Staff Information

Staff Directory


Name Title Email
Dr. Samona J. Tait Founding Principal

Mrs. Danielle E. Grant Assistant Principal

Student Support, College & Career Office
Ms. Nora Montero Parent Empowerment Coordinator
Ms. Andrea Cabrera Director, College & Career Services

Mr. Ludwig Vasquez College & Career Coordinator

Ms. Yandra Castillo Dean of Student Life

Mr. Lorenzo Bernardez Assistant Dean of Student Life  
Ms. Manuela Frias College Bridge Coach

Ms. Roviani Gonzalez Assistant College Liaison

Ms. Maya Hinds ECI Program Manager-BCC

Ms. Kimberly Daza Social Worker

Ms. Carmelina Terrero Social Worker

Mr. Jamal P. Oliver Guidance Counselor

Mr. Ricardo Martinez Social Worker

Mr. Thomas Paisley Dean of Students

Administrative Support
Mr. Genaro Martinez Business Manager

Mrs. Kenia LeeSam Secretary I-Administrative Assistant

Support Staff
Ms.Kimberly Garcia School Aide

Ms. Jocelyn Peralta School Aide

Ms. Souad Ajarar Geometry & Pre-Calculus

Mr. Akil Andrews Paraprofessional

Mrs. Valerie Blackman Blair ICT Humanities 9

Ms. Shannon Bruno English 12

Mr. Justin Cordova US History

Ms. Annie DeRoy Physical Education

Mrs. Solange Dominguez Living Environment: Biology

Ms. Viridiana Espiritu CTE: Computer Information Systems

Mr. Anson Ferguson English 11

Ms. Cathy Fulwood Paraprofessional

Mr. Elijah Gallion Algebra I & II

Mr. Brian Geddes Participation in Government & Economics

Ms. Janet Girardeau Theater Arts

Ms. Kendra Jackson Yoga & Dance

Ms. Jessica Kim Chemistry & Emergency Med Tech

Ms. Rachel Klamen Algebra I

Ms. Alyssa Koutellos ICT Math

Ms. Andrea Milsome Physical Education

Mr. Jack Ng Earth and Space Science

Ms. Mariangela Parenti Foreign Language: Italian & French

Mr. David Paul Global Studies and Geography

Mr. Seth Perez Paraprofessional

Mr. Noam Pillischer Algebra & Data Science

Mr. Javier Polanco Speech

Dr. John Rahl Anatomy and Physiology & Forensics

Ms. Annie Rodriguez ICT Science

Ms. Kate Salute English 10

Mr. Alex Santiago Global Studies 10

Ms. Michelle Sempter ICT Global Studies 9 & 10

Mrs. Colleen Schwartz ICT Science

Ms. Rachely Soto ICT Math: Algebra I & II

Mr. Jonathan Swotinsky Mathematics & Computer Science

Mr. Anthony Varveri ICT Social Studies

Ms. Yamilet Vasquez-Santos ICT English 11 & 12

Ms. Ina Vernon Global Studies

Mr. Manuel Villegas CTE: Computer Information Systems

Mr. Matthew Woods ENL & Global Studies 9

Mr. Craig Young CTE:CIS and Computer Science

Mrs. Eleve Zelenak English 9

Campus-wide Shared Staff
Ms. Karina Medina Bilingual Speech Therapy

Ms. Siita Karkala Hearing Education Teacher

Mr. Scott Standish-Parkin School Psychologist

Ms. Denis Alarcon-Cardenas School Nurse

Mr. Edwin Hernandez NYP Health Educator

Ms. Cindy Ferrer NYP Clinic Receptionist

Dr. Melissa Manrique NYP Psychologist