Nancy Uncapher (Pre-School)


Mary Beth Stanek (Kindergarten)

Mary Beth earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Purdue University Calumet and a Masters of Science in Elementary Education from Purdue University Calumet.
She has been our Kindergarten teacher since 1981.
Mrs. Stanek was nominated to Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 1996, 2006, 2007 and her staff voted her to receive the Teacher's Excellence Award (presented by East Chicago Foundation) 2003.†
Over the past few years Mrs. Stanek has served as a mentor for teachers in the LEAP program.


Krempa, Stasia (Grade One)
Bachelors of Science, Nazareth College Major: Home Economics, Minor: English-1969. Master of Arts: Eastern Michigan University Concentration: Early Childhood Education-1973, Administrative License Purdue University Calumet-1996; 57 hours beyond Masters Degree, Teaching Experience: St. Brigitteís 1yr, St. Mark 2 yrs, Blessed Sacrament 6yrs, Saints Peter & Paul Principal 2 yrs, Saint Casimir Principal 11yrs, St. Stanislaus Educator 1yr. Whoís Who of American School Teachers, Principalís Academy N.C.E.A. Excellence in Education Award-Polish National Alliance


Melinda Quasney (Grade Two)


Valerie Gomez (Grade Three)

Valerie enrolled in the accelerated program at Calumet College of St. Joseph of Whiting, Indiana in 2004. Mrs. Gomez graduated, Summa Cum Laude, in 2006, with a Bachelorís Degree in Elementary Education. Prior to this she had an Associateís Degree in Business Management at Purdue Calumet, in Hammond, IN.

Her teaching career began in 2006 with the School City of Hammond teaching at Clark Middle School teaching 6th and 7th grade Math. For the next two years she taught 1st grade at St. Catherine of Siena. This is her first year at St. Stanislaus School.


Lisa Gajewski (Grade Four)


Rose Klapkowski (Grade Five)

Ball State University, Muncie, IN; graduated cum laude, May 1999 with a degree in elementary education and kindergarten and middle school math endorsements; Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN; graduate classes 2002-2003 Indiana Wesleyan College; PLS classes 2006-2007

Teaching experience:† Barker Middle School, Michigan City, IN; Grade 7 Math, 1 year

†St. Stanislaus School, East Chicago, IN; Grade 4 all subjects, 7 years; Grade 5 all subjects, 3 year grade 6 Science (2 years) and Religion (1 year)

Volunteer Work:† CCD teacher, St. Jude the Apostle Church, South Holland, IL


Michael Morrison (Grade Six)


Joyce, Eileen (Junior High)
Received Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Elementary Education with concentration in math and science. Sister has been an Elementary teacher in Northwest Indiana, Louisiana Delta, Lafayette, and Administrator and teacher in Honduras. She has taken extra courses in theology, computer, and language. Extracurricular activities in directing: math bowl, library, and science fairs.


Valdes, Juana (Junior High)
Bachelors School of Liberal Arts Major: English Literature Minor: Spanish
Purdue University Calumet 2001. Areas of concentration are literary explication, interpretation, and analysis. Teaching Certificate English Secondary Education, Middle School Endorsement, Calumet College of St. Joseph 2005. St. Stanislaus School Teacher of the Year Honoree 2006. St. Stanislaus School Yearbook Chairperson 2005, 2006, 2007. Eighth Grade Graduating Class Sponsor St. Stanislaus School c/o 2005, 2006, 2007. St. Stanislaus School Junior High Representative/Prep Teacher The Times Spelling Bee. Recipient Foundations of East Chicago Education Grant: Remembering the Holocaust 2006, Project M.A.R.T.I.N. 2007. St. Stanislaus School Board Member 2006-2007. St. Stanislaus School Employee of 3 years.

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