Please join us in celebrating Ursuline Academy’s faculty and staff members retiring this year. We congratulate them on their retirements and express our collective and immense gratitude for their dedication and unwavering commitment to Ursuline Academy.
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Completing 23 years of service in the Lower School where she has been loved and adored by more than 400 first and third grade students. A favorite memory of her students is Camp Gorak, “always a memorable way to end the school year.”
Jo Mangano– 23 years
Completing 23 years of service in the Lower School teaching a variety of grades, but most notably first grade. She is known for her epic bulletin board displays and theme days. For example, the wedding of Q and U, Colonial day, celebrating Mickey’s birthday, and bat week to name a few. Most notably, Jo has taught hundreds of kids how to read!
Completing 26 years of service in the Lower School serving in a variety of roles including Library aide, early childhood aide (both Kinder and Montessori), and in the main office. She is like a mother to all of the children she cares for.