Archives: Staff Pages

Jennifer Leach

Classroom Teacher 5th Grade Role As an educator, I believe that the purpose of education is to prepare young minds to become outstanding individuals through a strong sense of reading, mathematics, and critical thinking skills. In addition, students should have a sense of purpose along with effective communication skills. Students must know that I care […]

Theresa Chapman Miller

Classroom Teacher 2nd Grade Role As a second grade teacher my role to is help every child see themselves as a learner and as a teacher. Each student is an important part of our classroom community. I encourage my students to notice and wonder everyday! Professional Background I am a proud Blue Hen alum (University […]

Liz Maranto

Classroom Teacher – 4th Grade Professional Background I graduated from Stevenson University in 2012 with a BS in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. I have taught both kindergarten and second grade in Howard County, Maryland. In 2019, I graduated from Towson University with a MS in Reading Education. 2021 marks my first year as a […]

Hana Epstein

Classroom Teacher, Grade 5 Role As a classroom teacher my goal is to create a safe space for students to grow, learn, and become independent. I encourage my students to ask questions and I work to stimulate their curiosity for a variety of subject areas. I hope to motivate my students to break out of […]

Chloe Ferogh

Classroom Teacher – Pre-K Role As a preschool teacher, my role is to help our youngest learners to discover a love of learning. My goal is to establish a community in our classroom where every student feels safe to explore, learn, and grow in a fun and nurturing environment. Professional Background I began my career […]

Melissa Szymanski

My name is Ms. Szymanski I am from Windsor, Connecticut. An interesting fact about me is I have a rescue dog named Cooper. My favorite children’s book is anything I read with my niece and nephew. My favorite place to visit is Connecticut to see friends and family. What I love about the ATS family is […]

Alexandra Cozell

                Role As a Special Education Teacher, I live by my motto that all students can make progress, meet their goals, and fulfill their potential. All students have strengths and weaknesses, experience obstacles, and can find success. By developing strong relationships with students, teachers, families, and other members […]

Wafa Ahmed

                Role As Special Education Assistant, I assist teachers in the delivery of educational and behavioral interventions of Special Education students. I also assist Special Education students in general education classrooms so they can reach their educational goals. My goal as an Assistant is to continue being patient, […]

Jill Congelio

                Role I work primarily with students and teachers in grades K-2 to support literacy learning. I read and write with students and support them as they develop their skills in the classroom and in small groups. I work with teachers on assessments, planning, gathering resources, and monitoring […]

Ashley Berger

                  Professional Background My goal as an educator is to assist students reach their full potential while enhancing  self-esteem and confidence. I use a multi-sensory approach to learning incorporating the learning styles of my students. I received a Bachelors of Science Degree; Elementary Education and Special Education, […]