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Staff Information

Welcome to the Staff Information Directory.  Each member of our staff are grouped among their departments. If you wish to contact a staff member please click on the email icon           next to their name.



David Weissberg,  Principal   

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Margarita Rosa, Assistant Principal

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Shanya Hunter-Freeman, Assistant Principal

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Dimian McKenzie, Assistant Principal

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Andrew Gooden, Assistant Principal

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Front Office Team:

Ricardo Pacheco, Business Manager

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Valerie Rivera, Payroll Secretary

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 Reina Velazquez, Parent Coordinator

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Marie Baker, Media Specialist


Climate and Culture Team:

Wendy Spector, Dean of Students Grades 6 - 12

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Eladio Lopez, Community Coordinator

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Shareefa Rahim, College Advisor

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Guidance Department

Guidance Department:

Mohamed Kamara,

Guidance Counselor (Grade 6 & 7; 701, 702, 703, 705, 709)           

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Liliana Mora,

Guidance Counselor (Grade 6 and 8; 606, 704, 706)            

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Rosanne Matos-Patiño,

Guidance Counselor (Grade 11 and 12)   

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Kilssy Rodriguez,

Guidance Counselor (Grade 9 and 10)


Nathaly Mejia,

Related Services Counselor (Special Education 6 - 12)

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Constance Boakye,

School Counselor (College and Career Advisor)            

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Madelaine De La Cruz,

School Counselor (Bilingual Psychologist)            

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Art and Music Department:

Beniel Santiago, Art Teacher

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Christopher Parkman, Art Teacher 

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Antonio Iandolo, Music Teacher

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English Department:

Alison Calamia, English Teacher

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Patricia Cortez, English Teacher

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Bridget Emsworth, English Teacher

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Ryan Espeut, English Teacher

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Dominique Isaac, English Teacher

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Euselta Pickering, English Teacher

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Nicole Price, English Teacher

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Tyrike Saunders, English Teacher


Language Departments:

Juana DeLeon, ESL Teacher


Cristina Bonilla, ESL Teacher

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Louisa Groguhe, ESL Teacher

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Myrlange Guillaume, ESL Teacher

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Eunkyoung Kim, ESL Teacher

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Joycelin Hernandez, ESL Teacher

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Chriswin Roach, ENL Teacher


Edwin Amador, Spanish Language Teacher


Wendoly De la Rosa, Spanish Language Teacher


Peter Avellaneda-Mendez, Spanish Language Teacher      

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Math Department

Math Department:

Livia Delgado, Math Teacher


Agripny Gonzalez, Math Teacher


Jason Jakimer, Math Teacher


Lazare N’Guessan, Math Teacher


Alvin Prieto, Math Teacher


Nancy Philip, Math Teacher

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Tommy Rios, Math Teacher

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Maria Rivera, Math Teacher   

Physical Education

Physical Education Department:

Odaly Aponte, Physical Education Teacher

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Matthew Esses, Physical Education Teacher 

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John Spadaccini, Physical Education & Health Teacher

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Ryan Wilson, Physical Education Teacher

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Science Department:

Kirsis Genao, Science Teacher

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Kostas Georgiadis, Science Teacher

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Athanasios Glekas, Science Teacher

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Alex Kay, Science Teacher

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Sheri Krausz, Science Teacher

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Jean Miller, Science Teacher

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Ronald Nova, Science Teacher

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Kristen Young, Science Teacher

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Social Studies Department:

Lovia Ansah, Social Studies Teacher

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Arlene Davis, Social Studies Teacher

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Brian Livingston, Social Studies Teacher

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Tanya Martinez, Social Studies Teacher

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Michael Simmon, Social Studies Teacher

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Scott Schaeffer, Social Studies Teacher

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Walker Wilson, Social Studies Teacher 

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Special Education Department:

Jocelyn Acevedo, Special Education Teacher

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Fior Castillo, Special Education Teacher


Jorge Cesin-Campusano, Special Education Teacher


Julie Connelly, Speech/Language Provider

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Jarrod Ernst, Special Education Teacher

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Soleil Paul, Special Education Teacher

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Gina Gentile, Speech/Language Provider

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Michelle Glauber, Special Education Teacher

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Sanje James, Special Education Teacher

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Antoine Larosiliere, Special Education Teacher

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Randy Liranzo, Special Education Teacher

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Sain Mota, Special Education Teacher

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Camille McKinnon, Special Education Teacher

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Lacretia Pendergrass, Special Education Teacher

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Chelsea Rodriguez, Special Education Teacher 

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Tina Ragoobir, Special Education Teacher 

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Angelique Steinbach, Special Education Teacher  

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William Tresca, Special Education Teacher 

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Shannon Wright, Special Education Teacher

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Technology Department:

Rafael De La Cruz, Career and Technology Education Teacher


Marcia Hunter-Innis, Technology and Business Teacher


Beth Portocarrero, Computer Science Teacher

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Tony Ramirez, Information Technology Specialist 

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Marc Solomon, Career and Technology Teacher

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William Tsang, Computer Science Teacher

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