Instructional Support

Mrs. Hayes is pleased to be the Instructional Support teacher at SacredHeart School. Married for 43 years, Mrs. Hayes has four grown children and nine grandchildren. She and her husband Michael have been members of Sacred Heart Parish for 39 years.

Mrs. Hayes graduated Magna Cum Laude from Misericordia University with a PA teacher certificate. She is certified in both regular education grades K-8 and special education grades K-12. She earned a Reading Specialist from Millersville University and a Master’s Equivalency. For the last 25 years Mrs. Hayes has been a Learning Support teacher for the Penn Manor School District. She believes God has called her to now teach at the school her children graduated from.

As the Instructional Support teacher, Mrs. Hayes teaches, grades and supports children who qualify for replacement services. She also provides support services for class work, testing and school projects. Mrs. Hayes works closely with each student’s homeroom teacher to provide appropriate accommodations and modifications.

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Sacred Heart School values the gifts each member of our community shares. Each parent, volunteer, teacher, student, and friend of Sacred Heart School is welcomed and loved!

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Our instructional support program provides an environment where all are loved and all are welcome to learn and grow together!