Mrs. Gina Sannasardo is in her 9th year here as the 8th grade homeroom teacher and ELA/Reading teacher grades 5-8. She has her M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from UIUC with an endorsement in Reading/Language Arts as well as in Middle school. For 16 years she has prepped 8th Graders for the Sacrament of Confirmation as she has taught RE prior to working at St. Philip. Mrs. Sannasardo is an alumni of St. Philip's and graduated from Elmhurst College with a B.A. in Education. She and her husband are active parishioners in that we work with the youth group called YOLO. They have two children; Juliana, an 9th grader at Addison Trail and a 5 year old kindergartener, Peter. Mrs. Sannasardo considers St. Philip her second home and loves to work with families here as she nurtures their children's faith and academics!!