MaryBeth Celona - Director & Teacher

MaryBeth Celona has served as the director of St. Stephen's School since 2014 and is also the lead teacher for the 5 Day Transitional Pre-K class. She attended Stonehill College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She owned and operated her own preschool and kindergarten called Bunnies and Blocks in Dover, NH for 25 years. At the school, she served as the director, along with teaching kindergarten and 4-year-old classes. She has over 40 years of experience working in early childhood education. A move to be closer to her family brought her to Pennsylvania. She lives in Breinigsville and has a son, Thomas, and a daughter, Kasey, who both reside in Eastern Pennsylvania. 

Julie Dotterer - Office Manager

Julie Dotterer is new to the Office Manager position but not to the St. Stephen’s Family, all three of her children attended our school! You may recognize her from her volunteer work here over the past few years completing our fundraisers and basket raffle. Julie graduated from Red Land High School in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania in 2006 and West Chester University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Resolution in 2010. She currently resides in Catasauqua with her husband, Chris, and their children Garrett, Cameron, and Kaylee. In her free time, Julie enjoys boating with her family, baking, and knitting.