Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff is passionate about the Catholic education of the whole person and care deeply for the students. We come from a variety of educational backgrounds and life experiences that enhance our academic instruction. Over half of the faculty hold a Master’s degree and continue to take advantage of continuing education programs in the ever changing world of education.

Mrs. Kelly Bell - Principal

B.A. University of Notre Dame

M.Ed. University of Notre Dame

“I love working at St. Laurentius School because the students,  teachers, and parents have become a second family to me. We grow together with the common mission of educating our children in mind, body and spirit.”

Mr. Duane Rutkowski - 8th Grade

B.A. University of Pennsylvania

M.A. Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts

“I have taught at at St. Laurentius for the past 30 years and it is a place I can inspire my students to think, understand, and act with integrity and faith in all they do.”

Mr. Sean Connolly - 7th Grade

B.A. Duquesne University/Immaculata University

“My favorite part of working at SLS is the students. We have such tremendous children here. They make it easy to come to work every day.”

Mr. Andrew Notarfrancesco - 6th Grade

B.A. University of Toronto

M.Ed. American College of Education

“My favorite part of working at St. Laurentius is the school community.  It is easy to develop strong bonds with the students and help them grow by meeting their individual needs.”

Mr. Jason Vecchione - 5th Grade

B.S. Drexel University

“I love the close connection I can make with my students and community. I like the atmosphere our school as a whole creates. “
Miss Grace Paletta - 4th Grade

B.S. Cornell University

“My favorite part about working at SLS is the small size, which allows for teachers and students to interact and get to know each other across multiple grades.”

Miss Christine Cleary - 3rd Grade

B.A. Chestnut Hill College

“There are too many things to list. But if I had to name one, greeting the students each morning. I not only get to welcome my own students, I get to see the “big kids” on the 3rd floor and I feel it’s a way to keep connected to them.”

Mrs. Lauren Borrasso - 2nd Grade

B.A. Kutztown University

M.Ed. Eastern University

“The small class sizes allow the teachers and the students to establish strong relationships and truly get to know one another as a community of learners.”

Ms. Stacey Fogel - 1st Grade

B.S. Chestnut Hill College

“My favorite part about working at SLS is being apart of an amazing school community!”

Ms. Jess Fosbenner - Kindergarten

B.A. West Chester University

“I love seeing the friendly faces and smiles of the students, and the teachers make it feel like a family.”

Ms. Ginamarie Semon - PreK

Western Governors University

“My favorite part about SLS is the family that we build with one another.”

Mrs. Lynne Powell - PreK Aide

“My favorite part about working at SLS is seeing the children learn and grow throughout the year.”

Mrs. Sandy Kozul - Kindergarten Aide

“I like seeing how happy and eager to learn the children are when they come to school every day!”

Mrs. Amy Kelly - Art
Mrs. Karen Harr - Aide
Mr. Daulton Miller - Aide
Alfred E. Bradley, C.Ss.R. Parochial Administrator

Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows

The Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows is a unique, competitive, and formative program focused on increasing student interest and learning in STEM disciplines through the support and growth of high-quality STEM teachers.

The Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows spans three summers and two school years to form STEM teachers for Grades 4-8 The Fellowship is driven by three Summer Institutes in which Fellows participate in three modules: 1) STEM Integration; 2) Core Instructional Practices; and 3) STEM Blueprint Plan. Themes of equity, access, and leadership are woven throughout the Summer Institutes.  

St. Laurentius School Trustey Fellows Team Members:

  • Mr. Andrew Notarfrancesco (Math and Science)

  • Mr. Sean Connolly (Science and Technology)

  • Miss Chris Cleary (Science)