teachers of the month


Rosanne teaches grade 7 & 8 ELA. She's been teaching for 24 years and has served as a proud WHPS teacher for the majority of her career.

- September | Rosanne Ferraro


Kristen is a Special Education teacher at Bailey. She has been teaching for 11 years.

- September | Kristen Tierney

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Richard teaches Pre-Algebra and Algebra to 8th graders. This is his 15th year teaching, all have been at Bailey.

- October | Richard Hemming

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Christine is teaching Grade 8 Math. This is her 31st year teaching, all have been in West Haven. She started at Thompson, then moved to Carrigan, and is now at Bailey.

- October | Christine Hogan


Tracy is in her 21st year teaching, all of which have been at Bailey. She is a 7th-grade math inclusion teacher.

- November | Tracy Amendola


Kathy is an art teacher in her 31st year of teaching, with about 14 years being at Bailey.

- November | Kathy Shea


Sean teaches 7th Grade ELA. This is his 13th year teaching, all at Bailey.

- January | Sean Griffin


Cynthia teaches 7th-grade science and STEM. She's been teaching for 23 years and has been at Bailey for 17.

- January | Cynthia Messina

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Greg teaches 8th-grade science and has been teaching science here for 21 years.

- February | Greg Heudorfer


Rachel teaches 7th-grade band, 8th-grade band, after-school jazz band, after-school bucket ensemble, and after-school mallet ensemble. She's been teaching for 18 years.

- March | Rachel Mekeel


David teaches business and has been teaching for 12 years, including 11 at Bailey.

- March | David Nicolelli


Chelsea teaches 7th-grade Math and has been teaching for 12 years, all at Bailey and all in the same classroom.

- April | Chelsea Ibsen


Pat teaches the class, Applications of Technology, and has been teaching at Bailey for 16 years.

- April | Pat O'Connor


Erin started teaching at Carrigan in 2000 and has been at Baily for the last 16 years. Her favorite subject to teach is Introduction to Journalism.

- May | Erin Albren


Dina teaches 8th grade social studies (U.S. History). She has taught 8th grade in West Haven for 26 years, the last 14 at Bailey.

- May | Dina Jones