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Resource and Instructional Support Staff


Laura Vanice

Math Coordinator,

Education:      B.S. in Elementary Education, Emphasis in Mathematics, Kansas State University

Mrs. Vanice joined RCS in 2013. She attended St. Ann Catholic School (Prairie Village, KS) and graduated from Bishop Meiege High School.  She is married with 4 children. Mrs. Vanice is inspired to help RCS students develop the skills they will need to be leaders in both their communities and in their Catholic faith.


Michelle Beaven

Resource Teacher,

Education:      B.S. in Secondary Education, Emphasis in Social Sciences, Kansas State University

                           M.S. in Special Education, University of Kansas 

                           M.S. in Building Administration, University of Kansas

Ms. Beaven joined RCS in 2019. She is married and has 2 children.


Allie Dorsey

Enrichment Coordinator,

Education:        B.S. in Elementary Education, Emphasis in Mathematics

Mrs. Dorsey joined RCS in 2013. She attended Catholic school for most of her education. She has always loved science and math and is passionate about incorporating her love of these subjects into the RCS community. 


Mary Cate Brauner

STREAM Director,

Education:        B.A. in Elementary Education and Spanish, Rockhurst University

Ms. Brauner joined RCS in 2020. She attended Catholic school from Kindergarten through college. She loves to travel, especially when it involves living in another country and absorbing other cultures. She is passionate about preserving the beautiful parts of traditional education while charging ahead to equip students with vital 21st-century skills. 


Erin Peavey

Title 1 Reading Support (6-8),

Education:         B.S. in Secondary English Education, University of Kansas 

                              M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Kansas

Mrs. Peavey joined RCS in 2019. She attended Holy Trinity Catholic School (Lenexa, KS) and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas (Overland Park, KS). She is happily married and a mom of two children. She loves reading, writing, and making connections with her students. 

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Maria Modzelewski

Reading Coordinator, 

Education:          B.A. in Elementary Education

                             M.S. in Education

Mrs. Modzelewski joined RCS in 2020. She has been a teacher for over 20 years and a reading specialist for 15 years. Mrs. Modzelewski attends Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral. She has been happily married for 39 years to her husband, Modz. They have 2 adult children and two grandchildren, who attend St. Ann Catholic School. She is excited to be a part of the diocese that she raised her children in. She enjoys doll-making and collecting, reading, drawing, and spending time with family. 

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