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Science Faculty

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Mrs. Dutter-Goodman, a 1982 graduate of Notre Dame High School (NDHS), completed undergraduate and graduate degrees from East Stroudsburg University. She taught in both the public and private sectors until her return to NDHS in 2002. Mrs. Dutter-Goodman is certified in the fields of education, science, special education, and educational administration/leadership. She has received recognition for teaching at both the local and state levels and has been instrumental in initializing several diocesan programs. An active member of St. Jane Frances de Chantal Parish, she participates in the parish retreat and CCD programs.

Mrs. Dutter-Goodman enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She is proud to be a part of the ND family and can be seen regularly at school events.

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Social Studies Faculty

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Ms. Evans is a 20 year veteran teacher at Notre Dame High School. She teaches sophomore World Cultures, and the Advanced Placement American and European History classes. She also helps with the Music Ministries program at Notre Dame. A graduate of Messiah College and Millersville University, she holds a bachelor degree in History and a PA certification in Social Studies Education.

Prior to teaching at ND, she taught 8th through 12th grades at Lehigh Valley Christian High School for a number of years. Then she spent time in the corporate world before returning to her first love, teaching.

Ms. Evans is also an organist and choir director at a local church.

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Administrative Assistant

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Physical Education Faculty

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Mr. Jason Fallara is excited to start his teaching career as a Notre Dame Crusader. He has spent the last 6 years as a college student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education, as well as two Master’s degrees. Mr. Fallara became an educator because he wanted to positively impact students much like his teachers positively impacted him when he was a student. He enjoys spreading his life philosophy: “If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything.” Lastly, Mr. Fallara would like to thank the students and faculty/staff for welcoming him into the Crusader family.

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Mathematics Faculty, Director of Student Activities

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Mrs. Farrell is a 1990 graduate of NDHS and is proud to be teaching at her alma mater.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Master of Education in Math Education.  She has over 20 years of experience in the classroom from 7th grade through post-secondary education.  In addition to her classroom responsibilities, Mrs. Farrell is also the Director of Student Activities.  Mrs. Farrell, a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish,  lives with her husband and three sons, Garrett, Braeden, and Griffin.

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Social Studies Faculty

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Mr. Dennis Fenton was born and raised in Bethlehem, PA. He has dedicated his entire teaching career to the students at Notre Dame High School where he currently teaches American History and Driver’s Education.

Mr. Fenton attended St. Anne’s Elementary School in Bethlehem and graduated from Bethlehem Catholic High School in 1972. After that, he attended Slippery Rock State College and graduated from Millersville State College in 1977 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education, specializing in secondary education. Mr. Fenton continued his graduate studies at East Stroudsburg University and was a graduate assistant there.

Well-known in the Lehigh Valley for his long career in wrestling, Mr. Fenton began wrestling for the CYO in elementary school and continued as a scholar athlete at Millersville. Mr. Fenton was a wrestling coach for 33 years, including his 23-year tenure as head wrestling coach at Notre Dame High School, during which time he helped develop many district, regional, and state champions.

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Theology Faculty

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Barbara Fiedler has been with the Diocese of Allentown for twenty-five year.  As a Theology teacher, she is committed to her International students’ success inside the classroom and in life. Her professional career has taken her to Japan, China, and South Korea to prepare students to transition into the American High School. Barbara is a teacher of English Language Learners, spending her summers abroad in recruitment, teaching, and curriculum development in International Schools. Barbara is inspired by learning the cultures of different countries to enhance her advocacy to fellow colleagues, and as the academic liaison in the International students at Notre Dame.

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Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Jaclyn Friel has been at Notre Dame for five years as the Assistant Principal.  Prior to coming to ND she worked as a Math teacher and Curriculum Supervisor in Northampton School District for twelve years.  Mrs. Friel attended college at Kutztown University where she earned a BS in Education.  She also earned Master’s Degrees from both Wilkes University and Cabrini College.

In her free time, Mrs. Friel enjoys being with her husband Bill and one year old son Connor (Future Crusader, class of 2035!).  Mrs. Friel is excited to be part of the positive changes happening at Notre Dame

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Booster Club President

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Business Department Chair

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A native of Brooklyn, NY, born and raised strict Roman Catholic faith, Dr. Rosanna Gentile comes to Notre Dame High School with passion and heart to teach all classes in the Business Education Department!  Her previous roles were in the capacity of teaching at both Columbia Borough Junior/Senior High School and East Stroudsburg University. She partnered up with her husband in 2010 in creating the brand and seasonal business of Dr. Driveway Sealcoating Service Specialists.  As sole owners and operators, summers continue to be busy! Prior to those roles Dr. Gentile served nearly 9 years in the U.S. Army as a 31R and then Fitness Specialist before completing her contracts and receiving an Honorable Discharge in 2007.

Now moved and nestled into Lower Nazareth for years to come, Dr. Gentile is happily married with their two rambunctious Italian boys Giuseppe, 4 years old, and Giovanni, 1 year old who love Jesus and their Mama most, but following close behind is their love of tackling, vigorously wrestling, and of course, CHEESE.   Her very close family that is first generation to the United States, and the boys have been her biggest inspiration to be the best role model that she can be to complete her everlasting educational quest; finally, Rosanna finished her Ph.D. in 2016 and attended her Capella University graduation in New Orleans.   Her Ph.D. is in Education, specializing in Training and Performance Improvement.   She also holds a Masters Degree in Education with a concentration in Sports Management, and a Bachelors from Penn State University where she studied Kinesiology and Applied Fitness.

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English Faculty

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Jessica Gold is an English teacher at Notre Dame High School. Ms. Gold graduated from Wilkes University with her bachelor of arts degree in psychology. After graduation, she worked in book publishing for one of the Big Five publishers in New York City. However, her passion for literature and writing and genuine love of learning inspired her to pursue her certification to teach. She received her post-baccalaureate certification in education from East Stroudsburg University and immediately began teaching English/language arts. After teaching in public school for five years, Ms. Gold accepted the teaching position at Notre Dame because she believes in the academic and spiritual opportunities a Catholic education provides students. Currently, she is completing her master of arts degree from Lehigh University.
Ms. Gold teaches British literature, college writing, and journalism. She is a member of the Notre Dame Student Assistance Program and advisor for the school newspaper, The Crusader.

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Social Studies Faculty

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Mr. Gorski is an Easton Native who has been teaching Social Studies at Notre Dame since 2013.  Growing up attending Saint Bernard’s Parish and originally enrolled at Easton Catholic Elementary School he eventually transferred to Easton Area School District where he played soccer and ran track.  After High School he went on to attend and play soccer at Kutztown University, Mr. Gorski earned his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice 2008.  After a short time in Corporate Sales, Mr. Gorski went back to Kutztown to earn his post-baccalaureate teaching certification in 2012.  In his first 3 years at Notre Dame he coached the girl’s soccer team at Allentown Central Catholic and has since moved on to coach the Boys soccer team at Easton Area High School.  In addition to high school coaching, he is an active member of the club soccer community, coaching teams at ENCO United Soccer club.  Mr. Gorski has a passion for teaching many different social studies classes and thoroughly enjoys teaching at Notre Dame.  Mr. Gorski and his wife currently reside in Easton Pa.

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Language Department Chair

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Mr. Geoff Gowey has taught all levels of French at Notre Dame High School since January of 2003, and has also worked in the Finance Dept. here since 2005. His focus is principally on Financial Aid, the “Facts” program, and on collections, as well as assisting with other duties in hat dept. Prior to his tenure at NDHS, his career was centered in New York City, where he worked primarily for multinational French banking institutions in their International Finance divisions. Mr. Gowey was born in Cairo, Egypt, and has had the privilege of traveling extensively during his career, both for business and pleasure. He has lived in several different areas of the world, as well as a period in Paris, France. He is pleased to be able to share the fruits of these life experiences with his students. He attended City College of New York, as well as Montclair State College in New Jersey. Mr. Gowey’s native tongue is French, and it is the language in which he received his entire secondary education from French-speaking Jesuits. He and his wife Janet have one son. His interests are reading, travel, and golf.

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Bethlehem Area School District Nurse

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Mathematics Faculty

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Born and raised in Nazareth, Miss Haney began teaching at Notre Dame in the 2016-17 school year.  She graduated from Moravian College with a Bachelors of Science, earning a dual degree in Mathematics and Spanish with a Secondary Education certificate.  While at school she studied abroad in Granada, Spain, where she attended La Universidad de Granada. She was the President of the Math Honors Society, Pi Mu Epsilon. She was awarded with the Marlyn A. Rader Memorial Prize in Mathematics, chosen by the Mathematics Department for a student of high honor and academic integrity.  Her other honors include the Leadership Honors Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, and the Foreign Language Honors Society, Phi Sigman Iota. In addition to working at Notre Dame, Miss Haney enjoys working with the youth group at her church, serving on their worship team, and playing pick up soccer.

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Campus Ministry Coordinator

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Administrative Assistant to the Principal and Assistant Principal

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Aquinas Program Faculty

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Shelly Jacobs, Aquinas teacher, received a B.S. in Psychology, and subsequently worked as an Instructor at a rehabilitation center, assisting teenagers with severe mental and physical disabilities. She then earned certifications in English as a Second Language and Reading, and then went on to receive her Masters in Education. Before coming to ND, she taught at the Pleasant Valley School District, Easton School District and Northampton Community College.

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Theology Faculty

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Keith Joseph began teaching in 2004.  He has taught at Rutgers University, the City College of New York, and Hudson County Community College.  At City College he received the Distinguished Teaching Award . He earned his BA in Philosophy and a MA in English at Rutgers University.  He did graduate work in Philosophy at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and in Cultural Anthropology at the City University of New York. St. Augustine taught that Christ is the only true teacher and so we are all called to be students of Christ–disciples.  Mr. Joseph strives to model a life of discipleship for his students.

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Theatre Director

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