Administrative Staff Administrative Staff Before-Care Kindergarten Preschool Preschool Enrichment Program Special Services & Programs Time For Two Transitional Kindergarten Transitional Kindergarten Enrichment Mary Ann CritellPrincipal/DirectorEmail: [email protected]BioA graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School, Mary Ann earned a BS in Elementary Education, K-8 from Youngstown State University. She has a license in Reading K-12 and continues to take graduate level classes. Mary Ann’s journey began at UPSK in 1996 as a 3 & 4-year-old teacher. She then taught Kindergarten for 16 years and was assistant principal for four of those years. She has been the principal/director since 2015. Blessed to be a stay-at-home mom for 14 years, she and her husband have three grown children. Their oldest son is a school principal, married, has two children, and lives in Greenville, SC. Their daughter, who recently married, is a special education teacher with Liberty Local Schools, and their youngest son is married, has a daughter and works at Worthington Industries in Columbus. As an educator, Mary Ann prides herself on fostering positive relationships, meeting individual needs of students, and having the honor of serving the UPSK community. Mary Ann is an Ursuline Associate, and believes every person should be respected and valued as a gift from God. UPSK continues to keep the charism of St. Angela Merici alive and welcomes all people. Nothing is more rewarding to her than having alumni return to visit and share happy memories of their time at Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten.Karen Cartwright Administrative AssistantEmail: [email protected] BioKaren began her career at UPSK in 1996 as a teaching assistant for the 3 and 4 year olds. She has been an assistant for all ages throughout her time at UPSK. In 2012, Karen became the Administrative Assistant and brought her many organizational talents to the office. She loves spending time with her husband of 35 years, her two daughters, their husbands, and her three grandchildren. Loreta LapePermanent Substitute BioLoreta feels very fortunate to be part of Ursuline Ministries, which includes the Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten, the Ursuline Center, and Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry. She and her husband, Bob, and are the proud parents of nine children and 17 grandchildren. She is an active member of St. Luke Parish. She truly enjoys her job, especially after being in retail for many, many years. She especially loves being with all the children at UPSK and feels this opportunity was a gift from God.