STAFF | Powerstown Educate Together National School, Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15

Staff   @   Powerstown     E. T. N. S.

 

Helena Regan

Helena is the Principal of Powerstown ETNS. Helena is the Leader of Learning within the school and promotes a positive learning environment that encourages communication and respect between staff, parents and pupils. Helena ensures that all staff and parents have high expectations of the pupils and that students’ progress is continuously monitored. Helena promotes the involvement of students in decision making process and ensures they have the opportunity to take on positions of responsibility and leadership within the school. Helena emphaises the need for parental involvment in the school and encoruages parents to participate in parent and child workshops, shared reading, maths for fun, science for fun, adult education and any other skill or interest set that parents would like to share.
Helena has a Bachelor in Education and a Masters of Science in Technology and Education from Trinity College Dublin. She worked in all class from Junior Infants to 6th class and also worked as Home School Liaison Officer in Dublin City Centre. Helena then worked as Deputy Principal in Swords before commecning employment in Powerstown ETNS in June 2011.
Helena can be contacted at helena@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018
 

Lorraine Cullivan

Lorraine is our Senior Infant teacher. Lorraine’s class is in the Ash Room. Lorraine is also Deputy Principal in the school and is part of our In School Management Team. Lorraine is our Student Council Co-ordinator and is responsible for the English Curriculum Development and SPHE Curriculum Development within the school. Lorraine is also our Learn Together Co-ordinator. Lorraine is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Intercultural Education in Marino College.
Lorraine qualified and worked as an accountant before going to St.Patrick’s College and receiving a Bachelor in Education. Lorraine worked in Drogheda and Swords before joining us in August 2011.
Lorraine can be contacted via email: lorraine@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018.
Lorraine will keep a Class Blog throughout the year, to keep parents and friends informed of what the children are doing thorughout the week.
To view Ash Class blog, please click: http://petnsashclass2013.weebly.com.

Katie Flynn

Katie is our SEN Team Leader. She is working primarily with Junior and Senior Infants this year. Katie has a Special Duties Post and is part of our In School Management team. Katie is our Green School Co-ordinator and School Garden Co-ordinator and is always looking for parents to help out! Katie is the Teacher Representative on the Parent Teacher Association and is responsible for the development of the Maths Curriculum in the school.
Katie completed an Arts Degree in Galway before travelling to London to get her teacher qualification. Katie has worked in London, Australia and Clare before joining us in August 2011.
Katie can be contacted via email: katie@powerstownet.com or on 018272018

 

Cróna Glynn

Cróna is our 3rd, 4th and 5th class teacher. Cróna’s Class are in the Sycamore Room. Cróna is responsible for the school’s Irish curriculum development and science curriculum development.
Cróna is a Gaeilgeoir, who spends her summers teaching up in Arainn Mhór in Donegal. Cróna is a big lover of Irish music and plays the concertina and the tin whistle.
Cróna has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from NUIG and studied for a Post Graduate Degree in Cólaiste Marino. Cróna worked in Carlow and in Swords before joining the staff in August 2012.
Cróna is keeping parents and friends informed of what the pupils are doing through a Class Blog.
To view Sycamore Class blog, please click: http://petnssycamoreclass2013.weebly.com.

 

Mike Donnelly

Michael is a member of our SEN Team. Michael will be working with class from 1st to 5th class.  Mike is responsible for ICT and music curriculum development within the school.
Mike likes to learn something new everyday, and loves helping others do the same. He is mad about music amongst other things, and can can speak four languages!
“No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes…”
Michael can be contacted via email: mike@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018

 

 

Gráinne Ryan

Gráinne is our 1st and 2nd Class teacher. Gráinnes’ class is in the Oak Room. Gráinne is responsible for the History and Geogrpahy curriculm development within the school.
Gráinne is a dedicated sports lady, who plays Camogie for Na Fianna GAA club and for the Dublin Ladies Camogie team. She has also worked as a GAA Development Officer.
Gráinne completed and Arts Degree in St. Patrick’s College and continued on to complete Post Graduate Degree in Teaching. Gráinne worked in numerous schools in Dublin beofre joining our staff in August 2012.
Gráinne can be contacted via email: grainne@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018
Gráinne will keep a Class Blog throughout the year, to keep parents and friends informed of what the children are doing thorughout the week.
To view blog, please click: http://petnsashclass2013.weebly.com.

 

Darren O’Neill

Darren is our Junior Infant Teacher. Darren’s class is in the Chestnut Room. Darren is responsible for the development of the P.E. curriculum in the school.
Darren is an accomplished athlete. He captained Ireland’s boxers in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Darren has a B.A. from St. Patrick’s College and continued here to study for his Post Graduate Degree in Education. Darren has worked in North Dublin for many years before joining the staff in August 2013.
Darren can be contacted via email: darren@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018
Darren will keep a Class Blog throughout the year, to keep parents and friends informed of what the children are doing thorughout the week.
To view Chestnut Class blog, please click: http://petnschestnutclass2013.weebly.com.

Deirdre Mulhern

Deirdre is a member of our SEN Team. Teacher is working primarily in first and second class. However she will also support Junior and Senior Infants for Aistear. Deirdre is responsible for the curriculum development of Art, Drama and Music in the school.
Deirdre can be contacted via email: deirdre@powerstownet.com or 01 8272018
 

Sharon Carr

Sharon is our Special Needs Assistant in Junior Infants. Sharon is working in the Chestnut Room with Darren.
She works primarily with the ASH CLASS, however she does offer assistance with all staff and pupils in all classrooms in the school.

Andy Flaherty

Andy is our Special Needs Assistant in 3rd to 5th Class. Andy is working in the Sycamore Room with Cróna.

Michael Troy

Michael is our Special Needs Assistant in first and second class. Michael is working in the Oak Room with Gráinne.
Michael studied in the United States for four years and completed a Physical Education degree in 1996. He really enjoys all types of sport and has a strong interest in golf especially. Michael enjoys keeping fit as much as possible and likes walking, running and swimming. To relax Michael likes going to the cinema and also loves to travel. Michael has travelled to Romania, Canada, France, Spain, England, Scotland and really enjoyed seeing how different people live in different countries. Michael is an outgoing, easy going person with a good sense of humour!

Anna Karman

Anna is our Special Needs Assistant in Senior Infants. Anna is in the Ash Room with Lorraine.
Anna graduated from Pedagogical University of Lublin in Poland, where she studied Pedagogy and specialized in Primary Teaching. She has HETAC level 9 in Teaching, FETAC level 5&6 in Montessori Education, and FETAC level 6 as Special Needs Assistant. Anna has had an opportunity to work both in Irish Crèches as well as in a Polish kindergarten and School which were a great challenge for her. At the moment Anna a Primary School Teacher on the part time basis in a Polish School in the city centre. Anna is an enthusiastic person who loves working with children. She enjoys cycling and swimming. She like photography and travelling. She loves designing interiors. Anna is a lover of hot chocolate and good movie.