EPIPHANY CATHOLIC SCHOOL
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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Epiphany School employs or contracts teachers who hold baccalaureate or higher degrees, have at least 3 years of teaching experience in public or private schools, or have special skills, knowledge, or expertise that qualifies them to provide instruction in subjects taught.

Leadership

Rev. José Alvarez, PastorRev. José Alvarez, Pastor

Rev. José Alvarez, Pastor

Pastor

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Father José Alvarez, Pastor of Epiphany Church and School since June of 2019, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Miami on May 10, 2003. Prior to being assigned to Epiphany, he served as Parochial Vicar of St. Brendan Church from 2003 to 2004, Vice-Rector & Dean of Men of St. John Vianney College Seminary from 2004 to 2011, and Pastor of Our Lady of the Lakes Church and School from 2011 to 2019. He was additionally assigned duties as President of St. Brendan High School from 2010 to 2015 and archdiocesan Dean and member of the Presbyteral Council from 2013 to 2019.  


Father Alvarez was born in Havana, Cuba and arrived in Miami at age six where he grew up and eventually graduated from Immaculata-LaSalle High School. After having completed undergraduate and graduate studies in Theater at Miami-Dade Community College, New York University, Florida International University and the University of Florida, and having worked as a professional actor on stage and film, Father Alvarez underwent a comprehensive career as an educator before entering priestly formation. His career as teacher and administrator in education encompasses having taught Physical Education, Music and Drama at Gulliver Academy from 1983 to 1985 and 1987 to 1989, Middle School Theology at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School from 1989 to 1994, and Theology at Immaculata-LaSalle High School from 1994 to 1997 all the while serving as the school’s Athletic Director. He has coached a variety of sports at the Middle School and High School levels, been a member of archdiocesan education committees, sub-committees and assigned supervision of archdiocesan educational institutions at the parochial, high school and college levels.

Ms. Ana Oliva				Ms. Ana Oliva

Ms. Ana Oliva

Principal

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Ms. Ana Oliva, Principal of Epiphany Catholic School since June of 2018, was born and raised in Miami. After graduating from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, she attended Florida International University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education and a minor in Psychology. She completed graduate studies as well at Florida International University obtaining a Master of Science degree in Special Education. She further enhanced her professional development by procuring an Education Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University in Educational Leadership.

Since the start of her employment at Epiphany Catholic School in 1995, she has served the school in a multitude of capacities including those of Reading Lab Teacher, Standardized Testing Coordinator, Reading Room Teacher for Lower Grades, Vice-Principal during an eight-year period and present Principal. Her over twenty-five year period of service and commitment to Epiphany has provided her with an intimate, dedicated and gifted knowledge and passion for our school, its families and storied tradition.

Ms. Dolores Alea			Ms. Dolores Alea

Ms. Dolores Alea

Vice Principal

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Mrs. Mimi Prellezo		Mrs. Mimi Prellezo

Mrs. Mimi Prellezo

Coordinator of Religious Formation

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Mrs. Sylvia GonzalezMrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

Pre School Curriculum Coordinator

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Ms. Rosemary Cordero				Ms. Rosemary Cordero

Ms. Rosemary Cordero

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Curriculum Coordinator

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Ms. Kristy Hernandez				Ms. Kristy Hernandez

Ms. Kristy Hernandez

3rd - 8th Grade Curriculum Coordinator Coordinator of Discipline Coordinator of Student & Parent Affairs

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Mr. Ray Walden			Mr. Ray Walden

Mr. Ray Walden

Athletic Director

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Support Staff

Mrs. Jennifer LeonMrs. Jennifer Leon

Mrs. Jennifer Leon

Office Manager

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Mrs. Lili Busto				Mrs. Lili Busto

Mrs. Lili Busto

Administrative Assistant

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Ms. Gloria Lasaga				Ms. Gloria Lasaga

Ms. Gloria Lasaga

School Secretary

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Ms. Marta Godoy				Ms. Marta Godoy

Ms. Marta Godoy

Receptionist

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Mrs. Gabriela Ortega				Mrs. Gabriela Ortega

Mrs. Gabriela Ortega

Admissions Director, Alumni, Endowment, & Events Coordinator

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Ms. MaryJo Borell				Ms. MaryJo Borell

Ms. MaryJo Borell

Events Coordinator

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Mr. Jose A. WongMr. Jose A. Wong

Mr. Jose A. Wong

Accountant

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Faculty

Mrs. Nastassia AlexanderMrs. Nastassia Alexander

Mrs. Nastassia Alexander

PreK3A

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Mrs. Susana MatosMrs. Susana Matos

Mrs. Susana Matos

PreK3B

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Mrs. Susie EspinMrs. Susie Espin

Mrs. Susie Espin

PK3C

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Mrs. Kristy BellMrs. Kristy Bell

Mrs. Kristy Bell

PreK4A

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Mrs. Rosie MirabalMrs. Rosie Mirabal

Mrs. Rosie Mirabal

PreK4B

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Mrs. Vicky JordanMrs. Vicky Jordan

Mrs. Vicky Jordan

PreK4C

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Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez				Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

PreK4D

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Ms. Carolina PrietoMs. Carolina Prieto

Ms. Carolina Prieto

KA

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Ms. Rosemary Cordero				Ms. Rosemary Cordero

Ms. Rosemary Cordero

KB

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Mrs. Patricia Melendez				Mrs. Patricia Melendez

Mrs. Patricia Melendez

KC

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Mrs. Carolina Lima				Mrs. Carolina Lima

Mrs. Carolina Lima

KD

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Mrs. Vivian Delgado				Mrs. Vivian Delgado

Mrs. Vivian Delgado

1A

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Mrs. Megan Feenane				Mrs. Megan Feenane

Mrs. Megan Feenane

1B

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Mrs. Cristi Puente				Mrs. Cristi Puente

Mrs. Cristi Puente

1C

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Mrs. Leanna BrunaMrs. Leanna Bruna

Mrs. Leanna Bruna

1D

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Mrs. Janette Diaz				Mrs. Janette Diaz

Mrs. Janette Diaz

2A

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Ms. Amelia Connell				Ms. Amelia Connell

Ms. Amelia Connell

2B

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Ms. Angie Portela				Ms. Angie Portela

Ms. Angie Portela

2C

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Mrs. Kalina San Miguel				Mrs. Kalina San Miguel

Mrs. Kalina San Miguel

2D

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Mrs. Caro Packert				Mrs. Caro Packert

Mrs. Caro Packert

3A

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Mrs. Paige Teasdale				Mrs. Paige Teasdale

Mrs. Paige Teasdale

3B

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Mrs. Jennifer Sotomayor				Mrs. Jennifer Sotomayor

Mrs. Jennifer Sotomayor

3C

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Ms. Jackie Vega-Espinosa				Ms. Jackie Vega-Espinosa

Ms. Jackie Vega-Espinosa

3D

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Mrs. Caro MaciasMrs. Caro Macias

Mrs. Caro Macias

4A

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Mrs. Ana Blanco				Mrs. Ana Blanco

Mrs. Ana Blanco

4B

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Mrs. Lizette Yaniz-Soto				Mrs. Lizette Yaniz-Soto

Mrs. Lizette Yaniz-Soto

4C

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Mrs. Patti Cabrera				Mrs. Patti Cabrera

Mrs. Patti Cabrera

4D

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Ms. Karen Murphy				Ms. Karen Murphy

Ms. Karen Murphy

5A

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Mrs. Hilda Salvat				Mrs. Hilda Salvat

Mrs. Hilda Salvat

5B

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Mrs. Cristy Cabrera				Mrs. Cristy Cabrera

Mrs. Cristy Cabrera

5C

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Mrs. Patricia SalimMrs. Patricia Salim

Mrs. Patricia Salim

5D

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Mrs. Nataly FernandezMrs. Nataly Fernandez

Mrs. Nataly Fernandez

6A

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Mrs. Monica Cobas				Mrs. Monica Cobas

Mrs. Monica Cobas

6B

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Mrs. Monica Socarras				Mrs. Monica Socarras

Mrs. Monica Socarras

6C

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Mrs. Jackie Gatto				Mrs. Jackie Gatto

Mrs. Jackie Gatto

6D

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Mrs. Graziella MartinezMrs. Graziella Martinez

Mrs. Graziella Martinez

7A

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Ms. Conchi Catanzaro				Ms. Conchi Catanzaro

Ms. Conchi Catanzaro

7B

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Mrs. Ana Gallego				Mrs. Ana Gallego

Mrs. Ana Gallego

7C

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Mrs. Melissa Feenane				Mrs. Melissa Feenane

Mrs. Melissa Feenane

7D

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Mrs. Giselle Zayas				Mrs. Giselle Zayas

Mrs. Giselle Zayas

8A

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Ms. Tensie del CastilloMs. Tensie del Castillo

Ms. Tensie del Castillo

8B

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Mrs. Christine MoraMrs. Christine Mora

Mrs. Christine Mora

8C

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Mrs. Marisol BosqueMrs. Marisol Bosque

Mrs. Marisol Bosque

8D

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Resource

Mrs. Annie RodriguezMrs. Annie Rodriguez

Mrs. Annie Rodriguez

1st-3rd Grades Resource

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Mrs. Gabriela de CespedesMrs. Gabriela de Cespedes

Mrs. Gabriela de Cespedes

Reading Lab 4th-8th Grades

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Mrs. Danielle Miret				Mrs. Danielle Miret

Mrs. Danielle Miret

Math Lab 4th-8th Grades

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Aides

Mrs. Paula CoboMrs. Paula Cobo

Mrs. Paula Cobo

PreK3A Aide

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Mrs. Rina SolorzanoMrs. Rina Solorzano

Mrs. Rina Solorzano

PreK3B Aide

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Ms. Marina CunhaMs. Marina Cunha

Ms. Marina Cunha

Pre3KC Aide

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Mrs. Carolina ParraMrs. Carolina Parra

Mrs. Carolina Parra

PreK4A Aide

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Mrs. Elisa Espin				Mrs. Elisa Espin

Mrs. Elisa Espin

PreK4B Aide

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Ms. Ceci MirabalMs. Ceci Mirabal

Ms. Ceci Mirabal

PreK4C Aide

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Mrs. Alejandra Valencia				Mrs. Alejandra Valencia

Mrs. Alejandra Valencia

PreK4D Aide

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Mrs. Martha Richman 				Mrs. Martha Richman

Mrs. Martha Richman

KA Aide

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Mrs. Laura EbbageMrs. Laura Ebbage

Mrs. Laura Ebbage

KB Aide

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Mrs. Monica Salas				Mrs. Monica Salas

Mrs. Monica Salas

KC Aide

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Ms. Susie QuinnMs. Susie Quinn

Ms. Susie Quinn

KD Aide

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Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias				Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias

Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias

1st Grade Aide

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Ms. Hanna ScottMs. Hanna Scott

Ms. Hanna Scott

1st Grade Aide

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Mrs. Carolina Puerto			Mrs. Carolina Puerto

Mrs. Carolina Puerto

SuccessMaker Lab

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Mrs. Sylvia Gomez				Mrs. Sylvia Gomez

Mrs. Sylvia Gomez

Resource Aide

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Mrs. Vivian Sanchez				Mrs. Vivian Sanchez

Mrs. Vivian Sanchez

Resource Aide

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Mrs. Oliva Agudelo	Mrs. Oliva Agudelo

Mrs. Oliva Agudelo

Library Aide

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Mrs. Carmina Hernandez				Mrs. Carmina Hernandez

Mrs. Carmina Hernandez

Art Aide

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Mrs. Luisela SilvaMrs. Luisela Silva

Mrs. Luisela Silva

Substitute

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Mrs. Rosa Valdes				Mrs. Rosa Valdes

Mrs. Rosa Valdes

Substitute

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Special Areas

Sra. Alexa Linares				Sra. Alexa Linares

Sra. Alexa Linares

Spanish

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Sra. Isabel Requejo			Sra. Isabel Requejo

Sra. Isabel Requejo

Spanish

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Mrs. Karen PascoMrs. Karen Pasco

Mrs. Karen Pasco

Spanish

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Ms. Mariela CacciottiMs. Mariela Cacciotti

Ms. Mariela Cacciotti

Foreign Languages

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Ms. Carolina Hernandez				Ms. Carolina Hernandez

Ms. Carolina Hernandez

Art

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Mr. Ray Walden				Mr. Ray Walden

Mr. Ray Walden

Music

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Mrs. Victoria Goulbourne Mrs. Victoria Goulbourne

Mrs. Victoria Goulbourne

Music

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Mr. Ernie GonazalezMr. Ernie Gonazalez

Mr. Ernie Gonazalez

Media Production

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Coach Mauricio Baena				Coach Mauricio Baena

Coach Mauricio Baena

PE

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Coach Kip Rackley				Coach Kip Rackley

Coach Kip Rackley

PE

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Coach Steve CastilloCoach Steve Castillo

Coach Steve Castillo

PE

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Technology/Library

Mrs. Caro Prats				Mrs. Caro Prats

Mrs. Caro Prats

IT Coordinator

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Ms. Michelle Moravec				Ms. Michelle Moravec

Ms. Michelle Moravec

Media Specialist

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Health Services

Mrs. Annie Martinez, RN				Mrs. Annie Martinez, RN

Mrs. Annie Martinez, RN

School Nurse

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Mrs. Amelie Rey				Mrs. Amelie Rey

Mrs. Amelie Rey

Elementary School Counselor

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Mrs. Susan Galceran-MillanMrs. Susan Galceran-Millan

Mrs. Susan Galceran-Millan

Middle School Counselor

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Maintenance

Mr. Gio Suarez				Mr. Gio Suarez

Mr. Gio Suarez

Maintenance

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Mr. Jeorkis Gonzalez				Mr. Jeorkis Gonzalez

Mr. Jeorkis Gonzalez

Maintenance

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Mr. Seymel Sosa				Mr. Seymel Sosa

Mr. Seymel Sosa

Maintenance

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Upcoming Events

Alumni Mass

April
2024
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We invite the members of the Epiphany graduating Class of 2020, to attend an Alumni Mass in their honor as they prepare to graduate High School in May.

Mass will be at 7pm.

Reception to follow in the courtyard after Mass.

Ben Tracy Safe Social Network- Parent Talk

April
2024
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On this evening we welcome Mr. Ben Tracy, Public Speaker to speak to our parents about online safety and responsible social media use.

The meeting will take place at 7pm in the school cafeteria.