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List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Jose Aldeanueva

    Jose Aldeanueva 

    Chief Financial Officer
    516-627-1910 ext. 2721
    University of Notre Dame School of Engineering and Applied Science - B.S.
    Columbia University - M.S.
    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business - M.B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Cecilia Andersen

    Cecilia Andersen 

    Upper/Lower School Administrative Assistant
    516-627-1910 ext. 2191
    Syracuse - B.A.
    Syracuse - M.A.
    2012

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Allyson Braunschweig

    Allyson Braunschweig 

    Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2142
    University of Delaware - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Gilad Barakan

    Gilad Barakan 

    Upper School Guitar Ensemble Teacher
    Berklee College of Music - B.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Brian Boyle

    Brian Boyle 

    Physical Education Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2734
    Lasell College - B.A.
    2005
  • Photo of Angela Benevento

    Angela Benevento 

    Third Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2122
    Hofstra University - B.B.A.
    Hofstra University - M.S.
    Queens College - NYS Reading Certification
    2003
  • Photo of April Blum

    April Blum 

    Pre-Nursery Assistant
    (516) 626-1910 ext. 2262
    St. Dominis High School
    Lehigh University - B.A. in Psychology
    New York University - M.A. in Childhood Education and Special Education (1-6)
    2018

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Marissa Chille

    Marissa Chille 

    5/6 English Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2267
    University at Albany - B.A.
    University at Albany - M.S.
    2021
  • Photo of Soyoung Chun

    Soyoung Chun 

    Upper School Piano Ensemble
    Kyung-Hee University - B.Mus.
    Manhattan School of Music - M.Mus.
    2016
  • Photo of Miaomiao Chen

    Miaomiao Chen 

    Mandarin Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2131
    Baruch College - B.B.A
    2018
  • Photo of Colleen Crowley

    Colleen Crowley 

    Business Office Coordinator
    516-472-2723
    2007
  • Photo of Jennifer Chillianis

    Jennifer Chillianis 

    Receptionist/Transportation Coordinator
    516-627-1910 ext. 2705
    2014

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List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Jenn Demopoulos

    Jenn Demopoulos 

    Art Teacher Grades 1-8/Dance Gr 7-8
    516-627-1910 ext. 2134
    NYIT - B.F.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.S.
    1992
  • Photo of Rebecca DeBono

    Rebecca DeBono 

    Nursery Assistant
    516-627-1910 ext. 2244
    2021
  • Photo of Tara Dossena

    Tara Dossena 

    Third Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2121
    Loyola College - B.S.
    Bank Street College - M.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Kathryn Downing

    Kathryn Downing 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2143
    Manhattanville College - B.A.
    Queens College - M.S.
    2013

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List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Colleen Fortuna

    Colleen Fortuna 

    Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
    State University of New York - B.A.
    Columbia Teachers College - M.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Dorothy Feit

    Dorothy Feit 

    Nursery Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2219
    Assumption College - B.A.
    Fordham University - M.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Katherine Flanagan

    Katherine Flanagan 

    Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2243
    Queens College - B.A.
    Queens College - M.A.
    2016
  • Photo of Susan Florendo

    Susan Florendo 

    Toddler Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2261
    Stony Brook University - B.S.
    LIU-CW Post - M.B.A.
    2008

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Elizabeth Glennon

    Elizabeth Glennon 

    Music Director / Music Teacher Grades T-4 / Strings Ensemble Director 5-8
    516-627-1910 ext. 2273
    Rice University - B.M.
    Eastman School of Music - M.M.
    University of Michigan - D.M.A.
    2014
  • Photo of Sumeng Guo

    Sumeng Guo 

    Mandarin Teacher Grades 5-8, 8th Grade Advisor
    516-627-1910 ext. 2203
    Hunter College - B.A
    Hunter College - M.A
    2016
  • Photo of Alana Gamber

    Alana Gamber 

    Lower School Reading Specialist
    516-627-1910 ext. 2182
    Providence College - B.A.
    Teachers College Columbia University - M.A.
    2016
  • Photo of Susan Goldman

    Susan Goldman 

    Nursery Assistant
    516-627-1910 ext. 2245
    Syracuse University - B.S.
    Hunter College - M.A.
    1997
  • Photo of Christina Gong

    Christina Gong 

    Pre-K Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2140
    Dowling College - B.A.
    Dowling College - M.A.
    2014

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List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Justin Hyacinth

    Justin Hyacinth 

    School Counselor
    516-627-1910 ext. 2724
    Binghamton University - B.S.
    2021

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List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Christine Jenne

    Christine Jenne 

    Physical Education Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2731
    Lynchburg College - B.S.
    Springfield College - M.S.
    1991
  • Photo of Marjorie Jean-Paul

    Marjorie Jean-Paul 

    Chief Community Engagement Officer
    516-627-1910 ext. 2771
    Cornell University - B.S.
    New School for Social Research - M.S.
    2017
  • Photo of Jean-Marc Juhel

    Jean-Marc Juhel 

    Head of School
    516-472-2711
    University of Paris - B.A.
    Teachers College Columbia University - M.A.
    Michel de Montaigne University - Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania - Ed.D.
    2002
  • Photo of Hillary Janik

    Hillary Janik 

    First Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2132
    LIU-CW Post - B.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.S.
    2001

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Michael Klaus

    Michael Klaus 

    7/8 History Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2153
    Colby College - B.A.
    Columbia Teachers College - M.A.
    2019
  • Photo of Shinae  Kim

    Shinae  Kim 

    Upper School Band
    Queens College - B.A.
    Queens College - M.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Daniel Kriebel

    Daniel Kriebel 

    Head of Upper School
    516-627-1910 ext. 2714
    Davidson College - B.A.
    Columbia Teachers College - M.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Caroline Knechtges

    Caroline Knechtges 

    Pre-K Assistant Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2241
    2020
  • Photo of Lynn Knox

    Lynn Knox 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2201
    University of South Florida - B.S.
    1997

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List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Elisé Lammers

    Elisé Lammers 

    7/8 English Teacher
    DePaul University - B.F.A.
    Stockholm University - M.Sc.
    2021
  • Photo of Elba Sanchez Lugo

    Elba Sanchez Lugo 

    Spanish Teacher Grades 6 - 8
    SUNY Albany - B.A.
    SUNY Albany - M.A.
    2018
  • Photo of Nicole Lanzetta

    Nicole Lanzetta 

    Physical Education Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2732
    Cal State Northridge - B.A.
    Cal State Long Beach - M.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Stephanie Long

    Stephanie Long 

    Director of Communications
    516-627-1910 ext. 2193
    Sarah Lawrence College - B.A.
    Columbia University - M.S.
    2014
  • Photo of Elizabeth Lyons

    Elizabeth Lyons 

    Head of Lower School
    516-627-1910 ext. 2713
    Mount St. Vincent College - B.S.
    LIU-CW Post - M.A.
    2003
  • Photo of Kimberly LiCalzi

    Kimberly LiCalzi 

    First Grade Teacher
    Fairfield University - B.A.
    NYU - M.A.
    2016

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List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Maureen Miseo

    Maureen Miseo 

    Administrative Assistant to the Head of School
    516-627-1910 ext. 2712
    SUNY Geneseo - B.A.
    1995
  • Photo of Caden Merveille

    Caden Merveille 

    Development Associate
    516-627-1910 ext. 2719
    University of Bridgeport - B.S.
    2021
  • Photo of Jessica Manheim

    Jessica Manheim 

    Second Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2123
    Quinnipiac University - B.A.
    Quinnipiac University - M.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.A.
    2007

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List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Isaac Neal

    Isaac Neal 

    Physical Education Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2119
    Hofstra University - B.A.
    Hofstra University - M.S.
    Stony Brook University - M.Ed.
    2012
  • Photo of Maria Newman

    Maria Newman 

    7/8 English Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2214
    Indiana University - B.A.
    Hunter College - M.Ed.
    2018

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List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Kyle Oppedisano

    Kyle Oppedisano 

    Assistant Director of IT
    516-627-1910 ext. 2210
    2020
  • Photo of Sam Oppedisano

    Sam Oppedisano 

    IT Director
    516-627-1910 ext. 2293
    Nova Southeastern University - B.S.
    2016
  • Photo of Christine  O'Connor

    Christine  O'Connor 

    Pre-K Assistant Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2240
    Kenyon College - B.A.
    2020

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Roger Persaud

    Roger Persaud 

    Science Teacher Grades 6-8
    516-627-1910 ext. 2222
    Marquette University - B.S.
    Adelphi University - M.A.
    1998
  • Photo of Jeremiah Pope

    Jeremiah Pope 

    Upper School Coach, Physical Education Teacher
    CW Post - B.A.
    2017
  • Photo of Gloria Park

    Gloria Park 

    Upper School Chorus
    Stony Brook College - Ph.D.
    2020
  • Photo of Victoria Piedmont

    Victoria Piedmont 

    Assistant Director of Admission
    Villanova University - B.A.
    2019
  • Photo of Denise Powers

    Denise Powers 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2202
    Wheelock College - B.S.
    Hofstra University - M.S.
    2000

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List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Patricia Russac

    Patricia Russac 

    Director of the HLLC/History Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2791
    SUNY Geneseo - B.S.
    LIU-CW Post - M.L.S.I.
    2000
  • Photo of Sue Rodriguez-McLean

    Sue Rodriguez-McLean 

    Math Teacher Grades 7-8
    516-627-1910 ext. 2221
    Brown University - B.S.
    Lubin School - M.B.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Stefani Rosenthal

    Stefani Rosenthal 

    Second Grade Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2124
    SUNY Oswego - B.S.
    Hofstra University - M.S.
    2001

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List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Heather Serra

    Heather Serra 

    5/6 Math Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2154
    Washington College - B.A.
    Stony Brook University - M.A.
    2016
  • Photo of Elizabeth Solosky

    Elizabeth Solosky 

    Latin Teacher Grades 7-8, Library Specialist
    516-627-1910 ext. 2220
    St. John's University - B.A.
    Columbia University - M.A.
    2008
  • Photo of Sara Stephens

    Sara Stephens 

    Physical Education Teacher, Soccer Coach
    2021
  • Photo of Sara Sweeney

    Sara Sweeney 

    Business Office Analyst
    516-472-2722
    University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana - B.S.
    2010
  • Photo of Michaela Sheridan

    Michaela Sheridan 

    Nursery Assistant
    516-627-1910 ext. 2291
    2021

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List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Maureen Vera

    Maureen Vera 

    Science Teacher Grades K-5
    516-627-1910 ext. 2127
    LIU-CW Post - B.S.
    Bank Street College - M.S.
    2010
  • Photo of Granya Vazquez

    Granya Vazquez 

    Spanish Teacher Grades PK-5
    516-627-1910 ext. 2263
    Molloy College - M.S.
    2014
  • Photo of Leana Varrone

    Leana Varrone 

    Pre-K Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2141
    Hofstra University - B.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.A.
    2010

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List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Elizabeth Wakhale

    Elizabeth Wakhale 

    Nursery Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2145
    Hartwick College - B.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.A.
    2014
  • Photo of Heidi Weintraub

    Heidi Weintraub 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2142
    University of New Hampshire - B.A.
    LIU-CW Post - M.A.
    2010

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List of 1 members.

  • Mary Xing 

    Mandarin Teacher
    2019

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List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Lori Zwick

    Lori Zwick 

    Nursery Teacher
    516-627-1910 ext. 2144
    Hofstra University - B.S.
    Hofstra University - M.S.
    2002

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