As McAuley forges ahead with its exciting Strategic Plan, and with a continued commitment to educational excellence, the School is pleased to welcome dynamic new faculty and staff members for the 2014-2015 academic year:
Jason Aceto – Social Studies. Mr. Aceto earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maine at Farmington and has completed post-graduate work in Social Skill Development and English as a Second Language. He has taught at both private and public schools in Maine. He also has experience overseeing the use of technology in the classrooms, Student Council and Literacy Programs.
Dr. Talya Davis – Biology. Ms. Davis is a graduate of Smith College, cum laude, with a BA in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Additionally, she completed her PhD from Tufts University in Molecular Microbiology and is eager to continue her teaching career at McAuley.
Ginger Jones – Director of Advancement. Ms. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwestern University and a Master’s degree from the School for International Training. She brings over twenty years of fundraising experience in both the educational and environmental sector and is passionate and enthusiastic in the enhancement of development activities.
Mike Jordan, Par ‘16 – Facilities Manager. In addition to being a former business owner and serving as the Deputy Fire Chief in Cape Elizabeth, Mr. Jordan brings a vast amount of experience in overseeing electrical and plumbing work, fire and safety codes, landscaping and OSHA standards. Mr. Jordan has already overseen many great initiatives, including the installation of security monitors and acoustic tiles, as well as the repair of the Main Building roof.
Eric Jorgensen – Social Studies. Mr. Jorgensen is excited to return to McAuley (and to the classroom) after pursuing a successful career in archeology. He is a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education and Social Studies. He has pursued additional coursework at Walter Phillips Homestead Site in Damariscotta, Maine, the University of Phoenix, Endicott College and the University of Southern Maine.
Meghan Scribner – Art. Ms. Scribner is a graduate of Hartwick College in New York with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Lesley College in Massachusetts with a Master of Arts in Expressive Therapies, and also holds a Master’s degree in Fine Art from the Maine College of Art. She has taught a range of students from elementary school through college and has extensive experience in various art genres.
Erin Shanahan – English. Ms. Shanahan completed her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, and a Master of Arts in English from Salem State University in Massachusetts. She has extensive experience as an educator, department chairperson and swim coach.
Jacklyn Stanley – Office Assistant. Ms. Stanley completed a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Media and Cultural Studies from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She is knowledgeable in web design, advertising, multi-media and general accounting. She recently mentored at local elementary schools and currently writes for The Sandspur, a Rollins College publication.
McAuley also acknowledges the following faculty and staff members in new positions for the coming year:
- Eileen Veroneau Brown ’83, the former Director of Advancement, will serve as both the Dean of Students and the Guidance Office Administrative Assistant.
- Candace Anderson-Ek, formerly of the English Department, has been named Director of Admission.
- Rebecca Redlon will remain a member of McAuley’s English Department while also fulfilling the role of Academic Dean.
- Ericka Sanborn, the former Director of Admission, will now serve as the Director of Marketing.