Mrs. Maureen Corwin – Teacher
Maureen joined our staff full-time in 2015, after substitute teaching for over a decade and being an active member of our board. After her three young adult sons attended TWS, she decided to join us. She has also taught Religious Education at her local parish since 2001. She holds her Bachelor of Education from the University of Akron. Maureen and her husband, Matt, have been in the Pittsburgh area for over two decades after relocating from St. Louis, MO.
“I am honored and excited to be part of the TWS family.” – Maureen
Grades: Threes, Pre-K Thursday Enrichment
Mr. Brian McCarthy – Teacher
Brian joined the staff of Trinity Weekday School in 2021 and is currently a teacher in our Threes classroom. While his career background is originally in Computer Science and Information Technology, Brian caught the teaching bug in 2008 when his son started preschool. He found himself working in a classroom and realized that he felt a sense of purpose and fulfillment that he had never experienced prior. He has been working with children ever since. After returning to college, Brian earned his teaching degree and certification from California University of Pennsylvania in 2017. He has worked in every grade level from elementary schools to preschools. Brian lives in Peter’s Township with his wife, Amye, their children, dogs, and cat.
“I love helping kids learn, am very excited to be a part of the Trinity Weekday School family and look forward to working with the students.” – Brian
Ms. Beth Michalski – Teacher
Beth currently works as an assistant teacher in our Pre-K classroom. Beth graduated with a teaching degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been a nanny for the last 10 years and was a preschool teacher for the 10 years before that. Beth recently downsized from her home in Bethel Park, where she raised her two sons. She now lives in North Strabane. In her spare time, she spends time with her two grandchildren and excitedly awaits the birth of two more.
“I am excited to start a new adventure here at Trinity Weekday School!” – Beth
Grades: Pre K
Mrs. Elise McGrath-Assistant Teacher
Elise began at Trinity Weekday School as a parent, then a substitute and now a Pre-K assistant teacher. She graduated from college with a degree in Child and Family Studies and a specialized diploma in special needs. She started her career working as a support teacher for Allegheny Intermediate Unit in Pittsburgh but spent the last 10 years out of the classroom raising her children. In January 2022, she started as a substitute teacher at TWS. Elise lives in Peters Township with her husband and 3 children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, running in marathons, and watching her kids’ sporting events.
“It is great to back in the classroom, watching the children learn and grow in a fun and loving environment.” – Elise
Grades: Pre K
Mrs. Allison Viron – Teacher
Allison first joined TWS as a mom and then as a substitute teacher. She currently teaches full-time in our Twos classroom. Allison graduated with dual degrees in Mass Communications and English from Miami University and holds a Master’s in Education from Argosy University. She started her career in education as a high school English teacher before transitioning to higher education where she worked as an academic advisor and accommodations advisor. Allison lives in Peters Township with her husband and their two daughters.
“I love watching students learn and grow no matter their age!” – Allison
Grades: Twos, Lunch Bunch and Afternoon Adventure Club
Mrs. Hileri Germeyer – Assistant Teacher
Hileri graduated with a degree in Psychology from Westminster College. She has many years’ experience working with special needs children as Therapeutic Support Staff and also as a teaching assistant at The Day School at the Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. Having grown up in Peters Township, Hileri and her husband currently reside in Canonsburg with their three daughters.
“The innocence and wonder of young children are very precious to me, and I love being a part of their early learning experience. I hope to make a positive difference in the children’s lives at TWS.” – Hileri
Grades: Pre-K, Pre-K Thursday Enrichment
Mrs. Patricia Ziacik – Teacher & Assistant Teacher
Patricia is currently a teacher in our Pre-K classroom and an assistant in our Threes classroom. She graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a BA in Elementary Education and a minor in Psychology. She lives in the Canon-McMillan School District with her husband and 2 children. She is very involved in the PTA and Canon Mac youth sports that her children participate in.
“I loved TWS for my children and I’m so happy to be working here. This school feels like a family and I’m blessed to be a part of it!” – Patricia
Grades: Pre-K, Pre-K Thursday Enrichment, Threes
Mrs. Melissa “Missy” Cathcart – Assistant Teacher
Melissa “Missy” Cathcart joined TWS in 2021, after her two daughters attended the school. After seeing the wonderful experiences of her children , Melissa wanted to bring that same love and support to other children. Melissa graduated with an associate’s degree in Computer Science and End User Support from CCAC. Melissa, her husband Eric, and two daughters Kaylee and Lily live in Canonsburg and enjoy what the greater Pittsburgh area has to offer.
“I absolutely love watching the faces of the children when they learn something new or when they are playing and having fun. I look forward to coming in and seeing them every day.” -Melissa
Grades: Twos, Lunch Bunch and Afternoon Adventure Club
Mrs. Jen Fagan – Assistant Teacher
Jen, our Threes classroom assistant teacher, joined the staff of Trinity Weekday School in 2021. Although her main career for the last 27 years was as a hairstylist, Jen also spent her time volunteering in her church nursery and weekday daycare. In her spare time, Jen loves to spend time with her children, extended family, and friends. She lives in Peters Township with her husband, Dave, and their three adult children, one of whom is disabled and medically complex. She also has a French Bulldog named Fiona who is very much a part of her family.
“I’m super excited to be welcomed to the Trinity Weekday School family and look forward to spending time with all the children.” – Jen
Mrs. Madalynn Fagan – Assistant Teacher
Madalynn joined the staff of Trinity Weekday School in 2021 as an assistant teacher in our Threes classroom. She has volunteered in kids’ day programs in churches all over the South Hills since 2012. Madalyn grew up in Mount Lebanon where she spent time with her siblings and younger cousins. She currently resides in Peters Township with her family.
“I am looking forward to this school year and officially being a part of the Trinity Weekday school team!”- Madalynn