USM Welcomes New Faculty and Staff for the 2022–23 School Year

USM Welcomes New Faculty and Staff for the 2022–23 School Year

University School of Milwaukee is happy to welcome its newest faculty and staff members for the 2022–23 school year. If you see them around campus, be sure to say hello!

Robert Adrian, Custodian
Lisa Anderson, Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Adrienne Borders, Upper School History Teacher
Katie Brister, Lower School Music Teacher
Libis Colina, Custodian
Vickie Collins, Daycare Teacher
Kathryn Czarnecki, Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Anne Davis, 7th grade English Teacher
Andy Fitzgerald, Athletics Operations Coordinator and Varsity Boys’ Basketball Head Coach
Amy Hand, Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning
Maria Harris, Creative Services Director
Jaymi Holland, School Nurse
Katie Johnson, Prekindergarten Teacher
Sun Lee, Upper School Math Teacher
Robert Loth, Fleet Mechanic
Lauren Lorge, Prekindergarten Assistant Teacher
Pamela Nourse, Advancement Database Coordinator
Britney Pirus, Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Angela Reifenberg, Upper School Math Teacher
Elle Rodriguez Hernandez, 3rd grade Teacher
Lauri Sies, 1st Grade Teacher
Keegan Smith, Maintenance Mechanic
Amanda Tachis, Kindergarten Teacher
Jonathan Vang, School Safety Officer
Emily (Harrington) Vruwink ’04, 7th Grade Science Teacher
Kristin Wilder, Prekindergarten Assistant Teacher
Kendra Wilson, Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Kari Young, Middle School Physical Education Teacher

In addition to these new hires, the following individuals are in new roles at USM for the 2022–23 school year:

Stuart Cushman, Director of Strategic Operations
Kate Dengel, Prekindergarten Assistant Teacher
Aaron Drost, Maintenance Lead
Ed Feest, Director of Accounting
Jose Gonzalez, Grounds Worker
Barb Grade, Prekindergarten Teacher
Ivan Guzman, Assistant Director of Athletics and Middle School Director of Athletics
Dr. Gina Haughton, Interim Head of Upper School
Emily Ihrke, Middle School Academic Resource Center Teacher
Jennifer Iorio, Accounts Payable Manager
Kip Jacobs ’74, Outdoor Education Coordinator
Eric Johnson, Assistant Ice Arena Manager
Jen Keppler, Preschool Coordinator
Bonnie McGill, Lower School Science Integration Teacher
Vanessa Nerbun, Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Eric Peters, Head of Culture and Enrollment Management
Will Piper ’96, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Reunion Giving
Patti Ptak, 2nd Grade Teacher
Hannah Reimer, 5th Grade World Cultural Geography Teacher
Jess Roberts ’06, 1st Grade Teacher
Mike Schneider, Director of Facilities
McKenzie Teel, Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Laura Vande Hei, 3rd Grade Teacher
Rosa Villa, Revenue Accountant
Leah Wabiszewski, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Carrie Zuithoff, Academic Resource Center Coordinator

University School has several open faculty, staff, and coaching positions, click here to learn more.

University School also works with a variety of outside contractors to fill student support roles such as permanent substitute teachers, tutors, and more.