Principal

Beth Grys

Beth Grys

Beth Grys is thrilled to be Principal at Mercy School For Special Learning. A lifelong educator, Beth has helped students to excel for more than 25 years. She has worked in the Diocese of Allentown for the past 12 years, serving most recently as the Director of the Aquinas program at Notre Dame High School in Easton. She also has taught in the Wilson School District (West Lawn).

Beth holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both special education and elementary education from Kutztown University. Beth and her family are members of Assumption B.V.M. parish in Bethlehem. She and her husband Chris have been married for 23 years. Together they have two daughters: Gabrielle, who attends Vanderbilt University, and Meghan, who attends the University of Dayton.

Beth is excited to begin her journey as part of the Mercy family starting with the 2016-2017 school year. She looks forward to helping Mercy grow and continue to be a place where God’s most precious children are surrounded with His love and care.

Teachers

Room 2
Room 2Mrs. Donnalee Carroll
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Room 3
Room 3Mrs. Jayne Serino
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Room 4
Room 4Mrs. Kim Rompilla
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Room 5
Room 5Mrs. Germaine Jordan
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Room 6
Room 6Mrs. Diane M. Schultz
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Room 7
Room 7Miss Vickie McHale
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Room 9
Room 9Mrs. Nancy Peluso
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Religion
ReligionMrs. Susan Kaczmarek
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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of decision-makers across the Lehigh Valley whose task is to help create the vision for Mercy’s present and future. Each Board member takes a hands-on approach to implementing this vision by serving on at least one of the following committees: Development/Marketing, Enrollment, Facilities, Finance and Strategic Planning. These committees also include non-Board members who have a passion for helping our students be successful.

Executive Committee:

President: Annie McGeary, Realtor, Re/MAX Real Estate and Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist, Olympus
Vice President: Gary Iacocca, Owner, Yocco’s
Treasurer: Ammon J. Baus, Senior VP/Credit Manager, First Niagara
Secretary: John Freeh, Retired Executive
At-Large: Chris Birkhead, Partner, HMK Insurance

Members:

Marc Albanese Jr. Attorney at Davison & McCarthy  |  Marc Albanese Sr. Associate VP of Campus Environment at DeSales University  |  Kelle Cox President of Cox Building Services  |  Walter Cox Owner of Cox Building Services  |  Corey Goff Athletic Director at Muhlenberg College  |  Peter Krajsa Chairman/CEO at AFC First Financial Corp · Mary Beth Mulicka Assistant VP at Embassy Bank  |  Msgr. John Murphy Pastor at St. Thomas More  |  Jerry Noll Owner of TransEdge Truck Center  |  Paul Smith General Manager at Computer Aid  |  Jeff Straccia Executive VP & Management at Electro-Space Fabricators  |  Pete Waldron VP/Public Affairs/Corporate Communications at CST Brands

If you are interested in learning about our Board in a membership or committee role, please contact Tom Harper, Advancement Director, at 610.797.8242 or tharper@mercyspeciallearning.org.