Meet Miss Emilee Jonas

We asked our teachers & staff a few questions so that you can get to know them better!

What is your role at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic School?
Kindergarten Teacher Associate

What year did you start working at St. Stephen?

Tell us about your education background & about your teaching/work experience.
I graduated with a Bachelors in Family Studies with a Minor in Psychology from University of Nebraska-Kearney in spring 2018. I then completed my Masters in Public Administration with a Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations and Community Governance from Auburn University in the winter of 2020.

What do you love about your job?
What I love most about my job is getting to work with my sister, Ms. Jonas and all the amazing children at St. Stephen.

Who is your favorite Saint or what is your favorite scripture?
My favorite Saint would have to be St. Bernadette of Lourdes. I remember learning about her in grade school and admired her story, so much that I chose her for my confirmation name. My favorite scripture would have to be Matthew 17:20. I even have a ring that has a little mustard seed in it.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
For the longest time I wanted to be a vet growing up.

What is your favorite sweet treat?
My favorite sweet treat would have to be a Reese fast break.

Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies?
A hidden talent of mine would have to be that I love to cook and I'm pretty good at it too. My hobbies would include softball, reading, and cooking.

What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
On the weekends I love to read a good book in my Amazon Kindle.