South Seneca Schools welcome new staff

Cayuga Comm. College and SUNY Cortland with a degree in Early Childhood Education and has experience student teaching in Seneca Falls and Auburn; Patricia Gottshall is a teachers aide in fourth and fifth grade. Living in Ovid, Patricia attended Oswego State (Business Admin.) and has her Unified Childhood/Special Education degree from Keuka College. Waterloo, Geneva and Lyons are some of the schools she has experience as a substitute and student teacher. Patricia has two children and is looking forward to learning from all of the teachers at South Seneca; Eileen Stetson is a High School Computer Lab/Nurse’s office aide. Eileen has attended the College of Human Development at Penn State and also has a practical nursing degree from Centre County, Pennsylvania. A resident of Interlaken, she lives with her husband, 2 dogs and 3 cats. Eileen is looking forward to being of as much assistance to faculty and students as possible; Katie Clemenson is a High School Teaching Assistant. A familiar substitute teacher at Seneca County schools, Katie graduated from SUNY Brockport and received her master’s degree from Nazareth College. A resident of Ovid, Katie’s goal is to help students achieve their goals and succeed to the best of their ability academically. Ann Gable, a teachers aide in grades two and three, returns to South Seneca after managing Fastrac stores. Heather Reed is a special education aide in Mrs. Perry’s third grade class. An SSHS alum and resident of Ovid, Heather is a professional hairdresser. Her previous experience includes a year of teacher aide experience at Trumansburg Elementary after graduating from TC3 with an A.A.S; Jake Alsheimer is a long-term substitute teacher in the Middle School. Jake, a 2002 South Seneca alum and a resident of Interlaken, spent the last two years teaching in a challenging Kansas City inner city school along with his wife; Brandi Wicks, another familiar face at South Seneca and former long-term substitute is the new High School Special Education teacher. Sandra Simpson is the Food Services Director for all South Seneca and Trumansburg cafeterias. Sandra, a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale in Service Management brings 18 years of food service experience. A resident of Montour falls, Sandra has been Food Services director for Valley Stream school district, U of R, St. John’s, Hofstra and her alma mater.

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