President: Mrs. Tammy Hahn
Tammy L. Hahn has served 5 years as WEA president. This is her 18th year teaching in the Wilson School District. She began her career at Sinking Spring Elementary school teaching fifth grade for two years, then spent 10 years in 6th grade at Spring Ridge Elementary, and finally on to her current home at West Middle School teaching 6th grade math. She graduated from Kutztown University in 1997 with a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and again in 2006 with a Masters in Reading and is a certified Reading Specialist. She is currently working on an ESL certification through Penn State University and a second Masters degree in Education through LaSalle University. Tammy is the team leader for the 6th grade white team, the liaison and head coach for Girls on Track at Wilson West, the treasurer of Wilshire Recreation Association, and volunteers at her church as a communion assistant. During the past ten summers, she has tutored nearly a hundred students in grades 2 through 11. This summer she traveled to Washington DC with building administration to present at the National Schools to Watch Forum. She is married and has two boys in the district; one at West, and one at Whitfield. Through her experiences as a Wilson parent, she can attest to the amazing teachers Wilson employs. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, power walking with her best friend, watching her boys play soccer and reading. "Everyone has a calling; mine is teaching. I take great pride in my work knowing I can make a difference every day."
Vice President: Mrs. Carolyn Houtz
Carolyn Houtz is in her 32nd year of teaching in the District. She taught Earth and Space Science to 8th and 9th graders for 26 years at the former Central Junior High School. During the last six years, she has taught Chemistry and Biology to 8th graders at West. Every year, Ms. Houtz enjoys chaperoning the Marine Biology trip to Jamaica. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and do-it-yourself projects. ”
Secretary: Ms. Rebekah Marconi
Rebeckah Marconi has spent the last 9 years working as a school counselor in the Wilson School District. Most recently, Ms. Marconi is at the High School, although she worked for several years in some of our elementary schools as well. Ms. Marconi is our resident adventure seeker and enjoys hang gliding, sky diving, cliff jumping, and rock climbing. She also loves going to the beach.
Corresponding Secretary: Mrs. Jennifer Weyman
Jennifer Weyman is in her 18th of teaching and the 14 year teaching at Whitfield Elementary (13 years in Special Education). This is her first year as a 2nd grade teacher at Whitfield. She was WEA treasurer from 2001 until 2013 and she is entering her 2 year as a Corresponding Secretary. Mrs. Weyman is married with two daughters and 2 dogs. She loves spending time with them.
Treasurer: Mrs. Christie Viscariello
Christie Viscariello has taught multiple grade levels for the last 7 school years at Spring Ridge and West Middle School. She is currently a 6th Grade Math teacher at West Middle School. This is her third year being Treasurer for the union. Mrs. Viscariello is married and has a five-year-old daughter named Lilly who is also a Wilson Bulldog! Mrs. Viscariello enjoys going to the beach, playing soccer, and playing with Lilly.
Chief Negotiator: Mr. Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald has 26 years of teaching experience, all at Wilson High School. He has taught a wide variety of classes, most recently teaching Digital Electronics – PLTW Engineering; Principles of Engineering – PLTW Engineering, and Digital Video. Mr. Fitzgerald’s interests include biking, running, outdoor activities, and health/exercise. Additionally, he manages Lauren’s Foundation, enjoys learning about most things technical, acquiring graphics/video skills, and doing home improvements/construction.
Grievance Chair: Ms. Carolyn Houtz
Carolyn Houtz is in her 32nd year of teaching in the District. She taught Earth and Space Science to 8th and 9th graders for 26 years at the former Central Junior High School. During the last six years, she has taught Chemistry and Biology to 8th graders at West. Every year, Ms. Houtz enjoys chaperoning the Marine Biology trip to Jamaica. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and do-it-yourself projects.
Grievance and Social Chair: Miss Nicole Raudenbush
A graduate of Wilson High School, Nikki Raudenbush has been teaching for ten years and has spent the last eight at her alma mater, proudly working with the very people who inspired her to become an educator. She majored in English Education at Millersville University and enjoys teaching CP English 11 and AP Language and Composition. She serves as an advisor of Wilson’s National Honor Society, the Gay-Straight Alliance, and the 10th grade class. Her favorite aspects about working in the Wilson School District are the lasting relationships she is fortunate enough to have with her students as well as the creativity, devotion, and energy she observes in her colleagues on a daily basis; she couldn’t ask for more caring or influential co-workers.
Membership Chair: Mrs. Samantha Wolfe-Shaak
Samantha Shaak has taught in Wilson School District for over 7 years --a majority of her time has been teaching at the High School. Mrs. Shaak earned a Masters Degree in Education from Alvernia University, and has two undergraduate degrees from Penn State in the areas of Psychology and Occupational Therapy. In addition to her degrees, Mrs. Shaak is certified in Science, English, Elementary Education, Special Education, and ESL. Currently, Mrs. Shaak co-teaches Biology and has several Learning Support Science classes where she shares her love for the subject every day. Her other passion in education is supporting special needs students with the "what comes" next in their lives, also known as their post-secondary plans. She has gone so far as to present nationally at the Council for Exceptional Children regarding this topic, When she is not teaching, Mrs. Shaak is busy raising two teenage daughters, completing home renovations with her husband, entertaining family and friends, and scoping out coupon deals.
Communications Chair: Mr. Chris Madeira
Chris Madeira has taught at Wilson School District for 6 years in the Technology and Engineering department at Wilson High School. Chris teaches Honors Computer Science and Software Engineering, AP Computer Science Principles, and AP Computer Science A. While he is currently the only Computer Science teacher at the high school, the program is expanding quickly. In his spare time, Chris enjoys working with computers, playing basketball, volleyball, snowboarding, or Trout fishing.