Robert H. Angeloni, President
In July 2014 Robert Angeloni set in motion the NativityMiguel School of Scranton. Together with the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sisters of Christian Charity congregations, Bob believes in the NativityMiguel model which is dedicated to the economically disadvantaged and academically promising. Most recently, Bob served as Lead Project Manager of Maximus and was the President for Friendship House for over ten years. Bob earned a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Marywood University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science & Government from the University of Scranton.
Neil A. Cronin, Principal
Prior to coming to NativityMiguel, Neil Cronin served as an administrator at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, an independent boarding school in Waltham, Massachusetts, and as an English teacher at Wyoming Seminary and Bellefonte High School. Mr. Cronin is pursuing his doctorate in the Educational Leadership Program at Penn State University. He resides in Kingston with his wife and four children.
Sister Maria Angeline Weiss, SCC, Fifth Grade Teacher
Sister Maria Angeline Weiss, SCC, is the fifth grade teacher at NativityMiguel School of Scranton. Sister Maria Angeline is fluent in Spanish and earned an Elementary Education degree from College of Saint Elizabeth and is NJ certified K-6, P-3, TSWD and PA certified in K-8. She has taught third grade at St. Elizabeth in Mendham, NJ and completed two summer mission trips to Uruguay and Argentina to catechize children in poor rural regions of Cordoba, Argentina. Sister’s goal is to teach students in a faith based school setting.
Carmela M. Smith, Operations Director
Carmela Smith joined the NativityMiguel School in September 2014. Following twenty years at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center’s Department of Laboratory Medicine, Carmela now oversees various aspects of the NativityMiguel School of Scranton administration office, Development Department to include grant writing and fundraising while also maintaining the school website and social media content. Carmela has earned a Master of Arts in Communication Arts from Marywood University and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing from Wilkes University.
Colleen Beavers, Sixth Grade Teacher
Colleen Beavers is the 6th grade teacher. Earning her Bachelor of Arts degree from East Stroudsburg University and in 2015 was awarded her Master of Art degree in Classroom Technology from Wilkes University, Mrs. Beavers is certified to teach Social Studies in grades 7-12, Middle School Mathematics and Business Technology in grades K-12. Having taught in every classroom from K-12, Mrs. Beavers most recently taught Computer Applications at Coughlin High School in the Wilkes Barre Area School District.
Kay Calvey, Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator
Kay Calvey is the Adminstrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator. Kay has over ten years’ experience in Office Management. In her position, Kay provides assistance to the Principal, coordinates student transportation, meal service and volunteers. Kay earned an Associate Degree in business from Lackawanna College.
Nicole Polcino, Sixth and Seventh Grade Teacher
Nicole Polcino is the 6 and 7th grade English Language Arts and History teacher. Miss Polcino is a graduate of The University of Scranton with a Master of Science degree in Reading Education and a Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Teacher Education. Prior to joining the NativityMiguel family, Miguel, Miss Polcino was an English teacher at Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School.
Maria Russoniello, Development Department Associate
Maria Russoniello is an Associate in the Development Department. Maria recently retired from 30 years’ service to Penn State as the Director of Development. During her tenure she has raised over $22 million for Penn State Worthington Scranton.