Marianne Malloy is a seventh grade math teacher at Agora. She is dedicated to the success of her students and their math literacy. When not teaching, Marianne loves spending time with her family, walking, fishing, swimming and enjoying being outdoors.
Mark Laser is a middle school math teacher. Teaching is his second career after 20 years in the business world. He has a degree in Economics from Penn State and Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Education from Shippensburg University. He was born in California and has lived throughout the US as well as Japan and Taiwan. Married in 1987, Mark and his wife live in Carlisle, PA.
Martina Shearer is a learning support math teacher. She loves working for Agora because they offer students a choice in their education. When not working, she likes to spend time with her kids and family. They love to do anything outdoors and can often be found at the park or taking a walk.
Matt Hagelgans is a History teacher. He loves working with young students to develop their interest in social studies related topics. When not hard at work at his desk, you can usually find Matt on the golf course enjoying a round with friends, wrestling with his dogs, or enjoying a quiet night watching movies with his wife, Rachel.
Megan Byers is a seventh grade special education teacher and English co-teacher. She loves that Agora provides students the flexibility to be successful in a cyber-setting. When not teaching, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors hiking or biking, reading, and scrapbooking.
Nicole Manley is a sixth grade math teacher. As a student who struggled most of her life with math, she is passionate about finding new ways to help students, not only understand but also find a love of math! When she is not working, Nicole spends time with her husband and her baby girl, Gracie.
Noreen Davish teaches middle school math. She loves being at Agora and working with students who truly want to learn and aren’t afraid to work. She began her teaching career as a music teacher and is still a professional musician. She loves living in the country, taking long walks, reading, and spending time with her family.
Pamela Sieger is an English teacher. She loves reading and writing and helping others, which is why she decided to earn her M.Ed in Education/English and to teach the future of our communities. Pamela's free time is spent with her two darling daughters, Emma and Sara, and an oversized chocolate lab, Cocoa. Spending time going to the beach, swimming, biking, and cooking and baking with her daughters is the highlight of Pamela's life.
Rachel Ryan is working in the life skills department serving students with multiple disabilities and autism. She is passionate about providing individuals services to her students. When not teaching, she is most likely playing with her children or board games.
Rebecca "Becky" Bartuska is an eighth grade physical science teacher. She enjoys teaching students how to understand the world around us in physical science. When not teaching, you can find Becky helping her 3 teenage daughters in their academic and athletic pursuits.
Selina Shepard is a science teacher. She is passionate about sharing the many opportunities the world has with her students. When not teaching, Selina enjoys reading, the outdoors, and spending time with her family.
Stephanie Carr is a special education teacher. She is passionate about helping students reach their full potential. When not teaching, you can often find Stephanie reading a non-fiction book or out playing with her two children.
Stephanie Fletcher is a sixth grade science teacher. She is passionate about bringing fun, hands-on experiments into the virtual world of Agora’s science department. When she is not working, Stephanie spends time with family, friends and her cats, or at the stables with her horses.
Before teaching seventh grade English at Agora for four years, Tabitha Sekuras taught in elementary and pre-school classrooms as well as middle school Spanish. Her most exciting adventure was teaching English at a bilingual school in Honduras! These days, exciting adventures include chasing after her small children, Lana & Leo.
Tammy Barger taught middle school science for 14 years in brick and mortar schools. She has continued working to meet the needs of students at Agora for 3 years. When not exploring science with students, she enjoys photography, scrapbooking, cooking/baking, riding her Harley and spending time with her family.
Tyler Elvey is a long-term substitute teacher. He loves that Agora is utilizing the 21st century technology to teach students. This cutting-edge, data-driven instruction helps students be better prepared for what lies ahead in the future. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys watching and coaching basketball and other sports, and spending time with his wife Jayme, cat Tux, and friends and family.
Valerie McCarthy is a sixth grade history teacher. She is passionate about helping all of her students learn and succeed at Agora. When not teaching, you can find Valerie reading her Kindle by the pool or traveling with her husband.
Vallorrie Volpe is a math teacher at Agora. She is passionate about proving that every student can learn math skills. When not teaching, Vallorrie loves to be creative through carpentry, sewing, and performing in theater and dance. She loves to learn something new every day.
Vincent Ciaramella is a social studies teacher. What he loves best about Agora is having the opportunity to share his love of history with awesome students and watching them grow over the course of the year. When not teaching, Vincent loves to weight lift, travel, read, write novels and collect coins.
Virginia Regan teaches sixth grade math and science. Virginia is always excited to work with her students and help them achieve their academic goals. When not teaching, Virginia can be found with her daughters at one softball tournament or another.
Whitney Ford is a special education teacher. Her degree is in elementary and special education from Cabrini College, right outside of Philadelphia. She has lived in the Philadelphia area all of her life and is dedicated to giving back to the students what she was given throughout her school years! She encourages exploration, questioning, and creativity in her classroom.