Linda Brookshaw grew up in Yardley. She attended Indiana University of PA, Rider University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and Rider University. When Mrs. Brookshaw is not teaching, she enjoys going to the beach with her family.
Alana Crotzer grew up in Harleysville, PA and earned her Bachelor's Degree from Gwynedd-Mercy College and Master's Degree from Cabrini College. She began her teaching career in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida and then was lucky enough to find her way to Barclay to be closer to her family in Pennsylvania. When Mrs. Crotzer is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband Ian and her son Liam. She also loves hanging out with her twin sister Tiffany and her two younger brothers Brandon and Frank. Some of Mrs. Crotzer's favorite hobbies include going to the beach, swimming, reading, playing sports, and visiting lighthouses across the country.
Sarah D'Alesandro grew up in Doylestown, PA and attended CB schools from Doyle Elementary all the way up to CB West. She received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from Temple University, earned her Master's degree in Literacy from Rosemont College, and is currently pursuing an additional Master's degree in TESOL. She started her teaching career in Chester, PA teaching first grade for three years before joining the Barclay family. When she's not teaching, she enjoys cooking with Mr. D, spending time with family and friends, and snuggling with her sweet puppy, Ruby!
Mrs. McGovern grew up in Doylestown and graduated from Central Bucks West! She then attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. Ms. McCool is currently attending Arcadia University in pursuit of her Master’s Degree as a Reading Specialist. Ms. McCool enjoys spending time with her family, being at the beach, and taking care of her puppy, Royce. She has also been busy planning her wedding to her fiancé Vincent.
Mrs. Nicole Sheftic is happy to be at Barclay teaching second grade. She has been teaching for over 15 years and enjoys the little ones. Nicole incorporates her love for the creative arts and dance into her lessons. At home, Nicole is raising her son (Ty) and daughter (Taylor) while cheering on her husband (Mark) in his golf game and golf business, relaxing by the pool, and taking a walk with their mini-golden doodle.
Emily Strobel loves teaching at Barclay. She began her teaching career at Barclay in fourth grade and knew it was a special place. During her time teaching she has earned her Master’s degree in Reading and became a certified Reading Specialist. She has also become certified as a Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction. She lives in Bucks County with her husband and three children. Emily is excited to help her students reach their full potential!