Mrs. Heffron is a certified early childhood and elementary teacher (Pre-K to 6), both a reading and an English as a second language specialist. She also holds her principal's certificate. Her specialty subject is reading.
Fun Facts about Mrs. Heffron:
• Mrs. Heffron fosters cats for a local rescue
• She enjoys watching both her daughter and son play sports
• Mrs. Heffron has a passion for helping others and loves to fundraise
Dr. Jadik is a certified mathematics and physics teacher. She specializes in Calculus and AP Calculus.
Fun Facts about Dr. Jadik:
• Dr. Jadik is a mother of 4. Her children are high school and college students.
• She earned her doctorate degree in structural engineering.
• She likes to take pictures of cool bridges when she travels.
Mr. Cooper is a certified English teacher who specializes in SAT verbal tutoring. He enjoys the evolution of the SAT, adapting to it and finding new ways to convey success.
Fun Facts about Mr. Cooper:
• Mr. Cooper is a state champion tennis coach
• Mr. Cooper is a former professional dancer who danced with Selena Gomez on the Disney show "Wizards of Waverly Place."
• Mr. Cooper also teaches journalism
Mrs. Mercadante is a certified early childhood and elementary educator. She also obtained her master's degree in reading.
As a 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. Mercadante teaches all subject areas and truly enjoys each one. Reading is her favorite. Ultimately her goal is to help her students value and enjoy reading.
Fun Facts about Mrs. Mercadante:
• She loves spending time with her family and friends! (Especially her husband, Anthony and son, Santino.)
• Mrs. Mercadante and her family love to be outside and go on walks.
• In her free time she enjoys cooking and reading.
Mrs Ricci is a certified mathematics teacher. She specializes in Algebra and Geometry.
• Mrs. Ricci is a new mom to her son, Marco. (He's her rainbow baby who she prayed very hard for.)
• She has a 12 year old Shih Tzu, Bella, and a 10 year old Chihuahua, Chloe.
• Mrs. Ricci has played the piano for more than 30 years and loves to play songs by Lewis Capaldi.
• A woman of strong faith, Mrs. Ricci is the treasurer of the Altar and Rosary Society for St. Anthony’s & St. George’s Church
Mr. Ooms earned his MBA at Wilkes University. His speciality subject is mathematics.
Get to know Mr. Ooms:
• Mr Ooms is originally from Southern California, but his family decided to move back to NEPA where his mom is originally from.
• He is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from King's College.
• Mr. Ooms is an outdoorsman. In the summer you can find Mr. Ooms at any local golf course and in the winter you can find him on the ski slopes.