Mrs. Aguilar is thrilled to be starting her 12th year at St. Mary of Carmel! Since joining the community in 2009, she has served as a 5th grade teacher, Kindergarten teacher and Principal. Originally from Silver Spring Maryland, Mrs. Aguilar got her degree in Early Childhood Education from Xavier University before participating in the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame. Mrs. Aguilar returned to the University of Notre Dame for her Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2016.
Jeneill Ann Manderscheid is the Pre-K4 teacher at St. Mary of Carmel (SMC). She is in her first year teaching at SMC and fifth year teaching overall. She was born in the Philippines and moved to Texas at eight years old. Mrs. Manderscheid believes in providing meaningful opportunities for children to grow and learn in their Catholic faith. Also, to establish their foundation for learning. Mrs. Manderscheid was a Child Development Specialist for infants and toddlers for the last four years at the Callier Center in Dallas. She studied and volunteered in Early Childhood education for nine years, from infants to kindergarten. Mrs. Manderscheid graduated with a BS in Psychology and Child Learning and Development at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is currently working on her MS in Early Childhood Education at Portland State University. Mrs. Manderscheid is looking forward to starting a new chapter in her teaching journey with the SMC school family!
Blessings! My name is Shacarol Monteiro. I am a licensed therapist in the state of Texas with a concentration of children and adolescents. I was born and raised in the DFW metroplex and attended 4 universities in 4 years before graduating from University of North Texas. I received my Master’s Degree from Abilene Christian University and adore working with families and children achieve their maximum potential. I believe when we truly are present with our students and love them unconditionally, they are more eager to learn and I am excited to partner with you and your family!
My name is Ms. Haley Schilly and I am the new middle school math teacher here at St. Mary of Carmel. My family is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, though we moved to Charlotte, North Carolina about 15 years ago. I received my bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I studied education policy and psychology, and I am currently working toward an M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame. I love reading, running, baking and, of course, teaching. I am so excited to be part of the SMC community and am very much looking forward to getting to know all of your families this year!
America Ramirez is the PreK-4 teacher at St. Mary of Carmel. Mrs. Ramirez received her Bachelor of Arts in English, Language Arts, and Reading with a Minor in Elementary Education from Saint Edward’s University in Austin, Tx. While in Austin, Mrs. Ramirez spent her time in AISD elementary schools and completed her student teaching with 1st grade in the Diocese of Austin. She is a SMC alumna and a humbled testament to a Catholic education. Mrs. Ramirez is privileged to continue serving her West Dallas community and hopes to embody her servant-leadership role by helping create a just and loving world. As a teacher she values the growth and well-being of her students by fostering a love of learning. While in her classroom, expect to feel her passion for teaching and ever-growing faith as a follower of Jesus.
My name is Bria Scott and I am the 3rd grade teacher here at St. Mary of Carmel Catholic School. I grew up in Duncanville, Tx and I obtained my degree in Education at Tarleton State University. I am currently working on my Masters in Reading at Northcentral University in hopes to grow as a primary educator and improve my instructional skills in the classroom. My ultimate goal in life has always been to impact lives inside and outside of the classroom. This will be my 5th year teaching and I so blessed that I get to live out my dream here with the faithful and beautiful community.