Education: Coursework completed for Associates Degree in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education
Schools: Attended Missouri Western State University and Bishop LeBlond High School
Experience: Employed at Cathedral's Early Childhood Center several years ago, and has years of Child Care experience
Family: She and her husband are parishioners of St. Patrick Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.
PreKindergarten Teacher (4/5-Year-Olds)
Prekindergarten Teacher (4/5-Year-Olds)
Degree: Cathedral (2009), Bishop LeBlond High School (2013), currently pursuing Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Childhood Studies
Personal Statement: I love being at Cathedral and working with the kids, they are hilarious."
Nursery Teacher (6 Weeks-8 Months)
Lead Wobblers Teacher (6-15 months)
Mrs. Nancy Sample
(24 Months- 36 Months)
Degree: CDA, working on my Associate in Early Childhood; Infant and Child CPR and First Aid Certified
Graduate of: Lafayette High School, 1996
Teaching Experience: 1996-1997, St. Patrick’s Daycare; 1997 to present, Cathedral ECC.
Family: I am married to my husband, Shaun, of 8 years, and we have four children; Zachary, 14, Patricia, 13, Anthony, 7 and Maddisyn, 1. All of my children attended Cathedral ECC. I also have one dog, Rosco.
Personal Statement: Cathedral ECC is a great place. All three of my children have attended Cathedral ECC from six weeks to five years until they started Kindergarten. I call Cathedral ECC my second home.
Part Day Preschool/Prekindergarten (3/4/5-Year-Olds)
Ms. Sarah Cutburth
Lead Toddlers Teacher (12-24 Months)
Education: Central High School (2005); Studied Elementary Education at University of Missouri (2006-2008); CDA (June 2018)
Teaching Experience: Cathedral ECC Teacher (2016-2018)
Family: I have a son named Cort,who attends ECC with me. My parents are Tracee and Cort Hegarty. I have a brother Nick (Caroline) Hegarty and sisters Lane (Mike) Besler and Halle Hegarty.
Personal Statement: My super human power is patience and love for children. That is my life. I strive to give my students the love, nuturing, and care that they would receive from their loved ones. I like to be a home away from home. Know that your child is loved every day in my classroom, and their care is my number one priority.
Mrs. Dina Sigrist
Preschool Teacher (3/4-Year-Olds)
Degree: BS in Personnel Psychology
Graduate of: Missouri Western State University (1992); Bishop LeBlond High School (1988)
Teaching Experience: Cathedral ECC, Paraprofessional with the school district.
Family: I have been married to Brandan for 12 years, and we have two boys, Jackson and Cole. Both of our boys attend Cathedral School.
Personal Statement: I love to see the excitement in the children's eyes when they learn something new. I want the kids to love learning, to be silly, confident and know and feel how special they are!