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 first 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

Preschool Teachers & Instructional Aides

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Rose O'Neill

Preschool Director &

Tigers Teacher

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Lee Hults

Cubs Teacher

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Megan Higdon

Tigers Instructional Aide

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Megan Willard

Cubs Instructional Aide

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Sophie Burke

Preschool Instructional Aide

We have been so impressed by the teachers at St. Catherine. Not only is our son receiving a top-notch education, but he is truly cared for and loved - this faculty feels like an extension of our family.

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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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Morgan Morales

Second Grade IA

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Shawna Molitor

Third Grade IA

Middle School Teachers & Specialists

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Renee Acosta

6th Grade Homeroom Teacher & 3rd/4th/5th Reading Specialist

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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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Beth Bruder

Religion Specialist

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Lissa Payne

Middle School Science Specialist

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McKenzie Lord

Spanish Teacher

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Ava Jones

Music Teacher

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Jill Richard

PE & Art Teacher

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Margaret White

Inclusion Specialist