Señora Veronica Guevara
Sra. Veronica Guevara arrives at Moravian to be our new Spanish Humanities teacher in the Lower and Middle School. She will create a new course of studies for the post-immersion students starting in fifth grade, be a co-leader for a fifth-grade post-immersion homeroom, and teach two sections of seventh grade Spanish. Veronica is excited to join the MA community and comes with a wealth of experience, including previous positions teaching Spanish for over 22 years at three independent schools. She is a passionate teacher with deep experience writing curriculum. At previous schools, she also served as the Middle School Innovative Mentor Teacher and planned and developed a middle school cultural exchange program. She has led numerous international student trips to Spanish-speaking countries around the world.
Ms. Janet Zapata
Ms. Janet Zapata will join the Middle School as our new Divisional Assistant. Ms. Zapata arrives at Moravian with a wealth of experience, including serving in previous academic settings. At Lehigh University, she worked in the Office of International Affairs serving as the primary liaison between students, faculty, and offices for the study abroad program. In this role, she supported the director, associate director, and faculty in many roles, including database training, event management, hiring, updating and maintaining webpages, social media and weekly newsletters, and collaborating with students and parents. In addition, she also served as Secretary to the Dean’s Office and as Coordinator for the Modern Languages and Literatures Department, both also at Lehigh. She is a graduate of DeSales University.
Mr. Matthew Laubsche
Mr. Matthew Laubscher will join the Moravian community as Head Librarian for the Lower and Middle Schools. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Social Studies from Nyack College and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. Currently, Matt is an adjunct professor at Kutztown University having previously served as an elementary school librarian in the Long Hill Township School District in New Jersey, as well as a high school librarian at the Bound Brook High School in New Jersey.