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2825 Klondike Ln

Louisville, KY 40218

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Monday to Friday

The child has one intuitive aim: self development

Dana Bale

Dana Bale

Dana Bale has been in education for eight years. She is excited to be back at St. Martha as a third grade teacher. She has also been a volunteer coach for over 20 years. More importantly is her vision to provide all her students with a high level of knowledge and skills through differentiated instruction so they have the tools to succeed.

Mrs. Bale received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Louisville and her Master of Arts in Education at Spalding University. In her free time, she likes to go camping, hiking, boating, and spends time watching her four children play sports. Oh, and she loves to read!

"I'm really passionate about leading my students to self-learn. My class is student-led and hands-on."

Q & A with Mrs. Bale

 

Highlight of the year:

In 2016, we began a STEM and Robotics Club

Passion:

Leading students to self-learn.

Philosophy:

My class is student-led and hands-on.

Favorite part of teaching:

The relationships I build with each student.

Favorite teaching memory:

The day one of my students brought in an invention called the garbage picker upper. He used a fishing pole that was strung to a rake that scooped up the garbage.

Favorite thing about St. Martha:

The feeling of a faith-filled community.

My hope for my students:

My hope for students is to find success in their future, whatever it may be.

Fun fact:

I love spending time with my family hiking, boating, fishing and biking.

Established our STEM and Robotics Club

2009

Years at Saint Martha

Master's of Arts in Education, Spalding University

Volunteer Coach for Over 20 Years

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Shamrocks in Action

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Back to School, Shamrock Style

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Great Prep for High School

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!”

– Maranda White

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

– Maranda White

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!” Related

Family is the Best Word

"The teachers are really vested in the kids long after they leave their classes. Family is the best word to describe St. Martha and prepared is the best word to describe my son after his time there.”

Amy Landrum

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2016-03-14T15:19:18+00:00

Amy Landrum

“The teachers are really vested in the kids long after they leave their classes. Family is the best word to describe St. Martha and prepared is the best word to describe my son after his time there.” Related

Warm & Inviting

“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children's whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.”

– Kari Ogle

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:33:19+00:00

– Kari Ogle

“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children’s whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.” Related

Being a Part of a Family

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now."

– Dana Bale

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:39:56+00:00

– Dana Bale

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now.” Related

Top-Notch Academics

“Top-notch academics, athletics, students and parents. You won't find a better school!

– Katherine A. McCurry

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:42:19+00:00

– Katherine A. McCurry

“Top-notch academics, athletics, students and parents. You won’t find a better school! Related

It’s a Blast

“Softball leagues here are a blast. Best fish in town!”

– Kathleen Smith

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:43:41+00:00

– Kathleen Smith

“Softball leagues here are a blast. Best fish in town!” Related

You Can’t Beat the People

"My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately."

– Lauren Micka Thomas

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T17:10:14+00:00

– Lauren Micka Thomas

“My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately.” Related
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