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New Staff

Lisa Arnold
My name is Lisa Arnold.  I am the Special Ed teacher for 6th, 7th and 8th grade Math and Social Studies.  I received my degree in Education from Millersville University and I am currently taking graduate courses at Rowan University. I taught 6th and 7th grade Math, Social Studies, Science and Language Arts for about 9 years before leaving teaching to raise my family. I have 3 wonderful sons! I returned to teaching in 2017 and have been with Southampton ever since. In my free time I love to travel, be with my family and play board games. I am overjoyed to be an official member of the Southampton faculty and look forward to an amazing year!
Jamie Cahill
My name is Jamie Cahill. I teach special education self contained Kindergarten and 1st grade at School #1! I have been teaching for 10 years. I love watching my students grow, learn, and achieve their goals. When I am not in school I love exploring the areas about Southampton and finding new restaurants to try. I am so excited to be a part of the Southampton Township School District! 
Dr. Stacey Culleny
My name is Dr. Stacey Culleny. I am joining the Southampton family as a part-time faculty evaluator. My full-time career is as an instructor in the School of Education at Stockton University. This marks the 7th year that I have the privilege of helping college students pursue their dream of becoming a teacher. Prior to Stockton, I was a math teacher for 11 years and a curriculum supervisor for 7 years. I am excited to use all of these professional experiences as I work with the amazing teachers at Southampton. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband and two adult sons, traveling, sewing, and gardening. I’m looking forward to working with such a wonderful community!
Maggie Dippner
My name is Maggie Dippner. I graduated from Rowan University in the spring of 2022. I also completed my student teaching here in Southampton in second grade with Mrs. Brockson, where I fell in love with the district and community!  At Rowan, I earned a degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a degree in Literacy Studies. I have also earned an endorsement for Teacher of Reading K-12. I am currently still enrolled in Rowan for a graduate program for an endorsement for Teacher of Students with Disabilities. In my free time I love to draw, go for runs, and take my dog (Otis) for hikes and adventures around my home in Chatsworth! I am so excited to be back in this wonderful school district; I can't wait to teach, learn, and grow with the students and families in this amazing community!
Elizabeth Hagmayer
My name is Miss. Hagmayer and I am one of the newest additions to Southampton's fifth grade team! This will be my first full year teaching and I am so excited to be here as a Math, Science, and Social Studies teacher. I am a graduate of Kutztown University where I studied Middle Level Education. I was born and raised in Tabernacle New Jersey and graduated Seneca High School in 2017, so it means the world to be able to teach in the surrounding area that I grew up in! I look forward to experiencing the community we have here in Southampton and a great school year! 
Emma Merriell


I am Emma Merriell, this is my first year at Southampton Township Schools and my fourth year teaching. I will be teaching 5th grade ELA. I was born and raised in New Jersey. I graduated from Seneca High School in 2015. I received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Middle School Education from Eastern University. I am a certified teacher in both Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. I started my teaching career in Gainesville, Florida, where I taught 8th grade Reading. I also taught 7th and 8th grade Science for The School District of Philadelphia. Most recently, I taught 6th-8th grade in Millville. A little bit about me as a person,I love spending time outdoors with my husband, Brandon. We enjoy hiking, swimming, kayaking and exploring new places! I am obsessed with our two sweet pups, Pecan and Bella, and love spoiling them! I truly love reading and feel like there is nothing better than unwinding from a long day with a good book! Some other things I love are coffee,Disney, crafting, and baking. I am looking forward to teaching fifth grade and having a fantastic year! I am so excited to be a Warrior and a part of the Southampton community!

Gena Pino

I'm Mrs. Pino, and I'm thrilled to be working with 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders for the 2022-2023 school year. On Valentine's Day 2022, I joined the School #2 learning community, and Southampton Township has been in my heart ever since.  I've been in the field of education for over 20 years and have worked with students of all ages. I hold a Masters Degree in Special Education from Columbia Teachers College and a Bachelor's Degree in Responsive Teaching from the University of Vermont. Guiding children with their thinking and learning inspires me, and creating both productive and meaningful experiences in the classroom is my goal. I look forward to getting to know the students and families of Southampton Township in the years ahead. Be well!

Nicole Pollack
My name is Nicole Pollack. I am a special educator supporting middle school Science and Math. I was previously teaching 5th grade Science in Trenton and before that I worked at a private school for students with special needs. I grew up in Medford Lakes and graduated from Shawnee High School. I received my undergraduate degree from West Virginia University and continued my education at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In my free time I enjoy playing volleyball, hiking, and spending time with my family and friends. I am very excited to continue my journey here in Southampton! 
Taylor Reeder 
My name is Ms. Reeder and I teach kindergarten here at Southampton! I graduated from Rider University in 2020 and got my start right away in Southampton. I began in 2nd grade and have since been in kindergarten for the last 2 years, making this my 3rd year teaching! A little bit about me, I am a HUGE soccer fan! If you ask me, there in no better team than the Philadelphia Union! I currently play on an adult soccer team and have also joined an ice hockey team this year! I enjoy going camping, visiting the beach, reading, singing, and drawing. My coolest fun fact is that growing my family and I raised peacocks and turkeys! 
Sydney RosenbergSR
My name is Sydney Rosenberg and I am so honored to be a part of the Southampton community as a Third Grade Co-Teacher. Prior to this I was a Special Education Teacher in Philadelphia for the last 6 years. I have my Master’s of Education in Reading, my Bachelor’s in Early Childhood and Special Education, and am trained in Orton Gillingham. I have wanted to be an elementary school teacher since I was in first grade, and am excited to continue my lifelong dream here in Southampton. Looking forward to an amazing school year together!
Elizabeth Squares 
This is my second year teaching at Southampton Township school #2 (first full year). I graduated from Stockton in 2021 and completed my student teaching here at Southampton in a 2nd grade class. I grew up in Burlington Township, where I still reside. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my pup, going to sporting events, and taking trips to the beach. I am so happy to have this opportunity to teach your children. Let's make it a great year!
Stephanie Valentine
My name is Ms. Valentine and I will be one of the Special Education teacher’s working with your wonderful children this year. I attended Rowan University to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree in Inclusive Education and graduated this past May of 2022. As a student teacher, I worked with Mrs. Nixon in her fourth grade classroom and am grateful to be back where I started! I am beyond excited to get to know, teach and learn from our school community. I believe that the most important part of teaching is the relationships and trust that we build with our students and their families. These relationships last a lifetime. Let’s have an amazing year together!