About Our Staff

Jen Moreland has a degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from the University of MO-St. Louis and a Master of Arts in Education from
University.  She holds a Lifetime Certification in Special Education(K-12) and Elementary Education(1-8).  She has been at St. Elizabeth since 1999, first teaching 6th grade English, Religion and Social Studies before starting the Resource Center in 2000.  Prior to joining St. Elizabeth, she worked at Marillac Center for Children.  Her work on Inclusive Education at St. Elizabeth has been her passion for almost 20 years, and she continues to work to bring success to all students by making the most impact she can.  

Jen was a presenter at the 2017 FIRE Educator Conference and is an adjunct professor at Rockhurst University. Humbly, she is the first recipient of the Flame Award, from the FIRE Foundation. She and her husband, Brendan, are the proud parents of 3 girls and are very active in St. Elizabeth School.

Denise Quatman has a degree in Elementary Education from the University of Kansas (1980).  Denise was employed as an educator in Kansas City, Kansas for five
years following graduation. In 1999, Denise earned her Masters degree in Reading at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Denise began working at St. Elizabeth"s in 1996 and taught fifth grade for 16 years.  She is currently the Reading Specialist at St. Elizabeth. 

Leslye Lewis worked 20 years in government contracts within the Aerospace industry before becoming a stay-home mom with her son, Jadon, in 2001. Mrs. Lewis volunteered in Jadon’s kindergarten class before starting full time work as a paraprofessional at St. Elizabeth’s. She manages our sensory room and works closely with occupational therapists to help the team provide sensory breaks and sensory diets for many students in and out of the classroom.  She also assists in managing our Agenda Check-in and Homework Crew programs.  Mrs. Lewis is a certified mediator and a licensed massage therapist.   

Amy Hageman joins the team as our junior high paraprofessional (para). She has degrees in Psychology and Elementary Education, both from UMKC. She taught preschool for three years at St. Peter’s Day School and 2nd grade for one year at Conn West Elementary in the Grandview School District.  She worked for the Belton School District first as a substitute teacher and summer school teacher, and later as an Early Childhood para and then teacher for 3 years. She also worked at Visitation for one year as a para.  She did some substitute teaching at St Elizabeth a few years ago, and returned to serve for the Spring of 2017 as a para. 

Amy's oldest son graduated from St. Elizabeth in May 2017, her youngest boy is a first-grader at STE, and her step-daughter is a senior at Shawnee Mission South.

Mary Schrock has a degree in Business Administration from KU and a degree in Curriculum and Instruction K-8 from UMKC.  She was a stay at home mom and
volunteered in her son’s classrooms and in their schools.  She has been a substitute teacher, volunteer Young Life leader and committee member, and worked part time at Kansas City House of Hope, a residential home for teen girls.

She is married to Brad, who is an architect.  They moved to Northern California for 3 years and recently returned to Kansas City.   They have two sons, John who is a first year med student at Marian University in Indianapolis and Conner who is working in Advertising in Chicago.  In Spring of 2017, she worked two mornings a week in the Resource Room at St. Elizabeth’s.  

Mary joins our team as a paraprofessional, concentrating her time in 3rd and 5th grades. 

Sarah Evans graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Journalism.  She worked for several years in Chicago for an advertising agency as an account executive before moving to Kansas City in 1990.  She worked for Bernstein Rein Advertising until joining Sprint as a market research specialist.  She remained at Sprint until staying at home with her three children during which time she volunteered at their grade school, Cure of Ars.  

Sarah is married to Ray, an investment advisor, and has three children - Darby (23) a middle school teacher in New York City, Jack (20) a junior at University of Kansas, and Mary (17) a senior at Notre Dame de Sion.  

Sarah joined St. Elizabeth in 2017 as a paraprofessional in 3rd and 5th grades.