Directory

Board of Trustees

James S. Chanos, President

Stuart J. Ellman, Vice President

Valda M. WittVice President

Richard L. N. Weaver '75, Treasurer

R. Thomas Herman '64, Secretary

Celeste A. Guth, Assistant Secretary

Stephen M. Clement, III, Headmaster

Michael P. Beys '89, President, Alumni Association

H. Kenneth Metz, President, Parents Association

Lisa O. Elson, First Vice President, Parents Association

Mildred J. Berendsen, Honorary Trustee

Allan L. Gropper, Honorary Trustee

 

Laura Z. Barket

Wendy W. Brooks

Paul A. Burke

Elizabeth Granville-Smith

David E. Glaymon

Philip A. Hofmann

Federico Infantino

Ling S. Kwok

Jeffrey M. Landes ‘83

David J. Liptak

Jeffrey S. Olson

Raul Pineda

Alka K. Singh

Ellen Stafford-Sigg

David N. Steck

Sanjay Swani

Deborah C. van Eck

Robert Ziff

  

Administration and Staff

Stephen M. Clement, III, Headmaster

B.A., Yale University

M. Div., Union Theological Seminary

Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

 

Laurie A. Gruhn, Assistant Head of School and Head of Lower School

B.A., Chatham College

M.A., New York University

 

Christopher D. Dunham, Head of Middle School

B.A., Wesleyan University

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

James E. Reynolds, Head of Upper School

B.A., Columbia University

M.A., Brooklyn College

 

Christine B. Bramble, Director of Special Events and Parents Association Coordinator

B.A., University of Denver

University for Foreignors—Perugia, Italy

 

John J. Campbell, C.P.A., Chief Financial Officer

B.B.A., Hofstra University

 

Nishell R. Gonzales, Assistant Bookkeeper

A.A.S., Katherine Gibbs School

 

Aaron R. Grill, Director of Technology

B.A., M.S., University of Kansas

 

Dorette J. Headley, Payroll and Student Billing Administrator

B.S., University of the West Indies

 

Jeremy Katz '04, Director of Communications Design

B.A., Clark University

M.S., Pratt Institute

 

Rakhee Kaushik, Director of Database Management

B.A., Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Mangalore University

M.B.A., International Management Institute

 

Laura N. Lanigan, Director of Alumni Affairs

B.A., Washington and Lee University

 

I-Ming Janetta Lien, Director of Middle and Upper School Admission

B.A., Bowdoin College

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Kenneth P. Marshall, Director of Facilities and Security

 

Meghan F. McDermott, Assistant to the Division Heads

B.A., Ursinus College

M.S., Teachers College Columbia University

 

Melanie S. McMahon, Director of Publications

B.A., Albright College

M.A., Fairfield University

 

Jennifer A. Montemayor, Assistant to the Headmaster

A.A., S.C.P.S., New York University

B.S., Stern School of Business, New York University

 

Deborah A. Moskowitz, Admission Associate

B.S., University of Cincinnati

M.A., New York University

 

Sanford M. Pelz '71, Director of College Guidance; Director of Computer Services

B.A., The Colorado College

M.A., The New School for Social Research

 

Theresa Rodriguez, Communications Coordinator

A.S., LaGuardia College

 

James E. Simon, Director of Institutional Advancement

B.A., Bowdoin College

M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

 

Abby R. Stern, Admission Associate

B.A., Macalester College

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Soo Mi Thompson, Director of Annual Giving

B.A., Franklin & Marshall College

 

Glenn A. Walker, Network Administrator

A.A.S., Manhattan Community College

B.A., Brooklyn College

 

Kelly A. West, Director of Lower School Admission

B.A., George Washington University

M.A., New York University

  

Faculty

Laura B. Alterman, Grade Three

M.S., Hunter College

B.S., George Washington University

 

Dominique Bernard, Lower, Middle and Upper School French

Histoire-Science de l’Education

DEUG d’Enseignement du 1er degrée

 

Mary E. Bosworth, Middle and Upper School History

B.A., Holy Cross University

M.B.A., Fordham University

M.A., Hunter College

 

Emily Boudreau, Associate Teacher, Grade Three

B.A., University of Michigan

 

Matthew S. Bratnick, Middle and Upper School Mathematics   

B.S., Fordham University

M.A., New York University

 

Matthew C. Brown, Physical Education

B.A., SUNY Cortland

M.A.T., Manhattanville College

 

William M. Cantwell, Grade Four

B.A., Lehman College

M.A., A.B.D., Fordham University

 

Michael N. Cohn, Physical Education, Health

B.A., Binghamton University

M.A., Queens College

 

Caitlin P. Coleman, Pre-Primary

B.A., Boston College

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Zachary S. Davis, Art

B.A., California State University Chico

M.F.A., Claremont Graduate University

 

Kevin L. Dearinger, Middle and Upper School English

B.A., University of Kentucky

M.A., Middlebury College

 

Bradley C. Droke, Academic Technology Specialist

B.A., The University of Memphis

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Margaret E. Epstein, Grade Four

B.S., Skidmore College

M.S., Bank Street College of Education

 

Hallie F. Fischberg, Associate Teacher, Grade Two

B.S., Boston University

M.A., Columbia University

 

Patricia A. Flynn, Lower School Learning Specialist

B.S., M.A., Ed.M., Ph.D., Fordham University

Two-year program in Multisensory Learning, Columbia University

 

Rachel A. Gerber, Grade Two; Director of Lower School Community Service

B.A., Hamilton College

M.A., New York University

 

Giurissa A. F. Grace, Lower, Middle and Upper School Spanish

B.A., Columbia University

M.A., The City College of the City University of New York

M.Phil., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Ph.D., A.B.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

 

Anderson Harp, Technology Integrator

B.S.F.C.S., University of Georgia

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Katherine C. Harwood, Associate Teacher, Pre-Primary

B.A., Middlebury College

M.A., Bank Street College of Education

 

Lauren A. Haunss, Lower School Enrichment

B.A., Loyola College

M.S., Hofstra School of Education

 

Leigh Hurwitz, Library Assistant

B.F.A., New York University

M.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

 

Michael E. Ingrisani, Dean of Faculty; Chair, English Department; Middle and Upper School English

A.B., Columbia College, Columbia University

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Stephen T. Jasikoff, Middle and Upper School History

B.A., Middlebury College

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Samuel T. Keany, Dean of Students; Chair, Science Department; Lower and Upper School Science

B.A., South Australian College of Advanced Education

B.S., Australian National University

M.A., New York University

 

Susan H. Kehoe, Grade Three; Encore Coordinator

B.A., Boston College

M.A., Lesley University

 

Julia Kingsdale, Lower and Middle School Science

B.A., Harvard University

 

O. Michael Klein, Chair, Mathematics Department; Middle and Upper School Mathematics

B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges

B.A., M.A., Hunter College

 

Katherine A. Kummer, Pre-Primary

B.A., Sweet Briar College

M.S., Bank Street College of Education

 

Susan L. Levine, Librarian

B.A., University of Massachusetts

M.L.S., Indiana University

 

Maureen A. Linehan, School Nurse

B.S.N., Hunter College of Nursing

R.N., St. Clare’s Hospital School of Nursing

National Certification School Nurse, National Association of School Nurses

 

Jeff R. Lisciandrello, Grade Five

B.A., Williams College

 

Grace T. McKenna, Associate Teacher, Grade One

B.A., Villanova University

M.A., Manhattanville College

 

Sarah A. Murphy, Head Librarian

B.A., Drew University

M.L.I.S., Palmer School, Long Island University

 

Betty L. Noel, Middle and Upper School Science; Director of Diversity

B.A., City University of New York, Brooklyn College

Ph.D., Stony Brook University

 

Jackie G. Pellenberg, Grade Two, Chess Coordinator

B.A., Trinity College

M.Ed., Hunter College

 

Grace C. Pilcer, Consulting School Psychologist

B.A., Mount Holyoke College

Ph.D., Adelphi University

 

A. David Prestigiacomo, Chair, Music Department; Middle and Upper School Music

B.A., Yale University

B.A., M.A., Hunter College

 

Gerald J. Protheroe, Chair, History Department; Upper School History

B.A., Jesus College, Oxford University

M.A., Ph.D., London School of Economics

 

Daniel A. Ragsdale, Grade Five

B.A., Tufts University

M.B.A., Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business

 

Judit I. Resika, Middle and Upper School Mathematics

M.S., Eötvös Loránd University

 

Chelsea S. Rossman, Grade One

B.A., Colgate University

M.S., Fordham University

 

Julianne M. Rowland, Grade One

B.A., Villanova University

M.S., University of Bridgeport

 

Megan B. Ryan, Chair, Modern Languages Department; Lower, Middle and Upper School French

B.A., Saint Mary’s College

M.A., Middlebury College School in Paris

 

Kristen L. Sheppard, Middle and Upper School Learning Coordinator

B.S., Cornell University

M.A., Reading Specialist Program, Graduate School of Education, New York University

 

Ruth C. Smith, Associate Teacher, Pre-Primary

B.A. Hofstra University

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Elizabeth Suárez, Lower, Middle and Upper School Spanish

B.A., IPA College Graduate Program, Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay

 

Melodie Ting, Middle and Upper School Science

B.S., C.W. Post

M.S., University of Pennsylvania

 

Nikolaos D. Vlahos, Chair, Art Department

B.F.A., School of Visual Arts

M.F.A., Yale University

 

Marcia P. Wallace, Math Resource Teacher; Upper School Math

B.A., B.S., John Brown University

 

Lucy A. Warner, Lower School Music

B.M.Ed., University of Texas, Austin

M.A., Eastman School of Music

 

David C. B. Watson, Physical Education

B.A., University of Ravenhurst

Cert.Ed., Northumberland College

 

Andrew H. West ’92, Director of Athletics

B.A., Boston University

M.S., Queens College

 

Zachary C. Williams, Middle and Upper School English

B.A., Johns Hopkins University

M.A., Middlebury College.

 

Brett L. Wisniewski, Upper School Greek and Latin

B.A., Wayne State University

M.A., New York University

Ph.D., A.B.D., New York University

 

Emilie D. Wolf, Lower, Middle, and Upper School Science

B.S., McGill University

D.E.C., Technical Degree in Science Research, Cegep St. Laurent

 

John T. Young, Chair, Department of Classics, Middle and Upper School Latin

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

M.A., Hunter College

 

Patricia M. Zeuner, Director of Physical Education

B.S., University of Scranton

M.S., Queens College