Sacha Nicoletti

Getting to Know: Mrs. Nicoletti

Last fall, we began interviewing our new faculty. Today, we feature Sacha Nicoletti. Sacha was previously a preschool associate teacher and is now our permanent 3-year-old preschool teacher. Sacha was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. She is German, Scandinavian and Italian. In her free time, Sacha likes to spend time outdoors with her husband and two children. She enjoys reading all kinds of books but lately has been drawn to books about food and how it relates to optimum health.

Sacha mentions she was attracted to Saint Mark’s campus and it’s welcoming environment. “Every time I would meet a Saint Mark’s family while out in the Pasadena community, they would rave about what a wonderful school Saint Mark’s is…and I couldn’t agree more!,” says Mrs. Nicoletti. Sacha has enjoyed building warm relationships with her students and looks forward to strengthening those bonds with them.

What attracted you to Saint Mark’s? What has been a highlight so far?
Every time I would meet a Saint Mark’s family while out in the Pasadena community, they would rave about what a wonderful school Saint Mark’s is…and I couldn’t agree more! I love the campus and warm, welcoming environment.

What are you looking forward to this year?
Building warm relationships with my students.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Spending time outdoors with my husband and two children.

What book are you currently reading?
The Omnivore’s Dilemma. What kind of books do you enjoy reading? I enjoy reading all kinds of books but lately I’ve been drawn to books about food and how it relates to optimum health.

Why did you get into the field of teaching?
I’ve always loved children and the pure joy they bring.

What do you enjoy most about being a teacher?
The bonds I build with my students.

Share a little known fact about you, something that we might not find on your resume.
I used to run cross country and track.

What is your favorite food?
That’s tough because I crave different foods like various chicken dishes, potatoes, soups, and salads.

Your favorite color? Why?
Yellow. It’s a warm yet bright and cheery color.

Tell us a little bit about your background. Where did you grow up?
I was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. I am German, Scandinavian and Italian.

Who is your biggest role model?
Compassionate and optimistic people are my role models!

What do you hope your students will learn from their time in your class?
To be kind, considerate, and caring people.

What is your favorite quote or saying?
Roosevelt’s “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”