About Our Staff

YSCP follows all teacher-certification guidelines for charter schools as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. In addition, we have specialty teachers for music, art, physical education/health, character education, technology, Spanish, and Chinese. Middle school students (6th grade through 8th grade) have core-subject teachers for math, science, social studies, and language arts, as well as teachers for electives and the other specialty areas mentioned above. We also employ an ESL teacher, special education teacher,guidance counselor, and a part-time school nurse. If needed, health professionals in OT, PT and Speech Therapy are available.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Cluster

Corey Kane
Kindergarten Teacher
Lauren Washburn
Kindergarten Teacher
Natalie Wortman
Kindergarten Teacher
Kelly Houtz
1st Grade Teacher
Nancy Love
1st Grade Teacher
Kylie Rossman
1st Grade Teacher
Emily Pallotto
2nd Grade Teacher
Rachel Paulhamus
2nd Grade Teacher
Kathryn Wincek
2nd Grade Teacher

3rd-5th Grade Cluster

Bethany Whited
3rd Grade Teacher
Savannah Strosser
3rd Grade Teacher
Kristi Liu
3rd Grade Teacher
Elizabeth Mesick
4th Grade Teacher
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Nessa Brown
4th Grade Teacher
Typhani Russo
4th Grade Teacher
Mallory Ward
5th Grade Teacher
Seth Kilmer
5th Grade Teacher
Leslie Wiest
5th Grade Teacher

Middle School Cluster

Katelyn Cline
Mathematics Teacher
Laura Essinger-Hileman
Mathematics Teacher
Jennifer Kauffman
Language and Literature Teacher
Kerrin LeMoine
Individuals and Societies Teacher
Lori Riddle
Science Teacher

World Languages Cluster

Kathy Kuangchi Lee
Language Acquisition Chinese Teacher
Yao Xiong
Language Acquisition Chinese Teacher
Yan Chen
Language Acquisition Chinese Teacher
Jhoselyn Contreras
Language Acquisition Spanish Teacher
Flor Edith Albert
Language Acquisition Spanish Teacher
Angela Sanchez Gago
Language Acquisition Spanish Teacher

Specials & Support

Leigh Hurtz
Performing Arts Teacher
Leigha Kilmer
Visual Arts Teacher
Vincent Fadale
Physical and Health Education Teacher
Bethany Horner
Administrative Assistant
Seth Darling
Math Specialist
Paula Rachael
Character Education Teacher
Anna Jones
Music Teacher
Charity Lynn Wheeland
Reading Specialist
Jessica Durian
Special Education Teacher
Laurel Frymyer
Autistic and Emotional Support Teacher
Alyssa Dively
Special Education Teacher
Christine Kurpiel-Wakamiya
Special Education Teacher
Dawn Cressman
Paraprofessional
Farheen Amin
Paraprofessional
Shannon Wagner
Paraprofessional
Jenny Darling
Paraprofessional
Grace Hakizimana
Teacher Assistant
Neharun Nesa
Teacher Assistant
Soma Datta
TEACHER ASSISTANT
Tracy Kline
TEACHER ASSISTANT
Michele Houtz
TEACHER ASSISTANT/Sub-Teacher
Tara Dayton
dayton@yscp.org
Bill Ewing
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SPECIALIST
Helena Khan
ESL/EXTENDED DAY COORDINATOR
Malarie Hastings
Guidance Counselor

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