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Mrs. Shannon Rogers                               
Principal                                                                                                
            Monmouth College
            B. S., Elementary Education K-9, English
            Western Illinois University
            M.S., Educational Administration K-12
            srogers@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Lauren Blondell                                      
School Secretary                                                                                 
           
 
 
 
Mrs. Debbie Bruner
Kindergarten Teacher        
            Northern Illinois University
            B.S., Elementary Education K-9
            B.S., Special Education K-12
            dbruner@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Tracie McConnell                                                                         
First Grade Teacher
            Illinois State University
            B.S., Early Childhood Education
            Illinois Central College
            Associate’s Degree, Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Miss Debbie Oberle                                                                                
Second Grade Teacher
            Marycrest College
            B.A., Elementary Education K-9, English, Social Science
            Bradley University
            M.A., Elementary Education K-9
            doberle@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Amanda Crouch
Third Grade Teacher
            Illinois State University
            B.S. Elementary Education, Social Science and Language Arts
            American College of Education
            M.S., Curriculum & Instruction
 
 
 
Mrs. Susan Coyer                                        
Fourth Grade Teacher                                                                       
            Illinois State University
            B.S., Elementary Education K-9, Social Science Middle School
            Illinois State University
            B.S., Sociology
            scoyer@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Miss Moriah Millburg                                                                            
Fifth Grade Teacher
            Purdue University
            B.S., Elementary Education K-6, Reading Specialist
            mmillburg@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                  
Mr. Robert Meade
Sixth Grade Homeroom Teacher, 6-8 Science Teacher
                
 
 
                    rmeade@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
Miss Joan Moore                                                                                    
Seventh Grade Homeroom Teacher, 6-8 Religion & Social Studies, 7th Art & Spelling, 8th Civics
            Marycrest College
            B.A., Elementary Education K-9, English – Reading Specialization – Social Studies
            Western Illinois University
            M.S., Educational Administration K-12
            jmoore@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Krista Dare                                                                                  
Eighth Grade Homeroom Teacher, 7-8 Math, English & Literature, 8th Spelling
            Illinois State University
            B.S., Elementary Education K-9, Language Arts and Social Science
            kdare@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                          
 
 
Mr. Steven Skinner
Band Teacher
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           
Mrs. Mary Smith                                                                          
Resource Teacher
            Illinois State University
            B.S., Special Education K-12, Elementary K-9 teaching
            mrsmith@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Karson Norman
P.E. Teacher
           
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Valerie Dickson
Support Staff
            vdickson@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Cora Smith
Support Staff
            Illinois Central College
            Applied Science Associate’s, Child Development
            csmith@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Jamie Blanchard
Support Staff
 
 
 
Mrs. Pam King
Library/Pre-After Care
            pking@stjosephschoolpekin.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Christine Bresnahan
Preschool Aide
            Methodist School of Nursing
            Registered Nurse Diploma
            Illinois Central College
            General Education
            cbres3@icloud.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Stacy Campbell
Preschool Aide
            Associate’s, Child Development
            tacwhds@hotmail.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ms. Michele Conecki
Preschool Teacher
 
 
Mrs. Kara Hinkle
Preschool Teacher
          Illinois State University
          B.S. Elementary Education, Social Science and Art
          Illinois Central College
          B.A., Science and Art
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Lori Mahr
Preschool Teacher
 
Mrs. Toni Burks
Cafeteria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mrs. Christine Hawkinson
Cafeteria
             Glendale Community College
             Associate's Degree, Certifed Nursing Assistant
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Bob Small
Custodian