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Upper School


Mr. Ivan Fields

Mr. Fields teaches Upper School Math and Science. He is also the Vice Principal of The Charleston Catholic School and Athletic Director. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Benedict College. Mr. Fields has been teaching at CCS since 1991.


Mr. Thomas Cleary

Mr. Cleary teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Social Studies. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English (Speech and Drama) with a minor in Music from LaSalle University. Mr. Cleary has his Masters Degree in Moral Theology from St. Charles Seminary. In addition to teaching, Mr. Cleary has also worked as a liturgical music director. Mr. Cleary has been teaching at CCS since 2017.

mrs. donna cleary

Mrs. Donna Cleary teaches fifth grade Reading, Language Arts, Religion, and Social Studies. She also teaches  sixth grade Reading and Language Arts. She spent most of her career teaching in Delaware at St. Elizabeth. Mrs. Cleary is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Education. This is Mrs. Cleary's first year teaching at CCS. 


Mrs. regan farfone

Mrs. Farfone has a Bachelor's Degree in English from Clemson University, a Master's in Communication from the University of South Carolina, and is currently working on a second Master's degree in English from the College of Charleston. She has been an English instructor for Trident Technical College and a tutor and substitute teacher here at CCS. 


Mrs. Maggie Santiago

Mrs. Santiago teaches religion to grades 6, 7, and 8. She also teaches Drama to the 4th grade and Upper School and Movement to 2nd grade. She earned a B.F.A. in Theatre from Valdosta State University and an M.F.A. in Media and Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design. Mrs. Santiago has been teaching at CCS since 2009.


Mrs. Kelly Siedentop

Mrs. Siedentop teaches Math and Science to Upper School Students. She earned a B.A. in Elementary Education at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois. She has taught in Catholic and Public School systems in Illinois for 8 years. Mrs. Siedentop has been teaching at CCS since 2014.