts in History
John Carroll University, Master of Education

Ms. Sarah Jesse ’12
Director of Campus Ministry & Theology Teacher
University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Psychology
University of Notre Dame, Master of Arts in Theology

Ms. Jessica Jonczyk
Marching Band Director & Elementary Instrumental Music Teacher
Baldwin Wallace University, Bachelor of Arts in Music Education & Cello Performance

Mrs. Tessa Kostansek
Math Teacher
Baldwin Wallace College, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Mrs. Carolyn (Bolmeyer) Kuchta ’04
Intervention Specialist
Xavier University, Bachelor of Social Sciences in Education
Cleveland State University, Master of Education

Mrs. Carrie (Rowan) Mayer ’11
Speech-Language Pathologist
Auburn University, Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders
Miami University, Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Elizabeth Sekerak ’95
Business Teacher
Cleveland State University, Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Education

Mrs. Kim (Ellis) Whitby ’98
Accounting Teacher/Business Department
Ohio University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

STAFF
Mrs. Sandy Koshel
Counseling Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Shannon Sidon
Assistant Director of Admissions
Bowling Green State University, Bachelor of Arts in Communications

RETIRING FACULTY & STAFF MEMBERS
Several beloved teachers and staff members retired during the summer of 2022, after many years of service to our students. We celebrated their decades of dedication, hard work and commitment to the Padua community in June 2022.

Mrs. Karen DiFranco
Receptionist
5 Years

Mrs. Mary Lou Sidoti
Counselor
17 Years

Mrs. Karen Stalder
Math Teacher
17 Years