Mrs. Watkins joins Holy Trinity Clifton School as the first Head of School. She most recently worked as the Director of Student Achievement at the St. Matthew’s Campus. In this role, her primary focus was to support learners with diagnosed learning differences. Prior to her years at Holy Trinity, Mrs. Watkins was the Principal of St. Francis of Assisi and Assistant Principal/Learning Coordinator at Mother of Good Counsel. Prior to her administrative work, she was a classroom teacher, serving as a resource teacher for students with special learning and behavior needs. Mrs. Watkins has a bachelor’s of science in special education and a master’s of arts in educational administration. Opening the Clifton School and being a part of changing the face of Catholic education for all Archdiocesan children is a culmination of ALL her career goals! She is beyond excited to be on this new journey and create the story/history of Holy Trinity Clifton School! Mrs. Watkins and her husband, Neil have two children, Olivia and Luke.
Mrs. Ann Drury joins us as the “face” of our school. You will be greeted by her kind voice and see her in the school office upon your arrival. Mrs. Drury has been working at the Clifton building for several years. She also serves as the community coordinator for the rental part of our building. She coordinates all rentals of the available meeting rooms, reception hall and theatre. Mrs. Drury and her husband Arnold have two daughters and four granddaughters!
Welcome to Mrs. Kris Schmitt! Mrs. Schmitt joins us as a teacher for Holy Trinity Clifton School. With advanced certifications including a bachelor’s of science in elementary education, a master’s of science in reading and literacy and a rank I program initiated in Special Education, Mrs. Schmitt stands ready to support ALL learners in her classroom! Mrs. Schmitt has 6 years of experience in parochial and public classrooms ranging from Pre-K to 5th, most recently as the reading interventionist at Harmony Elementary. Some of you may remember Mrs. Schmitt when she taught grade 3 and Kindergarten at Holy Trinity Parish School – St. Matthew’s in 2010. Mrs. Schmitt is married to her husband, Dan and has 4 children, Julia, Anna, Sam and Laney.
Mrs. Jennifer Richards joins us as a teacher for Holy Trinity Clifton School. With advanced certifications including a bachelor’s of science in elementary education, a master’s of arts in elementary education, and a rank I program in special education, Mrs. Richards is dedicated to ensuring a positive learning experience for her students. Since 2003, Mrs. Richards has been in the Archdiocese of Louisville, beginning as a 3rd/4th grade teacher at St. Athanasius, before transitioning to St. Joseph School in Bardstown as their learning coordinator. For two years, Mrs. Richards worked as a home and community-based behavior specialist. Mrs. Richards is thrilled to be a part of Holy Trinity Clifton School. Mrs. Richards and her husband, Patrick, have one daughter, Madalyn.
Mrs. Hachten joins us as a teacher for the Holy Trinity Clifton School. She is a University of Louisville alumna with dual certification in elementary education (K-5) and learning and behavior disorders (P-12). With advanced degrees in both general and special education, she is ready to support ALL learners in her classroom! Mrs. Hachten has been teaching in Columbus, OH as a first/second split classroom teacher. She is eager to get back to her Kentucky home and be a part of the Holy Trinity Community to develop lifelong learners! Mrs. Hachten and her husband, Ben, love spending time with family, friends, and their labradoodle, Baker!
Jackie and her husband, John have two children, John and Kayla. She was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Since 2005, Jackie has been working in the Catholic school system as an Instructional Assistant. She is passionate about inspiring children to learn and striving to achieve their goals. Jackie's favorite quote is “I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen” from Winnie the Pooh. Glad to have you on board for this exciting adventure!
Ann is retired as of June 2019 from public school teaching as a Special Education and Family & Consumer Science teacher. Her Bachelor's degree is from the University of Kentucky and her Master's degree from Bellarmine University. Ann is currently working on yoga teacher training. Ann's hobbies include bee stewarding, gardening, water sports, and spending time with her family. She is thrilled to be part of Holy Trinity Parish School Clifton Campus! We are so blessed to have Ms. Schultz on staff as an Instructional Assistant.
Mrs. Linebach joins us as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) for the Holy Trinity Clifton School. She earned a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Kentucky. Mrs. Linebach maintains the American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) Certification of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) as well as a Kentucky Speech-Language Pathology License. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings with diverse clientele. Since 2014, she has worked with preschool and elementary school-age children in the private school setting. Mrs. Linebach is excited to join this innovative school which will allow students to receive a Catholic education while also receiving the tailored instruction they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Mrs. Linebach and her husband Collin have two young sons, Carter and Cole.
Mrs. Jenny Delling is the occupational therapist (OT) for Holy Trinity Clifton School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Western Kentucky University and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Spalding University. Mrs. Delling maintains Kentucky Board Licensure for Occupational Therapy (KBLOT) certification as well as National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). She is a member of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) providing current evidence based research related to her field. She worked in Trimble County Public Schools as an Occupational Therapist for 3 years and in Jefferson County Public Schools as an Occupational Therapist for 2 years. Mrs. Delling is an active member of her home parish, St. Francis of Assisi. As a graduate of Presentation Academy, she is excited to join Holy Trinity Clifton Campus School and get back to her catholic education roots. Mrs. Delling and her husband Brian have a young son named Carter.
Mrs. Cundiff joins us as a practicum school counselor for Holy Trinity Clifton School. With advanced certifications including a bachelor's of science from the University of Kentucky and a master's of social work from the University of Louisville to be completed in 2021, Mrs. Cundiff is ready to support the personal growth and development of ALL learners. During the 2018-2019 school year, Mrs. Cundiff acted as a student counselor alongside Ms. Laura Probus at Holy Trinity Parish School in St. Matthews. One of the highlights of her experience was assisting Ms. Probus in the launch of an animal-assisted therapy program with Marley the canine counselor. After taking time off for maternity leave, Mrs. Cundiff is thrilled to once again be a part of the Holy Trinity community. Mrs. Cundiff is from Louisville and lives with her husband, two children, and three pets. She is a graduate of Saint Martha and Assumption High School and is grateful to have the opportunity to assist in providing an enriching parochial experience to a new generation.
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