Faculty & Staff - Brooklyn Prospect Charter School

Brooklyn Prospect High School Faculty & Staff

Kylie Taylor Barker (Ms. Taylor)

Interim High School Principal
B.A., Middlebury College, MSSE, Pace University

Ms. Taylor joins the BPHS leadership team with nearly two decades of educational experience. Prior to joining Prospect Schools she spent 15 years teaching and leading in high schools in both Brooklyn and Newark, NJ. She began her career as a high school English teacher and later served as a Department Chair, Assistant Principal, and Principal in Residence. She joined the Prospect Schools team in July 2022 as the Senior Director of Teaching and Learning and and has been instrumental in enhancing our K-12 curriculum and academic systems in support of our 7 schools and ensuring quality professional development for teachers and leaders across the network.



Abbi Stratton

Math Teacher

Calvin College, B.S., Montana State University, M.A.

Adrian Sealy

Health Instruction

Oakwood University, B.S.

Alicemarie Hector

Director of STEM

Brooklyn College, B.A., Relay GSE, M.Ed.

Allison Balogh

College Counselor & College Department Coordinator

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A.; Columbia University, M.S.S.W.

Allison Chambers

Math Learning Specialist

Eastern University, B.A; Gratz College, M.Ed

Allison Shyer

Visual Arts Teacher

Bard College, B.A.; Hunter College, M.F.A.

Alyssa Taylor

Resident Teacher

St. Francis College, B.A.

Andrew Chirdon

Humanities Learning Specialist

Andrew White

Resident Teacher

Ary Wall

Humanities Teacher

University of Oklahoma, B.A.; New York University, M.A.

Ben Barteau

Math Learning Specialist

Northwestern University, BASc; Johns Hopkins University, M.S.

Bridget Scott

Academic Counselor

City College of NY, B.A.; Brooklyn College, M.S.Ed.

Caitlyn Homol

IB Teaching & Learning Coordinator & Psychology Teacher

The Ohio State University, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University, M.S.Ed.

Daniel November

Math Teacher

Ohio University, B.S/M.E

Danielle Berkowitz

Director of Arts and Athletics

Emerson College, B.F.A.; Relay Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.

Darlyn Gomez

12th Grade Student Affairs Manager

City College of New York, B.A., New York University, EMAT candidate

Destiny Alexis

Special Projects Manager

City Tech, B.T. & A.A.S.

Traci "Andy" Anderson

Humanities Learning Specialist

B.A., Howard University, MA, Columbia University's Teachers College

Ellen Watkins

Science Teacher


Elizabeth Duplessy

Academic Operations Manager

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.A.

Emily Miske

Psychology and English Teacher

Ohio University, B.A, New York University M. Ed.

Emily Wassell

Dance Teacher

State University of New York-Oneonta, B.S.; Relay School of Education, M.A.

Emn Haddad-Friedman

English Department Head

Bard College, B.A., Bard College, M.A.

Enoch Lee

Music and Art Teacher

Enuma Menkiti

Director of College

Williams College, B.A., Columbia University, M.A.; St. Peter's College, M.A.

Fahmeeda Hemani

Math Teacher

University of Houston, B.S.

Fernando Espinosa

Spanish Teacher

Galina York

Science Teacher

Gavin Nangle

Humanities Department Head

Columbia University, B.A., Columbia University, M.A.

Grace Yang

Mandarin Teacher & World Language Department Coordinator

Texas Christian University, B.S.; Hunter College, M.A.

Graham Schneider

12th Grade Level Leader & Theory of Knowledge Teacher

Carleton College, B.A.; Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M.

Heather Williams

English Learning Specialist

Indiana University, B.A.; Sacred Heart University, M.A.

Jack Tucker

World Language Learning Specialist

University of Missouri, B.A., BSEd, M.Ed

Jasmin Sowell-Spears

Assistant Principal of Programs

Baruch College, M.A.; Fordham University, MSW

Jamie Vaughan

Director of Academic Programs

Miami University, B.A., Boston University, M.Ed.

Jason Kang

Science Teacher

Jean-Yves Lafond

Humanities Teacher

LeMoyne College, B.A.; Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A.T.

Jennifer Chapin

Humanities Teacher

Brown University, B.A.; CUNY Brooklyn College School of Education, M.A.

Jen Goldstein

Humanities Teacher

Binghampton University, B.A.; Harvard University, M.A.

Jennifer Pierre

IEP/504 Coordinator

Drexel University, B.S., Drexel University, M.S.

Jenny Kang

Student Support Department Head

Yale University, B.A., Relay School of Education, M.A.T.

Jeremy Brownstein

Science Learning Specialist

Joanne George

Learning Specialist

John Ianniello

Career Counselor & CAS Coordinator

Fordham University, B.S.; Hunter College, MS.Ed

Johnncy Ryan

Operations Program Manager

Belleville High School

Johnnie Mercer

Theater/Dance Teacher

Jordan Watson

Humanities Teacher

New York University, B.A., New York University, M.A.

Justin Wang

Social Worker

McGill University, B.A., Columbia University, M.A.; Columbia University, M.Ed.

Justine Chess

Assistant Principal of Programs

Vanderbilt University, B.S.; Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A.

Katie Luecke

Science Learning Specialist

University of Utah, B.S.; University of Missouri, M.A.

Katelyn Santiago

10th Grade Student Affairs Manager

Syracuse University, B.A., MSW

Kervin Casimir

Physical Education Teacher

Kristen Le

Humanities Teacher

Hobart and Williams-Smith College, B.A., University of Chicago, M.A.

Krystal Bostick

College Counselor

Lincoln University, B.S.; Columbia University, M.S.W.

Mariah Bermeo

Academic Counselor

Syracuse University, B.A.

Leslie Gallager


Trinity College, B.A., Pratt Institute, M.S.

Mariko Uechi

Humanities Learning Specialist

Clark University, M.A.; Johns Hopkins University, M.S.

Mashroor Ali

Chemistry Teacher

Hunter College, B.A.

Matt Grossane-Diez

English Learning Specialist

Max Sorice

Humanities Teacher

University of Richmond, B.A. University of Denver, M.A.T.

Melida Calle

Spanish Teacher

Melody Wei

Science Teacher

University of California, Berkeley, B.A.

Michael Delehant

Math Learning Specialist

Michael Vargas

Math Teacher

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, M.S.

Michal Clarke

Math Learning Specialist

University of Nevada, B.S.

Miller Lashbrook

English Teacher

Mythina Brockington

Spanish Teacher

State University of New York, Potsdam, B.A.

Nadiyah Ford

English Learning Specialist

Bard College, A.A.; DePauw University, B.A.; Relay Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.

Natacha Jospitre

Math Learning Specialist

State University of Purchase, B.S.; Brooklyn College, M.A.

Nora Elnagar

College Counselor

Fordham University, B.A.; CUNY Hunter College, MEd.

Omar Joseph

Athletics Department Head

St. Francis College, B.S.; Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A.

Paige Watson

College Counselor

American University, B.A.; Columbia University, M.S.W.

Peter Maher

ELA Teacher

Peter Quirk

Science Teacher

Hunter College, M.S.

Rachael Hanson

Science Learning Specialist

Washington & Jefferson College, B.A.

Rachel Griffin

Math Teacher

Samford University, B.S., University of Mississippi, M.A.

Rachel Markon


Northwestern University, BA, Relay Graduate School, MAT

Rodney Frazier

Physical Education Teacher

Benedict College, B.A.

Rycki Spiller

ELA Learning Specialist

Ithaca College, B.A.; Grand Canyon University, M.A.

Samuel Bertsch

Humanities Teacher

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., M.S.

Samuel Mateo

Art Teacher

Pratt Institute, M.A.

Sandra McLean

Spanish Teacher

University of Valencia, B.S. & MSEd; University of Barcelona, M.S.

Santiago Alvarez

Athletics Teacher

Susan Scarambulo

Social Worker

University of Massachusetts, M.A., Fordham University MSW

Seiya Asada-Johnson

ELA Teacher

Selwyn Robertson

Resident Teacher

St. Joseph College, B.A.

SiWei Gong

Mandarin Teacher

Central China Normal University, B.A. & M.A.; City University of New York, M.A.

Stacy Strobel

Science Learning Specialist

Gordon College, B.S.

Stephanie O'Daniel

ELA Teacher and Cheerleading Coach

Howard University, B.A. University of Southern California, M.A.T. Teachers College Columbia University, M.Ed.

Steven Fletcher

Math Teacher

Cornell University, B.A.; Georgetown University, M.P.P.; New York University, M.A.

Tanner Osborne

Resident Teacher

University of Oklahoma, B.A., M.A.

Tayanna Rose

Math Teacher

Victoria Huber

10th Grade Level Leader & English Teacher

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.; Marian University, M.A.T.

Victoria Brasher

Social Worker

Emory University, B.A., New York University, MSW

Wendy Martinez-Calixto

English Teacher

Clark University, B.A., M.A.T.

William Hargett

Director of Operations

Wendell Cheung

Director of Specialized School Support

New York University, B.A., M.A.

Yashira Ramos

Operations Program Coordinator

BMCC, A.A.; Brooklyn College, B.A.; CUNY School of Professional Studies, M.A.

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