O ur charismatic staff members all utilize a data-driven instructional model, which informs decisions about curriculum, staffing, and operations. Through frequent analysis of real-time data, teachers tailor their instruction to the needs of the students.

Meet our administrators, teachers, and school staff!


David R. Rosas, School Director
Cristy Cuellar-Lezcano, ELA & Dual Language Instructional Specialist
Desiree Grand, Director of Operations


Manager of Development & Community Relations


Michelle Boyd, Kindergarten General Education ICT Teacher
María Lázaro, Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher
Lavern Paul, Kindergarten General Education Teacher
Beatriz Sanchez, Kindergarten Associate Teacher

First Grade

Ms. Maldonado, First Grade Special Education ICT Teacher
Taina Marrero, First Grade Associate Teacher
Abiluz Perez, First Grade Dual Language Teacher
Lyza Smith, First Grade Special Education ICT

Second Grade

Desiree Aviles, Second Grade General Education Teacher
Nelson DeJesus, Second Grade ICT Associate Teacher
Naomi Harper, Second Grade Dual Language Teacher
Second Grade Teacher
Ms. Rios, Second Grade Associate Teacher

Third Grade

Alexandra Capelin, Third Grade Dual Language Teacher
Johelissa Genao, Third Grade Associate Teacher
Analie Hintz, Third Grade General Education ICT Teacher
Third Grade Special Education ICT Teacher

Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Associate Teacher
Fourth Grade General Education ICT Teacher

Fourth Grade Special Education Teacher
Martha Ortiz, Fourth Grade Teacher

Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Math Teacher
Javier Mendoza, Fifth Grade Associate Teacher
Darlene Morris, Fifth Grade Humanities Teacher


Kendra Grady, Art Teacher
Domenico Palumbo, Physical Education Teacher


Alfredo Dones, Security Guard
Marcos Gerez, Night Custodian
Ms. Jones, Operations Assistant
Yolanda Marin, Operations Manager 
Joshua Rivera, Head Custodian
Norma Santiago, School Aide/Afterschool Coordinator
Joel Taveras, Food Service Assistant

Student Support

Oladayo Esho, Special Education Coordinator / SETSS
Naomi Harper,  ESL Teacher
Susan Micari, Reading Specialist
Jackie Sylvain, Behavioral Intervention Specialist
Rikki Shanberg, Social Worker