Mrs. Sarah Finnerty
My name is Sarah Finnerty and I am the ESL teacher at Cetronia Elementary School. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. I received my ESL certification from Lehigh Carbon Community College. I attended Desales University where I earned my Masters Degree in Education. My education has given me many valuable resources to share with you.
Hello! Thank you for viewing our ESL website. I am Mary Kelly the ESL Specialist at Kernsville Elementary School. I began my teaching career as a classroom teacher. After spending time at home with my three children I returned to education taking courses to be certified as a Reading Recovery Teacher® and an ESL Program Specialist. I continued my education and received a Master of Education in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). It has been a pleasure working with the students and staff in the Parkland School District for the past 15 years. To visit the Kernsville ESL webpage click on the link above.
I graduated from Bloomsburg Universtity with a BS in Elementary Education. I received my Master’s Degree through Wilkes University.
My family and I live in the Parkland School District. My husband’s name is Brian. I have 2 sons, Jared and Nathan. Jared graduated from PSU and lives in Kennett Square. Nathan is also attending Penn State University. To visit Ironton and Schnecksville’s ESL website please click on the link above.
Mrs. Jeanne Puskaritz
My name is Jeanne Puskaritz. I have been teaching in the Parkland School District for more than 15 years and have enjoyed teaching ESL for more than 10 of those years. I have been fortunate to teach ESL in many of the Parkland elementary schools and both Orefield and Springhouse Middle Schools. I received my teaching certificate and my ESL specialist certificate from Moravian College.
I am married and live in the Parkland School District. I am the proud mother of two grown children who are both Parkland graduates. The newest addition to my family is my beautiful granddaughter Callie. To visit Jaindl’s ESL website, click on the link above.
My name is Gina Brokenshire, and I am the ESL Teacher at Kernsville and Kratzer Elementary Schools. I have been teaching in the Parkland School District for over 20 years. I graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I began my career teaching third grade and kindergarten for several years. I received my ESL Certification through the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit, and have been teaching ESL ever since. My education, as well as experiences teaching, have given me many valuable resources to share with you. To visit Kratzer’s ESL site, please click on the link above.
Hello, my name is Mia Belletieri, and I am the ESOL Specialist at Parkway Manor Elementary School. In the afternoon, I continue my day at Parkland High School, where I am also one of the ESOL Specialists. I have been here at Parkway Manor for 10 years, but I have been in the district for 12. I was fortunate enough to help out in almost every school in the district. I love travelling to all of the schools and seeing my students grow in their new culture.
I attended Cabrini College, where I received my degree in Elementary Education. I went on to Moravian College to receive my Specialist Certification in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). I received my Master’s Degree in Education with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at DeSales University. I am also certified to teach English in grades 7-12.
My name is Mrs. Kloiber and I am so pleased to be the ESL teacher at Fogelsville Elementary School. I received my Elementary Education Degree from Kutztown University and my Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language through Penn State University and the University of Turabo in Puerto Rico. For the past 15 years, I have had the opportunity to teach both children and adults from all over the world how to speak English and to help many adults earn their U.S. Citizenship.
I am also the proud mother of 4 children and 2 cats and we live in Allentown. In my spare time, I LOVE to read books about the history of our country. I also love to cook and even love to READ about COOKING!! Above all, my favorite thing to do is to teach and to find fun ways to make learning easier for my students!
My name is Janet Rabe and I am the ESL Specialist at Schnecksville Elementary School. I attended Muhlenberg College where I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. After more than 20 years of teaching experience in grades Kindergarten through fourth grade, I received my ESL Specialist Certification from Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit. I greatly enjoy working with the students, their families, and the staff in the Parkland School District.
I have lived in the Lehigh Valley for over 35 years. My husband is a former Parkland teacher, and our two grown sons, Justin and Curtis, are Parkland graduates. To visit Schnecksville’s ESL website click on the link above.