Pre School
Lauren

Lauren Skaskiw

Lauren has been the Lead Preschool Teacher and Director since 2014. She loves helping young children learn and discover! She and her husband have one young son and live in Plymouth, VT, where Lauren also runs a licensed childcare during the summers. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and lake time with family and friends.

Kindergarten
Hope Sornborger

Hope Sornborger

Hope Sornborger started teaching in Rochester in 2018 as the second and third grade teacher. Miss. S graduated from Providence College in 2017 with licenses in elementary and special education. She is currently working to obtain her master’s in math education through the Vermont Mathematics Initiative. In her free time Miss. S likes to hike with her dog.

1st & 2nd Grade
Megan Cornaglia

Megan Cornaglia

Ms. C is originally from Wallingford, Connecticut where she taught Kindergarten. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside hiking and running with her dog Piper. She also enjoys reading and cooking.

3rd - 6th ELA
Natale Heilmann

Natale Heilmann

Ms. H is originally from San Antonio, Texas, and recently graduated from Norwich University. Ms. H has 3 sisters and one brother and during her free time, she enjoys skiing and hiking.

3rd - 6th Math & Science
Shawn Lenihan

Shawn Lenihan

Mr. Lenihan has been the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Math and Science teacher since 2021. He also taught science at Rochester High school and then Rutland Town School before coming back to RES. He has been a resident of Rochester for over 16 years and looks forward to helping his community once again.