Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh

Southwestern PA’s only Preschool through Grade 12 Private Catholic School

A Preschool - Grade 12 Private Catholic School

Thu., 12/12/19 is Block Day 2

Faculty

  • Mr. Joseph Austin
    Mathematics
    B.S., Wheaton College
    M.S., Fordham University
  • Mrs. Patricia Blume
    First Grade
    B.A., Christendom College
  • Mr. Brady Buchanan
    Art
    B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University
    B.S.A.E., Edinboro University of PA
  • Mr. Michael Burchill
    Religion
    B.S., University of Maryland
    M.Div., St. Vincent Seminary
  • Mrs. Sharon Burchill
    High School Choir
    B.S., Music Education, Duquesne University
    M.M.Ed., Duquesne University
  • Ms. Lisa Coyne
    History
    B.A., Simmons College
    M.A.T., Rice University
  • Ms. Kerry Crawford
    Fourth Grade
    B.A., Pennsylvania State University
    M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • Mr. Tyler Deschamps
    Latin
    B.A., Franciscan University
    M.T.S., Duke University
    M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
    M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
  • Mrs. Jennifer DeWitt
    Physical Education
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • Ms. Mary Dill
    Biology, Anatomy
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University
    M.S., University of Pennsylvania
  • Mrs. Aimee Engleka
    Fifth Grade
    B.A., Westminster College
    M.S., Duquesne University
  • Mr. Michael Flynn
    History, Geography, Latin
    B.A., University of Bridgeport
  • Mrs. Heather Flynn
    English
    B.A., Mount Holyoke College
  • Mr. Ryan Gracey
    Science
    B.S., Robert Morris University
    M.Ed., Robert Morris University
  • Mrs. Elicia Graham
    French
    B.A., Hiram College
    M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • Mrs. Carolyn Guillen
    Kindergarten
    B.A., University of Richmond
  • Mrs. Kathleen Hardy
    Lower School Science
    B.A., Seton Hill College
    M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • Ms. Catherine Harshman
    Technology
    B.S., Robert Morris College
    M.A., Carnegie Mellon University
  • Mrs. Ann Hathaway
    English
    B.A., Allegheny College
    M.A.T., University of Pittsburgh
  • Mrs. Maria Hayden
    Instructional Support for Reading
    B.A., Duquesne University
    M.S., Duquesne University
  • Mrs. Mary Heagy
    Music
    B.S., Duquesne University
  • Mrs. Danielle Heffern
    Spanish
    B.A., University of Pittsburgh
    M.S.Ed., Duquesne University
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Heisler
    Kindergarten
    B.A., Rivier College
  • Ms. Maria Ignelzi
    Art
    B.F.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • Mrs. Ellen Kaffenes
    Chemistry
    B.A., Duke University
    M.B.A., University of Chicago
    M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
  • Mrs. Mary Keown
    Third Grade
    B.A., St. Mary’s College of California
    M.Ed., Saint Mary’s College of California
  • Mr. George Lizardo
    Latin, Ancient Greek, Philosophy
    B.A., Fordham University
    M.A., Franciscan University
  • Ms. Nicole Luchansky
    Mathematics
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • Mr. Evan Malchano
    History
    B.A., Franciscan University
    M.Ed., Franciscan University
  • Mrs. Dorina Manolache
    Physics, Mathematics
    B.S., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
    M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
  • Ms. Samantha McGrath
    Mathematics, Science, Instructional Support
    B.S., Duquesne University
  • Mr. Richard Meland
    Religion, Latin
    B.S., University of Florida
    M.A., Boston College
  • Mrs. Rosemary Meland
    Religion
    B.A., Holy Cross College
    Former PhD Candidate, Theology, Boston College
  • Mrs. Janelle Miller
    Fourth Grade
    B.S., Duquesne University
    M.S., Gannon University
  • Mrs. Leslie Mitros
    Mathematics
    B.A., St. Mary's College
    M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
  • Mrs. Laura Mullican
    English
    B.A., St. Vincent College
    M.A., Marquette University
  • Mrs. Susan Mutschler
    Second Grade
    B.S., Indiana University of PA
  • Mrs. Sharon Navari
    Preschool
    B.S., Seton Hill College
  • Mrs. Monica Nielsen
    Third Grade
    B.A., Clemson University
    M.L.S., University of South Carolina
    M.Ed., Boston College
  • Mrs. Michelle Repasky
    Fifth Grade
    B.S., Duquesne University
  • Mr. James Richthammer
    Physical Education
    B.S., Wheeling Jesuit University
    M.Ed., Franciscan University
  • Mr. Nicholas Salinas
    Latin
    B.A., St. Louis University
    M.S.Ed., Duquesne University
  • Mrs. Kathryn Sukits
    Second Grade
    B.S., Rutgers University
    M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
  • Mr. Kenneth Sullivan
    History, Latin
    B.S., Duke University
    J.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Mrs. Mary Kay Tappe
    First Grade
    B.A., University of Pittsburgh
    M.A., Slippery Rock University
  • Mrs. Sherry Traugh
    Band
  • Mr. Craig Volkwein
    Mathematics
    B.A., Duquesne University
    M.S.Ed., Duquesne University

Shaping the minds and souls of young people in today’s relativistic world is certainly worth doing. And the fact that Aquinas Academy does it so well is altogether astonishing.

Dr. Regis Martin, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, and the father of an Aquinas Academy alumna
Member of Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools Member of Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Member of Pittsburgh Consortium of Independent Schools Ranked No.1 Catholic High School in Pennsylvania by Niche.com 2015 & 2016 Ranked No.1 Catholic High School in Pittsburgh Area by Niche.com 2015-2020