The new school year ushered in new faces to the CJ community. This year, three of the eleven new faculty and staff members are CJ alumni. And while some new members were a part of the CJ community before the school year started, manyt are taking on expanded roles. Learn more about all our new faculty and staff below, and welcome them to CJ!
Dillon Barley joined the CJ community during the middle of last school year. He is a Wright State graduate with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Barley is teaching introduction to ceramics and advanced ceramics with the partnership through the K12 program.
Alex Clune is with our science department teaching biology and physical science. He is a graduate of Bowling Green University with a bachelor's degree in science education. He was most recently serving as a youth minister at St. Augustine Catholic Church in his hometown of Minster, Ohio.
Katlyn (Wallace) Delong '98 is teaching part-time in the English department. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Dayton and most recently taught at Lehman Catholic High School. DeLong is also the daughter of former CJ principal TJ Wallace.
John Gutendorf '00 is with our Cuvilly program and is a full-time intervention specialist. He holds a masters in special education from Johns Hopkins University and most recently taught social studies at Elizabeth Seton High School in Maryland. Gutendorf also previously served in the special education department at Miami County Education Service Center in Troy.
Libby Harbaugh spent the last year student teaching at CJ and is now with our language department as a full-time Spanish teacher. She received a dual undergrad with a Bachelor of Science in Education and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Dayton. Harbaugh is also TESOL certified.
Katie Harding also joins the language department, teaching German, and is also assisting with our Cuvilly program. Harding has a bachelor's degree in German and anthropology and a master's degreein translation from Kent State University, where she also taught German.
Dustin Malone (not pictured) is a familiar face to Eagle Pride members, and is now the director of the group. Malone has assisted with Eagle Pride since 2012. He is a graduate of Wright State University with a bachelor's degree in music education.
Tim O'Loughlin is joining the religion department full-time after assisting during the second semester last year. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, MBA from the University of Dayton, and has been working towards a master's degree in theology at Franciscan University. O'Loughlin is a CJ parent and is married to science department co-chair and STEMM teacher Amy O'Loughlin '86.
Kathleen Stanaford '90 is returning to CJ as a part-time math teacher and moderator of the Eagle Learning Center. She was previously on the CJ faculty from 1994-2007. She said that after spending valuable time at home with her children, she is excited to return to CJ. Stanaford earned a bachelor's degree in secondary education from Bowling Green State University.
Alex VanderSluijs began at CJ in June in the communications office as the marketing associate. VanderSluijs is the head men's soccer coach and was previously at Defiance College where he was the head soccer coach for both the men's and women's teams. He has a bachelor's degree in sports marketing from Wilmington College and a master's degree in education from Defiance.
Fr. Jim Mueller is the school chaplain and works with our Ministry & Service department. Fr. Mueller comes to CJ most recently from San Antonio, but he has ministered all over the world including France, Japan, Canada, and several U.S. states. Fr. Mueller is a sports fan who previously participated in football, hockey and enjoyed skiing.