Meet our Staff

The Staff at Sacred Heart Cathedral School is committed to the holistic education of its’ students – mind, body, and soul.

Leadership

Leadership at Sacred Heart Catholic School is overseen by the Pastor, Principal and Vice Principal and advised by the Student Advisory Council and Finance Council.

Fr. James Valenzuela

Pastor

Mrs. Dominique Baroco

Principal

Mr. Nick Lahr

Asst. Principal

Benedictine College, BA

Marymount University, MA(in process)

Mr. Dave Kimbell

Director of Catholic Immersion

St. Anselm College, BA

University of Notre Dame, M.Ed.

Franciscan-Steubenville, MBA

University of W. Florida (Gifted Educator Endorsement)

Office Staff

The school staff at Sacred Heart Cathedral School works alongside the principal and teachers to respond to the administrative, structural, and developmental needs of the school. 

Mrs. Sidney Poller

Office Manager

Pensacola State College, AA

Mrs. Megan Perry

Front Office

University of Central Florida, BS

Ms. Dana Drummond

IT Director

University of South Alabama, BFA

Mrs. Colleen Bartlinski

Accountant

UNC-Asheville, BS

Mrs. Wendy Whittington

Accountant

Louisiana State University, BS

State of Mississippi (CPA)

Elementary

The Elementary Teachers and Aides at Sacred Heart Cathedral School inspire children, pre-K through 5th grade, with a love for learning. 

 

Mrs. Heather Jacobs

Pre-K

Pensacola State College, AA

University of West Florida, BA

Mrs. Karen Olson

Pre-K Aide

Mrs. Betsy Summerlin

Kindergarten

University of West Florida, BS

Ms. Wendy Doyle

Kindergarten Aide

Mrs. Jennifer Haines

1st Grade

University of S. Alabama, BS

Ms. Gretchen Connelly

1st Grade Aide

Ms. Grace Crumbaugh

2nd Grade

Franciscan-Steubenville, BS

Mrs. Terry Sadler

Second Grade Aide

Ms. Emily Williams

3rd Grade Aide

Mrs. Debbie Garland

4th Grade

Regis University, BA

College of Santa Fe (Elementary Teaching Licensure)

Mr. Roy Luther

4th Grade Aide

University of West Florida, BS

Mrs.Tina Camp

5th Grade

Pensacola State College, AA

Florida State University, BS

Mrs. Leighann Roberts

5th Grade

University of West Florida, BS

University of West Florida, MS

Middle School

The Middle School Teachers & Aides at Sacred Heart Cathedral School inspire our youth with a love for Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.

 

Mrs. Becky Armin

7th Grade Humanities

Ashford University, BS

Mrs. Rachel Barry

8th Grade / 7th & 8th Science

University of West Florida, BS

University of West Florida, MS

Mrs. Kelly Comerford

Algebra 1 Honors / Adv. Math

Catholic University of America, BCE

Ms. Jill Ackermann

6th Grade Humanities / 5th Religion

Mr. Stephan Howard

5th / 6th Grade Science

University of West Florida, BS

Mr. Patrick Schmitz

8th Grade Humanities

University of Notre Dame, BA

University of Notre Dame, M.Ed

Mrs. Marie Stills

6th Grade / 6th, 7th & 8th Social Studies

University of West Florida, BS

Specials

The Special Teachers at Sacred Heart Cathedral School round out the holistic education of its students, through an introduction to the arts and technology.

 

Ms. Melissa Banks

Art

Mr. Chad Cage

Technology

Southwestern University, BA

University of W. Florida, MS

Mr. Jarrod Denmon

Physical Education / Athletic Director

University of Central Florida, BA

Mrs. Heather Frey

Library

SUNY-Buffalo, BA

Mr. Jake Haines

Technology Support

University of W. Florida, BS

Ms. Hannah Vogel

Music

Student Care

The Student Care faculty at Sacred Heart Cathedral School are there for the students, through the Morning Star program, counseling and after-school care. 

 

Mr. Robert Caldwell

Facilities Manager

Mrs. Terrie Campbell

Morning Star Middle School Aide

Ms. Kaitlyn Olson

Extended Care

Mrs. Lorraine Farish

Reading Specialist

University of W. Florida, BA

University of W. Florida, M. Ed

Mrs. Amy Nelson

Gifted Teacher

Auburn University, BS

Mrs. Carolyn Salamida

Morning Star

Franciscan Steubenville, BS

St. John Fisher College, M.Ed.