Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C

Staff Directory

Faculty and Staff Roster: 2019 – 2020. Please click on the staff member names for e-mail.

Superintendent's Office Staff:


Dr. Joe Salmieri   Superintendent
Valerie Teegardin   Office Mgr/Bookkeeper
Brian Johnson   Director of Technology

Principal's Office Staff:

Aaron Ventsias   Principal
Joe Pope   Assistant Principal
Lisa Harper   Principal's Secretary / Sub Caller
Diane Starks   Main Office Secretary (1/2 Spec Ed – 1/2 Main Office)
Tamika Archibald   Main Office Secretary
Cheryl Stokes   Nurse
Wardie Sain   In-School Suspension Supervisor

Custodial Staff:

Dave DelSasso   Maintenance Director/Custodial Supervisor
Jim Gabl


Maintenance Tech
    Night Custodian
Perla Vargas   Night Custodian
Lilli Skoien   Day Custodian
Olivia Musich   Day Custodian
Robin Kish   Mid Day custodian
Jeff Mossberger   Night Custodian

Cafeteria Staff:

Angela Crowder   Cafeteria Supervisor
Marissa Arredondo   Head Cook

Phil Rivers

Vanessa Ramos




Regular Education

Colleen Corbin   Little Learners Teacher
Kim Wilson   Little Learners Teacher
Jodi Ferlin   Little Learners Teacher
Leah Jerome   Kindergarten Teacher
Wayne Jackson   Kindergarten Teacher
Lisa Murphy   Kindergarten Teacher
Mary Ellen Haley   First Grade Teacher
Alexa Ruettiger   First Grade Teacher
Corey Fyke   First Grade Teacher
Jennifer Sylvester   Second Grade Teacher
Lauryn Locke   Second Grade Teacher
Stephanie Konsoer   Second Grade Teacher
Kelley Kreis   Third Grade Teacher

Jennifer Kerchenfaut

Suzette Fitzpatrick

  Third Grade Teacher
Monica Caputo   Fourth Grade Teacher

Kristin Reyes

Meaghan Polensky


Fourth Grade Teacher

Fourth Grade Teacher

Michael Amos

  Fifth Grade Teacher
Amberley Maierhofer   Fifth Grade Teacher
Kelly Scears   Fifth Grade Teacher
Mike Bodach   Jr. High Math Teacher
Kristin Wills   Jr. High Math Teacher
Jennifer Tannura   Jr. High Language Arts Teacher
Sofia Priovolos   Jr. High Language Arts Teacher
Stephanie Taylor   Jr. High Science Teacher
John Wood   Jr. High Social Studies Teacher

Special Subject Staff:

Nathan Griffith   Physical Education Teacher
Tiffany Meents   Physical Education Teacher
Beth McDonald   Fine Arts, Art Teacher
Cherrelle Negrusz   Fine Arts, General Music Teacher
Frank Dillinger   Technology/Computer Teacher
Kelly Thelen   Music / Band Instructor

Special Needs Staff:

Megan Hayworth   Special Education Resource – 2nd to 3rd Grades
Michelle McKinney   Special Educ Cross Categorical Self Contained – 5th to 8th Grades
Julie Renzi   Special Education Resource K - 1st Grades
Gina Turro   Special Educ Cross Categorical Self Contained – 6th to 8th Grades
Terese Sullivan   Special Educ Cross Categorical Self Contained – 6th to 8th Grades
Diane Sain   Special Education Cross Categorical Self Containted Aide
Debbie McClafferty   Special Education Resource 4th - 5th Grades

Laraway District Support Staff:

Kristen Rojas   Social Worker
Joanna Marino   Library Media Specialist
Kristin Kempiak   Reading Specialist
Kelly Tunkel   Library Media Center Assistant
Shannon Kreis   Reading Specialist

Heather Mitchener


TPI Bilingual Teacher

Beatriz Martinez   TPI Bilingual Teacher
Genny Xolo   TPI Bilingual Teacher / ELL Grant Coordinator
Jerry Vassalla   TPI Bilingual Teacher / Spanish Teacher
Tracy Marketti   Classroom Aide
Kristine Petricas   Classroom Aide
Elizabeth Flatley   Classroom Aide
Crystal Hurtado   Little Learners Aide
Jackie Martin   Little Learners Aide
Brandey Posley   Little Learners Aide

Elaine Harris

Vanessa Burrell


Classroom Aide

Classroom Aide


Deb Marco   Special Education Coordinator
Cassie Kennedy   School Psychologist
    Social Worker
Estela Martinez   Teaching Assistant

Transportation Staff:

Sherry Knight   Transportation Coordinator
Sara Chavez   Driver
Reyna Chavez   Driver
Jerry Knight   Driver / Monitor
Alisha Knight   Driver
Bobbie Noyd   Driver
Susan Smith   Driver
Sara Grant   Driver
Ray Lee   Driver
LaTisha Altiery   Monitor
Lynn Berry   Driver
Marcia Baumgartner   Monitor
Nijea Dixon   Monitor
Pat Adams   Monitor
Nicole Burns   Monitor
Alisa Holman   Monitor
Bobbie Mitchell   Monitor
Tai Alta Mirano   Monitor
Cindy Franklin   Monitor
Vanessa Burrell   Driver
Barb Williams   Monitor
Stephen Smith   Driver
Kathleen Hall   Monitor
Kimorietta Jackson   Monitor
Robert Cabera   Driver

Kendra Riley

Lekesha Millsap

Gloria Millsap

Kizzie Cameron

Debra Betts

Kathy Washington








Welcome to Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C 

We serve each child for the purpose of helping reach his or her full potential as a life-long learner.

It is the business of learning that inspires us to teach.

Our ultimate goal is to positively contribute to the betterment of the communities in which WE live.