Mr. Ardo is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University Conway SC with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. After graduating he and his wife moved to Naples. Mr. Ardo has been teaching in the public school system for 9 years. He joined SJN this year as a teacher in Social Sciences and Defensive Coordinator for the Celtic football team. He is originally from Utica New York.
Mr. Buch is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He received his training in education from West Liberty University. Originally from Wheeling, WV, Mr. Buch has lived in SW Florida for nearly 15 years.
M.S., Bridgewater State College
B.S., Bridgewater State College
Mr. Burns served as a graduate assistant, assistant varsity football coach and recruiting coordinator at Bridgewater State College in MA. Later he taught elementary and middle school physical education, and was the head middle school football coach and assistant track coach at Gulliver Academy in Coral Gables, FL. He then became the JV football coach at Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami, FL. and eventually became the head strength coach and assistant varsity football coach. Mr. Burns was inducted into the Tewksbury Memorial High School (MA) Athletic Hall of Fame.
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction for English Education, Florida State University – In Progress
B.A., Communication, Florida Gulf Coast University
Mr. Carufe is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and minors in both English and Creative Writing. Currently in his third year as a teacher, he is continuing his own education as he earns his M.Ed from Florida State University.
M.M.E., Music Education, Buffalo State College
B.A., Music Education, Capital University
Miss Currier was an active musician throughout her undergraduate study performing with Big Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Trumpet Choir, Brass Quintet, and Brass Choir. She has performed on various recordings with a variety of ensembles and remains an active musician with different groups. Miss Currier is a member of the Florida Music Educators Association, Florida Band Masters Association, Florida Orchestra Association, Florida Vocal Association, and the National Association for Music Education. She is certified in Florida for K-12 Music Education.
Miss Grau was awarded the Light of Learning award for excellence in Catholic Education from the Diocese of Ft. Wayne – South Bend. She has her English and American Literature endorsement. Miss Grau has a strong background in public speaking and motivation.
Mr. Al Green Assistant Athletic Director Strength & Conditioning Coach
A.A., Liberty University
Mr. Green attended Liberty University on a football scholarship and worked at the school as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. Before coming to St. John Neumann, he worked for the Collier County Public School system as a Strength and Conditioning Coach.
B.A., Political Economy and Government, Ave Maria University
Ms. Tauni is an alumnus of Ave Maria University. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Economy and Government. She is currently in the process of obtaining her full Florida Educator’s Certificate.
She has plans to enter a graduate program for her Master’s Degree in Politics by the end of next year.
B.A., Business Administration, Florida International University
While attending college, Mr. Haven spent five years working in various clerical positions at Central Bank & Trust Company in Miami. He has spent the next 25 years as controller of various companies until arriving at St. John Neumann in January of 2008.
M.A., Mathematics Education, DePaul University
M.B.A., Business Administration and Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
B.S., Business Administration, Miami University
Ms Hennebry previously taught Mathematics at a parochial and a public high school in Chicago, in addition to one year at an international school in Guatemala City.
Other education industry experience includes managing and tutoring in a supplemental education services program funded by No Child Left Behind in the Chicago Public Schools.
M.S., Science Education, University of Kentucky Lexington
B.S., Arts & Science, University of Kentucky Lexington
After graduation from Our Lady of the Mountain School in Kentucky, Mrs. Jenkins attended the University of Kentucky Lexington, receiving her B.S. in Arts and Science and her M.S. in Science Education. She worked for 5 years in Pathology at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine before giving up career pursuits in favor of raising a family. She resumed her career with a position in the Trumbull, CT High School Department of Pupil Special Services, teaching courses in Math and Science.
After moving to Naples, she continued teaching Math as well as doing tutoring in Math and Science courses for several programs.
M.A., Journalism, Texas A&M, Commerce B.S., Advertising, University of Texas, Austin
Mrs. Jones comes to us with strong experience in marketing, recruitment, public relations, and event coordination. She also has the English grades 5-9, Journalism grades 6-12, General grades K-6, and ESOL certificates in FL.
B.A., National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Mrs. Krause was born in Lima, Peru. She spent time working in communications before moving to the United States.
Before coming to St. John Neumann, Mrs. Krause had been working at Bonita Elementary School as an ESOL paraprofessional, assisting in teaching ELL (English Language Learners) students. She is certified in Florida as a professional educator for Spanish K-12 and Elementary K-6.
Mr. Mazula has taught Science and Math for over twenty years, with thirteen of those years in Christian Brother’s Schools. He began teaching at St. John Neumann in 2004 and is professionally certified in both Biology and Chemistry. Mr. Mazula is also the head Girls Tennis coach.
M.Ed., Ursuline College
B.A., Psychology/English, Ursuline College
B.A., Deaf Education, Loyola University
Mrs. Neises served for several years as an administrator for the Archdiocese of Chicago. In addition to teaching ESE and coordinating community service, she is the moderator for the BETA Club, a service-based co-curricular group.
M.S., Teacher’s College of Columbia University
B.S., Northeastern University
Mr. Olayos began coaching at St. John Neumann Catholic High School in 1993 as Head Coach of the Boys and Girls Cross Country program. The following year, he began his teaching duties at St. John Neumann. In 2008 Coach “O” was honored as the Southwest Florida Coach of the Year in Track by both the Naples News and the News Press.
Mr. Olayos attended The Choate School in Wallingford, CT. He went on to a successful running career at Northeastern University in Boston where he held the school record in the 400 meter hurdles.
During the school day, Coach Olayos does not just confine himself to the gymnasium and his Health and Physical Education classes. Other teaching assignments have included: Drawing, Honors History, World Geography, Anatomy and Physiology, Economics, Government, and Freshman Study Skills.
M.A., School Counseling, Florida Gulf Coast University
B.S., Business Administration/Marketing, University of Illinois
Ms. Rosz is certified in Guidance and Counseling for grades PK-12. Previously, she has worked at colleges and now is able to provide insight to our students as they transition from high school to college. In addition to guidance, Ms. Rosz teaches the College Scholars classes and is moderator for the SJN Book Club.
Mr. Shaffer joined us to assist in the ever-changing world of technology. He worked with Apple for 5 years, providing much needed insight on better integrating advanced technology into the classroom. He is certified in Final Cut Pro X.
D.H.S., Ph.D. Doctor of Health Sciences – In Progress
M.H.S./M.S.Ed., Allied Health Teaching andLeadership/ Health Sciences
B.S., University of Maryland and Excelsior College
Mrs. Sotilleo-Seaton was born in Trinidad in the Caribbean. She graduated from St Joseph Girls’ Convent, St Joseph and went on to attend University of Maryland and Excelsior College. She and her husband have four children.
She is a veteran of the United States Navy, where she proudly served many tours in Europe and the United States. She has worked as a Logistics Specialist and more recently as a Master Navy Instructor at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola and Recruit Training Command in Chicago.
Mrs. Sotilleo-Seaton teaches life sciences to include Biology, Advanced Placement Environmental Science and Anatomy & Physiology. She believes the understanding of scientific principles is basic to navigating the world around us.
After graduating from St. John Neumann in 2010, Mr. Sweeney studied mathematics and physics at the University of Florida. Upon earning his degree, he returned to Neumann to teach the next generation of Celtics.
In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Sweeney serves as assistant coach for both cross country and track & field.
B.S., Business Administraiton, West Virginia University
Mrs. Sweeney worked as a Certified Public Accountant with Ernst & Young and Maher Duessell, CPAs in Pittsburgh until 1996. Later she became the Director of Business Affairs for The Association of Theological Schools and finally for The Fund for Theological Education (FTE). While working for FTE, Mrs. Sweeney and her family moved to Geneva, Switzerland, then back to Pittsburgh, and finally to Naples in 2003.
She is certified in Math grades 6-9 and as a Media Specialist for grades K-12
Ph.D., Curriculum and Education – In Progress
M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University
B.A., Millersville University
Mrs. Szedelyi was a scholarship attendee in the Oxford University summer program where she took courses in Shakespeare and Chaucer. She is currently working on a PhD in curriculum and education with a specialization in technology.
Mr. Voice spent 17 years as an Electron Microscope Technologist (Division of Neuropathology, West Virginia University Medical Center) and assistant to the deputy state medical examiner for the state of West Virginia. He was a co-author or technical contributor for 14 research publications.
He began an 8 year stint as a science teacher at John Marshall High School (Glen Dale, WV) and Bishop Donahue High School (McMechen, WV).
Mr. Voice has been with Saint John Neumann since 1997 and has his certificate of teaching in biological sciences as well as being certified with the Electron Microscope Society of America.