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Saint Aloysius Teachers

Early Childhood

PreSchool  3  (5 Day)

Mrs. Niki Gormont is eager to begin another year at Saint Aloysius. She has a Bachelor's degree from Neumann University along with a Masters in Education from University of Phoenix.  She has been involved with children of all ages for over a decade.

Mrs. Gormont, and her husband Dan, have four children. Outside of school she loves spending time with family.

Mrs. Niki Gormont

PreSchool  3 (3 Day)


Mrs. Susan Rafetto is grateful and blessed to be joining the St. Aloysius Catholic community this school year. She has taught for over 24 years in grades PreK, Kindergarten, First and Second in PA, IL, and FL. Mrs. Rafetto received a Master Degree in Education from Cabrini University and a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Millersville University.

Mrs. Rafetto has a strong commitment to the academic, social and emotional growth of her students. She is looking forward to joining the Pre-School team and encouraging her students to become independent, life-long learners who love coming to school every day.

Mrs. Rafetto loves to be in the outdoors walking, biking, canoeing, and golfing. She enjoys baking, reading and spending time at the beach with her husband, son and her dog named Daisy.

Mrs. Susan Rafetto

Pre-K4 - 5 Day

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Mrs. Becky Shych graduated from Immaculata with a Bachelor degree in Early Childhood.  She is certified to teach N-3rd grade. Mrs. Shych is a Master Catechesis.

When Mrs. Shych first came to St. Aloysius, she taught First Grade for six years. She then helped open our PreSchool program. She has also taught Kindergarten and PreSchool, but most of her over 40 years of teaching has been with her favorite age group, our Pre-Kindergarten four year olds. 

Mrs. Shych is excited to begin her 20th year at St. Aloysius!  

In her free time, Mrs. Shych enjoys creating things, reading, baking and spending time with her family. She and her husband have two grown married children. A few years ago, they rescued a big black lab, Tucker, who is great company.

Mrs. Rebecca Shych

Pre-K4 - 3 Day


Mrs. Hudak has a Bachelor's degree from Penn State University along with a Masters in Education from Drexel University.  She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Elementary Education and Special Education.  She has worked with children in public school, preschool and a virtual classroom for more than 8 years.

In her free time she loves to travel, read and spend time with her husband and two children.  

Mrs. Rachel Hudak

Kindergarten - A

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Mrs. Sue Ann Dudek

Mrs. Sue Ann Dudek graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor of Science. She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Elementary Education. Mrs. Dudek is going into her 36th year of teaching Kindergarten at Saint Aloysius! She continues to grow as an educator by attending professional development programs and workshops. She is a certified Project Lead the Way teacher. She is very excited to include STREAM in the Kindergarten curriculum.

Mrs. Dudek also teaches dance classes to the students at Saint Aloysius and is the lead choreographer for school shows and liturgies. Mrs. Dudek is a 2016 Hall of Fame Honoree recognized by the Foundation for Catholic Education and Montgomery County Catholic Schools Advisory Council.  Mrs. Dudek is also a master catechist.

Mrs. Dudek, and her husband Joe, sent all three of their children to Saint Aloysius. Their grandson now attends Saint Als as well!

Kindergarten - B

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Mrs. Janell Lamperti

Mrs. Janell Lamperti is excited to be our new second Kindergarten Teacher.  She is not new to the Saint Aloysius faculty.  She spent  several years as our Pre-K instructional assistant and was a year-long substitute for Mrs. Haldeman in PreSchool.

Mrs. Lamperti holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Kutztown University and studied Early Childhood Education at Eastern University.  She is certified to teach grades Pre-K to 4 in the state of Pennsylvania.   


Mrs. Lamperti, and her husband Alex, are members of St. Aloysius Parish.  They have 3 children Braden, Nolan and Lexi.  When she is not busy with school work,  she enjoys reading, gardening, baseball, spending time with her family, and the beach. 

Mrs. Lamperti is thrilled to be welcomed back into the St. Als school community and is very excited about the growth of our school.  

Elementary School 

First Grade

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Mrs. Susan Kalil graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Millersville University.  She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Early Childhood/Elementary Education.  She is also certified in Wilson Reading Systems and is a trained Project Lead the Way STEM teacher.  Mrs. Kalil has received her master catechist certificate and has been teaching at St. Aloysius for over 20 years.

Mrs. Susan Kalil

Second Grade

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Mrs. Danielle Shilling  graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education Pre-K thru 4th grade. She has a Masters Degree in Education from Holy Family University and is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Early Childhood. Mrs. Shilling is in the process of becoming a Master Catechist.  She loves teaching Second Grade at St. Aloysius and is excited for another year to begin. 

Mrs. Danielle Shilling

Third Grade

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Mrs. Emily Haldeman

Mrs. Emily Haldeman is a graduate of Penn State Berks University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education PreK through 4th grade.  She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is a Google Certified Educator.  She also has experience coaching athletes at both the middle and high school levels. Mrs. Haldeman has taught Library/Technology, PreSchool 3, and now Third Grade.


Fun Fact; She attended St. Aloysius from Kindergarten thru 8th grade, and her dream was to teach at this school. She accomplished her dream and has been a faculty member since 2014.

In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband, two children, family/friends, and watching Penn State Football. 

Fourth Grade


Jennifer Stewart graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education. She also received her Masters in Education in Development and Strategies through Wilkes University.

Throughout her 16 years in education, Mrs. Stewart taught kindergarten and was a substitute for grades kindergarten through 8th grade for various school districts. She was also a long-term substitute last year for a 4th grade class in Methacton School District. 

In her free time, Mrs. Stewart likes to watch her kids play soccer and baseball. She also loves to read, go to the beach, take their dog Luna to the creek, and spend time with friends and family. Go Phillies!! 

Mrs. Jennifer Stewart

Middle School

Fifth Grade - Homeroom
ELA (5th & 6th )  Religion ( 5th)


Mrs. Amy Willson is excited to join the Saint Aloysius Middle School Team. She is a graduate of Moravian College and went on to receive her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Rosemont College, and is certified K-6. 

Mrs. Willson loves to spend time with her husband,  their three children, and family and friends. When she is not at school she can usually be found at the soccer fields, watching her kids play! Her favorite place is the beach; she is an avid reader and you will usually find her with a book and a cup of tea! 

Mrs. Amy Willson

Sixth Grade - Homeroom
Science  & STEM  (5th, 6th, 7th & 8th)  Religion  (6th)


Ms. Lightcap graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelors degree in Education.  She is certified to teach K-6 as well as Middle School Science in grades 7-9.  Ms. Lightcap has been in education for almost 20 years, 12 of which were spent at St. Aloysius!  She is attending Immaculata University where she will soon graduate with her Masters. 

Ms. Lightap refers to herself as an "ice hockey mom".  She enjoys watching her son, Jude, play sports and perform in school plays and musicals.  She loves to go to the beach, and spending time with her family and two cocker spaniels.

Ms. Kimberly Lightcap

Seventh Grade - Homeroom
ELA (7th & 8th)  Religion (7th)


Mrs. Amy Paulhamus has her Bachelor's degree in Education from Cabrini University and her Master's in Reading & Literacy from Walden University. 


Besides spending time with her family & two dogs,

Mrs. Paulhamus loves vacationing at Myrtle Beach, reading, and taking photographs. 

Mrs. Amy Paulhamus

Eighth Grade - Homeroom
Social Studies  (5th, 6th, 7th & 8th)  Religion (8th) 


Mrs. Denise Lorenz has a Bachelor’s degree and Masters  of Education from Saint Joseph’s University. She is certified by the commonwealth of PA in English and is a master catechist. She has been teaching in Catholic education for over 20 years, over half of which have been at St. Aloysius. Mrs. Lorenz loves teaching middle school and is excited for another year to begin.

  Mrs. Denise Lorenz

Math (5th-8th)


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Honors Math (5th-8th)

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Mrs. Leslie Jenschke joined the Saint Aloysius family in 2020.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Mathematics from Lock Haven State College and a Master's degree from Wilkes University in Curriculum and Instruction.  She has over 25 years of teaching experience. 


Mrs. Jenschke and her husband have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Mrs. Leslie Jenschke



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Mrs. Kathleen Lazaunikas graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education and Aesthetics from Kutztown University.  She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Art Education and Aesthetics. Along with her many years of teaching she has been awarded the honor of being one of the Who’s Who Among American’s Teachers, designed the logo for the 2005 National Catholic Education Convention and the prestigious Gold Bell Ringers Award for Design in Philadelphia.  Mrs. Laz is also master catechist.

Mrs. Kathleen Lazaunikas

Music & Physical  Ed

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Miss Katie Shrum graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  She is currently working to obtain her Personal Trainer certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. 


Fun Fact; Miss Shrum attended St. Aloysius School from kindergarten through eighth grade.  She was an assistant track and field coach for both the St. Aloysius CYO and Pope John Paul II High School track teams for several seasons. 


In her free time, Ms. Shrum enjoys pilates, running, traveling, and playing with her dog, Grayson.

Miss Katie Shrum

Resource Teacher

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Mrs. Janell Hogan has 25 years of teaching experience. She received her Bachelor’s in Education degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is certified in grades K-9. Beginning this year, she will be a part of our learning support team. Mrs. Hogan enjoys providing additional support to help students achieve their academic goals.

In her free time Mrs. Hogan loves to attend sporting events, baseball is her favorite. Her family likes to travel to see the many MLB stadiums in the US.

Mrs. Janell Hogan


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Mrs. Cynthia Escudero was born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, where she attended college at the Universidad de Guadalajara, and got her Bachelor of Business Administration focused on International Commerce and Trade. She is a native Spanish speaker and loves to share her language and culture.


In Cynthia's “free time” you will find her at some field hockey or soccer field cheering on her daughters (Cindy, Kyanni & Abby). She also loves spending time with the whole family (husband, daughters & two labs) on other activities such as camping, the beach and just hanging out.

Mrs. Cynthia Escudero

&  Library

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Mrs. Deanna Cunningham joined the St. Aloysius family in 2019.  She graduated from Millersville University with a degree in Elementary Education (K-8).  She has been teaching in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for over 25 years.  Mrs. Cunningham is both our Technology Teacher and Librarian! She has taught different grade levels, but her love of technology led her to become specialized in technology, which she has taught for over ten years.


In her free time, Mrs. Cunningham loves spending time with her family and creating things.

Mrs. Deanna Cunningham

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