New faces at Warrensburg schools

WARRENSBURG Warrensburg has several new teachers and staff members beginning this year, including a new kindergarten teacher.

Rachel Sawyer is now teaching the districts young-est students at the elementary school. She has a B.S. degree in elementary education from SUNY Plattsburgh and an M.A. in reading, also from SUNY Plattsburgh.

Also in the elementary school, Ilena Corr is a long- term substitute teaching 4th grade this year. She has taught at the Saratoga Independent School, in Saratoga Springs, and at John M. Marshall Elementary School, in East Hampton.

Corr earned her B.S. in psychology in 1990 from Virginia Polytechnic University and her M.A. in elementary education from Southampton College.

Candice Nasierowski becomes a long-term substitute in the special education department in both the elementary and junior/senior high schools. She earned her B.S. in childhood education from St. John Fisher.

Charlotte von Schiller comes on board to teach 9th and 10th grade English language arts this year after a year in Stillwater. Before that, she taught in Clarksville, TN, from 1996 until 2004.

Von Schiller has her B.A. in english and education from Austin Peay University and her M.A. in reading from Grand Canyon University.

Teaching business and marketing this year at the junior/senior high school, Michael Leonbruno earned his B.S. in marketing and management from Siena College in 2003. He earned his M.S. in business and marketing education from the College of St. Rose earlier this year.

Maiken Holmes also comes on board as a long-term substitute this year, teaching junior/senior biology. Holmes earned her B.S. in environment and forest biology in 1998 from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and her M.S. in education from the College of St. Rose.

John Friauf, Jr., LCSW-R, is working as a school-social worker this year. He has a B.S. in forest engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and For-estry and his M.S.W. from SUNY Albany. He was most recently employed at the Glens Falls Hospital Center for Children and Families.

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