Ms. Frances Halisz 1st Grade
Graduated with honors from Northeastern Illinois University with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Dual Illinois certification in Elementary Education(K-9) and EMH (K-12). Past nominee for the Heart of the School award. Volunteered at CCIL in their residential program. Member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA).
EXPERIENCE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Taught at St. Mary of Perpetual Help (grades 1, 4, 5). Grade One teacher at Bridgeport Catholic Academy since its inception in 1985. Previously worked as a day camp counselor and a private tutor. Taught summer school at BCA, Our Lady of Pompeii & Children of Peace. Served on Mission teams, Yearbook committee, Primary Unit and Television Coordinators and has been involved with curriculum planning. Currently involved with liturgy planning, social committee and is a former representative for Home & School. Past coordinator for “Rainbow for all God’s Children” which helps children deal with divorce, death and other losses.