Our Team Members

Administrative and Teaching Teams


Alexa Wolf

3rd Grade Teacher

Jennifer is married to her high school sweetheart. She has a daughter, guardianship of one of her past students, a step son and step daughter. During the summers they enjoy camping and boating together.


Betty Benoit

Spanish and Music Teacher


Dan Behan

ELA & Social Studies Teacher 5-8

Am I my brother’s keeper? This is a question Mr. Behan will invite all of his middle school English Language Arts students to consider.


Emma Basile

Title I and Resource Teacher

Reading opens up the door to many different worlds. Miss Emma Basile plans to take St. Paul students on an adventure!


Jennifer Dale

1st Grade Teacher
Called November 2016

Jennifer has been teaching at St. Paul for the past 6 years. Prior to this she taught special education at Mary Cariola Children's Center. She is also the Youth Leader. In October of 2016 she became a Called teacher.


Jocelyn Slynko

Art Teacher

Jocelyn has been our Art Teacher for twelve years. She has a BA in Visual Art Education from Roberts Wesleyan College graduating in 2007.


Karen Brown

Preschool Teacher

Karen joined our Staff four years ago when she became our Pre-school Teacher for the three year-olds at St. Paul.
She received her BS in Early Childhood Education


Kristine Price

Science Teacher 5-8

Teaching and working with the youth is where Jennifer has found she can reach people with the Gospel. She commented however that they so often teach her what the true meaning of Jesus' love is.


Mark Ball

Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark is a son of this congregation, growing up at St. Paul and graduating from our school. He is a second career pastor, pursuing ordination


Shane Dale

Public Relations Ministry Leader


Therese Flannery

Early Start Teacher

Therese has taught our Early Start Program for the past three years and she is the Wrap Care Co-Director. She comes to us with a wide background in teaching young children


Amy Colombo

Church and Social Media Manager

Amy joined the St. Paul team in August of 2020 as our Church & Social Media Manager.


Christine Zastrow

School Nurse

Christine has served as our School Nurse for two years; however, her involvement with St. Paul has been long standing


Dave Spiehler

Principal / Head of School

St. Paul Lutheran School was fortunate to have our Principal, David Spiehler join the school staff during the summer of 2018


Erica Bisig

Kindergarten Aide


Jennifer Riley

Pre-K Teacher

Jennifer has been here for two years. As is so true with our staff, she also brings a wealth of experience to the table.


Jodie Farley

4rth Grade Teacher
Called September 1999

Jodie is our veteran teacher with twenty years at St. Paul under her belt. She went to Concordia College in Bronxville, NY graduating in 1998.


Katie Panara

Administative Assistant


Laura Speers

Kindergarten Teacher
Called January 2019

Laura began her seventh year of teaching at St. Paul this September. The first three years she taught preschool, and then graduated to Kindergarten


Michele Kruger

Librarian and Early Start Aide


Sharon Carpenter

School Office Manager

Sharon has served as the Office Manager at St. Paul School for the past two years. She has a BA in English Literature and a Master’s in Public Administration


Anne Scheuerlein

Preschool Aide


Colleen Stephens

Early Start Aide

This September, Colleen began her second year as a Teacher’s Aide here at St. Paul. Prior to coming to our school, Colleen provided childcare


Denise Matula

Preschool Teacher

Denise has been at St. Paul school for eighteen years putting her in the top three for the longest employment.


Hannah Kruger

2nd Grade Teacher

Hannah has embarked on her first full year of teaching the second graders here at St. Paul having previously taught Pre-School, Kindergarten, and sixth grade.


Jessica Kovacs

Preschool Aide

Jessica has been a member of the staff here at St. Paul for two years. She received her Associate Degree in Adolescent Education


John Dibattisto

Physical Education and Technology

John has been the Physical Education Teacher here at St. Paul for three years. He received his BA degree from SUNY Brockport in 2000.


Kelsey Hawkins

Math Teacher 5-8

Kelsey received her BA in Math & Education from Nazareth College in 2011 and received her Master’s in Education Technology in 2013.

Mark Ambrose

Facilites Manager


Sally Littlefield

Admissions Director


Sharon Smith


God works in mysterious ways. We see this played out perfectly in the way that our wonderful
treasurer, Sharon Smith, was brought to us.