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Staff Directory

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Administration

Mercedes Alonso
Executive Director
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Mayara Costa
Director of Admissions, Communications, and Marketing
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Brian French
Human Resources Manager
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Jennifer Jones
Dean of School Operations & Advancement
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Melysa Rodriguez
Visiting Teacher Title IX Coordinator
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Office Personnel

Michelle Bauza
School Secretary
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Nancy Ayala
School Secretary
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Wayne Kingston​
IT Administrator
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Michelle Hastie
Business Manager
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Francine Byrd
Account Specialist
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Academic Leadership

Wilma Almonte Rosario
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
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Colleen Rajewski
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
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Cheryl Graf
Reading Interventionist
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Marieneida Collazo
Math Coach
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Debbie Olivera
Data Analyst and Special Programs Coordinator
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Culture & Climate

Danielle Lanier
Dean of Culture & Climate
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Dr. Alejandra Navarro-Benbow
Dean of Equity, Inclusion and Access
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Meri Labeck
School Counselor
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Abenlemah Jones
Social Emotional Specialist (SES)
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Special Education

Maria Quagliata
Dean of Special Education
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Sylvia Simmons
Educational Diagnostician
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Alexandra Strobel
Teacher, Special Education
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Lyn Zeccola
Teacher, Special Education
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Jammie McAllister
Teacher , Special Education
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Rebecca Rodriguez
Speech Therapy
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Mary Vega
Paraprofessional
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Selara Gatewood
Paraprofessional
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Valerie Quinones
Paraprofessional
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Nurse Staff

Lisa Evans
School Nurse
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Maria Contreras
Assistant Nurse
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Kindergarten

Marlyn Santos
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Gladys Quinones
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Magaly Gonzalez
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Lorimar Ramirez
English Immersion Teacher
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Jennifer Wolf
English Immersion Teacher
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Jacqueline Hunt
English Immersion Teacher
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1st Grade

Amanda Organek
English Immersion Teacher
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Michelle Ramos
English Immersion Teacher
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Ryan Lloyd
English Immersion Teacher
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TBD
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Ana Bedolla
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Katiria Arzuaga
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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2nd Grade

Ashley Golden
English Immersion Teacher
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Sharae Smith
English Immersion Teacher
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Kelly Jones
English Immersion Teacher
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Stephanie Lugardo
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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ErieLisbeth Albert
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Josmary Rosillo
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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3rd Grade

Gabino Perez
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Ndia Velez
English Immersion Teacher
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Leilani Rivera
English Immersion Teacher
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Rosely Rodriguez
Rosely Rodriguez
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4th Grade

Olivia Metheny
English Immersion Teacher
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Cynthia Pragman
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Haylee Cain
English Immersion Teacher
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Jamie DiVito
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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5th Grade

Daniel Primiani
English Immersion Teacher
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Rommel Rivera
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Shana Dukes
English Immersion Teacher
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Maria Ramirez
Spanish Immersion Teacher
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Expressive Arts

Michael Alverio
Physical Education
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TBD
Art Support Services
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Greg McCall Jr.
Music Teacher
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Emily Rega
STEM
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Jean Rosarion
Technology
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Support Services

Yajaira Walker
School Nutrition Manager
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Cesar Acuria
Facilities Manager
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Bobby Santos
Transportation Manager
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Ruben Collazo
Technical Support
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Laura Pagan
Transportation Assistant
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