Directory

Amy Terpening Abdo
Ext. 200
Head of Lower School
B.A., University at Buffalo
M.A., New York University
Daniel Bassin
315-446-2452
Middle and Upper School Music Teacher
B.M., New England Conservatory
M.F.A., Bard College
Ph.D., SUNY University at Buffalo
Karen Belgrader
315-446-2452 Ext. 112
Associate Director of Philanthropy and Engagement
B.A., St. John Fisher College
Patricia Bentley Bentley Hoke
Ext. 188
Director of Student Life
Core Health Department Chair, Girls Varsity Soccer Coach
B.A., Williams College
Kristin Bernazzani
Ext. 133
College Counseling Coordinator/Registrar
Academic Program Staff
B.A., Stonehill College
M.S.Ed., Illinois State University
M.S., SUNY Oswego
Katherine Berry
Ext. 171
Grade 3 Teacher
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.S., Northwestern University
Nikole Bonacorsi
315-446-2452
Life Science and Biology teacher
B.A., Hamilton College
M.S., Brown University
Ph.D., Brown University
Karen Brang
Ext. 171
Kindergarten Teacher
B.A., SUNY Cortland
M.S., SUNY Cortland
Nathaniel Brower
315-446-2452
Permanent substitute coverage teacher
B.A., Le Moyne College
Jay Brown
315-446-2452
Core Health Teacher
Kristen Byers
Ext. 165
Payroll, Benefits & Accounts Payable Manager
B.S., Towson University
Carolyn Cahill
French Teacher
B.A., Nazareth College
M.A., SUNY Albany
William Cardamone
Ext. 139
Director of College Counseling
B.A., Hamilton College
J.D., Vermont Law School
Bryan Chambala
Ext. 214
Director of Communications
B.A., SUNY Oneonta
History Teacher
B.A., University of Chicago
M.Ed. , Marymount University
Director of Admissions
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
M.A., SUNY Cortland
Christine Civello
315-446-2452 Ext. 127
School Nurse, R.N.
A.A.S., St. Joseph’s College of Nursing
B.S.N, Grand Canyon University
Mariah Cochran
315-446-2452
Core Health Teacher
B.A., Boston University
M.S., Russell Sage College
Jennifer Concepcion
315-446-2452 Ext. 138
Grade 5 Math and Science Teacher
B.A., St. Joseph's College
M.A, George Washington University
Colleen Congel
Ext. 190
Director of Academic Support
B.A., SUNY Fredonia
M.A.T., Goucher College
Executive Assistant to the Head of School
B.A., SUNY Oswego
History Teacher
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., University of Rochester
Nichole Demers
Ext. 105
Physical Education Teacher
Girls Modified Soccer Coach, Girls Modified Volleyball Coach
B.S., SUNY Cortland
M.S., Canisius College
William Derschang
Ext. 157
Director of Data Management and Support
B.S. , Le Moyne College
M.B.A., Le Moyne College
Amy Doyle
315-446-2452
English Teacher
B.A., University of Albany
M.A., University of Albany
Maya Dwyer
315-446-2452 Ext. 147
Middle and Upper School Dance Teacher
Theater Director, Scholar Advocate
B.A, SUNY College at Geneseo
Tyler Eighmey
315-446-2452 Ext. 158
Ann Ellerton
Ext. 104
Math Teacher
B.S., State University of New York at Cortland
M.S., State University of New York at Cortland
Carlie Evans
315-446-2452 Ext. 189
1st Grade Teaching Assistant
B.A., SUNY Oswego
Emma Firenze
315-446-2452
Core Health Teacher
B.S., The Ohio State University
M.A., Villanova University
Science Department Chair
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., SUNY Cortland
Carolina Freuder
315-446-2452 Ext. 202
Lower School Spanish Teacher
B.A., University of Denver
Emily Gannon
Ext. 204
Kindergarten Teacher
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
M.Ed., Syracuse University
Kelly Gillis-Rose
Ext. 112
Director of Philanthropy and Engagement
B.A., Le Moyne College
Gabby Goeglein
315-446-2452 Ext. 172
2nd Grade Teacher
B.A., Seattle University
M.A.T., Seattle Pacific University
Rachel Goepfert
315-446-2452
Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Raegan Gould
Ext. 205
Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
A.A., Onondaga Community College
Caitlin Griffin
315-446-2452
Associate Director of Donor Relations
B.A., SUNY Buffalo
M.S., Hunter College
G.C., Georgetown University
Visual Art & Design Department Chair
B.A., Maryland Institurte College of Art
M.A., Syracuse University
Amy Hogan
Ext. 195
English Department Chair
English Teacher
B.A., LeMoyne College
M.S., Syracuse University
Jeanne Hudson
315-446-2452
Learning Specialist
M.S., SUNY Oswego
B.S., SUNY Cortland
Sondra Jones
Ext. 204
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
B.S., Syracuse University
M.S.T., Le Moyne College
Sarah Keser
315-446-2452
4th Grade Teacher
B.A., SUNY Cortland
Linda Kippen
315-446-2452 Ext. 213
Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Technical Theater Teacher
Lily Kuo
Ext. 128
Mandarin Chinese Teacher
International Student Coordinator
B.A., Soochow University, Taiwan
M.A., Syracuse University
Juhee LaHaye
Ext. 121
Assistant to Division Heads
B.S., Allegheny College
B.A., Allegheny College
Kathryn LaPointe
Ext. 191
Mathematics Teacher
B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam
M.A., State University of New York at Potsdam
Alexandre Leclercq
Ext. 115
Dean of Students
French Teacher
Maitrise, Ecole de Commerce Europeenne de Bordeaux
M.A., Syracuse University
Michael Longden
Ext. 132
Facilities Manager
Christina Magagnoli
315-446-2452
Physics Teacher
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
Amy Mann
Ext. 122
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Amherst College
Heidi Marquart
315-446-2452 Ext. 112
Associate Director of Philanthropy and Engagement
B.S., SUNY Geneseo
G.C., SUNY Albany
Katie Matthews
315-446-2452
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
Meghan McBennett
315-446-2452
Computer Science Teacher
Permanent Coverage Teacher
Alissa McCall
315-446-2452 Ext. 170
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
David McCusker
315-446-2452 Ext. 129
Head of School
B.A., Dartmouth College
Silviana Medina-Dooher
Ext. 198
Spanish Teacher
B.A., Buena Vista University
M.A., Syracuse University
Mathematics Department Chair
B.S., SUNY Oswego
Jillian Merkel
315-446-2452 Ext. 144
Community Programs Assistant
B.A., Indiana University
Karyn Meyer
315-446-2452
Permanent Coverage Teacher
M.S., Syracuse University
M.F.A., North Carolina School of Arts
B.S., University of Georgia
Shelah Meyer
315-446-2452 Ext. 189
1st Grade Teacher
B.A., Fordham University
M.S., Fordham University
Teresa Mirakian
315-446-2452 Ext. 163
Performing Arts Department Chair
Strings Teacher
B.M., Ithaca College
M.M., East Carolina University
Fred Montas, Jr.
Ext. 186
Head of Upper School
B.A., Wesleyan University
Director of Information Services
Librarian
B.S., Cornell University
M.L.S., Syracuse University
Jesse Nissim
315-446-2452 Ext. 174
Learning Specialist
B.A., Smith College
M.F.A., San Francisco State University
William O'Malley
Ext. 179
Interim Athletic Director
Latin Teacher, Boys JV Soccer Coach, Varsity Golf Coach
B.A., University of Scranton
M.A., Kent State University
John Ochs
Ext. 175
Mathematics Teacher
B.A., University of Buffalo
Zach Osborne
315-446-2452
Earth Science and Chemistry Teacher
Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.S., Indiana University
B.S., St. Norbert College
Alyssa Palmer
315-446-2452 Ext. 170
Lower School Program Support
B.S., College of Saint Rose
M.S., College of Saint Rose
Elizabeth Perryman
315-446-2452
Curriculum Coordinator
B.A., Baylor University
M.Phil. , Cambridge University
PhD, Cambridge University
William Preston
Ext. 192
English Teacher
B.A., Northwestern University
Nicole Rai
315-446-2452
History Teacher
B.A., University at Albany
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
Susan Reeve
176
Mathematics Teacher
B.A., Empire State College
M.A., Empire State College
Kathleen Rey
Ext. 117
Director of Advancement Communications and Campaign Coordination
B.A., Le Moyne College
M.B.A., Le Moyne College
Rebecca Rhody
Ext. 140
Director of Community Programs
A.A., Bryant and Stratton College
Maria Ricciardiello
Ext. 170
Grade 5 Humanities Teacher
B.S., SUNY Brockport
M.S., Syracuse University
Donald Ridall
Ext. 164
Physical Education Department Chair
Boys Varsity Soccer Coach, Boys & Girls Modified Track & Field Coach
B.S. , SUNY Cortland
M.S., SUNY Cortland
Hannah Salomon
315-446-2452
3rd Grade Teacher
B.A., Binghamton University
M.A., University of Denver, Conflict Resolution Institute
Rachel Smorol
Ext. 119
Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A., SUNY Potsdam
M.S., Syracuse University
Matthew Spear
Ext. 146
Head of Middle School
B.A., Binghamton University
M.S., Syracuse University
Meriel Stokoe
315-446-2452
Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
B.A., Nottingham University, UK
M.A, Leicester University, UK
Director of Counseling
B.A., Trinity College
M.A., Columbia University
M.S., Syracuse University
Lilly Thomann
Ext. 166
Visual Art & Design Teacher
B.F.A., Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
Shawn Tompkins
315-446-2452
Health & Safety Coordinator
Assistant Athletic Director, Core Health Teacher
SUNY Upstate Medical University
SUNY Empire State College
Karin Trouyet
Ext. 172
World Language Department Chair
Spanish Teacher
M.A.Ed, National University
B.A., National University
Matthew Twomey-Smith
Ext. 187
History Department Chair
Varsity Track Coach
B.A., University of Liverpool, UK
M.S.Ed. , The College of Saint Rose
M.A., M.Ph., Syracuse University
Susan VanderMeer
315-446-2452 Ext. 118
Director of Finance and Operations
Valerie Walsh
315-446-2452
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
B.S., Syracuse University
M.S., Indiana University
Arvilla Wendland
315-446-2452
Lower School Strings Teacher
Alexis Wilson
315-446-2452
Lower School Dance Teacher
Extended Day Director
B.A., The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Dawn Wood
Ext. 141
Associate Business Manager
B.S., State University of New York at Oswego
Audrey Yeager
Ext. 150
Science Teacher
Technology Integration Specialist
B.A., Wells College
M.A., Syracuse University
Jason Zencka
315-446-2452 Ext. 193
English Teacher
M.F.A., University of Minnesota
B.A., St. Olaf College
Carolyn Zimmerman
315-446-2452 Ext. 205
2nd Grade Teacher
B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam
Director of Digital Education and Communication
Computer Science Department Chair
B.A., SUNY Binghamton
B.S., SUNY Binghamton
M.F.A., SUNY Buffalo