The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college prepatory school for young women in grades 6 through 12.

A Catholic, Independent, College Preparatory School for Young Women, Grades 6 through 12

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Inspiring Young Women Since 1956

Notre Dame Welcomes New Faculty & Staff

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur Faculty & Staff for the 2019-2020 school year:

Religion Faculty: Lauren LaRosa

Education: St. Joseph's University, BS Theology, minors in Secondary Education

Prior experience: Archmere Academy, Notre Dame High School (NJ), Father Judge High School

English Faculty: Leslie Wlotko

Education: St. Joseph's University, BA English, MA Secondary English Education

Prior experience: Germantown Academy, Villa Maria Academy

French Faculty: Andrew Limbach 

Education: St. Joseph's University, BA French, BA German

  • Fulbright Fellow, Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany, Universite Catholique de Marc Bloch, France
  • Indiana University, MA Germanic Studies
  • PA Certification K-12 French and German

Prior experience: Long term substitute Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Baldwin, E.T. Richardson Middle School, Indiana University

Spanish Faculty: Jessica Zimmerman Reick

Education: St. Joseph's University, BA Spanish, Villanova University, MA Spanish Literature

  • PA Certification K-12 Spanish

Prior experience: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Cardinal O'Hara High School

Science Faculty: Jessica Reid

Education: Drew University, BA Biology, Concentration in Environmental Studies, Villanova University, BS Biology, Concentration in Ecology

  • St. Joseph’s University, MS Secondary Education
  • PA Certification in Biology

Prior Experience: Sanford School, The Hill School

Counseling: Katherine Blemings

Education: The Catholic University of America, BA Psychology, Minor in Education Studies

  • The Catholic University of America, Masters in Science and Management, Concentration in Leadership
  • College of New Jersey, MA Counseling, School Counseling
  • Study Abroad, Lisbon, Portugal

Prior Experience: Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, NJ, Robbinsville High School, NJ

World Languages Faculty: Rui Deng

Education: Nanjing University, BA English, University of Pennsylvania, MA Education

Prior Experience: Ying Hua International School

Tech Support: Michael Kilgore

Education: Montgomery County Community College, Associate degree Computer Science  

Prior Experience: Great Valley School District, General Wayne and Sugartown Elementary Schools