WYOAREA Welcomes New Staff (Part 1)

WYOAREA Welcomes New Staff (Part 1)
Posted on 01/01/2024
Wyomissing Area Welcomes New Staff Members! Abigail Berger is a Learning Support Teacher at WHEC this year. Before joining us at Wyomissing Area, she taught at East Juniata High School as a 7-12 Learning Support Teacher and at Ephrata Area School District as an Emotional Support Teacher and Learning Support Teacher. She received her undergraduate degrees in Elementary/Middle-Level Education and Special Education from Lock Haven University and her Master's Degree in Educational Psychology from Edinboro University. When the school day ends, she values being active and experiencing the world through a whole new lens as her son, Browen, gets to experience everything for the first time. “Truthfully, I love everything about working here! It’s a fantastic place to teach and for students to learn and grow.” We’re so excited to welcome you to our staff Mrs. Berger!

Hunter Beane is a 2016 graduate of Wyomissing Area and returns to WASD as a fourth-grade teacher this year. He studied at Penn State University and taught in the Schuylkill Valley School District before returning as a Spartan. He enjoys coaching football at Wyomissing Area, playing disc golf, and spending time with his fiance Brooke, and dog Barley. He is excited to be coming back home to Wyomissing Area and joining the amazing teachers who helped mold him into the person he is today. Welcome, Mr. Beane! 

Alexandra House is thrilled to be back at Wyomissing Area as a Learning Support teacher at the Jr./Sr. High School. She attended Delaware County Community College for her Associate's Degree in the art of education, West Chester University for her Bachelor's Degree in Education, and Saint Joseph’s University for her Master's Degree in Education where she also attained her Reading Specialist Certification. Outside of school, she enjoys a variety of different activities such as hiking, listening to music, reading, and enjoying autumn evenings by the fire. “I'm appreciative of the guidance the staff provide as I rediscover Special Education within the Wyomissing Area School District.” We are happy to have you back, Ms. House!

Katelyn Gianotti is a new member of the Special Education department at the Jr./Sr. High School. She graduated from Walden University and currently is pursuing her Master's of Education in Special Education through Eastern University. Previously, she spent a few years teaching Special Education at the John Paul II Center for Special Education in Mohton. Her favorite hobbies include hiking and hanging out with her two boys. She is excited to be a part of the wonderful Wyomissing Area community both as a parent and as a professional. Welcome, Ms. Gianotti! 

Anthony Gresoi, a new Social Studies teacher at the Jr./Sr. High School, came to us from Maine where he taught for three years after graduating from Bloomsburg University. After school, he enjoys spending time with friends, going to the gym, playing video games, and making Spotify playlists. Mr. Gresoi has appreciated the incredible amount of resources and support from fellow teachers and students so far. “I am looking forward to getting to know more staff and students at Wyomissing Area and if students have any good music recommendations, I’m always interested.” We're happy to bring those recommendations! Welcome to Wyomissing Area, Mr. Gresoi!

Olivia Gage, a new first-grade teacher at WHEC, is coming to us from Utah! She’s worn various hats before coming to Wyomissing Area including working as a camp counselor, as a Child Development teacher at a hospital, and working in schools as a reading group teacher during her time at Southern Utah University. Mrs. Gage enjoys hiking, cooking, and exercising in her free time and enjoys the supportive Wyomissing Area community. We’re lucky to have you on the East Coast!