Teachers

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Nursery School Director

Becky Tartline – This is Becky’s fourth year as the Nursery School Director. Before that she nurtured the children in the Little Lambs class for nine years! She has a B.A. in English from Gettysburg College and a Master’s degree in English Education from Millersville University. She has taught high school English as well as writing classes at HACC. Her college-age son and daughter are both graduates of St. Timothy’s.

Little Bunnies and Little Lambs

Erin Deschane – Erin earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Baylor University in Texas where she grew up.  She worked for a technology company in Dallas as well as an advertising agency in Washington, D.C. before becoming a stay at home mom to 2 daughters, now ages 9 and 7. Both are graduates of St. Timothy and loved how warm and welcoming it was.  Erin loves bringing that environment to the Little Lambs and Bunnies families!

Yogini Patil – Yogini was born in India, and she completed her Masters in Computer Science. She and her family moved to Mechanicsburg three years ago from Fremont, California. When her family lived in Washington, she volunteered in the kindergarten class at Mill Creek Elementary School. She has two sons who are 7 and 13 years old. Her oldest son is in 8th grade at Good Hope Middle School. Her younger son was in the Lively Lions class at St. Timothy, and this year he will be in 1st grade at Hampden Elementary School. She is very excited to be teaching the Little Lambs and Bunnies classes!

Teddy Bears and Panda Bears

Vicki Salador – Vicki earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from West Chester University. She then earned her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in Delaware. Vicki passed both the PA and NJ bar exams in 2010. After practicing law for five years she decided to be a stay at home mom. Vicki has two daughters, one who graduated from St. Timothy’s last year, and one who will be a Teddy Bear this year. Vicki served on the board for St. Timothy last year but is very excited to move into her new role as lead teacher for the Teddy and Panda Bears classes! She can’t wait to watch her students grow!

Holly Berkey – This is Holly’s fourth year as the assistant teacher in the Teddy Bears class, and this year she will also be the assistant teacher in the Panda Bears class. Upon graduating from Penn State University, she worked in child care and the medical field.  She was a stay at home mom before joining St. Tim’s.  Holly continues to volunteer at her sons’ schools whenever possible throughout the year.  She looks forward to helping your child grow and learn this year!

Lively Lions

Barbara Pacella – Barbara has been working at St. Timothy’s for the past two years in the Lively Lions class. She is very excited to be back this year! Barbara graduated from Duquesne University in 1982 with a B.A. degree in English and Journalism. After working in the corporate world for 13 years she started her career as a stay at home mom. Barbara raised three children, two of which graduated from St. Tim’s. Her oldest daughter is currently living and working in Philadelphia; her other daughter is working on her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania; and her 18 year-old son is attending West Chester University. She is excited to have come full circle, once again being part of the St Tim’s family and teaching the 4 year old Lively Lions!

Sarah Langan – Sarah is very excited to start teaching at St Timothy’s this year. Her son, Rory, is a St. Tim’s graduate and her son, Patrick, will be in the Teddy Bear class this year. Sarah studied at Penn State University where she earned her B.S. in Elementary Education, B.A. in Art, and Masters in Literacy Education. She taught second grade for eight years at Conewago Elementary School until she decided to stay at home and take care of her two boys. Sarah misses teaching and is eager to teach the Lively Lions!

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