Welcome Ms. Elena Malinconico

Ms. Elena Malinconico

In July of 2021, Ms. Malinconico began her tenure as Principal of Sisters Academy. With over 16 years in Catholic Education, the majority at St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Sayreville, a school in the Diocese of Metuchen, she began in early childhood education, then as a middle school language arts teacher, eventually being the school’s Principal for six years. Most recently, she served as Principal at St. Matthias School in Somerset, a school with 300 students in preschool through eighth grade. Ms. Maliniconico served in various leadership roles during her career such as the Diocese of Metuchen Principals’ Advisory Council mentoring new principals. Additionally, she was a member of the standardized testing committee and worked on the Diocese’s accreditation with the international organization, Cognia.

As an educator, she also works to make her home a better place. She served her local community as a member of the Keyport Board of Education, three of those years as the President. She is a lifelong New Jersey resident, received her Bachelor’s degree at William Paterson University and Master’s in Educational Leadership at Seton Hall University. As the mother of two teenage daughters, she is excited and honored to lead Sisters Academy into its next milestone. Her commitment to the mission and values of Sisters Academy will drive her passion of providing an education of excellence to young girls from the greater Asbury Park area.

Faculty and Staff

Our Administration

Kim Guadagno
Executive Director – Mercy Center

Ms. Elena Malinconico

Sandy Stankovics
Administrative Assistant

Katlyn Colangelo
Director of Social Services

Our Faculty

Thomas Bugliaro
Grades 5 & 6 – Integrated Language Arts

Yesenia LeBrecht
Grades 7 & 8 – Integrated Language Arts

Kevin Kelly
Grades 5-8 – Social Studies

Kristin Villani
Grades 5-8 – Science

Jane Guadagno
Grades 5-8 – Math