Mrs. Czirjak is the Math Interventionist at St. Vincent de Paul. She graduated from Illinois State University with both her Bachelor and Master Degrees in Special Education. She has taught at Glen Oak Primary School as a Special Education Teacher and Christ Lutheran as a Title 1 Tutor.  Mrs. Czirjak is originally from Bloomington Il, but Peoria has been home for  most of her adult life. Mrs. Czirjak and her husband, Steve, have been long time members of St. Vincent de Paul Parish.  

Mrs. Czirjak has three children (David, Lucy and Annie) that all graduated from St. Vincent de Paul. Saint Anne, the mother of Mary and patron saint of Mothers has always been a special saint to Mrs. Czirjak. Hail Holy Queen is a favorite prayer. 

Mrs. Czirjak loves spending time with her family especially when they cook together, share a family meal, hike, play games and/or travel. You can often find Mrs. Czirjak out on a run or walking her dog, Martha, around her neighborhood. 

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou