Mrs. Simatic grew up in Lansdowne, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University ('77) and worked as a design engineer for US Steel Corp. in Pittsburgh for several years.
In 1979 she married Joseph Simatic (JM '71, PSU '76) and moved to Jefferson. Mrs. Simatic completed Secondary Mathematics Certification at California University of PA in 1993 and substituted in several districts until 1997, when she was hired full time by West Greene School District. She taught there until 2009, when she began teaching here at JMHS.
"The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple." S. Gudder