EPIPHANY CATHOLIC SCHOOL
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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Leadership

Rev. José Alvarez, PastorRev. José Alvarez, Pastor

Rev. José Alvarez, 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.

Father Ryan SaundersFather Ryan Saunders

Father Ryan Saunders

Parochial Vicar

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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 Parent Communication and Discipline

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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 - 5th Grade Curriculum Coordinator

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Mrs. Monica Cobas			Mrs. Monica Cobas

Mrs. Monica Cobas

6th - 8th Grade Curriculum Coordinator

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Mr. Ray Walden			Mr. Ray Walden

Mr. Ray Walden

Athletic Director

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Support Staff

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, Alumni, Endowment, & Events Coordinator

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Mr. Jose A. WongMr. Jose A. Wong

Mr. Jose A. Wong

Accountant

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Faculty

Mrs. Kristy BellMrs. Kristy Bell

Mrs. Kristy Bell

PreKA

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Mrs. Rosie MirabalMrs. Rosie Mirabal

Mrs. Rosie Mirabal

PreKB

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Mrs. Vicky JordanMrs. Vicky Jordan

Mrs. Vicky Jordan

PreKC

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Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez				Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

Mrs. Sylvia Gonzalez

PreKD

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Mrs. Cristi Puente				Mrs. Cristi Puente

Mrs. Cristi Puente

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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. Alexandra Ingelmo				Mrs. Alexandra Ingelmo

Mrs. Alexandra Ingelmo

1C

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Miss Leanna Ferreiro				Miss Leanna Ferreiro

Miss Leanna Ferreiro

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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Miss Cristina WilsonMiss Cristina Wilson

Miss Cristina Wilson

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. Jacqueline Espinosa				Ms. Jacqueline Espinosa

Ms. Jacqueline Espinosa

3D

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Miss Caro Guara				Miss Caro Guara

Miss Caro Guara

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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Ms. Kristy Hernandez				Ms. Kristy Hernandez

Ms. Kristy Hernandez

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. Pia Lasa				Mrs. Pia Lasa

Mrs. Pia Lasa

5D

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Mrs. Patti Cabrera				Mrs. Patti Cabrera

Mrs. Patti Cabrera

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. Lucy Salas				Mrs. Lucy Salas

Mrs. Lucy Salas

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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Mrs. Betty Gonzalez-Debs				Mrs. Betty Gonzalez-Debs

Mrs. Betty Gonzalez-Debs

8B

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Mr. Juan AlarconMr. Juan Alarcon

Mr. Juan Alarcon

8C

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Mrs. Cristy Rosell				Mrs. Cristy Rosell

Mrs. Cristy Rosell

8D

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Resource

Mrs. Annie RodriguezMrs. Annie Rodriguez

Mrs. Annie Rodriguez

1st-3rd Grades Resource

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Mrs. Christie Acosta				Mrs. Christie Acosta

Mrs. Christie Acosta

4th-8th Grades Resource

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Mrs. Maria RosabalMrs. Maria Rosabal

Mrs. Maria Rosabal

Reading Lab Kindergarten-3rd Grade

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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. Carolina ParraMrs. Carolina Parra

Mrs. Carolina Parra

PreKA Aide

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Mrs. Elisa Espin				Mrs. Elisa Espin

Mrs. Elisa Espin

PreKB Aide

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Mrs. Alejandra Arguello				Mrs. Alejandra Arguello

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PreKC Aide

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Mrs. Alejandra Valencia				Mrs. Alejandra Valencia

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PreKD Aide

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Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias				Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias

Mrs. Maria Cristina Iglesias

KA Aide

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Ms. Annie GesioMs. Annie Gesio

Ms. Annie Gesio

KB Aide

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Mrs. Monica Salas				Mrs. Monica Salas

Mrs. Monica Salas

KC Aide

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Mrs. Carmina Hernandez				Mrs. Carmina Hernandez

Mrs. Carmina Hernandez

KD Aide

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Ms. Angela PortelaMs. Angela Portela

Ms. Angela Portela

1st Grade Aide

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Mrs. Martha Richman 				Mrs. Martha Richman

Mrs. Martha Richman

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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Ms. Lisa Bean				Ms. Lisa Bean

Ms. Lisa Bean

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Mrs. Vivian Sanchez				Mrs. Vivian Sanchez

Mrs. Vivian Sanchez

Resource Aide

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Mrs. Rosa Valdes				Mrs. Rosa Valdes

Mrs. Rosa Valdes

Resource Aide

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Mrs. Oliva Agudelo	Mrs. Oliva Agudelo

Mrs. Oliva Agudelo

Library Aide

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Special Areas

Sra. Alexa Linares				Sra. Alexa Linares

Sra. Alexa Linares

Spanish

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Sra. Cristina GligorSra. Cristina Gligor

Sra. Cristina Gligor

Spanish

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Sra. America Mendigutia				Sra. America Mendigutia

Sra. America Mendigutia

Spanish

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Ms. Mariela CacciottiMs. Mariela Cacciotti

Ms. Mariela Cacciotti

Foreign Languages

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Mrs. Arianne Everett				Mrs. Arianne Everett

Mrs. Arianne Everett

Music

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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. Jackie Bradford				Mrs. Jackie Bradford

Mrs. Jackie Bradford

Computer Lab

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Ms. MaryJo Borell				Ms. MaryJo Borell

Ms. MaryJo Borell

Science Lab

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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. Samantha Barbic Castillo, RN				Mrs. Samantha Barbic Castillo, RN

Mrs. Samantha Barbic Castillo, 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

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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

Early Dismissal

October
2021
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PK4- Grade 2      12:15pm

Grade3-5            12:30pm

Grade6-8            12:45pm

Recent News

Safe Social Network Presentation
Ben Tracy, safe social media expert, spoke to junior high students today.
Remembering 9/11
20th Anniversary of September 11th.
First School Mass
Last Friday we celebrated our First School Mass with Benediction.
After School Clubs Have Begun!!
Tuesday, Sept 7th, the following clubs started meeting after school, Chess, Debate and Travel