St. Joseph the Protector School

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StJP Early Childhood Center Faculty

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Find the Faculty & Staff

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Early Childhood Center

These people are usually found at the preschool on the Jenkintown campus. The Early Childhood Center has 2 classes each of 2 year olds, 3 year olds, and three classes of 4 year olds. Find out more about them by clicking the button.

Lower Building Faculty

The faculty that teach kindergarten to third grade are found in the lower building most of the time. Instead of looking all over the lower building for them just click the button to learn about these teachers.

Upper Building Faculty

The teachers that teach the 3rd and 4th grade students are found on the second floor of the upper building. You can find out more about them by clicking the button.

Upper Building Faculty

The 6th, 7th and 8th grade classrooms are on the top floor of the Upper Building. Click the button and find out more about them.

Other Staff

This group is scattered all over the buildings. Some of these people are from the Montgomery County IU, others take care of the place and some others promote the school and direct the "Little Joe's".

Administrative Staff

This is a small but mighty group that leads the school. They can be found in the school principal's office, the rectory, or around the school. Click the button to find out more about them.

Specialty Subject Teachers

This group teaches math, technology, physical education, library skills, music. This is a diversified group and they are all over the buildings but you can find out more about them too.

These people are all around the school but do you know anything about them?

Check out the information about each member of the StJP faculty, staff and administration.


Meet the Faculty and Staff at Little Joe's

Find out a little information on some of the people you see around the school. Click the buttons to see different groups.

About Mrs. White


    Mrs. White

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    Mrs. Victoria White attended Saint Helena's School and then Archbishop Wood High School. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education with a background in Theology. She is certified in First Aid/CPR for adults and children as well as being ACA and UCA certified. She loves to dance, cheer , practice yoga, and the beach. Mrs. White is currently learning to play the drums and holds titles in Irish Dancing.

    She loves teaching in a Catholic School because it gives her the freedom to know and love Jesus with one another in a family environment and feels that this creates an ideal setting to help children grow. Mrs. White enjoys teaching children about the whole self and how it is all connected.

About Mrs. Kaczor


    Mrs. Kaczor

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    Mrs. Margie Kaczor grew up in Oreland and went to both DeSales and Arcadia University where she earned her Bachelors Degree. She has been in education for 7 years and has also worked as a behavior specialist for children with special needs. Mrs. Kaczor is a product of Catholic schools herself and she attended one of our local high schools, Bishop McDevitt. This is her first year teaching in one and she looks forward to the opportunity.

About Mrs. Dwyer


    Mrs. Dwyer

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    Mrs. Annie Dwyer, grew up in Philadelphia and attended Cardinal Dougherty High School. She earned a BS in Secondary Education with a concentration in German from Villanova University and studied abroad in Salzburg, Austria. She has been teaching for 19 years and has a Nursery School Certificate for Private /Academic Schools.

    Mrs. Dwyer enjoys teaching at Little Joe's because she gets to incorporate the Catholic Faith throughout the whole school day. The children love to learn about God and the wonderful world He has given us. She strives to make the children's experience a fun one. She wants them to be excited about coming to school.

    Mrs. Dwyer likes taking long walks, German Austrian folk dancing, soccer, chocolate, Disney and her favorite movie," The Sound of Music." She lives with her husband and three children in Glenside.

About Mrs. Crawford


    Mrs. Crawford

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    Mrs. Kelly Crawford grew up in Glenside and attended St. Luke School. After graduating from Bishop McDevitt High School she went to Millersville University where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. During her years in college and several summers after, she was the head teacher of a three year old class. Eventually she took a job teaching third grade at Our Lady Help of Christians Grade School in Abington. In 1994, she married Mr. Thom Crawford and they moved to Jenkintown. After teaching third grade for seven years she was blessed with the birth of her first son. Mrs. Crawford decided to stay home and raise her three sons while babysitting for family and friends. In 2001, The Crawford family moved back to Glenside where they currently live.

    A few years ago Mrs. Crawford went back to the classroom as a substitute teacher where she taught all grade levels. She loved getting to know each and every student in the StJP family! Mrs. Crawford is excited to go back to where it all began...teaching three year olds. Mrs. Crawford is a firm believer that sometimes you need to talk to a three year old so you can understand life again!


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    Mrs. Joyce grew up in Roslyn Pa. and attended Bishop Mcdevitt High School before gaining her degree in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery County Community College. She went on to earn her Montessori Certification from Chestnut Hill College. She has worked in a Montessori classroom since 1985 serving as assistant while studying and as head teacher since 2000. Mrs. Joyce loves teaching and enjoys watching the children discover their "ah ha" moments.

    Mrs. Joyce left teaching in 2008 to raise her two boys, who currently attend St. Joseph the Protector, She reentered the workforce at Little Joe's in 2016. She likes teaching in a Catholic school because it provides opportunities to teach and reinforce what Jesus asks of all of us, to be kind, patient, loving, and respectful.

About Mrs. Reily


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    Mrs. Maureen Reily was born in Philadelphia and attended Bishop McDevitt High School. She later earned her degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching for 25 years. In her free time she belongs to a book club, enjoys sewing, taking cooking classes and walking three miles a day. She is married and has two grown children.

    Mrs Reily enjoys teaching preschoolers because they are eager to learn and they love to ask questions. They are amazed by everything. She enjoys talking with them and learning about their interests. One of the best parts about teaching Pre-K at St.JP is the opportunity to bring God's love into class discussion. The children learn that God is a part of their lives. He loves them unconditionally, and that we can all be an example of God's love by being kind to one another.

About Mrs. Delia


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    Mrs. Mary Cate Delia was born in Columbus, Ohio and moved all across the country growing up because her dad was in the Air Force. She lived in five different states and finally moved to Newtown, PA when she was twelve. She attended Villa Joseph Marie High School in Holland,
    PA and then Alvernia University in Reading where she earned her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish. After that she took some graduate courses at Immaculata and Holy Family University. She has two children one is at StJP and the other is too young. She loves playing outside, reading and baking with them and she reads, gardens, and sews in her free time.

    Mrs. Delia loves to teach reading and writing because she had such wonderful ELA teachers in grade school and high school that inspired and encouraged her to love these subjects. She loves to see the progression in children's writing throughout a school year. It is one of her favorite parts of teaching!

    Mrs. Delia has attended Catholic Schools her whole life and she can't thank her parents enough for the sacrifices they made to send her and her other 7 siblings to Catholic School. Now that she is a parent and a teacher, she sees just how important a strong foundation in faith truly is. She knows that she is meant to help develop that foundation.

About Miss Kurtz


    Miss Kurtz

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    I am looking forward to a really great year in pre-K! Please allow me to tell you a little bit about myself. I am a graduate of Little flower Catholic High School for Girls. Upon graduating, I attended Manor College where I played soccer and received my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. Following my graduation from Manor,  I attended Bryn Athyn College where I received my  Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and played Lacrosse. Working  in a Catholic grade school is truly a dream come true for me. I am looking forward to a wonderful year!

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