Faculty

Bianca Hara

Mrs. Hara holds an MAT from National-Louis University and a BS from Michigan State University. In addition, she has taken coursework in the areas of … Continue reading

Cristina Zavattero

Mrs. Zavattero has been teaching students that “knowledge is power” since 1996 and joined the St. Joseph faculty in 2009.   Originally from Wilmette, she graduated … Continue reading

Erin Reschke

Ms. Reschke has a BS in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Wisconsin as well as an MA in Education from Roosevelt University.  … Continue reading

Chris Payne

Mr. Payne holds a BA in History from Western Illinois University in Macomb as well as an Illinois Secondary Education Certificate. Mr. Payne joined St. … Continue reading

Elizabeth Briner

Ms. Briner holds a BA in Psychology from Indiana University and an MA in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University.  In addition to these degrees, she … Continue reading

Jennifer Iantorno

Mrs. Iantorno is delighted to be a part of the St. Joseph community this year as the Spanish and 6th grade Language Arts/homeroom teacher. This is her 15th year … Continue reading

Mrs. Karen Schultz

After attending Northwestern University, Mrs. Schultz joined the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary. Before taking final vows, she realized her vocational calling was … Continue reading

Ms. Maria Guida

Ms. Guida studied mathematics and education at Villanova University. While at Villanova, she was also the President of the Math Club. She received her Master’s … Continue reading

Ms. Jennifer Van Ornum

Ms. Van Ornum’s teaching career began in 2006. Since then, her experiences have spanned six public school districts across Park Ridge, Skokie Harwood Heights, Lincolnwood … Continue reading