Chesterton Academy of the Holy Family - Downers Grove, IL
Dr. Conor Hill
Dr. Hill has a Ph.D. in Theology from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. In addition to his duties as headmaster, he teaches theology.
Mr. Michael Fairman
Mr. Fairman was previously a teacher and Dean of Students at Kingswood Academy. He teaches history.
Mr. Patrick Lyon
Mr. Lyon graduated from the Program of Liberal Studies (i.e., a Great Books Program) at the University of Notre Dame in May 2017. He teaches Literature, Writing Composition and Latin.
Mr. Chris Lyon
Mr. Joseph Linn
Mr. Linn is A.B.D. in Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He teaches a variety of classes including Philosophy, Mathematics, and Latin. He has been teaching at the academy since 2015.
Mrs. Arpana Duggal
Mr. Joe Rankin
Mr. Phillip Moore
Mr. Moore, in addition to working at IBM for thirty years, is also the director of the Illinois chapter of the “Helpers of God’s Precious Infants.” He teaches math and science, and has also been our Athletic Director and basketball coach since 2016.
Mrs. Christine Maslanka
Mrs. Janet Podczerwinski
Mrs. Podczerwinski, in addition to working as the Choir Director at Saint James in Sag Bridge, has also been the Co-Choir director and a faculty member in the Musical Theater program at Kingswood Academy. She has been teaching Music and Drama at Chesterton Academy since 2016.
Mrs. Kim Roth
Mrs. Roth has taught Art for many years at her private studio in Naperville. She has been teaching Art at the academy since 2015.
Mrs. Vanda Varnai-Garcia
Mrs. Varnai-Garcia has over ten years experience as a ballroom dance instructor and she has been teaching dance at the academy since 2016.