Faculty and Staff

Name Title Education
Alexandra Abetti Elementary School Lead Teacher
New York University, B.A.
Relay Graduate School, M.A.
Anita Adams Elementary School Resident Teacher
Saint Joseph's College, B.A.
Touro College, M.A.
Folake Akinola-Pinard Elementary School Leadership Resident
Wellesley College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Amy Czaja Elementary School Lead Teacher
Duke University, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Melina Garcia Elementary School Lead Teacher
City College of New York, B.A.
Touro College, M.A.
William Hargett (profile) Elementary School Classroom Aide Hunter College, B.A. Candidate
Hulda Haughton (profile) Elementary School Learning Specialist
City College of New York, B.A.
City College of New York, M.A.
Mandy Ip Elementary School Resident Teacher
SUNY Binghamton, B.A.
Hunter College, M.S.
Courtney Javois Elementary School Resident Teacher
Howard University, B.A.
Temple University, M.A.
CUNY Hunter College ÛÜ, M.A.
Tiffany Lawrence Elementary School Lead Teacher
Portland State University, B.A.
Lewis and Clark College, M.A.
Kristin Leigh Elementary School Afterschool Program Manager San Francisco State University, B.A.
Tiffany Louie Elementary School Operations Coordinator CUNY Brooklyn, B.S.
Stephanie Marchena Elementary School Program Coordinator Barnard College, B.A.
Tara Marsigliano Elementary School Physical Education Teacher
Iona College, B.A.
Hofstra University, M.A.
Doreen May Elementary School Classroom Aide Boricua College, B.A.
Maureen Milasi Elementary School Learning Specialist
University of Maryland, B.A.
Hunter College, M.S.
Andrea Molina Elementary School Front Office Coordinator Pace University, B.A.
Dana Mulwanda Elementary School Lead Teacher
Boston College, B.A.
Hunter College, M.S.Ed.
Zondwayo Mulwanda Elementary School Lead Teacher
University of Minnesota, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
Hannah Munger Elementary School Resident Teacher
Barnard College, B.A.
Bank Street College of Education, M.S.
Nicholas Padilla Elementary School Resident Teacher University of Arizona, B.A.
Drew Pallas Elementary School Program Aide
Angela Park Elementary School Resident Teacher
SUNY Stony Brook, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Kim Raccio Elementary School Music Teacher, Leadership Resident
Southern Connecticut State University, B.S.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
University of Bath
Liana Rosabal Elementary School Science Teacher
The New School, B.A.
University of Richmond, M.A.
Isamar Rosado-Aponte Elementary School Spanish Teacher
University of Puerto Rico, B.A.
New York University, M.F.A.
Jumaane Saunders (profile) Elementary School Principal
Macalester College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Rohaitou Siby Elementary School Dance Teacher
Howard University, B.F.A.
Hunter College, M.A. Candidate
Monique Sierra Elementary School Social Worker
UC Santa Barbara, B.A.
Columbia University School of Social Work, M.S.
Kendra Thomas Elementary School Resident Teacher Delaware State, B.A.
Emily Vandehey Elementary School Lead Teacher
University of Oregon, B.A.
Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, M.A.
Anita Walsh Elementary School Artist-in-Residence
Parsons School of Design, B.A.
George Washington University, M.Ed.
Name Title Education
Ellie Azghandi Middle and High School ELL Coordinator
Columbia University, B.A.
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Iran), M.A.
Melissa Bai
Middle School Mandarin Teacher
Middle School World Language Department Head
SUNY Binghamton, B.A.
Hunter College, M.A. Candidate
Jeff Baird Middle School ELA Teacher
Connecticut College, B.A.
Relay Graduate School, M.A.
Amanda Barragry Middle School Art Teacher
University of Oxford, B.F.A.
University of Oxford, M.A.
University of Cambridge, Post-Graduate Certification
Carol Britton Middle School Science Teacher
University of the West Indies, B.S.
Brooklyn College
Etecia Brown Middle School Afterschool Assistant Saint Mary's College, B.A.
Ashley Brown
Middle School Dance Teacher
Middle and High School Arts & Athletics Department Head
Spelman College, B.A.
Florida State University, M.F.A.
Meredith Byers Middle School Humanities Teacher
Smith College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Awilda Candelario Middle School Aide
Karishma Chanda Middle and High School Operations Coordinator
Vassar College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Donna Choi
Middle School ELA Teacher
Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
Duke University, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.
Craig Cilley Middle School Humanities Teacher
University of Virginia, B.A.
University of Richmond, M.A.
Jaclyn DeLuca
Middle School Reading Teacher
Middle and High School Reading Department Head
Macalester College, B.A.
Pace University, M.S.
Liza Eyster
Middle School Learning Specialist
Middle School Student Support Services Department Head
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Saint Joseph's University, M.Ed.
Gina Farber Middle School Program Operations Manager Stony Brook University, B.A.
Leslie Gallager Middle and High School Librarian
Trinity College, B.A.
Pratt Institute, B.A.
Melissa Garstecki
Middle School Learning Specialist
Middle and High School SSS Coordinator
Duquesne University, B.A.
Duquesne University, M.S.
Sarah Goodis-Orenstein
Middle School ELA Teacher
Middle School ELA/Humanities Department Head
New York University, B.A.
Hunter College, M.S.
Lorena Gutierrez-Tovar Middle School Registrar
Joshua Heim Middle School Physical Education Teacher
Barry University, B.A.
American College of Education, M.A.
Robert Hendrix Middle School Dean of Students SUNY Potsdam, A.A.
Cherise Hill Middle School Dance Teacher
New York University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
Scott Horowitz Middle School Afterschool Program Manager Long Island University, B.A.
Sean Jackson Middle School Program Aide
Jenny (Zhe) Kang Middle and High School Mandarin Teacher
Northeast Normal University, B.A.
Peking University, M.A.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
Steven Lam (profile) Middle School Guidance Counselor
New York University, B.A.
Queens College, M.S.
Kevin Lee (profile) Middle School Math Teacher
University of Iowa, B.B.A.
Harvard Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
Teachers College at Columbia University, M.ed. (Candidate)
Grace Lindsey Middle School Science Resident Teacher Yale University, B.A.
Wei-Ling Liu Middle School Mandarin Resident Teacher
Yuan Ze University, M.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
Lauren McGuinness Middle School Youth Development & School Culture Department Head
Davidson College, B.S.
Fordham University, M.S.
Carolyn Michael (profile) Middle School Principal
Wellesley College, B.A.
Columbia Teachers College, M.A.
Marissa Peluso Middle and High School Food Service Manager Southern Connecticut State University, B.S.
Maria Perez-Mathieu Middle School Spanish Teacher
York College- CUNY, B.S.
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, M.S.
Ashley Platt Middle School Head of Operations
Rutgers University, B.A.
Montclair State University, M.A.T.
Bethsaida Portalatin Middle School Reading Teacher
Five Towns College, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.S.
New England College, MA
Sabreena Ratani Middle School Humanities Teacher
Georgia State University, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Paige Reynolds Middle School Learning Specialist
SUNY Albany, B.A.
Syracuse University, M.A.
Awilda Rivera Middle and High School Purchasing Coordinator
College of Staten Island, B.A.
CUNY School of Professional Studies, M.A. Candidate
Emanuela Rocco-Kim Middle School Program Aide
Rilind Sejdiu Middle and High School Building Manager State University of Tetovo, B.A.
Mellina Sohn Middle School Math Teacher
Emory University, B.A.
Harvard University Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
Julia Steinberg Middle School ELA Teacher
Kenyon College, B.A.
Relay Graduate School, M.A.
Gregory Stepp Middle School Spanish Teacher
Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences, B.A.
Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences, M.A.
Paaven Thaker
Middle School Science Teacher
Middle School Math/Science Department Head
Williams College, B.A.
Silvia Torres Middle and High School Front Office Coordinator University of Texas at El Paso, B.A.
Meredith Tucker (formerly Andrus) Middle School Math Teacher Duquesne University, B.S.
Kelly Vaughan Middle School Science Teacher
Stanford University, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Wesley Webb Middle School Music & Drama Teacher
University of Minnesota, B.A.
New York University, M.F.A.
Danielle Weintraub Middle School Learning Specialist
University of Delaware, B.S.
New York University, M.A.
Name Title Education
Phyllis Anderson High School Athletic Coordinator
Queens College, B.A.
City College, M.Ed.
Marlene Arias High School Registrar
St. John's University, B.S.
Long Island University, M.A. Candidate
Ellie Azghandi Middle and High School ELL Coordinator
Columbia University, B.A.
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Iran), M.A.
Shalanda Bailey-Douglas High School Dean of Students University of Memphis, B.A.
Tiffany Blake High School English Teacher
SUNY Stony Brook, B.A.
Stony Brook University, M.A.
Ryan Bohl High School English Teacher
Arizona State University, B.A.
Arizona State University, M.A.
Kyle Borkowski High School Spanish Teacher
University of Mount Union, B.A.
University of Cincinnati, M.A.
Natalia Botia-Lam
High School Math Teacher
High School Learning Specialist
New York University, B.A.
Queens College, M.A.
Jason Brooks
High School Spanish Teacher
High School World Language Department Head
Trinity University, B.A.
Valparaiso University, M.A.
Harvard Graduate School of Education, M.A.
Ashley Brown
Middle School Dance Teacher
Middle and High School Arts & Athletics Department Head
Spelman College, B.A.
Florida State University, M.F.A.
Adrian Caballero High School Dean of Students SUNY Albany, B.A.
Genevieve Carmona High School Program Coordinator Long Island Univeristy, B.A.
Craig Cetrulo
High School Humanities Teacher
High School Humanities Department Head
Duke University, B.A.
University of Virginia, M.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, Ed. M.
Karishma Chanda Middle and High School Operations Coordinator
Vassar College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Wendell Cheung
High School Math Teacher
High School Math Department Head
New York University, B.S.
New York University, M.A.
City University of New York, M.A.
Jocelyn Cohen High School Learning Specialist
Autumn Colon High School Program Aide
Jaclyn DeLuca
Middle School Reading Teacher
Middle and High School Reading Department Head
Macalester College, B.A.
Pace University, M.S.
Matthew Ellis High School Internship and Career Coordinator
Boston College, B.A.
Lehman College, M.A.
Danielle Eveillard High School Social Worker
Univeristy of California, B.A.
Columbia University, M.S
Columbia University, M.P.H.
Steven Fletcher High School Math Teacher
Cornell University, B.A.
Georgetown University, M.P.P.
New York University, M.A.
Tyra Frederick High School English Teacher
University of Pittsburgh, B.A.
Carlow University, M.Ed.
Leslie Gallager Middle and High School Librarian
Trinity College, B.A.
Pratt Institute, B.A.
Melissa Garstecki
Middle School Learning Specialist
Middle and High School SSS Coordinator
Duquesne University, B.A.
Duquesne University, M.S.
Stacy Gilinson High School Head of Operations
Maryland Institute College of Art, B.F.A.
Maryland Institute College of Art, M.F.A.
Rachel Griffin High School Math Teacher
Samford University, B.S.
University of Mississippi, M.A.
Emn Haddad-Friedman
High School English Teacher
High School English Department Head
Bard College, B.A.
Bard College, M.A.
Rachael Hanson
High School Learning Specialist
High School Student Support Services Department Head
Washington & Jefferson College, B.A.
Jordan Johnson High School Humanities Teacher
New York University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
Joanne Jordan
High School Science Teacher
High School Learning Specialist
Columbia University, B.A.
Jenny (Zhe) Kang Middle and High School Mandarin Teacher
Northeast Normal University, B.A.
Peking University, M.A.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
Katie Kid High School Health & Physical Education Teacher
SUNY Binghamton, B.A.
Hofstra University, M.S.
Colin Kuusisto College Access Counselor
Quinnipiac University, B.A.
The New School, M.F.A.
Ayesu Lartey High School Music Teacher
Molly Jane Layton High School Humanities Teacher
University of Massechusetts, Amherst, B.A.
Cornell University, M.A.
Columbia University, M.Ed.
Annie Lee High School Art Teacher
Carnegie Mellon University, B.F.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Victoria Matos High School Physical Education & Dance Teacher CUNY Brooklyn College, B.S.
Aiza Mbaye High School Math Teacher
University of Oklahoma, B.S.
Sacred Heart University, M.S.
City College of New York, M.A.
Kadina Morgan High School Science Teacher
SUNY Stony Brook, B.A.
Lehman College, M.S.
Gavin Nangle High School Humanities Teacher
Columbia University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
Erika Payne High School Psychology & TOK Teacher
University of Salzburg, M.S.
University of Derby, M.Sc.
Marissa Peluso Middle and High School Food Service Manager Southern Connecticut State University, B.S.
Tori (Victoria) Pennings High School Science Teacher
Stanford University, B.S.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Rachel Reed High School English Teacher
Boston College, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Awilda Rivera Middle and High School Purchasing Coordinator
College of Staten Island, B.A.
CUNY School of Professional Studies, M.A. Candidate
Thomas Rooke High School Learning Specialist
Northwestern University, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.A.
Javier Sanchez High School Youth Development & School Culture Department Head
Hunter College-CUNY, B.A.
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, M.S.W.
Mike Scourby High School English & Reading Teacher
Saint Leo University, B.A.
Virginia Commonwealth University, M.Ed.
Rilind Sejdiu Middle and High School Building Manager State University of Tetovo, B.A.
Will Sheppard High School Science & Design Technology Teacher
Oberlin College, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.A.
Heather Sherman High School Science Teacher
The College of William and Mary, B.S.
City College, M.S.
Brooklyn College, MEd
Lori Shuman High School Learning Specialist
Cal State Northridge, B.A.
Cal State Sonoma, M.A.
Rebecca Silva High School Spanish Teacher University of Central Florida, B.A.
Rachel Sitts High School Science Teacher
University of Rochester, B.S.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, M.S.
Mimi Stauber High School Drama Teacher
Northwestern University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
Stacy Strobel High School Learning Specialist Gordon College, B.S.
Zhixi Tao High School Mandarin Teacher
Changchun University, B.A.
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, M.A.
Silvia Torres Middle and High School Front Office Coordinator University of Texas at El Paso, B.A.
Gabriel Tuffs High School Humanities Teacher
Colorado State University, B.A.
St. Joseph's University, M.A.
LaSalle University
Gail Turner High School Learning Specialist
CUNY City College, B.A.
Mercy College, M.A.
Michael Vargas High School Learning Specialist
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, B.S.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, M.S.
Jamie Vaughan High School Guidance Counselor
Miami University, B.A.
Boston University, M.Ed.
Conor Walsh High School Learning Specialist Connecticut College, B.A.
Ingrid Wong (profile) High School Principal
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Name Title Education
Vasco Browne Manager of IT Operations
Donna Choi
Middle School ELA Teacher
Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
Duke University, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.
Desiree Conligliaro Finance Coordinator
Kingsborough Community College, A.A.S
Brooklyn College, B.A.
Giovanna Cruz Talent & Recruitment Coordinator CUNY John Jay, B.A.
Matthew Fischesser Capital Projects Manager
University of Louisvile, B.S.
Boston Architechtural Center, B.A.
Maya Flores Community Relations & Admissions Coordinator University of Texas: Austin, B.A.
Lia Forman Compliance Manager Dickinson College, B.A.
Laura Grillo Human Resources Manager Eastern Michigan University, B.S., M.S., M.A.
Penelope Marzulli (profile) Deputy Executive Director University of Richmond, B.A.
LaNolia Omowanile (profile) Director of Academics
Oral Roberts University, B.S.
Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
Lucia Prado Business Manager New York University, B.A.
Hillary Prince (profile) Director of Operations & Finance
Skidmore College, B.A.
University of New Haven, M.S.
Laura Robitzek (profile) Data Specialist
Smith College, B.A.
New York University, M.P.A.
Daniel Rubenstein (profile) Executive Director
Hamilton College, B.A.
St. John's College, M.Ed.
Columbia University, Teachers College, Ph.D.
Shay Shaked IT Helpdesk Coordinator
New Jersey Institute of Technology, B.S.
Touro College, M.Ed.
Linda Shum Development & Communications Coordinator Wesleyan University, B.A.
Nicole Vaughan Special Projects Coordinator
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, B.A.
University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.
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