Meet Our Staff

Principal, Ms. Jenna Markoff

Hello! My name is Ms. Jenna, I am the Principal at Visitation! My goal is to build a supportive community where students are empowered to learn & grow in the classroom & beyond.

I have B.A. in Elementary Education University of Pennsylvania, a M.S. in Advanced Teaching & Literacy from North Western, & a Type 75 Certification from Concordia University

Principal

Jenna Markoff

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Rev. Moran-Rosero

Pastor

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Ms. Robinson

Office Manager

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Principal Emeritus

Sr. Jean

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I was born & raised on the southside of Chicago. I have been teaching for 17 years  and spent most of my life in the Englewood community. I enjoy teaching & am passionate about helping my students navigate the life in a positive way.

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education from Chicago State University and am currently obtaining an M.A. in Educational Technology & Leadership from Concordia University.

STEAM Leader
7th & 8th-grade homeroom

Ms. Courtney

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I have been teaching at Visitation for more than thirty years, working with students & helping them to be the best they can be.

From Gym class to putting on plays with students my goal is to make my students the best that they can be.

Ms. Esco

Gym Teacher
Aftercare Teacher

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Teaching is life.

I believe everyone is a teacher, some just don't know it. I am passionate about teaching and want my students to grow in new roles in their lives because of what they've learned and achieve.

I have been teaching for 26 years. I have my B.A. in Architecture from the Hampton Institute & my Masters in Elementary Education from Chicago State University.

English Language Arts
6th-grade homeroom

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Sr. Diane

Development

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Middle School Math
5th-grade homeroom

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I have been at Visitation for three years and am thankful for the opportunity to work alongside my students and watch them develop into capable, successful, & kind individuals. I enjoy spending my time in the sunshine, taking walks, & trying new restaurants all around Chicago!

I have a B.S. in Psychology from Aurora University.

Ms. Kaylyn

Middle School Math Teacher

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I have been teaching at Vis for five years; I love expanding my knowledge of SEL so I can teach more effectively and help every student address their own needs!

I have a B.A. in Elementary Education from Roosevelt, a Masters in Literacy Leadership, LBS 1 certification, & certifications in English & ESL.

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

Ms. Mundt

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Hi! I'm Ms. G & I'm SO EXCITED to teach 2nd-4th grade ELA & Science. I was born in Kentucky & moved to Chicago with my son, Atticus. This is my 5th year teaching & my 3rd year at Visitation. I can't wait to see how my students learn & grow!

I have my BA in Education from Western Kentucky & my Masters in Education from Liberty University!

Ms. Greenwood

2nd-Grade Teacher

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I live in the beautiful Blue Island and belong to the St. Benedict Parish.I am the oldest of four children and have one niece and one nephew. I love to teach, especially reading, and look forward to seeing all my students academic growth!

I have a B.A. in Elementary Education from Lewis Univeristy.

Kindergarten & 1st-Grade Teacher
 

Ms. Martinez

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I am Chicago born of Mexican ancestry, I am proud of my culture and devoted to my family. I have been working in education for twelve years, and as a Teachers Assistant at Vis for three years.

I have a B.A. in Anthropology & Latin American & Latino Studies.

Kindergarten & 1st-Grade Teacher's Aide
 

Ms. Maribel

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I have spent more than twenty-five years teaching Early Education. I love seeing my students grow and master the concepts taught in class.

One of my favorite things about teaching at Vis is seeing former students come back to Vis to enroll their children, so they can learn & grow in the same safe & loving environment.

Pre-School Teacher

Ms. Hawkins

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I am from the great state of Mississippi. I have had a passion for teaching since Grammar School and learned a dedication to education from my grandmother. I love to help people any way that I can and have been in the Ministry for 12 years, and in education for 22!

I have an Associates of Science in Early Childhood Education from Ash Worth University and a B.A. in Biblical Theology from Bronson Institute.

Pre-School Teacher's Aide
 

Ms. Jones

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I have lived in Chicago for seventeen years & been a part of Visitation for thirteen years! I am passionate about teaching reading because it shows up in every subject (even math!). My goal is always to help my students succeed!

I have a B.A. in Elementary Education from Moody Bible Institute,  MEd in Special Education & Reading from DePaul, & Endorsements as a Reading Specialist & Learning Behavior Specialist 1

Ms. Vaughan

Reading Specialist
 

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I was born in Chicago but raised in Minnesota. In high school I moved back to Chicago and graduated from Thorton Township. I am passionate about education because I love helping my students become their best selves!

I have a B.A. in English from Bennett College & enjoy reading & trips with my family.

Title I Teacher
 

Ms. Henderson

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Ms. Miriam

United Stand Counseling Supervisor

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I was born & raised on the Southside of Chicago. This is my first year at Visitation & I am excited to see my students positively grow! Counseling provides a safe space where students can bee seen and supported as they go through tough times.

I have a B.S. in Psychology from Xavier University & am in my 3rd year of my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Depaul.

Ms. Harris

United Stand Counselor

Ms. Adrian, Counselor

Hi I'm Ms. Adrian!

I was born and raised in Chicago & this is my third year at Visitation. I have a B.A. in Art & Design from University of Michigan & Masters in Art Therapy & Counseling from Adler University.

I love helping the children at Vis utilize art to express themselves and their identities!

Ms. Adrian

United Stand Counselor

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I am from St. Louis and moved to Chicago recently. I love using art to help the kids at Vis overcome their personal challenges and find ways to succeed in school and in life.

I have a B.S. in Psychology from Truman State University & my Masters in Counseling from Adler University.

Ms. Melissa

United Stand Counselor

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I'm from Chicago's southeast side and chose to become a counselor because I want to help others learn and grow in ways that weren't accessible to my community growing up. This is my first year at Visitation and it's been a wonderful journey full of ups and downs.

 

I have a B.S. in Psychology from Saint Xavier University

United Stand Counselor

Ms. Khamia

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Hi, I am Ms. Davis!

 

I am a Counseling Intern at Visitation and completing my graduate degree at Chicago State University. I have been in counseling for six years and love working with my students!

United Stand Counselor

Ms. Davis

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I have been at Visitation for two years. For me, being a counselor is more than just a job - it reflects a core part of who I am. I enjoy getting to know my students & helping to guide them through personal challenges. With a new mindset, students can pursue new ways to live at school and at home.

Ms. Monica

United Stand Counselor

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I have been a counselor at Visitation for three years. I hope to be a mentor and help to guide students to grow and learn every day.

My goal is always to encourage students to be the best that they can be in school, in friendships, and with family.

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United Stand Counselor