MEET OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

MRS. MICHELLE MARKS

GIFTED/RESOURCE TEACHER

Mrs. Marks is our Gifted/Resource Teacher. She has been teaching for 20 years. She has taught grades K, 1, 2 and for the past 15 years has been an upper elementary Gifted and Talented, Science and Accelerated Math teacher. She has a BA from the University of Delaware and a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from Montclair State University. Mrs. Marks is the author of the educational book Enrichment Is Not A Packet! and is a proud NASA Explorer School Educator.  She has even flown their Zero-G Aircraft as part of the "Teaching from Space" initiative.

 

EMAIL: michelle.marks@stann.net

MS. ALEXA CAMBRIA

5th GRADE TEACHER

Ms. Cambria has been a Naples resident for 16 years.  She graduated from Naples High School and has recently graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  Ms. Cambria joined the Saint Ann community in January 2020 and began her teaching career in Fifth grade. She recently completed the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training.  In her free time, she enjoys boating and reading.

EMAIL: alexa.cambria@stann.net

MRS. JULIANA SERGEANT

5th GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Sergeant earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Wyoming Catholic College.  After graduating in 2016, she moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where she taught first and second grades, as well as fourth grade Latin, Kindergarten math, and Elementary music.  Mrs. Sergeant relocated to Naples in 2018 and joined the Saint Ann faculty in 2019.  In her free time, she enjoys playing her fiddle and exploring the great outdoors with her husband.

EMAIL: juliana.sergeant@stann.net

MRS. AIMEE THOMPSON

4TH GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Thompson graduated from Florida Southern College with a BA in Education and is certified in Florida in Elementary Education. She is a graduate of St. John Neumann Catholic High School. Mrs. Thompson began teaching at Saint Ann School in  2002 and has taught grades K - 4. She is the chairperson for the school wide K4J – Kids for Jesus Virtue Program and the STANN store.

 

EMAIL: athompson@stann.net

MS. ERIN PARK

4th GRADE TEACHER

Ms. Park moved to Naples in 2014 and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Child and Youth Studies.  She also holds a Masters Degree in Education from Ball State University.  During graduate school, Erin worked as a resource teacher for grades K-6 at a charter school in Naples, FL.  Ms. Park joined Saint Ann in 2019.

EMAIL: erin.park@stann.net

MRS. SUE CHLEBEK

3RD GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Chlebek joined the St. Ann faculty in 2012 and has taught both third and fourth grades. She earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from Western Michigan University and her M.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Miami. Mrs. Chlebek, the mother of six, has earned gifted and ESOL certification endorsements. She is also STEM trained from the Conservancy and FGCU.  Mrs. Chlebek started her career at St. Pius X Catholic School in Grandville, MI and taught second and third grade in Collier County schools.

 

EMAIL:schlebek@stann.net

MRS. CELESTE VANNAVONG

3RD GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Vannavong received her B.S. in Elementary Education at Florida Gulf Coast University.  She is FL state certified in Elementary Education in Grades K-6 and is ESOL endorsed.  Mrs. Vannavong is an experienced teacher in the county and is very excited to join the Saint Ann School community.

EMAIL:  celeste.vannavong@stann.net

MRS. ELISE CARLISI

2ND GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Carlisi graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hiram College in Ohio. She received her BA in Early Childhood Education.  She relocated to Florida after teaching first grade for two years at St. Helen Elementary School in Newbury, Ohio.  Mrs. Carlisi joined the Saint Ann Community in 2015 and has taught 4th grade as well as 2nd grade.  Her favorite subject to teach is science.  Mrs. Carlisi recently completed the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training.  She loves to teach her students about nature and the life cycles of living things.

EMAIL: elise.carlisi@stann.net

MS. ELIZABETH KRUMSIEK

2ND GRADE TEACHER

Ms. Krumsiek graduated from Providence College in 2018 with a BA in Elementary and Special Education.  She taught for 2 years in Massachusetts providing special education services for students in grades 2-5.  Ms. Krumsiek is happy to be moving to Naples and is excited to be part of the Saint Ann community.  In her free time, she enjoys teaching spinning classes, staying active outside, and spending time with her extended family.

EMAIL: elizabeth.krumsiek@stann.net

MRS. KARON PAISAN

1ST GRADE TEACHER

Mrs. Paisan has been teaching at Saint Ann in 2001. She is a graduate of James Madison University in Virginia and has completed post-graduate work at FGCU. Mrs. Paisan's experience includes Middle School Math, Resource, and Early Childhood Education (PK-3rd).  She is Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator trained and STEM trained through the Conservancy of SWFL's STEM Institute.

 

EMAIL: kpaisan@stann.net

MS. KAREN OLSEN

1st GRADE TEACHER

Ms. Olsen earned her Master's Degree in Education from Oakland University and her BAA in Early Childhood Education from Central Michigan.  Ms. Olsen has taught Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade.  Ms. Olsen joined Saint Ann in 2019.

EMAIL: karen.olsen@stann.net

MRS. SHELLY HARRIS

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

​Mrs. Harris and her husband have 5 children and 6 grandchildren in their shared family.  She has worked for the Diocese of Venice for over 20 years and worked in public education for 10 years before joining the Catholic Education system.  Mrs. Harris graduated from the University of South Florida in 1990 and joined the Saint Ann team in 2017.  She has recently completed the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator training.  Mrs. Harris loves the beach and enjoys scrapbooking.

 

EMAIL: shelly.harris@stann.net

MRS. MELISSA ZIZZO

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Mrs. Zizzo graduated from Elmhurst College in Illinois with a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Special Education. She taught in the public school system for 8 years at the Pre-K to 3rd grade level. She has had the pleasure of utilizing her education and experience in assessing for Pre-K disabilities. Her educational background includes:   Prekindergarten/Primary Education, Preschool Education, Prekindergarten Disabilities, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). She recently completed the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training.  Mrs. Zizzo is thrilled to be part of the St. Ann family and to be contributing her experinces from raising six children through Catholic Education.  She is looking forward to continuing the tradition with her three grandchildren.

EMAIL: melissa.zizzo@stann.net

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