Meet our Faculty

Kathy Cox
Principal

Born and raised in Seattle, Kathy attended University of Washington, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She continued her education at City University, earning a Masters in Teaching (K-8) and an endorsement in Psychology (K-12), and at Heritage College earning a Special Education Endorsement (K-12). She has taught at the elementary level and worked as a Learning Specialist for 15 years prior to becoming the Vice Principal at St. Catherine School. This is her first year as Principal. Additionally, she is in her 8th year as an Associate Professor for City University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and early childhood education.

kcox@stcatherineschool.net

Caitlin has attended Catholic schools from Kindergarten through her post-Graduate studies, attending Villa Academy, Seattle Prep, Seattle University, and University of Portland where she received her Masters in Teaching. Most recently, Caitlin graduated from the University of Notre Dame's Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program with a Masters in Educational Leadership. She previously taught second and fifth grade at Sacred Heart in Bellevue for nine years, where she also served as a teacher leader through the Archdiocese of Seattle's GRACE program and a mentor teacher to new teachers. This is her second year as Vice Principal of Academics and Student Support at St. Catherine School. 

celsner@stcatherineschool.net

Caitlin Elsner
Vice Principal

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Kevin Ward

School Counselor

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Amanda Lucero

Office Manager

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Charlotte Van Hollebeke

Administrative Assistant

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Tammy Matusak

Development & Marketing Director

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Glenn McMahon

Facilities Manager

Preschool Teachers & Instructional Aides

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Rose O'Neill

Preschool Director &

Tigers Teacher

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Megan Higdon

Lions Teacher

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Jonathan Gonzales

Cubs Teacher

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Tee Kroon

Tigers Instructional Aide

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Dakota Malberg

Lions Instructional Aide 

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Maria Hurtado

Cubs Instructional Aide

Primary Teachers & Instructional Aides
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Liz Mares

Kindergarten Teacher

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Erin O'Donnell

First Grade Teacher

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Hannah Beighle

Second Grade Teacher

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Jennifer Arthur

Third Grade Teacher

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Leanne Reedy

Fourth Grade Teacher

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Hadley Kelly

Fifth Grade Teacher

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Bethany King

Kindergarten IA

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Constance Katsandres

First Grade IA

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Kelley Frederick

Second Grade IA

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Shawna Molitor

Third & Fourth Grade IA

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Clara Cimino

Fifth-Eighth Grade IA

Middle School Teachers & Specialists

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Teresa Thornton

6th Grade Homeroom Teacher 

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Maddie Clark

7th Grade Homeroom Teacher & Middle School Math Specialist

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MC Horrigan

8th Grade Homeroom Teacher & Middle School Social Studies

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Jodie Anderson

Librarian &

7th/8th ELA Teacher

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Renee Acosta

Art Teacher & 3rd/4th/5th Grade Reading Specialist

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Lissa Payne

Middle School Science

Specialist

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Emily Budinich

Spanish Teacher

Preschool - 8th Grade

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Ava Jones

Music Teacher

Preschool - 8th Grade

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Keely Bell

PE Teacher

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Margaret White

Inclusion Specialist