WYOAREA Welcomes New Staff (Part 3)

WYOAREA Welcomes New Staff (Part 3)
Posted on 01/05/2024
WYOAREA Welcomes New Staff (Part 3)William (Bill) Galvin is joining our Spartan team at WHEC as a fourth-grade teacher. After serving in the US Army, he transitioned to business, and then to teaching fourth grade at Exeter. He received his bachelor's degree from the US Military Academy, his MBA from Webster University, and his Teaching Credentials from Albright College. On the weekend, Mr. Galvin enjoys hiking and camping with his four kids: Will(10), Eli(7), Henry(5), and Ivy(22 months). He appreciates the amazing community and constant support as he transitions to WHEC. Thank you for your service and we look forward to getting to know you better throughout the year!

Franklin Ramirez joins us as a member of the Physical Education department at the Jr./Sr. High School. We are happy to welcome him to Wyomissing Area! Before becoming a Spartan, Mr. Ramirez taught Social Studies and Physical Education in the Reading School District. He has previously coached baseball at Eastern University and studied and played baseball at Northampton Community College and West Chester University. Outside of school, Mr. Ramirez loves to jog, play pickleball, and exercise. We are excited to have him as a member of our Spartan community. Welcome, Mr. Ramirez. 

Samara Rayco is the new Orchestra teacher for the Wyomissing Area School District. Outside of teaching, she enjoys curating Spotify playlists, watching movies, and exploring new places with family and friends. While attending Penn State, she student-taught K-12 General Music and middle school strings, while additionally teaching private lessons. We are excited to have Ms. Rayco for her first full-time teaching position this year! “Everyone has been very welcoming and inviting, so it’s been a very nice transition thus far!” 

Grace Schillinger, a long-term substitute for first grade, will be joining us this year at WHEC. She graduated from Saint Joseph's University and taught for three years near Philadelphia before coming to Wyomissing Area. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Schillinger enjoys exercise, yoga, and of course the Eagles. She loves the sense of community at Wyo - “Everyone is so wonderful and kind!” We’re looking forward to our year with you Ms. Schillinger!

Robert Youse is the new Internship Coordinator at the Jr./Sr. High School. Before joining us at Wyomissing Area, he worked as a job coordinator for disabled students, the School-to-Work Coordinator, and the Diversified Occupations Coordinator at BCTC. He received his bachelor's degree at Millersville University, studied workforce development at Penn State University, and received his master’s degree from Alvernia University.  Outside of the classroom, he enjoys traveling and teaching Conrad Weiser’s marching band, indoor percussion, and color guard ensembles. Mr. Youse appreciates Wyomissing Area's welcoming atmosphere and looks forward to working with and getting to know the students and staff! We’re looking forward to expanding our horizons and growing our internship program with his leadership!