SMSA Faculty & Staff
MRS. PATTY BALMER, PRINCIPAL
Mrs. Balmer’s experience is extensive with over 32 years in education, including 12 as an administrator, where her calm and steady manner is well known and admired. She has been principal at SMSA since 2017, describing her position as her “dream job.” She taught at St. Theresa School in Buffalo, in the North Colonie School District in Colonie, the Niskayuna School District, and at Hebrew Academy of the Capital District where she also served as the principal. Mrs. Balmer has held positions in other Albany Diocesan schools including principal of St. Augustines, interim principal at St. Mary’s Institute and as Prevention Services Coordinator for the Diocese. She holds a BS in Elementary Education from Medaille College, MS in Literacy and Advanced Graduate Certificate both from SUNY Albany, she has permanent certifications in Elementary Education N-6, Literacy K-12 and School Building Leadership N-12.
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MRS. BEVERLY KERPKA, DIRECTOR OF NOAH'S ARK PRE-K/DAYCARE
In 1994 Mrs. Kerpka started the program; serving children ages 3-5, and served as a warm and loving teacher, full time, for 23 years while building the program. In 2017 she assumed her supervisory role full time. She received AAS Certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth- Pre-K) from SUNY Canton, and worked as a preschool teacher in Lockport New York before becoming part of our school family. Let her welcome you to one of the most nurturing and enriching programs our area has to offer!
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MRS. BONNIE SMITH, NOAH'S ARK TEACHER
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MRS. JESSICA VIGER, NOAH’S ARK TEACHER
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MRS. KATHLEEN FORTIER, NOAH'S ARK TEACHER
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MISS GENEVIEVE COON, NOAH'S ARK TEACHER
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MS. GERIANNE SANOK, NOAH'S ARK TEACHER
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MS. JENNIFER LELAND, NOAH'S ARK TEACHER
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MRS. BROOKE KELLY, TEACHER, KINDERGARTEN
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MRS. JESSICA TRZASKOS, TEACHER, FIRST GRADE
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MISS ANNE CASOLA, TEACHER, SECOND GRADE
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MRS. AMANDA PHILLIPS, TEACHER, THIRD GRADE
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MRS. NOREEN HARRIS, TEACHER, FOURTH GRADE
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MS. ERIN MACKEY, TEACHER, FIFTH GRADE
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MISS MARIE WILLIAMS, TEACHER, ELA, & SS GRADES 6-8
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MRS. MARA POWELL, TEACHER, 6-8 MATH
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MRS. ELIZABETH HLADIK, TEACHER, SCIENCE 6-8
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MISS KARLA HERNANDEZ, TEACHER, WORLD LANGUAGE K-8
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MRS. ELAINE STOCKER, TEACHER, RELIGION GRADES 5-8
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MRS. PEG CLOHESSY, TEACHER, ART K-8
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MS. KATIE LAMBERT, AIS/STREAM TEACHER NA-8
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MISS ERIN DOVE, TEACHER, MUSIC/DRAMA, CHORUS DIRECTOR GRADES NA-8
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MR. JOHN BARBIERI, TEACHER, PHYSICAL EDUCATION NA-8
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MS. GENEVIEVE ERMIGER, CAMP KERRY
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MRS. BERNADETTE LEONE, ASSISTANT TO THE PRINCIPAL
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MRS. DEANA WHITE, BOOKKEEPER
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MR. DAVE MATTES, HEAD CUSTODIAL ENGINEER
OUR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT STAFF ARE:
ZACHERY FLANDERS, SPECIAL EDUCATION
Glens Falls City School District
MRS. STACEY NOONAN, RECEPTIONIST, LIBRARY COORDINATOR, AND ENROLLMENT
MS. TRACY BERNARDI, KINDERGARTEN AIDE
MRS. ASHLEE MAHONEY, NOAH'S ARK AIDE
MISS SYDNEY LOCKE, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MISS NICOLE TUCKER, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MISS ALYSSA VIGER, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MISS STEPHANIE GRUBIAK, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MRS. LINDA McALLISTER, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MISS ASHLEY LOTICH, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MRS. KIM DION, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MS. LINDA ANUNZIATO, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MR. ZACKERY GREENSPAN, NOAH’S ARK AIDE
MRS. LYNNE HUMPHREY, FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR
ARAMARK FOOD SERVICE, KITCHEN SUPERVISOR
MR. LUCAS MELVIN, CUSTODIAL ENGINEER
MRS. HEATHER RIVENBURG, MARKETING DIRECTOR
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