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Ms. Patrizia Tersigni

Ms. Patrizia Tersigni is the art teacher, St. Hildegard Arts Schola academic coordinator, and Photography Club and Art Club moderator at IHA. She has a B.A. degree in visual arts and education from Ramapo College and an M.A. degree in art education from Boston University. Ms. Tersigni has been a visual arts teacher for eleven years, teaching in both the public and private sectors. She is certified in both art K-12 and elementary education. She established the Photography Club at IHA, which gives students another opportunity to work creatively after school.

Ms. Tersigni, who has a daughter who is an alumna, said what she loves most about teaching at IHA is the strong sense of community among the faculty, staff, and students. "Immaculate Heart Academy works to guide young women to grow academically, spiritually, and morally," she said. "Working at IHA gives me a daily breath of fresh air in my very busy world of teaching and raising three children. The faculty are among the most talented and are truly invested in their vocation as educators; I’m proud to be among them."