EducationMEd in Education with an Emphasis on Early Childhood Education from Eastern Washington University; BAS-T from Pierce College; AA in Applied Science from Tacoma Community College
ExperienceMs. Agnes has been teaching for 10 years with 8 years in the Archdiocese of Seattle. Her other experience includes a year as a lead toddler teacher in a Montessori school and a one year internship in a general and special education classroom.
Passions/InterestsMs. Agnes enjoys spending her free time with her husband, dog, and big family! Something most important to her are large family get togethers. She also enjoys spending her time in nature through hiking and learning any recreational water sport.
3rd Grade Teacher
EducationB.A. Strategic Communications, Seattle University; M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, WGU
ExperienceMrs. Daniels has been teaching for 6 years
Passions/InterestsMrs. Daniels enjoys dance and theater in her time outside of school. She also enjoys watching Paddington Bear and Downton Abbey.
Advancement and Marketing Coordinator
EducationBA Economics and Business Administration, University of Puget Sound
Experience3 years experience in fundraising in nonprofits, 2 of which at Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy
Passions/InterestsAlex enjoys spending her time outside of school in the outdoors (ideally in the sun) with her partner, Steven, and their black lab, Ruxin. She also enjoys crafts like watercolor, print and stamp making, and graphic design.
6th & 7th Grade Teacher
ClassesEnglish, Social Studies, Religion
EducationBA in Dance & History, DeSales University, Center Valley, PA; MAT Secondary Social Studies, University of Portland, Portland, through the Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (PACE) program; Oregon State Teaching License; Washington State Teaching License
Passions/InterestsYou can always find Ms. Hojnowski with a cup of coffee. In her time outside of school she enjoys going on hikes, playing trivia, and reading.
EducationSaigon College; Licensed Boiler Engineer
ExperienceOver 20 Years
8th Grade Teacher
EducationBS in Biology, Minor in Psychology, Loyola Marymount; MA Secondary Science Education, Seattle University
Experience18 years of teaching experience
Passions/InterestsMrs. Hemphill enjoys spending her time outside of school coaching rowing for Commencement Bay Rowing Club. She also enjoys spending time with her 3 kids and watching them play sports and participate in various activities.
EducationBA in Accounting, University of Puget Sound
Experience16 years as a bookkeeper
Passions/InterestsHeather enjoys spending her free time reading and watching football
4th Grade Teacher
EducationBA in English and Theatre Arts, Saint Martin's University; In progress of M.Ed in Elementary Education.
Experience3 years teaching experience
Passions/InterestsMr. Penn enjoys spending his time outside of school making music, acting, and recently began playing DnD. He also currently serves on the Tacoma Little Theatre Board of Directors.
Pre-K 3 Teacher
EducationMA in Education focused on At Risk Students, University of Washington; BA Special Education Preschool-12 grade and Elementary Education K-8, Gonzaga University; Received the Family and Community Partnership Award 2012
Experience17 years teaching experience primarily in Kindergarten with time also spent in 1st and 4th grade special education.
Passions/InterestsIn her time outside of school, Mrs. Rehberger enjoys fishing, hiking, walking her dog, spending time with family, camping, and cheering on her own kids at sporting events.
1st Grade Teacher
EducationBA in Elementary Education K-8, minor in Literacy, Central Washington University; Certifications: Certified PLTW Lead Teacher; K-8 Literacy Endorsement; K-8 Elementary Teacher
Experience13 years teaching 1st and 2nd grades at Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy
Passions/InterestsMrs. Muller enjoys the outdoors. She likes skiing in the winter and hiking and playing water sports in the summer with her husband and two young children. Her family has popcorn movie night every Friday and it is everyone's favorite day of the week. In her spare time she likes organizing, cooking, baking, reading, and renovating her family home with her husband.
EducationBA, Music; MA, Leadership
ExperienceExperience teaching a variety of subjects, and as a church organist and choir director.
EducationOSPI STARS Certified
ExperienceMs. Kelli has been at Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy for 11 years
Passions/InterestsIn her time outside of school, Ms. Kelli enjoys spending time with her 3 children, going to the movies, spending time in nature, hiking, practicing yoga, and being in the sunshine!
EducationBA Education, WSU, Pullman; M.Ed Special Education, WGU Washington; Early Childhood Education Endorsement; Diversified Learners Lead; CERI Certified Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher; Board Certified Inclusive Special Education Teacher
Experience22 years teaching
Passions/InterestsMs. Butterfield enjoys spending her time outside of school reading, cooking, gardening and restoring her 1920s bungalow. She has 2 kids of her own and a grand dog, Ru, that she enjoys taking on long walks.
EducationM.A. Educational Leadership, University of Notre Dame; M.A. in Education at Loyola Marymount University; B.A. in Theology at University of Notre Dame; ; Certifications: WA State School Administrator License, WA State Teaching Credential (Multi-Subject, Grades K-12)
ExperienceThis is Mr. Nuno's 21st year in Catholic Schools. 14 years have been as an administrator and 7 years teaching. This is his seventh year at Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy, with previous experience at St. Raymond in Downey, CA and St. Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica, CA
Passions/InterestsOutside of school, Mr. Nuno enjoys playing basketball and surfing. The best parts of his life are when he can be with family and friends.
5th Grade Teacher
EducationAA, Green River Community College; BA, University of Puget Sound; Currently working on MA, Western Governors University
Interim 2nd Grade Teacher
EducationBA in Communication Studies from Pacific Lutheran University, MA in Teaching from Central Washington University, Washington State Teacher Certification with an endorsement in English Language Arts
ExperienceMr. Isaacson has multiple years of experience within Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy, substituting at multiple grade levels. He completed his student teaching at Morris Ford Middle School in Midland.
Passions/InterestsMr. Isaacson enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids that attend Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy. He also enjoys hosting trivia once a week and challenging himself to learn and try new things!
Director of Early Learning/Toddler Program Teacher