Mrs. Foertsch earned her Master of Science for Teachers Pre-K - 6th grade from Pace University. Mrs. Foertsch began her teaching career in Westchester as a TA, teaching reading in Grades 1-5 under the tutelage of a reading specialist until the birth of her first child.
She and her husband moved to CT when their two children were preschoolers, and she began her preschool career once her children were in elementary school. She taught Pre-K
4's at St. Francis Assisi in Weston, sharing the Catholic faith in addition to preparing the children for Kindergarten. After the birth of her third child, she taught Pre-K 3's, subbed (Pre-k - Grade 2) in
Weston, and most recently taught a 5's program in Westport.
Mrs. Foertsch has enjoyed being a catechist for over 20 years. For fifteen years, she taught the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd levels I and II (Pre-K - Grade 3), a Montessori based
religious education program. In addition, she has taught traditional fifth grade CCD. Mrs. Foertsch has an enthusiasm for teaching and learning, and values the importance of education, being a life
long learner, and being strong in the faith. In her spare time, she loves gardening, reading, outdoor activities and spending time with her family and friends.