Faculty & Staff

Administration

SHANNA DOUGLAS,  Principal
sdouglas@lmc896.org

Shanna Douglas has spent the last 17 years teaching English Language Arts in middle school, and 5 of those years were spent at LMC as an 8th grade teacher.  She earned an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. Ms. Douglas strongly believes that schools should be a place where academic, social and emotional learning takes place. Her favorite middle school novel is To Kill A Mockingbird.


KATHY HSIEH,  Assistant Principal, I.A.
khsieh@lmc896.org

Kathy Hsieh moved to New York City in 2007 to make the switch to teaching after working as a journalist in upstate New York. For the past 12 years, she has taught middle school English in District 2. Ms. Hsieh is Chinese American and her family is originally from Taiwan. She grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia, and eventually attended Penn State University, New York University, and Hunter College. Ms. Hsieh loves being an educator because she gets to learn alongside students and watch them grow and question the world around them. 


LEONA NEGRIMOVSKY,  Parent Coordinator
lnegrimovsky@lmc896.org

CYNTHIA SAVINO,  Community Coordinator
csavino@lmc896.org

MARIA OURANITSAS,  School Secretary
mouranitsas@lmc896.org

Arts & Physical Education

CAPRICE ABRAHAM,  Dance + SETSS (ELA/Math)

NGOZI AKBAR,  Physical Education

RILEY AYNDOW8th Grade Science ICT + REWARDS + IEP teacher +SEARS Facilitator

JESSICA SINCLAIRDigital Arts + IR +Arts Facilitator

RACHELLE STREETVisual Arts +IR

JUDE TRAXLER,  Music Teacher


Humanities & Spanish

TREVOR BAUMGARTNER7th and 8th ICT SS + SETSS

CAT ACEVEDO8th Grade Social Studies

MAURA GRIFFIN601 / 602 Humanities ICT

MATT HERZFELD801, 802, 803 English

LAUREN MATYOLA704/804 ELA + Literacy Coach/Department Facilitator

EUNICE OH701, 702, 703 English + 7th Grade Team Facilitator

ELI SCHERER701, 702 English ICT + RJ / Advisory Coordinator

AMANDA SCOTT601 / 602 Humanities ICT

LAURA SIEGLE701, 702, 703, 704 Social Studies

JACQUELINE TENAGLIA603 / 604 Humanities + 6th Grade Facilitator

JESUS VARGAS7th and 8th Spanish + 8th grade Facilitator

RAFIATU YAYA-LAMBORDI801, 802, 803 English

 

Math & Science

ELAINE CHIN803, 804 Math, Algebra + Math Coach

HELEN DOLE6th Grade Science

STEPHANIE FELT,  801, 802 Math ICT + SETSS

SHELLEY GOLD701 / 702 / 703 Math

MENAKA JEYAPALAN601 / 602 / 603 Math

JESSICA KELMAN801, 802, 704 Math + Math Department Facilitator

DAVID LAI601 / 602/ 604 Math

JOSH NG8th Grade Science + Science Department Facilitator

DIANE PFLUG,  7th Grade Science

PETER REITZFELD,  701, 702 Math ICT +SETSS

KATHRYN TRIANO,   6th Science ICT + 7th Grade Science ICT

 

Support

CESARLINA AVILES,  ELL Teacher, programmer

ALBERT BARBOSA,  School Aide

JING YE JACKIE CHEN,  Para Professional

CARLOS COBO,  Para Professional

TYRELL DAVIS,  Sports Coach and Para Professional

RIZZAH DECOPAIN,  Speech Therapist

MIA DONG,  School Counselor (Will be at LMC only on Mondays)

SETH KRITZMAN,  School Counselor

TENEQUA MURRELL,  Social Worker

FLAVIA MULLIGAN,  SAPIS Guidance Counselor

ELENA OLIVERO,  Para Professional

LAURA QUINN,  Speech Therapist

CAROL RODRIGUEZ, School Aide

WADIYYA SALAAM,  Para Professional

RODNEY SANDERS,  After-School Director with Manhattan Youth
rsanders@manhattanyouth.org

NANCY WRIGHT,  Psychologist (Will be at LMC only on Mondays & Fridays)