We are pleased to have these very talented Middle School teachers at OLOL
Sister Marie Baldi – Theology
Sister Marie Baldi is a Holy Union Sister who has spent her entire religious life in education. Her ties with Catholic education in Taunton go back many years. While studying for her bachelor’s degree at Bridgewater State University, Sr. Marie did her student teaching at the Taunton Catholic Middle School. She later received a Masters degree in Education from Bridgewater State University. She began her teaching career in an inner city school in the Archdiocese of New York. She taught at Saint Michael School in Fall River and then returned to the Taunton Catholic Middle School.
For several years Sr. Marie was a principal, first at All Saints Academy in Middletown, RI and then at Saint Michael School in Fall River. As principal, she led both All Saints Academy and Saint Michael School to earn accreditation through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Sr. Marie has participated in several NEASC visits to schools seeking accreditation in both the Providence Diocese and the Boston Archdiocese.
She joined the faculty of Coyle and Cassidy High School Middle School in 2016 and teaches Religion 7 and Theology 1 Classes. In the fall Sister will be moving to Our Lady of Lourdes with the Middle School from Coyle & Cassidy.
“To Teach is to Touch a Life Forever.” Author unknown.
Mrs. Patricia Williams-ELA, Social Studies
Mrs. Williams began her teaching career at Laliberte Middle School in Raynham, Mass. She has many years of experience in education teaching math, science, social studies, reading, Latin and English in grades five through eight. Mrs. Williams has also worked for the Mass Migrant Education Program instructing students in grades five through twelve in reading, math and life skills. While working at M.M.E.P, she also served as Head Teacher and was responsible for coordinating the standardized testing program and overseeing the daily schedules of both students and teachers. During her many years as an educator for the Diocese of Fall River, Mrs. Williams has been a member of countless academic committees and served as Lead Teacher for the middle school at Coyle & Cassidy.
“The best thing about teaching in a Catholic middle school is the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child, and to nurture each student’s God-given talents. Each day is another chance to have a positive impact on a child. What an awesome vocation!”