School Staff

Administrative Team

Marie Fabian, Director
B.A., Oberlin College, M.S. Ed., Fordham University Graduate School of Education
J.D., Fordham University School of Law

Farley Whetzel Bills, Associate Director for Enrollment and Family Engagement
B.S., Trinity College, M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Tara Mastin, Associate Director for Teaching and Learning
B.S., Westfield University, M.A., NYU Steinhardt School of Education

Susan Ely Johnson, Director of Finance and Advancement 
B.A., Barnard College, M.B.A., UCLA

Paula Rocca, Communications Administrator
B.S., M.A., Michigan State University

Anne Schack, Assistant to the Director and Special Events Coordinator
A.S., Fashion Institute of Technology

Cristina Soto, Enrichment Coordinator & Admissions Associate
B.A., Bucknell University, M.A., Columbia University

Geraldine Walker, Admissions and Enrollment Associate
B.A., City College, CUNY


Emily Abelson, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.F.A, Rhode Island School of Design

David Bedard, Head Teacher 3s
B.A., Manhattanville College, M.A., New York University

Lucy Bukowska, Associate Teacher 3s
M.A., Teachers’ University, Krakow, Poland

Kyle Cherry, Associate Teacher Young 4s
B.A., Tufts University, MFA Case Western Reserve University

Bernisse Jalandoni Flores, Head Teacher 4s/5s
B.A., La Salle University, Philippines, M.S., Bank Street College of Education
Advanced Certificate, Severe and Multiple Disabilities

Aline George, Roving Associate Teacher
B.S., Stony Brook University

Jyothi George, Associate Teacher Young 4s
BSN, Cherna College of Nursing, India

Jennifer Gonçalves, Head Teacher 4s/5s
B.S., Molloy College, M.S., Queens College

Isabel Goss, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.A., Syracuse University

Katherine Gregory, Head Teacher 4s/5s, Science Specialist
B.A., Kenyon College, M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Arlene Hammer, Roving Associate 4s/5s, Storytelling Specialist
B.S., Northwestern University; Bank Street College of Education

Taylor Hamersley, Associate Teacher Young 4s
B.A., University of Wisconsin

Gail King, Associate Teacher 3s
B.A., Goucher College

Angie Lobenhofer, Movement Teacher
Berkeley College; Gymnastics Safety Certified Instructor; Certified Fitness Instructor

Madyuri Lopez, Spanish Teacher
B.S. Politecnico Empresarial Colombiano, SUNY Child Care, Health and Safety Training

Margaret Najdzionek, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.A., M.S., Fordham University, Nursery Nurse Certificate, Kilmarnock College, Scotland

Heidi Ong-Fong, Co-Head Teacher 2s
M.A., New York University

Victoria Ortiz, Co-Head Teacher 3s
B.A., Hunter College, M.S., City College School of Education

Frances Quiroz, Associate Teacher 2s
B.A., Hunter College

Megan Raelson, Head Teacher Young 4s
B.A., Wheaton College, M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Siri Ranganath, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.S., New York University

Molly Revenson, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.F.A., New York University

Jasmine Schmidt, Co-Head Teacher 2s
B.A., Brooklyn College

Lucia Scholar, Co-Head Teacher 3s
B.S., Hofstra University; M.S., Hunter College

Betsy Schrade, Head Teacher 3s
B.A., SUNY Empire State, M.S. Pacific Oaks College

Angie Seracini, Associate Teacher Young 4s
B.S., Stetson University

Caren Shayne, Studio Teacher
B.A., Rider College

Ranu Singh, Associate Teacher 4s/5s
B.A., Baruch College, M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Cristina Soto, Music Teacher
B.A., Bucknell University, M.A., Columbia University

Inzata Toure, Associate Teacher 3s

Stacy Wender, Head Teacher Young 4s
B.A., University of Maryland, M.A.T., Johns Hopkins University

Cinder White, Associate Teacher 3s
B.A., Boston University