Skip To Main Content

Header Utility Navigation

Logo Header

King School

An independent day school educating students PreK-Grade 12

Menu Trigger Container

Top Container


Landing-nav, don't delete

Faculty and Staff Directory


Juscelino Acevedo

Director of Information Technology
AAS, Gibbs College

Rachel Ackley

History Faculty, Humanities Research Coordinator
MA, Columbia University
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Barbara Acosta

Head Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Tennis Coach

Jen Agro

PreKindergarten Faculty
MS, Lehman College, CUNY
BA, Lehman College, CUNY

Joy Alcantara-Davis

English Faculty
Master in Education, State University of NY Empire College
BA, English, Northeastern University

Corina Alvarezdelugo

Art and Design Faculty
MFA, Visual Arts, Lesley University
BFA, Studio Art, Albertus Magnus College

Jhonny Arteaga

Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Eleanor Bach

Performing Arts Faculty
MM in Music Education
BM in Vocal Performance/Opera, Boston Conservatory

Sabrina Balducci

Computer Science Faculty
BA in New Media, SUNY Purchase

Stephen Baldwin

World Languages Faculty
MA, Lehman College, City University of New York
BA, Syracuse University

Diane Barrett

Assistant to Head of Upper School
MS, University of Bridgeport
BA, University of Connecticut

Katherine Baum

Grade 4 Faculty
MS Ed., Boston College
BA, Boston College

Colin Benn

Performing Arts Faculty
MM Viola Performance, Longy School of Music of Bard College
BM Viola Performance, The Juilliard School

Dr. Clyde Beverly

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
PHD, Lehigh University
MS, University of Kentucky
AB, Princeton University

Diana Bivona

After Care Coordinator

Jeremy Bletterman

Dean of Student Life
Master of Science, Childhood Education, The City University of NY
Bachelor of Arts, Communications/Psychology, Rutgers University

Dr. Daniel Block

English Faculty, Digital Wellness Coordinator
PhD, Brown University
MA, Brown University
BA, Haverford

Adam Boaz

English Faculty, Grade 11 Dean
MA, American Studies, Fairfield University
BA, English, Worcester State University

Emily Bollman

History Faculty
MS, Boston University
BS, Boston University

Lesley Boltz

Assistant to Head of Middle School
BS, Shippensburg University

Laura Bowe

Social Science Faculty, Director of Global Education
BA, Fairfield University

Thomas Broschardt

Head Varsity Football Coach

Carol Brown

Class of 1987
Mathematics Faculty
MAT, Sacred Heart University
BS, Sacred Heart University

Jenny Bruno

Grade 5 Faculty, Math Coordinator for Grade PreK-5
MAT, Manhattanville College
BS, Sacred Heart University

Leslie Bruzik

Upper School Receptionist

Katie Bryant

Head Athletic Trainer
MEd, University Nebraska at Lincoln
BS, Sacred Heart University

Dawn Bryson

School nurse
BS, College of New Jersey

Tom Carey

Head Boys Varsity Tennis Coach

Dr. Thomas Castonguay

Science Faculty, Director of STEM
PhD, University of Vermont
BS, Central Connecticut State University

Joe Charles

Director of Communications
BS, Mass Communication, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mi Chau

Upper School Counselor
The Sage Colleges
Plattsburgh State University of New York

Lindsay Chiodi

Science Faculty, Middle School Science Coordinator
BA, Eckerd College

Dr. Gilles Chosson

World Languages Faculty
PhD, University of North Carolina
MA, University of Montana
BA, Southern Connecticut State University

Lexi Cimmino

Director of Special Events and Alumni Relations
MA, University of Miami
BS, University of Miami

Samantha Clark

Grade 3 Faculty
BA, University of Northumbria

Alana Clemente-Glover

Associate Director of Development
BA Social Sciences, Organizational Behavior in Communications & Change, New York University

Verkisha Collier

Development Associate for Data Management
Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies, Southern Connecticut State University

Jessie Coulombe

Director of Teaching and Learning
MA, Brown University
BA, Trinity College

Jonathan Coulombe

Associate Head of Upper School, Upper School Dean of Students
M.Ed, University of Pennsylvania
MA, Middlebury College
BA, Davidson College

Marybeth Crupi

Director of Teaching and Learning
Central Connecticut State University
Marymont College

Jade Curtis

Head JV Girls Tennis and MS Tennis Coach
Masters of Sports Management, Auburn University
BA, Journalism, Auburn University

Keelin Daly

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Amy Darnton

Performing Arts Faculty
BA, University of Michigan
BA, Hunter College

Emily Decker

Grade 2 Faculty
MEd, Lesley College
BA, Bates College

Thomas Decker

Athletics Operations Director
BS, Ithaca College

Nicholas DeFelice

Chair of Science Department, Science Faculty
MAT, Christopher Newport University
MS, Southern Connecticut State University
BS, Christopher Newport University

Dr. Josh Deitch

Head of Middle School
Ed.D, Northeastern University
MAT, Manhattanville College
BA, Washington University

Jennifer D'Orta

School Nurse
BSN, East Carolina University

Barbara Drayer

Director of Development and Alumni Programs
MS, Administration, West Chester University
BA, Political Science, Hartwick College
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)

Jenna Du Puis

Mathematics Faculty, Middle School Math Coordinator
MS, University of Rochester
BS, Syracuse University

Ellen Eagleton

Grade 3 Faculty
MEd, College of New Rochelle
BA, Dickinson College

Molly Eagleton

Kindergarten Faculty
M.Ed., Goucher College
BA, Elementary Education, Goucher College

Carlos Escalante

Facilities Technician

Shannon Evanko

Program Support Assistant

Ivana Farina

World Languages Faculty
BBA, Horizons University

Margherita Farrell

World Languages Faculty, Grade 11 Dean
BA, Hollins University

Ivan Ferrero

World Languages Faculty
MA, University of Connecticut
BA, Universidad de Leon

Debbie Ferri

Mathematics Faculty
MA, Fairfield University
BS, St. Lawrence University

Mike Fischthal

Innovation Lab Coordinator
BA, Astronomy and Physics, Vassar College

Keisha Fletcher

Science Faculty
BS, Social Work, University of the West Indies

Michael Florio

Mathematics Faculty
BA, Plymouth State University

Christos Galanopoulos

History Faculty and Social Sciences Faculty
MA, Southern Connecticut State University
BA, Southern Connecticut State University

Silvia Gee

Executive Assistant to the Head of School and Board Liaison
BA, Economics, University of Alberta,

Dr. Suzanne Gigante

English Faculty
Ph.D, University of Virginia
MA, University of Virginia
AB, Bowdoin College

Emilia Goldstein

Assistant Director of Admission
BS, Energy, Business, and Finance, Pennsylvania State University

Jacob Goldstein

IT Support Technician

Omar Gomez

Staff Accountant
BA, Financial Accounting, Western Connecticut University

Francisco Gracia

World Languages Faculty
MA, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (UNED), Madrid
BA, Universidad Europa de Madrid

Monica Grbic

Director of Community Database and Infrastructure Technology
MS, Computer Science, Pace University
BS, Information Systems; Finance, Pace University

Bettina Greenberg

Kindergarten Faculty
MA, Columbia University
BA, William Smith College

Stephanie Gregory

Performing Arts Faculty

Jennifer Guevara

Class of 1997
Counselor, Middle School DEIB Coordinator

Veronica Guevara

Spanish Faculty
MAT, University of St. Thomas
BA, English, University of Houston

Sisi Guo

World Languages Faculty
MS, University of Bridgeport

Donald Halmy

Assistant Director of Campus Operations for Safety
BS, St. John's University

Lydia Hannon

English Faculty
Masters of Arts in Teaching (English Education), English Education, Manhattanville College
Bachelor of Arts in English, English, University of Connecticut

John Harrison

History and Social Sciences Faculty
MEd, Bank Street College of Education
Ed, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Grinnell College

Micah Hauben

Dean of Athletics
MS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
BBA, George Washington University

Adriana Hauser

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications
MA, New York University
AMP, IESE (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa) School

Tracy Hetzer

Human Resource Assistant and Benefits Coordinator

Charles Hill

Science Faculty, Grade 9 Dean
Master's Degree, Columbia University
BS, Loyola University

David Hughes

Art and Design Faculty
BFA, Temple University
AA, Keystone College

Lauren Hurd

Head Varsity Softball Coach

Jillian Hurley

Development Associate for Alumni and Special Events
BA, University of Connecticut

Lee Hyatt

Science Faculty
BS, Furman University

Maki Itoh

Master's Degree, Counseling Psychology, Boston College
BA, Psychology, Providence College

Alicia Jackson

After School Associate and Sub

Lakeisha Jackson

Science Faculty
BS, Biology, Hartwick College

Nate Jean-Baptiste

Head Coach Varsity Boys Basketball, Athletics DEIB Coordinator

Kharline Jean-Guillaume

Class of 1997
Daycare Director

Renick Jeune

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Douglas Johnson

Facilities Supervisor
University of Maine

Emma Jonsson

Director of Student Athlete Health Services and Life Skills Faculty
BS AT, Dominican College of Blauvelt

Sydney Judkins

Athletic Trainer

Stacey Karipides

Mathematics Faculty
BS, Fairfield University

Melissa Kennedy

Director of Middle and Upper School Counseling
MA, Fairfield University
BA, Univesrity of Delaware

Rebecca Keogh

Grade 4 Faculty
BA, Saint Joseph University
MA, Fairfield University

Dr. Victoria Khiznichenko

Chair of Mathematics Department, Mathematics Faculty
MAT, University of Texas
MS, USSR Academy of Sciences

Kim Klein

Teacher Librarian
MA, Curriculum and Teaching, Michigan State University
BS, Education; History, University of Wisconsin

Boardie Kurz

Director of Annual Giving
BA, Tulane University

Geoisbour Laguerre

After Care Associate
Norwalk Community College

Jamie LaJoie

Performing Arts Faculty

Jessica Landis

Director of College Counseling
M.Ed, Harvard University
BA, Bowdoin College

Ran LaPolla

Art & Design Faculty
MAT, Manhattanville
BFA, Pratt Institute

Susan Laramie

Computer Science and Digital Applications Faculty
M.Ed, Sacred Heart University
BS, Southern Connecticut State University

Mike Lasky

Varsity Boys Golf Head Coach

Ian Lear-Nickum

History and Social Sciences Faculty, Grade 10 Dean
MA, North Carolina State University
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Joshua Lee

IT Support Technician

Zachary Levine

Grade 1 Faculty

Catherine Lewis

Assistant to Head of Lower School
BSN, Medical College of Virginia

George Lewis

History Faculty
MA, Fairfield University
BA, University of Richmond

Kenneth Lewis

History Faculty, Team Leader, Grade 8
MA in Secondary Education/History, Fairfield University
JD, University of Bridgeport
BA, Fordham University

Mark Lingle

Varsity Head Cross Country Coach
BA, Concordia College
M Div, Luther Seminary

Dr. Sandy Lizaire-Duff

Head of Lower School
Doctorate, Rutgers University
Teachers College Columbia University
Montclair State University

Benjamin Lovewell

Science Faculty
MS, Secondary Education, University of Bridgeport
MS, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida
BS / BA, Marine Biology / Aquaculture and Aquarium Science, Roger Williams University

Devorah Lowenstein

Upper School Learning Specialist
M.S. Childhood Education, Lehman College
B.A. Environmental Science, Barnard College

Allison Lubrino

Prekindergarten Associate Faculty

Claudia Lydon

Chair of World Languages Department, World Languages Faculty
MA, Manhattanville
BA, Mount Holyoke

Siying Ma

World Languages Faculty
MA, Tianjin Normal University
MA, St. Michael's College
BA, Shandong University

Leighann Mahler

Daycare Assistant

Tricia Manganello

Class of 1986
English Faculty, Grade 12 Advisor
MPhil, Fordham University
MA, Fordham University
BA, Colgate University

Carol Mannella

Daycare Substitute

Carol Maoz

Head of School
M. Ed, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
BA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Alex Martin

Head Crew Coach

Mark McAndrews

Physical Education Coordinator, Director of Summer Institute, Summer Institute Director
BS, Springfield College

Cynthia McCullough

Grade 2 Associate Faculty
BS, Mercy College

Nadia McGoran

World Languages Faculty
MA, Ecole de Paris

Garrett Mendez

Chair of the Performing Arts Department
BA, University of Michigan
ABD, University of Illinois
MA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
BA, University of Michigan

Mrs. Kathy Mendez

History Faculty
BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.Ed., American College of Education

Denise Mihailoff

World Languages Faculty
MA, City University of New York-Hunter College
MA, University Stendhal-Grenoble
MA, University of V. Turnovo

Robert Miller

Director of Campus Operations
BS, Salem State University

Ashley Mollica

Operations Assistant
AA in Communications, California State University of Northridge

Jake Montanaro

Floating Substitute Faculty

Shevon Morris

Science Faculty, STEAM Coordinator for Grades PreK-5
MPS, Manhattan College
BA, Lycoming College

Julia Naclerio

Associate Director of College Counseling
MA, Trinity College
BA, Trinity College

Ray Nelson

Science Faculty
MS, University of Rochester
BS, University of Rochester

ShaRee Nesmith

Administrative Assistant

Nina Newman

Associate Head of School for Advancement, Director of Admission and Financial Access
BA, Colby College

Lakeya Newton

Director of Marketing, Staff DEI Coordinator
BS, Bentley University

Katie O'Connor

Science Faculty, Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
BS, Environmental Science, Economics, University of Oregon
MA, Educational Technology, Fairfield University

Patrick O'Neill

Chair of History Department, History Faculty
MA, Fordham University
BA, Fairfield University

Alexa Orndahl

Art and Design Faculty
Master of Arts, Art Education, Adelphi University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, James Madison University

Natascia Orru

Human Resources Manager
Business Management, Mercy College

Rita Orru

After School Care Associate

Deirdre O'Sullivan

Assistant Controller
MBA, Finance, SUNY New Paltz
BS, Accounting, NYU

Sara O'Toole

Mathematics Faculty, All School Math DEI Coordinator
MA, Boston University
BA, Providence College

Carolyn Patten

Chair of English Department, English Faculty
MA, New York University
BA, Northwestern University

Tony Pegg

Facilities Technician

Aishling Peterson

Associate Director of Admission, Middle School and Financial Access
BA, University of Rhode Island

Dr. Erica Pomerantz

Lower School Psychologist
Psy. D, The George Washington University
BA, New York University

Efrain Pontaza

World Language Faculty
Master’s Degree, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor’s Degree, Foreign Languages and Literature, Bard College

Emily Prince

Assistant Director of College Counseling, Director of Student-Athlete Leadership
BA, Princeton University

Deborah Procino

MBA, Finance, Iona College
BA, Psychology, Wells College

Ryan Quinn

Head Coach Varsity Baseball

Julia Rachinsky-Wood

Grade 1 Faculty
M. Ed, Manhattanville
BGS Human Services, University of Connecticut - Stamford

Karen Raidt

Assistant Director of Global Education, Director of King Cares Service and Student Services
BA, Williams College

Rob Raphael

Head Coach Varsity Girls Basketball

Rafael Ricaurte

Mathematics Faculty
BA, Mathematics, Vassar College
Master of Arts, Teaching, Secondary Education, NYU

Maria Rincon

Student Billing Administrator
Southern New Hampshire University
Norwalk Community College

Bonnie Roberts

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Head Coach Varsity Girls Soccer

Leigh Roberts

Teacher Librarian, Lower School DEIB Coordinator
MS Ed., Southern Connecticut State University
BA, University of Bridgeport

Asante Robinson

Registrar and AP Coordinator
MA, Athletic Administration, Ohio University
BA, English, Central Connecticut State University

Frank Roche

Social Sciences Faculty
MA, University of Rhode Island
BA, University of Rhode Island

Jordan Rochelson

English Faculty
M.A., English Education, Columbia University, Teachers College
B.A., English, University of Michigan

Stephanie Roones

Head Track Coach, Associate Head Girls Volleyball Coach, Assist Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Lindsey Rossler

History Faculty, Director of Talent Development
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
BA, Emory University

Mrs. Claire Rosztoczy

Associate Faculty

Howard Russell

Teaching Intern
MA, Physical Education & Athletic Training, University of South Florida
BA, Physical Education, Le Moyne College

Joe Ryan

Science Faculty
PhD, North Carolina State University
MA, University of Scranton
BS, Fordham University

Marnie Sadlowsky

Associate Head of School for Strategic Program, Head of Upper School
MAR, Yale University
BA, St. Olaf College

Rachel Salem

Performing Arts Faculty
Bachelor of Music, University of Hartford's Hartt School

Brian Salvesen

Mathematics Faculty
MA, Sacred Heart University
BS, Western Connecticut State University

Aman Samra

Grade 2 Faculty
MS Ed., Fordham University
BS, Lafayette College

John Sanchez

After School Care Associate
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Villanova University

Rosalba Santander-Cervantes

World Languages Faculty
BA, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo

Helen Santoro

Grade 5 Faculty
MAT, Sacred Heart University
BA, Southern Connecticut University

Guy Savage

Admission Associate, Upper School, Head Ice Hockey Coach
BA, Sacred Heart University

Hannah Scala

Grade 5 Faculty, PBL Coordinator for Grade PreK-5
MA, University of Denver
BA, University of Denver

Stephen Schafer

Chief Financial and Operating Officer
MBA, University at Albany, SUNY
MS, University at Albany, SUNY
BS, Siena College

Dr. Victoria Schulman

Science Faculty, Director of Science Research
PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
BS, University of Maryland

Kevin Scott

Facilities Technician

Jennifer Segovia

Performing Arts Faculty
AS, Gibbs College
BFA, Montclair State University

Merrill Shafer

Associate Director of Admission, Lower School
BA, St. Lawrence University

Rupal Shah

Computer Science Faculty
MS in Computer Science, Columbia University
BS in Computer Engineering, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, India

Amanda Sheehan

Mathematics Faculty
MA, Seton Hall University
BS, St. Lawrence University
Ed.S, Seton Hall University

Jennifer Shirazi

Director of Teaching and Learning
M.Ed., Early Education General and Special Education, The Bank Street College of Education
BA, Kenyon College

Brady Shoemaker

Art and Design Chair, Grade 9 Class Advisor
MS. Ed, Kutztown University
BS, Ithaca College

Mark Silence

Performing Arts Faculty
MFA, American Conservatory Theater
BFA, University of the Arts

Paul Snyder

Social Sciences Faculty
MS, City College of New York
BA, SUNY Cortland

Jenna Sotire

English Faculty, Team Leader, Grade 6
MPS, Manhattanville College
BA, University of Rhode Island

Alison Stoddart

Physical Education and Movement
MA, Manhattanville College
ACP, Health & Wellness, Manhattanville College
BA, Dickinson College

Lindsay Stone

Class of 2011
English Faculty, All-School English DEI Coordinator
PD, University of Aberdeen
BA, Fordham University

Dana Thomas

Associate Director of Admission, Upper School
BA, Georgetown University

Katie Tobin

Art and Design Faculty
MA, College of New Rochelle
BFA, University of Albany

Dr. Craig Tunks

Director of Technology Innovation and Integration, Chair of Computer Science
D. P. S, Pace University
MS, Long Island University
Villanova University

Julian Velez

Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Lelio Vieux

Director of Dining Services

Jessica Vigliotti

Prekindergarten Faculty
Master’s in Early Childhood Education, Hunter College
Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Fordham University

David Volain

Senior Associate Director of College Counseling
MPA, University of Vermont
BA, University of Vermont

Charlotte Walsh

Science Faculty
Bachelor of Arts, Education Studies, Saint Anselm College

Tommy Weeks

Performing Arts Faculty
BA, Univeristy of Connecticut

Katharine Wells

Associate Faculty, Head Volleyball Coach
MS of Secondary Education, University of Bridgeport
BS, Mathematics, Sacred Heart

Kathryn Wells

Director of Advancement Services
MBA, Marketing and Non-Profit Management, Columbia University
BA, Hamilton College

Emily Wierdsma

Middle School Learning Specialist
MA, Education, Boston University
University of New England Online
BA, Sociology, Dickinson College

Susan Willett

Accounting, BS, University of Connecticut

Rachel Wortherley

English Faculty
BA, English, Iona Universiity
MA, English, Iona University

Megan Yelton

Director Leadership Program, Grade Dean, Grade 12, Director Leadership Program, Grade Dean, Grade 12
BA, Tufts University

Dr. Peter Yu

Mathematics Faculty
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SMEE/SBEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Telly Zangas

Head Varsity Boys Tennis Coach

Belinda Zheng

Mathematics Faculty
MS, Columbia University
BS, Fudan University

Dr. Thomas Zoubek

Chair of Social Sciences Department, World Languages Faculty, Social Sciences Faculty
MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University
MA, Brown University
BA, Trinity College