The teachers of St Ann School are committed to helping each child reach their full potential by teaching an excellent, state accredited curriculum. The teachers incorporate 21st century technology and spiritual formation into their lessons to help instill the importance of technological resourcefulness and spirituality. 100% of the teaching faculty is licensed through the Ohio Department of Education.

Elizabeth Moran

Business Manager

I am a wife, mom of three sons, runner, reader, delightfully awful dancer, and an all-around wanderer who loves to marvel in the beauty of God’s creation.  I particularly love honey bees and I am a backyard chicken hobbyist.  I met my husband, Joe, in St. Ann’s parking lot after mass in 2009, and we began […]

Fr. Tharp

Pastor- Sacred Heart-St. Ann Pastoral Region

I was assigned as pastor of Sacred Heart in July of 2006. Ordained in 1977, I have served as associate pastor at three Cincinnati and one Dayton Area parish. Before coming to Sacred Heart I was pastor of Our Lady of Loretto in Cincinnati (1990-1995) and St. Teresa of Avila in Cincinnati from 1995 to […]

Sarah Bitzer


I am very fond of the fellowship and bond that is felt within the entire St. Ann community. I have primarily worked within the Diocese of Covington and Archdiocese of Cincinnati. I obtained my Master degree in Education Administration from Xavier University; receiving Summa Cum Laude honors. I attended Wittenberg University, for my undergraduate work, […]

Mindy Jones

Office staff/Yearbook Coordinator

I was born and raised in Lindenwald, and St. Ann’s has always been very special to me. My mother attended St. Ann School for eight years, as did I and my children, and my parents were married in the church in 1947. I started volunteering for the parish as the “Chimes of Times” editor many […]

Joyce Cepluch


St. Ann Catholic School has always been a big part of my life. Everything I really needed to know, I learned here. I’ve been employed at St. Ann since 1983. I was the Librarian for 22 of those years. I loved reading to the students and hopefully helped them achieve a thirst for reading. I’ve […]

Patty Ferdelman

Teacher Aide

I worked at Marsh Supermarket for twenty-six years before coming to work at St. Ann School in 1999 as a teacher’s aide. My two daughters both went to school at St. Ann and Badin High School. My husband, Neil, was the Police Chief in Hamilton for thirteen years and six months before retiring in March […]

Ruth Madden

Teacher Aide

I am thrilled to be a part of the St. Ann faculty as a Teacher Aide! I have been a member of the St. Ann family my entire life and am blessed to have the opportunity to give back to this amazing community! I am married to my husband Shawn and have 2 sons Ryan […]

Melissa McElroy


I graduated from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Masters in Education. I have been in the education field for the past 12 years, with the majority of my time spent working with preschoolers. I love teaching the little ones because they are so […]

Sue Lindsey


I graduated from the College of Mount Saint Joseph (Go Lions!) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Inclusive Early Childhood Education. I love coming to work every day (sometimes they actually have to make me leave school). I enjoy spending time with my students and co-workers and I love being witness to the wonder and amazement […]

Gwenda Laney

Grade 1

I graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. I attended Miami University for all of my graduate work. I am licensed and certified in grades K-8. I have taught first grade the entire time that I have been at St. Ann Catholic School. I love my job, because […]

Daisy Bunnell

Grade 2

I graduated from the University of Toledo with my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.  I have previously taught Kindergarten in Cincinnati and Toledo. I love teaching and seeing the excitement the students get when they learn something new or make a connection. I am from Toledo, Ohio, where most of my family lives. I […]

Kelli Erdman

Grade 3

I graduated from Otterbein University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Reading Specialist Endorsement. I have experience working with every grade level, Pre-K-4th grade, but third grade is my favorite! My previous experience includes a public school in Dayton, and a Christian School in Knoxville, TN. I am blessed to be […]

Ann Marie Gutjahr

Grade 4

My call to be a teacher came in the fifth grade! I would help in a second grade classroom during my recess time. I graduated from College of Mount St. Joe’s with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.  My prior experience includes another small Parochial school and two public school districts in Cincinnati.  I currently […]

Sylvia Ulmer

Grade 5

I graduated from Wilmington College with a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Childhood Education. I enjoyed teaching 4th and 5th grade in a public school, but am very blessed to be at St. Ann where I can share the Catholic faith! One of my favorite things about teaching is seeing students persevere and overcome challenges. […]

Linda Getz

Grade 6

I graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  I have taught 1st, 5th, and 8th grades at St. Ann Catholic School. I am currently the 6th grade teacher. I also teach 7th and 8th grade Social Studies. I love finding new ideas and sharing them with my students. I enjoy getting to […]

Amy Nusky

Grade 7

I graduated from Miami University in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. During my time at St. Ann Catholic School I have had the privilege of working with students at all grade levels, and have enjoyed every minute of it. I have always known that I was going to be a teacher, but […]

Carol Mulcahey

Grade 8

I am a life-long member of St Ann Parish, and graduated from St. Ann School as did my three children. I also graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, and this is my 30th year of teaching-all at St. Ann’s. I am happy to be back at St. Ann’s helping this […]

Jim Schriml

Physical Education

I graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. I have instructed grades 6-8 and substituted K-5 in Physical Education for 8 years. I have coached Youth Soccer (ages 4-9), Baseball (ages 6-9), Basketball (Kindergarten-1st grade), and Flag Football (Grades 2-3). I enjoy attending my kids sporting events and biking with my wife.

Jake Fields


I recently graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education (emphasis on instrumental instruction). I completed student teaching at Bogan Elementary and Talawanda HS/MS. I am an energetic, passionate music teacher dedicated to sharing the fantastical world of music with my students! In my free time I enjoy riding my bike and […]

Ana Rad-cliff


I am delighted with the opportunity to provide students the necessary tools to navigate in a diverse society and at the same time instilling faith and the love of God in their minds and hearts here at St. Ann Catholic School.  I graduated from Barry University in Miami, FL with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with […]

Becky Broxterman

Technology teacher

I graduated from the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree and a Masters of Library and Information Science degree from Kent State University. I previously worked as a Children’s Librarian at West Chester Library where I provided story times, library instructional programs, research skills and assistance to students of all ages. I am very […]

Daisy Podmeyer

S.T.E.M. Resource Instructor

I hold a Master of Science in Education Leadership from U.D., and a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from Manhatten College, with an Integrated Curriculum Certification for grades 5-9. I also have 15 years of industrial and business experience, over 10 years in education and five in administration.

Janet Menchofer

Reading Specialist

I graduated from Miami University with my Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and a Reading Endorsement for grades K-12. I have over eight years of teaching experience and work with all ages.  I am excited to be a staff member of St. Ann Catholic School! It is a joy and privilege to work with young […]

Melanie Schmitt

School Nurse

Amanda Jerdon

Auxiliary Clerk

I have worked in an administrative position for the last 12 years.  I am from Englewood, Ohio, and met my now husband in 2010.  We were married in 2013 and I moved here to Hamilton.  We have a beautiful two year old son, who is our everything.  I love his laugh, spunky personality and huge […]

Abigail Sell

Speech Language Pathologist

Abigail Sell, M.S., CF-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist for Hamilton City Schools.  She attended Miami University to earn her Bachelor’s degree and her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology.  During her graduate studies she was a student teacher at Hamilton City Schools.  As a graduate student Miss Sell provided treatment and evaluation for articulation, language, fluency, […]

Scott Cepluch


I was born and raised in Lindenwald and reside there today with my wife and daughter. I attended St. Ann School as a 4th generation alumni from both sides of my family. I graduated from Stephen T. Badin High School and attended three and half years at the University of Cincinnati in the Architecture program. […]

Denny Getz


St. Ann School has been special to me for years, because my mom attended school here and my parents were also married here. Also, my sister is the sixth grade teacher. Before I even started working as a maintenance man, I felt like part of the community. I graduated from Stephen T. Badin High School. […]