Faculty & Staff - Preschool
Ms. Megan Ferguson | preschool teacher
Ms. Ferguson comes to St. Isaac’s from St. Alphonsus Academy in the Archdiocese of Chicago. She has been teaching kindergarten at St. Alphonsus for the past two years and holds her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Miami of Ohio.
Mrs. Anne Lapinski | Preschool and Fourth Grade Instructional Assistant
Mrs. Lapinski has worked as an Instructional Assistant at St. Isaac’s for 12 years. She has a BA in Elementary Education and Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado. Prior to staying home to raise her three sons, she taught students in first, second and fourth grades. She and her husband have been parishioners of St. Isaac’s for 31 years, and their three sons are all graduates of St. Isaac’s. Mrs. Lapinski feels blessed to work in a Catholic school with wonderful faculty and staff and enthusiastic students!
Mrs. Susan Rydin | Preschool teacher
Mrs. Rydin was Assistant Director for the Swing Set Preschool in St. Charles, Illinois from 1999 until May 2014. Her 15 years of professional experience within the preschool arena has proven to be extremely beneficial to establishing our new preschool curriculum.
Mrs. Christine Justema | Administrative assistant
Mrs. Justema is blessed to be St. Isaac Jogues Preschool’s administrative assistant. She has over ten years’ experience assisting teachers in their classrooms and working in school a office. Mrs. Justema grew up in Clarendon Hills, attended Hinsdale Central High School, and graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in marketing. She is the mother of five children, two of which graduated from St. Isaac’s.
Ms. Claire Quinn | Preschool teacher
Ms. Quinn is a recent graduate from the University of Dayton where she holds her B.S. in Early Childhood Education. This program ranks 4th in the nation for Teacher Education programs. Claire brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to our preschool program.