Zion Preschool Staff

OT_MariaFurlong_ThumbnailMrs. Maria Furlong – Director of Schools & Teacher

Maria Furlong serves as Directors of Schools and continues to be an active educator! She has been part of the Zion Preschool family for over 18 years and now serves as the Director of Schools…

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Ms. Kelly Chima – Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools

Kelly Chima serves as our Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools. She was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School for Girls, until moving up to the Warminster area 20 years ago…

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OT_BethAnnLeaming_ThumbnailMrs. Beth Ann Leaming – Educational Consultant for Schools, Substitute Teacher

BethAnn Leaming serves as our Consultant for Schools and was our former Director of Schools. Her and her husband have four great kids of our own, ranging from 7-17!!  Her older children attended Zion….

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Mrs. Margaret Bond – Teacher

Hi, I’m Margaret Bond (Miss Margaret). I work in the 3 yr old classroom. I have been here for 11 yrs and love it. I have also worked at McNeil Child Development Center in the Infant and Toddler rooms…

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OT_SylviaCruz_ThumbnailMrs. Sylvia Cruz – Teacher

I am a proud parent of a child that attended Zion school for over 4 years. I became a part of the Zion family through my daughter and decided to continue to serve the Zion family after her graduation…

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ot_reginadungan_thumbnailMrs. Regina Dugan – Teacher

Regina Dugan serves as an educator with our Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam. Gina is a retired teacher from the Central Bucks Elementary School System. She will be joining us in the classroom with her expertise and wisdom every Wednesday…

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ot_kimfedoruk_thumbnailMrs. Kim Fedoruk – Teacher

Kim Fedoruk serves as an educator with our Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam.  Kim is a graduate of Penn State University, with a Baccalaureate Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, and a minor in Early Childhood Development.

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Mrs. Elizabeth (Liz) Godlewski – Teacher

Elizabeth (Liz) Godlewski has worked in childcare for about 16 years and she truly enjoys it. She is a proud wife to a Philadelphia Police Officer, John. They are blessed to have the two amazing boys, JP and Reilly.

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ot_riaking_thumbnailMrs. Ria King – Early Childhood/Toddler Teacher

Ria King serves as Lead Early Childhood/Toddler Teacher at our  Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam. Ria comes to us with over eight years of childhood education experience including homeschooling, community youth organizational skills, experience as a teacher…

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OT_BarbaraMartz_ThumbnailMrs. Barbara Martz – Teacher

My name is Barbara Martz and I am the head teacher in the Four Year Old Class.  I have been at Zion for twenty years.  My husband, Ray, and I have three adult children, Lauren, Tim, and Bobby…

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OT_SherylMartz_ThumbnailMrs. Sheryl Martz – Teacher

Hi, I’m Sheryl Martz.  I live with my husband, Rusty and our sweet doggie, Bojangles.  We have a daughter Dana, who was married just this past spring to our new Son-In-Law, David.  I enjoy exercising by walking and doing a special workout every morning…

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OT_AntoniaPortolese_ThumbnailMs. Antonia Portolese – Substitute Teacher

Hello! My name is Antonia Portolese (Ms. Anny). I graduated from Temple University in 2011, with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Since then, I have worked with youth of different ages and backgrounds…

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OT_TeresaRuzzi_ThumbnailMrs. Teresa Ruzzi – Teacher

Hello! My name is Teresa Ruzzi and I was born and raised in Calabria, Italy. I have been married to my husband, Corradino, for over 40 years. I am the proud mother of 5 wonderful children…

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Mrs. Donna Ryan – Teacher

My name is Donna Ryan, I have worked at Zion for 14 years in the 3 year old class.  I am married and have 2 sons Jimmy 22 and Johnny 20. Jimmy just graduated from Temple University in May…

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Mrs. Rafaela Tulio – Teacher

It will be my 10th year at Zion this year. I graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a BA in elementary education. I have worked in both 2 & 3 year old class as well as the Pre-K class….

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