Mrs. Wendy Schmitt
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?
1st Grade Teacher Associate
What year did you start working at St. Stephen?
Tell us about your education background & about your teaching/work experience.
I have a Bachelors Degree in Health Care Management from Bellevue University. I chose to work at SSM to be on the same schedule as my two boys. Even though they graduated from SSM many years ago I chose to stay at the place that I love.
What do you love about your job?
I love making a difference in student’s and parent’s lives.
Who is your favorite Saint or what is your favorite scripture?
St. Michael is my favorite saint. He is the patron saint of law enforcement.
Tell us about your family (spouse, children, grandchildren, pets, etc.):
My husband, David is an attorney. My oldest son, Michael, is 27 and in his third year as a Nebraska State Trooper. My youngest son, John, is 24 and will be starting his first year at Creighton Law School this August.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I always knew I wanted to be a mom. I have been blessed with the best boys.
What is your favorite sweet treat?
I like iced coffee drinks.
Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies?
No hidden talents that I know of. My husband and I enjoy being outside or taking our dog for a walk.
What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
I like spending time with family and friends on the weekends.
What piece of advice would you give parents to help their child(ren) succeed at St. Stephen?
Don’t be afraid to reach out or ask for help. We truly do love our students!