Mrs. Irene Bauer

My name is Irene Bauer and as a Pennsylvania native with 4 other siblings my parents made the needed sacrifices to give us all a Catholic education.  I am happily married and have 3 children who are all graduates of Epiphany Cathedral School, Cardinal Mooney High School, and college graduates as well. As a Florida certified teacher my bachelor's degree is in elementary education and special education.  My master's degree is in exceptional student education and I hold an Advanced Director's Credential for Early Childhood from the state of Florida .  My teaching experience includes grade levels pre-k through middle school in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.  I became employed  at  Epiphany Cathedral School in 1992.

Since 1979 my husband and I have been involved in the Catholic Cursillo Movement which is an adult program of lay spirituality with apostolic and leadership dimensions.  I enjoy music of all types but especially enjoy serving in music ministry at Epiphany Cathedral.

My favorite scripture verse is:  "For those who love God everything works out for good."  Romans 8:28

The educational philosophy, which guides me, is that all children deserve an opportunity to learn in a safe, loving, well prepared learning environment.  Children deserve the time, talents, and care of respectful, qualified and attentive professionals who transmit and facilitate faith and knowledge. I believe that some of our strong future Catholic leadership and global leadership will come from graduates of Catholic schools.  In partnership with parents and families it is a goal worthy of our best efforts.  In Mother Teresa's words, " Everyday we are called to small things with great love."  It is a privilege, blessing and special joy to be called to serve the families of Epiphany in a tradition of excellence in Catholic education.

Mrs. Irene Bauer
Director & After School Coordinator