Meet the Faculty of Mount Merici Academy

Mount Merici Academy is fully administered and staffed by a dedicated lay principal and Maine State Certified faculty. Offering a multitude of programs of academic excellence, our faculty’s mission is to nurture the “full development of each child’s gifts of intellect, will, and heart…the formation of the whole person.”


Mount Merici Academy Faculty and Staff:


Nursery School

Ms. Shasta Pelotte, Teacher




Ms. Cortney Rossignol, Educational Technician






Ms. Connie Turmelle, Lead Teacher





Ms. Nicole Barbeau, Teacher










Ms. Vicki Harding, Teacher





Ms. Sue Garling, Educational Technician








First Grade

Ms. Tracey Lowell, Teacher





 Ms. Noelle Hart, Educational Technician







Second Grade

Ms. Martha Hart, Teacher





Ms. Cassie Marden, Educational Technician







Third Grade

Ms. Juli Jones, Teacher







Fourth Grade

Ms. Stacy Shoulta, Teacher







Ms. Farzeen Sheikh, Educational Technician









Fifth Grade

Ms. Jess Beers, Teacher









Ms. Laura Bissell, Educational Technician







Upper Wing Faculty

Ms. Donna Russo,  Assistant Principal,  Athletic Director, Upper Wing Lead Teacher, 7th Grade Homeroom, Physical Education Teacher Grades 4-8, Service Work Coordinator, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, 8th Grade Service Project Advisor, Life Sports Director




Mr. Roland Garbe, 8th Grade Homeroom, 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Science Teacher & 8th Grade Algebra Teacher





Ms. Irene West, 6th and 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher and Pre-Algebra Teacher






Mr. Troy Frost, STREAM Teacher and 6th Grade Math and Homeroom Teacher





Ms. Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick, K-8 French Teacher and 3-8 Religion/Faith Sharing Teacher, Librarian





Ms. Kerri Jarosz, Geometry Teacher, 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher, Title One Teacher








Schoolwide Faculty and Staff

Ms. Jodi Nichols, Art Teacher, Drama/Theatre Advisor






Mr. Doug Giles, Technology Teacher






Ms. Edwina Phillips, Child Care Director








Mr. Larry Taylor, Custodian


Mr. Mark Taylor, Custodian



Ms. Vicki Duguay, Principal and 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher


Ms. Claudette Rancourt, Secretary


Ms. Nicole Brown, Finance


Ms. Julia Vigue, Director of Communications