B.A. In Human Studies and Elementary Education, St. Mary’s College of Md.
Special Education Certification, Reading Teacher Certification, Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner
Masters Program in Reading/Special Education and Advanced Professional Certificate, Hood College and University of Phoenix
Mrs. Gilbart joined the CLS staff in 2009. Her previous experience includes teaching first grade in Frederick County Public Schools and being the mentor teacher for student teachers at Hood College. At CLS, Mrs. Gilbart served as the Special Education Resource Teacher and the Assistant Principal for Academics before stepping into the role of Principal.
Mrs. Gilbart partners with parents who are navigating the special education process, and is responsible for the implementation of IEP’s and 504 Plans. She provides Wilson reading intervention services and coordinates Fundations instruction. Mrs. Gilbart believes that well-chosen curricula paired with outstanding instruction is the key to an excellent education for students at CLS. She works with each teacher to be certain that every child’s unique needs are met. Mrs. Gilbart and her husband have two daughters who have benefited from the rigorous academic program, enrichment opportunities, and faith-based learning at CLS.
B.A. in Special Education, Hood College
Masters in Education in Reading, Loyola College
Additional graduate credits through Carroll County Public Schools and McDaniel College
Mrs. Drozinski is happy to join us for her 19th year here at CLS! She also taught for Baltimore City and Carroll County Public Schools. She has earned an additional 36 graduate credits through Carroll County Public Schools, McDaniel College and online courses. An active member of Grace United Methodist Church/ NCCP UMC, Mrs. D. is involved in Sunday School, camping/VBS and missions/outreach programs. Jane and her husband, Rick, reside in Hampstead. They have 3 adult children, 3 grandchildren, and the famous Lois the turtle. Their daughter is also a Kindergarten teacher in Memphis, TN. Mrs. Drozinski enjoys reading, audio books, American history, and spending time with family, especially the grandkids!
B.A. in Elementary Education, Towson State College
Mrs. Ferguson has taught in public and private schools in Baltimore City and Carroll County, Maryland and in Adams County, Pennsylvania. She and her husband also home-schooled their two sons for 8 years. Her teaching certifications have been through the state of Maryland and the Association of Christian Schools International. Mrs. Ferguson is an active member of Westminster Baptist Church. She enjoys cooking, working crossword puzzles, frequenting yard sales and antique shops, and reading. This is Mrs. Ferguson’s 8th year of teaching at CLS.
B.S. in Elementary Education, West Virginia University
Masters Degree in Elementary Education, West Virginia University
MD Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education.
Mrs. Segessenman is starting her eighth year at CLS. She has taught for 31 years in second through fifth grades. Prior to CLS, she taught in Prince George’s and Carroll County Public Schools. She has three children, one working on his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin, one getting married, and the youngest is a freshman at York College. Mrs. Segessenman is very active in her church, Barts-Centenery United Methodist Church. She teaches Sunday School and directs VBS. Her favorite things to do are spend time with her family, stamping, crafts, and jet skiing.
B.S. in Elementary Education from Grove City College
B.S. in Paralegal Studies from Stevenson University
Mrs. King is in her third year at CLS. She taught fifth grade in Bellefonte, PA and in recent years worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland and a local law firm before returning to the classroom. Along with spending time with her husband and four daughters, she enjoys going to the beach and watching Ravens games.
B.S. Elementary & Kindergarten Education, Penn State University
Advanced Professional Certificate (Gr 1-6) with ancillary credits in Reading and Special Education
Mrs. Miller is enjoying her third year teaching 4th grade at CLS. Prior to teaching at CLS, she homeschooled her sons through high school. During that time, she maintained her teaching certificate, taking a variety of coursework on teaching students with special needs as well as many reading courses. She also has experience teaching grades 3-5 in Carroll County Public Schools. Mary Ann and her husband live on a small farm in Manchester where they have raised three sons. The Miller family attends Life Point Church in Reisterstown. Mary Ann enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and has most recently discovered the joy of kayaking. She also serves as a volunteer with 4-H.
B.A. in Sociology, William Paterson University
M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland College Park
M.A.T. in Secondary Education, University of Maryland University College
This is Ms. Lintz’s third year at Carroll Lutheran School. Prior to CLS, she worked for Carroll County Public Schools. Prior to working for CCPS, Ms. Lintz worked for seventeen years for the College of Education at the University of Maryland College Park. She has also served as a Religious Education teacher and Confirmation catechist for St. Joseph’s Catholic Community. Ms. Lintz lives with her family in Eldersburg. In her spare time, she likes to read and watch the History channel, MPT and WETA.
B.S. in Education (gr. 4-7) from Liberty University
MD Certifications in Elementary Education & Middle School English Language Arts
Nadine Roberts had been a regular substitute teacher for CLS prior to becoming the full-time ELA teacher in 2017. While teaching upper elementary grades in private schools in Maryland for six years, she employed hands-on methods that engaged her learners and inspired further inquiry. She homeschooled her own children for seventeen years, gaining experience with a broad spectrum of K-12 material. In the homeschool community, she provided middle and high school level English instruction for six years, with a special focus on developing writing skills. Returning to full-time teaching two years ago, she taught all eighth-grade subjects in a local private school, and then served as a substitute teacher for Carroll Lutheran School last year. Since her particular interest is in integrated arts, Mrs. Roberts uses every opportunity to make correlations between subjects, sometimes drawing on her own foreign and domestic travel and numerous hobbies. Mrs. Roberts lives in Union Bridge with her husband David. They have three grown children. She is a member of Church of the Open Door, where she and David work with adults with special needs.
B.S. in Elementary Education from Salisbury University
MD Teaching Certification in Middle School Science
Miss Baber is excited to join CLS as the middle school science teacher! Miss Baber recently graduated from Salisbury University where she interned in middle school and elementary school classrooms. As an alumnus of CLS, Miss Baber is eager to come back to a place where she learned and grew to help her future students learn and grow throughout the school year. Miss Baber enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, crafting and reading a good book. For the past three summers, Miss Baber has worked at Mar-Lu-Ridge Summer Camp & Retreat Center as a summer camp counselor leading bible studies and worships, lifeguarding during pool time and facilitating the zip line and high ropes courses. She lives in Westminster and is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Upperco, MD.
B.A. from McDaniel College in Mathematics
MSDE Certification in Math Grades 7-12
Mr. Kane is beginning his sixth year at CLS. He loves math and is excited to share that with everyone around him. Mr. Kane has researched, published, and presented in the field of logic. He enjoys playing guitar, reading about US history, and running around at recess. His favorite prime number is 8,675,309, and his favorite president is Chester Arthur. Mr. Kane belongs to St. Augustine Church in Elkridge.
B.S. in Library Science and Social Sciences, James Madison University
M.S. in School Library Media, McDaniel College
This is Mrs. Potito’s sixth year at CLS. She has spent the last 17 years working in the library at Mount Airy Middle School. She loves to read and has worked with various reading programs in the State of Maryland. She and her husband, Mike, love to visit different baseball parks. They have two sons and live in Mount Airy.
B.A. in Studio Art, Calvin College
Mrs. Gordon is very excited to return to CLS as the art teacher! She has several years experience teaching middle school art and looks forward to continuing working with the elementary students.
Mrs. Gordon met her husband while volunteering as an EMT/firefighter at the fire department in Montgomery County and they moved to Westminster where Thomas is a paramedic firefighter. They welcomed their beautiful baby daughter this summer.
Mrs. Gordon enjoys reading, crafting, thrift storing, and exploring new places.
B.S. in Music Education, Messiah College
Mrs. Harrison will be teaching General Music for the second year at CLS and is very excited to also be teaching Instrumental Music this year. Mrs. Harrison is an avid musician and has been teaching private flute lessons for over 15 years. She enjoys playing flute and piccolo in the local Carroll Concert Band and Encore Community Band. She is an active member of LifePoint Church and lives in Westminster with her husband, Andrew, two daughters and their very affectionate, cross-eyed cat. Mrs. Harrison enjoys cooking, fitness, and trying her hand at all sorts of instruments.
USSF D License, a NSCAA National Diploma, a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, a NSCAA level 1, 2 and 3 Goalie Diploma, a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, and a NSCAA Premier Diploma
Frank Dileonardi is the President of Level 5 Athletics. He is also the current Director of Coaching for Fallston Soccer, where he oversees coaching education and player development for both the in-house and travel programs. In addition, Frank serves as the Coaching Director of the Central Carroll Recreational Soccer Program, offering support for all the volunteer coaches of the in-house soccer program. He is an instructor for The United Soccer Coaches grassroots 4v4-7v7/9v9-(pre national) 11v11 courses.
Frank is the former lead assistant and primary goalkeeping coach for the men’s soccer team at McDaniel College and Goucher College. In addition, he was the head coach of the U15 Maryland ODP (Olympic Development Program) region 1 team, a national identification and development program for high-level players. Frank has worked with U.S Soccer’s Development Academy serving as a Goalie and Assistant coach with DC United and The Washington Spirit.
B.S. in Leisure Studies and Recreation, Gordon College
Mrs. Glantzberg is beginning her fifth year at Carroll Lutheran School as the Director of our Before and After School Care Program. She is excited to repeat her role as Instructional Assistant, partnering with classroom teachers to work with a wide variety of students each day. Jennifer and her husband Charles, have one son in 9th grade at FSK high school. They live in Westminster. She is actively involved at Anglican Church of the Resurrection in Lutherville. She also enjoys cooking, sewing, photography and reading.
Mrs. Frick is excited about her fifth year at CLS in the Before and After Care program. Linda and her husband Tim, have two children and live in Westminster. Their son, Cody, is in the 8th grade at CLS. Linda is very involved with the Youth Program at First Presbyterian Church of Westminster. In her spare time, she enjoys movies, reading and being outside.
B.A. in Communication Arts from Salisbury University
Minor in Psychology
Mrs. Higgins spent 20 years in the computer-based testing industry in Account Management and Client Relations. For the past 6 years, she has been at home with her two children while working part-time as a weight loss coach. She has been married to her husband, Sean, for 19 years. They have a daughter, Rebecca, who is a senior in high school and a son, Ryan, who is a sophomore in high school. Their family is complete with their two rescue dogs, Mason and Paisley. Mrs. Higgins enjoys spending time at the beach or at the family beach house in Alabama. In her spare time, you can find her at a cheerleading event watching her daughter or at a baseball field watching her son.
Ezra and his seven siblings were homeschooled for 12 years. He is an active member of the Church of the Open Door. Ezra is in charge of and runs one of the buses for the Bus Ministry and teaches Sunday School and Junior Church for the four to six year old class. He has worked in children ministries for 16 years. Ezra loves to play sports, and is a big Orioles and Ravens fan. Ezra enjoys working at CLS, but enjoys the staff and the families even more. He uses his excellent work ethic and multitasking skills to take care of our building and grounds.
Ms. Nightingale joined CLS as the part-time bookkeeper in May 2019. She also works as the Kids’ Club Director in a health club and has over 20 years of experience in administration and bookkeeping. She has three children: A son and daughter-in-law who blessed the family with four daughters, a son who works on jets in the Navy, and a daughter who graduated from high school in June and now works for an attorney. Ms. Nightingale enjoyed playing softball for many years and volunteered with MAVFC as a Firefighter/EMT and Fire Prevention/Life Safety Chairperson. She was also involved in her children’s athletics through serving as team mom, scorekeeping, and coaching softball, baseball, and cheerleading. When she is not working or spending time with her children and grandchildren, Ms. Nightingale enjoys genealogy research and writing.
Mrs. Morrison joined CLS in June of 2017. Mrs. Morrison’s past work experience includes working for ten years at Trinity School of Frederick in their administrative office. She and her husband have two children and live in Mt. Airy. She attends Calvary United Methodist Church. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, reading, walking with her two dogs and spending time with her daughter in Frederick and her son who is attending Stevenson University.