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Teachers Resources

Lindsay Ptaszenski Director of Education and Community Relations
  Lindsay began working for J.P. Mascaro & Sons in 2009.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development and Education from the University of Delaware and a Masters degree in Education Administration from Boston College.  She is a member of the third generation of the Mascaro family.  

Lindsay has been working in the educational field for the past 12 years in various capacities. She feels very fortunate to be working for a company/family that values the importance of education and respect.  Her goal is to make children aware that “respect is behind the wheel on the road to success!”  
 
Nicole Hager Education Coordinator
  Nicole has been with J.P. Mascaro & Sons  since the summer of 2008.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Ceramics and Art Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.  

Nicole has been working with children for the past 15 years.  Nicole especially enjoys working with The Respect Program and believes that respect is the key ingredient in a child’s recipe for success!
 
Katie Mascaro Education Coordinator
Katie Mascaro   Katie began working  at J.P. Mascaro & Sons in early 2012 and is a member of the third generation of the Mascaro family.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Evansville (Indiana).  She is currently a graduate student at Gwynedd-Mercy College working toward her Master’s degree in School Counseling.  

Katie loves working with children and is excited to be a part of the Respect team.  She believes that respect is an important part of character education and it must be practiced each day!
 
Dumpo the Elephant
Dumpo   Dumpo’s favorite part about being on the Respect team is traveling to schools both near and far. He loves receiving emails and letters from all the new friends he meets along the way!