Mrs. Patnode teaches Spanish and Theology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, has a Master of Arts in Theology from the Augustine Institute, and is a Registered Instructor with the Institute for Excellence in Writing.
A founding faculty member of Chesterton Academy, Mr. Ahlquist has played a role in developing the school’s curriculum in history, philosophy and literature. He received his bachelor's from Christendom College in Theology and Philosophy.
Mr. Billion joined the Chesterton Academy in 2017. Prior to Chesterton Academy, Mr. Billion held the role of Teaching Fellow with the Alliance for Catholic Education and earned his M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame.
Miss Bormes is a founding faculty member at Chesterton Academy and teaches Theology and Speech. In addition to teaching, she is a popular author, speaker, and radio host.
Mr. Cantillon is a graduate of Conception Seminary College and also holds a Master of Art in Theology from Ave Maria University. This is his second year serving at Chesterton Academy through Teach for Christ.
Mr. Charmoli is a graduate of Chesterton Academy, Class of 2012. He attended the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND and received a bachelor's degree in Social Studies Education before joining the faculty at Chesterton Academy in 2016.
Dr. James Chastek
Dr. James Chastek graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in 2000, received an MA from Claremont Graduate University in 2005, and a Ph. L and Ph. D. from the Pontifical University of Thomas Aquinas in Rome (The Angelicum).
Miss Eby is a graduate of Wyoming Catholic College where she earned her degree in liberal arts. She has experience tutoring as well as working with students in outdoor leadership programs.
Mr. Finke graduated from Xavier University in classical languages. He taught for five years prior to joining Chesterton Academy in 2018, delighting his students in Latin, Greek, drama, and the sciences.
Mrs. Hertelendy is the new Italian instructor at Chesterton. She has a Bachelor of Arts in both Italian and Chinese, along with a Master of Arts in Chinese.
Mr. Lechner joined Chesterton Academy in 2018 after teaching at Northridge Preparatory School in Chicago, IL. He received his degree in English and Catholic studies from the University of St. Thomas.