Faculty & Staff


Erika Brockman, Executive Director

Iffeisha Gordon-Toppin, Principal

Turi Nilsson, Director of Instruction, Primary Grades

Siobhan Vicens, Teacher Support Coach

Faten Gaffere, Director of Special Education/IEP Chair

Becky Danso, Technology and Intervention Specialist

Karen Brown, Executive Assistant and Bookkeeper

Jenica Glenn, Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Principal

Kendra Stuckey, Office Assistant

Elementary Grades

Katie Grasso, GAL Program Coordinator and Primary Intervention Teacher, Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Jenny Green, Pre-K Teacher

Tia Fore, Pre-K Paraprofessional

Heather Lightner, Kindergarten Teacher

Lacey Perrera, Kindergarten Teacher

Zsa Maine Brookshire, 1st grade Teacher

Courtney Davis, 1st grade Teacher

Rachel Roth, Primary Intervention Teacher, Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Mimi Ayers, K, 1st and 2nd grade Paraprofessional

Shanice Scott, K, 1st and 2nd grade Paraprofessional

Rebekah Andersen, 2nd grade Teacher

Sarah Fetcho, 2nd grade Teacher

Rachel Rudebusch, 3rd grade Teacher

Rodrigo Pincheira, 3rd grade Teacher

Janide Rene, 3rd and 4th grade Paraprofessional

Stacey Krainer, 4th grade Teacher

Kelli Wingate, 4th grade Teacher

Amanda Cherry, Intervention Teacher, 3rd-5th Grade

Cultural Arts, Media, and Adventure

Kutia Jawara, Dance Teacher

Meghan Maynard, 5th-8th Fitness and Adventure Teacher

D.J. Nash, Weinberg Library Assistant

Janelle Sanders, 5th-8th Art Teacher

Andre "Magic" Robinson, K-4th Fitness and Adventure Teacher

Jessica Walther, K-4th Art Teacher

Middle Grades

June Hall, 5th/6th  grade Literacy Teacher

Seth Michaels, 5th/6th grade grade Math Teacher

Kaitlin Prince, 5th/6th grade Science Teacher

Josephine Serwaah, 5th/6th grade Co-Teacher, Math

Syed Zaman, 5th/6th grade Humanities Teacher

Shareen Aarons, 7th/8th Math Teacher

Cara Green, 7th/8th grade Co-Teacher, Literacy

Jessica Herceg, 7th/8th Science Teacher

Jessi Mitchell, 7th/8th grade Paraprofessional

Gena Proctor, 7th/8th Literacy Teacher

Timothy Smith, 7th/8th Humanities Teacher

Kim Gale, Middle Grades Support

Special Education

Jessica Bernacki, Pre-K-3rd grade Special Educator

Josh Caprio, PAL Program Paraprofessional

Gay Claudio, PAL Program Teacher

Krysta Jenks,  3rd-4th grade Special Educator

Shanell Johnson, 5th-6th grade Special Educator

Alicia Shaw, 7th-8th Special Educator

Health and Student Support

Teoine Carroll, 5th-8th Student Support Counselor

Tim Guyton, K-4th Student Support Counselor

Nicole Harvey, Therapist

Marcus Lane, Student Support

Dawood Thomas, Student Support

Colleen Andersen, School Psychologist

Nicole Bennett, Speech and Language Pathologist

Heather Ottena, Occupational Therapist

Robin Reynolds, School Nursing Aide

Hannah Schwartz, Social Worker

Cafeteria and Custodial

Sheryl Norris, Director of Facilities

Vernall Woodhouse Holmes, Cafeteria Manager

Christine Fraction, Cafeteria Staff

Donnesha Johnson, Cafeteria Staff