Former Faculty & Staff

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Michael Lupinacci

Title

Temporary Teacher of Math, Middle School

Education

BA Yale University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2018-2018


Brian Levine

Title

Associate Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS University of Delaware

Years at Trinity

2017-2018


Kristi (Ji Min) Lee

Title

Associate Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS New York University

Years at Trinity

2017-2018


Stephanie Bloom

Title

Interim Nurse, Grades Kindergarten through Six

Education

BS Boston College; MS University of Pennsylvania

Years at Trinity

2017-2018


Raymon Azcona

Title

Associate Teacher, Grade Four

Education

BA Vassar College

Years at Trinity

2017-2018


Diane Pella

Title

Director of Libraries

Education

Ph. D. Fordham University

Years at Trinity

2004-2018


Allison Lewis-Harrison

Title

Accounts Payable Manager

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2003-2018


Sandra Jenkins

Title

Grade Two Teacher

Education

B.A. Hope College; M.A. State University of New York

Years at Trinity

1993-2018


Lana Hamon

Title

French Teacher

Education

B.A., M.A. University of Pittsburgh; M.Phil. Université de la Sorbonne (Paris IV), France; M.A. Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2005-2018


Scott Adamson

Title

Education

Syracuse University

Years at Trinity

2002-2004


Marcus Baker

Title

Education

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Cynthia Weber

Title

Associate Librarian, Lower and Middle Schools; Lower School Team Coordinator

Education

BA The College of Wooster; MS Drexel University

Years at Trinity

2005-2015


Albert M. Wray

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1977-1987


Erin Tinker

Title

Learning Specialist, Lower School

Education

BA, MA New York University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1995-2015


Suellyn Preston Scull

Title

Special Assistant to the Headmaster

Education

BS University of Queensland, Australia

Years at Trinity

1980-2010


Margaret Schuette

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BA Ohio University; MA University of California, Los Angeles

Years at Trinity

1990-2015


Christopher A. Schoberl

Title

Principal, Middle School

Education

BA Rutgers University; MA, M.Ed, PhD Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2009-1016


Phoebe L. Roosevelt

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School

Education

BA Williams College; MA, M.Phil Columbia University; JD Fordham University

Years at Trinity

2009-2010


Jane K. Royal

Title

Teacher of Science, Middle School

Education

BA Davidson College; M.Ed Harvard University

Years at Trinity

2006, 2008-2015


Elisabeth K. Ruedy

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

ABD University of Basel, Switzerland; MS Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1987-2013


Emily Pressman

Title

Teacher of Music, Lower School

Education

BA Bryn Mawr College; MA, M.Phil Columbia University; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1988-2015


Sandra O’Shea

Title

Administrative Assistant in the Headmaster's Office

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1993-2016


Amanda Michels

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Middle School

Education

BS University of Adelaide, Australia; PhD University of Oxford, UK

Years at Trinity

2005-2015


Susan Lang

Title

Administrative Assistant to the Chaplain

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2000-2016


Li-Dai Lu

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School; Upper School Faculty Chapel Coordinator

Education

BA, BS University of Texas, Austin; MFA Texas State University

Years at Trinity

2006-2012


Max Victor Leibowitz

Title

Performing Arts Technology Assistant

Education

BA Carleton College

Years at Trinity

2009-2010


Heather Jane Lynn

Title

Special Events Manager

Education

BM Vanderbilt University; MA Indiana University

Years at Trinity

2010


Jordan Kattan

Title

English Teacher; Advisor, Middle School Literary Magazine, Grades 7 and 8

Education

BA Colgate University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2005-2016


Sharon Keigher

Title

Dean of Students

Education

BA Seton Hall University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1994-2016


Aaron David Kellner

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BFA Chapman University; MFA State University of New York, Stonybrook; M.Ed Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


Elizabeth J. Hunter

Title

Teacher of Photograph

Education

BA Long Island University; BFA School of Visual Arts; MFA Hunter College

Years at Trinity

1985-2008


Kelli Holsopple

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Goshen College

Years at Trinity

2002-2010


Tomomi Freeburg

Title

Library Assistant

Education

American Business Institute

Years at Trinity

2003-2016


Donald Connor

Title

Teacher of Classics, Upper School; Head, Classics Department

Education

BA Fordham University; MA, M.Phil Yale University

Years at Trinity

1983-2015


Barbara Charriez

Title

Executive Assistant to the Headmaster; Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Education

BS Austin Peay State Unviersity

Years at Trinity

1994-2014


Michael Buensuceso

Title

Director of Diversity

Education

BS University of Rhode Island; MS Columbia University School of Social Work

Years at Trinity

2010-2015


Isabelle Barry

Title

Mathematics Specialist and Instructor, Middle School

Education

BA Wellesley College; M.Ed Harvard University

Years at Trinity

2008-2014


Mary Ocampo ’07

Title

Teacher of English, Middle School

Education

BA Columbia University; MS Fordham University

Years at Trinity

2016-2018


Robin C. Kassimir

Title

Assistant School Nurse

Education

RN, BSN University of Massachusetts Amherst

Years at Trinity

2011-2011


Diane Gigliotti

Title

Administrative Assistant

Education

BA Muhlenberg College

Years at Trinity

2008-2018


Amit Prakash

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School

Education

BA Oberlin College; MA, MPhil, and PhD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2016-2018


Eileen Palmer

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BA Bowdoin College; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2016-2018


Johanna Mendez

Title

Language Program Coordinator, Grades K-4

Education

Ms Pratt Institute School of Design

Years at Trinity

2016-2017


Christopher Stevenson

Title

History Teacher

Education

BA Middlebury College; MA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2016-2018


Kathleen Conrad

Title

Librarian, Grades 6-12

Education

BA Radford University; MLS The City University of New York, Queens College

Years at Trinity

1997-2017


Jessica Bagby

Title

Assistant Head of School and Principal, Upper School

Education

BA Northwestern University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2010-present


Michael Sanicola

Title

Director of Security

Education

BS SUNY Empire State College; MS Fairleigh Dickinson University

Years at Trinity

2014-2016


Danielle Rettinger

Title

Associate Director of Admissions, Grades 5-12

Education

BA Bates College

Years at Trinity

2014-2017


Nacole Palmer

Title

Mathematics Teacher

Education

BA Yale University; MM Rice University

Years at Trinity

2014-Present


Nilsa Reyna

Title

Admissions Receptionist for Grades K-12

Education

BA Saint Louis University

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Maureen Prince

Title

Teacher of AP Economics, Upper School (Temporary/Part-Time)

Education

BA The University of Texas at Austin; MS Ramapo College of New Jersey

Years at Trinity

2014-2014


Irene Ning

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS The College of New Jersey

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Andrea Martz

Title

Technology Support Engineer

Education

BA Alma College; MFA Pace University

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Susan Jonas, PhD ’77

Title

Performing Arts Teacher

Education

BA Princeton University; DFA Yale University; PhD Yale University

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Leslie James ’07

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade Two, Lower School

Education

BA Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Jendia Marlowe

Title

Grade Three Co-Teacher

Education

BA Bates College; MA George Mason University

Years at Trinity

2014-2018


Jillann Hartman

Title

Associate Director of College Counseling

Education

BA Georgetown University; MA Boston College

Years at Trinity

2014-2015


Kenzie Chin

Title

Grade Three Co-Teacher

Education

BA Middlebury College; MEd Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2014-2018


Matthew Weisbroat

Title

Director of Food Services

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2006-2017


Sara L. Viggiano

Title

Learning Specialist

Education

BS Vanderbilt University

Years at Trinity

2011-2017


Joy Barbosa

Title

Associate Teacher, Grade Four

Education

BS Syracuse University; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2014-present


Harrison Williams

Title

Visual Arts Teacher

Education

BA Franklin & Marshall College

Years at Trinity

1994-2018


Chance Sims

Title

Assistant Principal; Director of Global Travel

Education

BS Willamette University; MA DePaul University; MA University of Washington

Years at Trinity

2012-present


Mala Van Sertima

Title

Administrative Assistant

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2010-2017


Matthew William Rupcich

Title

MS Dean of Student Activities; Director of Grades 5 and 6 Musicals; MS Diversity Coordinator

Education

BA Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University; MA University of Maryland

Years at Trinity

1998-2016


Cecilia Rudzitis

Title

Substitute Mathematics Specialist Teacher, Middle and Lower School

Education

BA Barnard College

Years at Trinity

2013


Deana Semenza

Title

Teacher of Science

Education

BS, MA University of Connecticut

Years at Trinity

2011-2018


Kristin Stroupe

Title

Physical Education and Fitness Teacher

Education

BA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2012-2017


Sharon Mook

Title

Associate Teacher, Kindergarten

Education

BA Queens College

Years at Trinity

2013-present


Heather Nielsen

Title

Associate Teacher, Grade Three

Education

BA Gustavus Adolphus College; MA City University of New York

Years at Trinity

2011-present


Alexandra Martinez

Title

Lower School Administrative Coordinator

Education

BA City University of New York, Lehman College

Years at Trinity

2007-2017


Robyn Jaffe

Title

Health Curriculum Coordinator

Education

BA State University of New York at Binghamton; MSEd Hofstra University

Years at Trinity

2013-2018


Kathryn Makatche

Title

Educational Technology Coordinator, Lower School

Education

BS Kutztown University; MA Gratz College

Years at Trinity

2013-2017


Maurice Hicks

Title

Associate Teacher, Grade two

Education

BA Iona College; MA New York University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2013-2018


Fabienne Gérard

Title

Head, Modern Language Department; French Teacher

Education

BA, MA L'Université de Toulouse, France; PhD L'Université de la Sorbonne, Nouvelle, France

Years at Trinity

2003-2018


Regina M. Dorian

Title

Head, Mathematics Department

Education

BS Stevens Institute of Technology; MA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1985-2017


Alison Countermine

Title

Mathematics Specialist

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University

Years at Trinity

2011-2017


Rachell Arteaga

Title

Spanish Teacher

Education

BA Hunter College; MEd Harvard University

Years at Trinity

2013-2016


Sarah Bonsignore

Title

Performing Arts Teacher; Advisor, Girls Acapella Group

Education

BA University of Natal, Durban, South Africa; MA Mannes College of Music

Years at Trinity

2007-2018


Robert Wendt

Title

Teacher of Music, Upper School Chorus; Teacher of Music, Middle School

Education

BA Columbia University; MA Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2011-2012


Elizabeth Wilcox

Title

Teacher of Grade Two; Lower School Team Coordinator; Lower School Multicultural Co-Coordinator

Education

BA Harvard University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2005-2011


Brad G. Williams

Title

Teacher of French

Education

BA Vassar College; MPhil Universität Basel; PhD Université des Science Humaines de Strasbourg

Years at Trinity

1999-2003


Marsha Williams

Title

Administrative Assistant, Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2002-2011


Dr. Anne Youngling

Title

Pool Director; Coach

Education

BA Williams College; DO University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Years at Trinity

1996-1998


Meglena Zapreva

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade Four

Education

BA Hunter College; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2012-2015


Bill Zavatsky

Title

Teacher of English, Upper School; Advisor for "Columbus"

Education

BA, MFA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1987-2011


Lee Zegar

Title

Executive Assistant to the Headmaster

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1987-1998


Jonathan Sirois

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Middle School

Education

BA Stonehill College; MA Middlebury College

Years at Trinity

2012-2014


Nika Skvir-Maliakal

Title

Teacher of History, Middle School

Education

BA University of Michigan

Years at Trinity

2001-2004


Margaret Smith

Title

Teacher of Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics; Teacher of History; Upper School

Education

BA University of Nebraska—Lincoln, MA Fordham University

Years at Trinity

2012-2015


Samia Soodi

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS University of North Texas

Years at Trinity

2008-2012


David Sox

Title

Chaplain

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1963-1970


Benjamin Stern

Title

Technology Integrationist, Middle School; Teacher of Computer Science, Grades Five and Six

Education

BA Bowdoin College

Years at Trinity

2012-2014


Robert Stewart

Title

Teacher of History, Middle School; Middle School Class Dean, Grade 6

Education

BA Fairfield University; MA Boston College; PhD University of the West Indies

Years at Trinity

1978-2014


Ann Strohmeier

Title

Teacher of Grade One; Lower School Team Coordinator

Education

BA Manhattanville College; MA Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

1989-2014


Thomas C. Sullivan

Title

Teacher of English, Upper School

Education

BA Harvard University; MA Middlebury College

Years at Trinity

1995-2007


Donghong Sun

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS Peking University; PhD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2013-2015


Caitlin Sweet

Title

Teacher of Grade Two; Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA University of Texas, Austin

Years at Trinity

2008-2011


Barbara Tischler

Title

Associate Head for Academic Affairs

Education

MA, PhD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2012-2013


Douglas W. Tobin

Title

Teacher of Classics, Upper School

Education

BA Saint Peter's College; MA Fordham University

Years at Trinity

1987-2013


Frederick Toborg

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BA, MA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1972-2002


Elvina Tong

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade Two

Education

BS New York University; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2006-2008


Trysh Travis

Title

Teacher of English, Upper School

Education

BA New York University; MA Middlebury College; PhD Yale University

Years at Trinity

1987-1990


Morika Tsujimura

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Columbia University; MS.Ed The City University of New York, Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2008-2012


Theo Carmelo M. Tupaz

Title

Teacher of Science, Middle School; Technology Robotics Club Advisor

Education

BS Springfield College; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

2008-2011


Jacqueline Ward

Title

School Nurse

Education

BSN Georgetown University

Years at Trinity

2005-2012


Howard Warren

Title

Teacher of Science, Lower School; Coordinator of Science, K-4

Education

BA State University of New York, Cortland; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

1989-2013


Jerome Rosenzweig

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BS Queens College; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1997-2002


Stanislav Roslyakov

Title

Head Robotics Coach

Education

BS Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Years at Trinity

2013-2015


Elisabeth K. Ruedy

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

ABD University of Basel, Switzerland; MS Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1987-2013


Susan E. Ruta

Title

Interim Assistant Director of Athletics

Education

Dutchess Community College; BA Pace University

Years at Trinity

2008-2010


Lisa Jo Sagolla

Title

Teacher of Dance

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1989-1990


Gabriela Saldana

Title

Teacher of Grade Two

Education

BA State University of New York at Stony Brook; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2009-2014


Emily P. Scharf

Title

Teacher of English, Middle School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1973-2001


Ian Schlesinger

Title

Systems Support Engineer

Education

BS Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Years at Trinity

2012-2014


Ryan Scott

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2002-2005


Jennifer Semioli

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BA Duke University; MS College of Saint Rose

Years at Trinity

2007-2011


Renée Seufert

Title

Assistant to the Athletic Director; Head of Physical Education; Coach

Education

BA Valparaiso University; MS University of Southern Maine

Years at Trinity

1995-1998


Joel Shapiro

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School

Education

BA The City University of New York, Queens College; MA, PhD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1993-2013


William E. Shipley

Title

Teacher of Visual Arts

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1980-2000


Danielle Short

Title

Development Assistant

Education

BA, BFA Butler University; LMT Swedish Institute

Years at Trinity

2006-2009


Judy Shufro

Title

Teacher of Art

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1970-1992


Kara Paske Siegel

Title

Assistant to the Chaplains and Director of Public Service

Education

BS University of Michigan; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2001-2010, 2016-present


Paul Sigismondi

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BA University of California, Berkeley; PhD University of North Carolina

Years at Trinity

1998-2007


Rene Silva

Title

Teacher of Spanish

Education

PhD University of Havana, Cuba

Years at Trinity

1961-1964


James Silvia

Title

Teacher of Grade Four

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1966-1973


Jennifer Simon

Title

Assistant Teacher, Visual Arts

Education

BA, MFA City College of New York

Years at Trinity

2004-2015


Charles Quirin

Title

Technology Support Engineer

Education

BA St. John's University

Years at Trinity

2013-2015


Dr. Frances (Cary) Perry

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School; Chapel Coordinator, Upper School

Education

University of Cambridge, UK; MS University of Wales, Cardiff; PhD University of Exeter, UK

Years at Trinity

2006-2009


John A. Reynolds

Title

Computer Specialist, Middle School; Teacher of Classics, Middle School

Education

BS Stevens Institute of Technology; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1984-2009


Christine Reilly

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Middle School

Education

BS West Chester University; MS Brooklyn College; PD Fordham University

Years at Trinity

1974-2013


Kimberly Pozner

Title

Learning Specialist, Lower School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2011-2012


Joanne Handler Rau

Title

Library Assistant

Education

BS Skidmore College

Years at Trinity

2002-2008


Julie Pugkhem

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS Emory University; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2006-2009


Geoffrey Peppiatt

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BA Open University, UK; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1982-2013


Bruce Posner

Title

Director of Technology

Education

BS, MS Fordham University

Years at Trinity

2011-2018


Rachel E. Elkinson Ring

Title

Health Curriculum Coordinator, Lower and Middle School

Education

BA Tufts University; MPH Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2006-2011


Denise Valentine Philpotts

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School; Head, Science Department

Education

BA Stony Brook University; MA The New School for Social Research; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1985-2004, 2009-2015


Tyler Paul ’04

Title

Assistant Teacher, Kindergarten

Education

BA, MA Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2013-2015


Lee Palmer

Title

Interim Principal, Upper School; Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS Cornell University; MS Rutgers University

Years at Trinity

2004-2010


Walter Ostapiak

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BS University of Pennsylvania; MS Courant Institute, New York University

Years at Trinity

1974-2011


Laura K. Peyton

Title

Admissions Receptionist

Education

BA Boston University; MFA School of Visual Arts

Years at Trinity

2011-2012


Kelly O’Shea

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS, MS Washington University in St. Louis

Years at Trinity

2013-2014


Tristina Oppliger

Title

Special Events Assistant

Education

BA, Texas A&M University

Years at Trinity

2008-2009


Carole Ries

Title

Lower School Curriculum Coordinator

Education

BS New York University; MS The City University of New York, Queens College

Years at Trinity

2004-2011


Brenda Rivera

Title

Administrative Assistant, Upper School

Education

BA Bernard M. Baruch College

Years at Trinity

2010-2015


Patricia M. Robbins

Title

Director of Admissions, Grades 7-12; Teacher of English

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1982-2001


Marisol Martinez

Title

Visual Arts Teacher

Education

BA Barnard College

Years at Trinity

2010-2016


Zev Markenson

Title

Director of Technology

Education

BFA Syracuse University

Years at Trinity

2012-2014


Margery Mandell

Title

Upper School Dean for Co-Curricular Learning

Education

BA Sarah Lawrence College; MA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1997-2012


Rob Mancabelli

Title

Director of Technology

Education

BS University of Scranton; MA University of Delaware

Years at Trinity

2010-2011


Jane Mallison

Title

Teacher of English, Middle and Upper School

Education

BA East Tennessee State; MA Duke University; ABD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Years at Trinity

1970-2012


Sanjiv Maliakal

Title

Teacher of Science, Middle School

Education

BS University of Vermont; MS Northeastern University

Years at Trinity

1998-2004


William E. Major

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School; Head, History Department

Education

BA Vanderbilt University; MA Northeastern University; PhD University of Georgia

Years at Trinity

1981-2012


Patricia Mead

Title

Learning Specialist, Middle School

Education

BA Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.Ed University of Virginia

Years at Trinity

2004-2011


Geraldine McNally

Title

Learning Specialist, Upper School

Education

BS Fordham University; MS University at Albany, State University of New York

Years at Trinity

2012-2014


Erin McMenamin

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade Three

Education

BA Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Years at Trinity

2011-2015


Kaori Y. McManus

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School; Upper School Multicultural Co-Coordinator

Education

BS University of Pennsylvania; MS Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2008-2012


Joanne McGowan

Title

Learning Specialist, Lower School

Education

BA Richmond College; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1986-2015


Gene McGarry

Title

Teacher of Science, Middle School

Education

Portland State University

Years at Trinity

1996-2003


Patricia A. Mennitt

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS Alfred University; MSN University of Virginia; PhD Cornell University

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


Maxine McClintock

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School

Education

BA, George Washington University; MAT, MEd, PhD Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1990-2006


Patricia A. Niles

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS University of Maine, Orono

Years at Trinity

1981-2014


Jyotsana Negi

Title

Learning Specialist

Education

BA University of Colorado; MEd Claremont Graduate University

Years at Trinity

2013-2016


Hannah Trooboff McCollum

Title

Associate Director of Admissions, Grades 5-12

Education

MA Columbia University; MAT University of Rochester

Years at Trinity

2010-2014


Kathryn Mulvihill

Title

Teacher of Classics, Middle School

Education

BA Yale University

Years at Trinity

2005-2011


Peter Moriarty

Title

Teacher of Photography, Upper School

Education

BA University of New Hampshire; MFA Rochester Institute of Technology

Years at Trinity

2002-2013


Jason A. Lombard

Title

Director of Annual Giving

Education

AB Vassar College

Years at Trinity

2002-2009


Diane Linder Berman

Title

Teacher of Mathematics

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1995-2002


Stephen H. Lewis

Title

Computer Specialist, Upper School

Education

BA Harvard College; M.Architecture Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2006-2010


Sarah Levy

Title

English Teacher

Education

BA University of Chicago; MA Middlebury College

Years at Trinity

2006-2016


Monika Kolodziej

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

MA Warsaw University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2007-2011


Alexandra Klein

Title

Mathematics Learning Specialist, Upper School

Education

BA Boston University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1994-2013


Brian Kivlan

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BS, MS Manhattan College

Years at Trinity

1971-2013


Meredith Pinckney Kent

Title

Teacher of Grade Three; Lower School Team Coordinator

Education

BA Lehigh University; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2007-2012


Gregory Kenney

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University; MA University of Akron

Years at Trinity

1998-2013


Colin Levitt

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Middle School

Education

BSEd West Chester University; MSEd City College of the City University of New York

Years at Trinity

2010-2012


Lawrence G. LeBow

Title

Teacher of Mathematics

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1970-1981


Frank C. Leana

Title

Teacher of English, Director of College Counseling

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1974-1985


Lindsay Lauder

Title

Teacher of Visual Arts, Grades Seven and Eight

Education

BA University of Montana; MPS Pratt Institute

Years at Trinity

2008-2009, 2011-2013


Nicole Marie Lantz

Title

Administrative Assistant to the Registrar

Education

BA College of William & Mary

Years at Trinity

2009-present


Jeremy Lamb

Title

Performing Arts Technology Assistant

Education

BS University of Texas, Austin

Years at Trinity

2010-2011


Katherine Krantz

Title

Teacher of Art, Lower School

Education

BA University of California, Santa Cruz; MFA The City University of New York, Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2007-2010


Janet E. Kehl

Title

Teacher of French, Upper School; Head, Modern Language Department

Education

BA Middlebury College; MAT Yale University

Years at Trinity

1984-2010


Judd K. Levingston

Title

Teacher of Religion

Education

PhD The Jewish Theological Seminary

Years at Trinity

2002


Lisa Allyn Lebow

Title

Teacher of Science

Education

BA Brandeis University; MAT Tufts University; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2003-2009


Robin Lester

Title

Head of School

Education

BA University of St Andrews, Pepperdine University; MAT, PhD University of Chicago

Years at Trinity

1975-1986


Elizabeth Hanft

Title

Teacher of Classics; Advisor to Model Congress

Education

AB Princeton University

Years at Trinity

2007-2009


Amy Hand

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School; Head, Mathematics Department

Education

BA Colgate University; MS University of New Hampshire

Years at Trinity

2013-2014


Robert W. Hipkens

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BA Haverford College; MS Syracuse University

Years at Trinity

1972-2013


Nelly M. Hilsman

Title

Teacher of French

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1979-1987


Rev. Daniel R. Heischman

Title

Chaplain; Assistant Headmaster

Education

BA College of Wooster; BA, MA Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK; STM Yale Divinity School; D.Min Princeton Theological Seminary

Years at Trinity

1979-1987


Christina Harrison

Title

Learning Specialist of Mathematics, Middle School

Education

BA, MA Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Years at Trinity

2004-2013


Susan Harriot

Title

Associate Director of Admissions, Grades 5-12

Education

BA Warren Wilson College

Years at Trinity

2003-2010


Elizabeth Harvard Harnage

Title

Computer Specialist, Middle School; Teacher of Classics, Middle School

Education

BA Vassar College; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2009-2010


Chinita Leung Hard

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed Harvard University

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


June M. Idzal

Title

Head, Computer Science Department

Education

BA Monmouth University; MLS Syracuse University; Ed.D Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1998-2006


Don E. Jones Jr.

Title

Teacher of English, Alumni Secretary, Director of Activities

Education

BA Lawrence; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1955-1969


Walter C. Johnson

Title

Teacher of English; Admissions Officer; Form Master

Education

BA Amherst College; MA University of Pennsylvania; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1984-1989


Elizabeth “Libby” Jelliffe

Title

K-8 Literacy Specialist

Education

BA Ohio Wesleyan University; MEd Salem State College

Years at Trinity

2010-2013


Shelley A. Jackson

Title

Communications Assistant

Education

BFA University of North Texas; MFA School of Visual Arts

Years at Trinity

2000-2008


Bonnie Jackson

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS Boston University

Years at Trinity

2010-2013


Cem Inaltong

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School; Head, Mathematics Department

Education

BS, MS Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Years at Trinity

2002-2012


N. Jan Kang

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School (Psychology); Science Enrichment Program Director

Education

BA Wheaton College; MA University of California, Berkeley; PhD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2008-2010


Sue Hipkens

Title

Librarian, Lower School

Education

BA Vassar College; MLS The City University of New York, Queens College

Years at Trinity

1966-2013


Achyut S. Joshi

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BA Duke University; MA Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2011-2014


Meredith Kato

Title

Teacher of History, Middle School

Education

MD Cornell University

Years at Trinity

1995-2001


Lesleigh Gennace

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Lower and Middle Schools; Middle School Multicultural Coordinator

Education

BA Syracuse University; BS, MA Middlebury College

Years at Trinity

2006-2011


Ann Foster Fusco

Title

Admissions Officer

Education

BA University of Durham, UK

Years at Trinity

1986-2015


Patrick Frasier

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BS, MS University of Texas at Austin

Years at Trinity

2012-2013


Aimee Frank

Title

Assistant Teacher, Kindergarten

Education

BA University of Vermont

Years at Trinity

2011-2015


Nancy Garcia

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Middle School

Education

BA State University of New York, Cortland; MA Brooklyn College

Years at Trinity

1997-2012


Andrew Housiaux

Title

Teacher of Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics, Upper and Middle School

Education

BA Columbia University; MTh Harvard Divinity School

Years at Trinity

2013-2014


Jonathan Haff

Title

Senior Systems Administrator

Education

BS Villanova University

Years at Trinity

2005-2011


Jenny Griffiths

Title

Administrative Assistant, Business Office

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2007-2010


Dondré Greenhouse

Title

Administrative Assistant, Lower School

Education

BFA Carnegie Mellon Univesity

Years at Trinity

2001-2012


Mary Anne Gray

Title

Learning Specialist, Upper School

Education

BA St. John's University; MS Fordham University; M.Ed Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2000-2012


Anne Gravel

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness; Co-Chair for P.E., Gr 7-12

Education

BA Dickinson College; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

1999-2013


Jamie Hamilton

Title

Teacher of Religion

Education

BA Central Washington University; M.Div Union Theological Seminary

Years at Trinity

1989-1992


Amber Hagen

Title

Assistant Teacher, Kindergarten

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2011-2013


Alyssa Gorelick

Title

Teacher of Visual Arts, Grades Seven and Eight

Education

BA Sarah Lawrence College; MFA California Institute of the Arts

Years at Trinity

2009-2010, 2012-2013


Anabel C. Goa

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Tufts University

Years at Trinity

2008-2010


Marc Gladstone

Title

Director of Learning Support

Education

BS Skidmore College; MSEd Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2012-2015


Cason Given

Title

History Teacher, Diversity Coordinator

Education

BA Washington and Lee University; MEd Vanderbilt University

Years at Trinity

2013-2016


Michael Gilbert

Title

Teacher of Drama and Teacher of English, Upper School

Education

BA Dickinson College

Years at Trinity

1981-2014


Caroline C. Grauman-Boss

Title

Teacher of History, Upper School

Education

AB Occidental College; MPhil Columbia University; MSc London School of Economics

Years at Trinity

2000-2003


Sonia C. Gourdin

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS State University of New York, New Paltz; MS Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


Curtis G. Evans

Title

Teacher of Physical Education

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1981-1989


Kevin R. Espy

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2007-2009


Pamela Elrod

Title

Director of Choral Music, Upper School;Teacher of Music, Lower and Middle School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1982-1988


Nancy Lester Elitzer

Title

English Teacher

Education

BA Brown University; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

1998-2005, 2012-2016


Brooke Forbidussi

Title

Administrative Receptionist

Education

BA University of Georgia

Years at Trinity

2009-2010


Elizabeth Fahmi

Title

Health Education Coordinator

Education

BS State University of New York, Cortland; MA Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2008-2015


John P. Evans III

Title

Teacher of Grade Three; Lower School Multicultural Co-Coordinator

Education

BA Miami University of Ohio; MA Loyola Marymount University

Years at Trinity

2008-2014


Megan DeBaun

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Villanova University

Years at Trinity

2007-2009


Bhavna de Montebello

Title

Administrative Secretary, Upper School

Education

BA Sarah Lawrence College

Years at Trinity

2009-2010


Lindsay Davis

Title

Admissions Coordinator, Grades 5-12

Education

BA Bard College

Years at Trinity

2007-2010


Marianne David

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Upper School

Education

BA Connecticut College; M.Ph, PhD Yale University

Years at Trinity

1982-2011


Linda M. D’Apolito

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS Lehigh University; MS University of South Carolina

Years at Trinity

2008-2011


Jeff M. Crosby

Title

After School Director

Education

BFA University of North Texas; MFA School of Visual Arts

Years at Trinity

2002-2008


Sigun Coyle

Title

Teacher of French

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1980-1999


Sarah Brett England

Title

Musical Director, Performing Arts

Education

BA The College of William & Mary

Years at Trinity

2013-2014


Elisa Dragu

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA State University of New York, Binghamton; MA Pace University

Years at Trinity

2009-2013


Michelle Rodriguez Dowling

Title

Assistant Principal, Middle School

Education

BA, Marymount Manhattan College; MSE, Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

1995-2000


Alison J. Distefano

Title

Head, Science Department

Education

BS Gettysburg College; PhD Rutgers University

Years at Trinity

2004-2009


Damon Diemente

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BS Fordham University; MS, PhD Northwestern University

Years at Trinity

1986-2009, 2010-2012


Dennis Desormier

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BA Dartmouth College; MM University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Years at Trinity

2008-2010


Samantha Clark

Title

Teacher of Grade Two

Education

BA University of Northumbria, United Kingdom; MA Wandsworth Primary School Consortium, United Kingdom

Years at Trinity

2005-2011


Linda L. Chiao

Title

Grade Two Teacher

Education

BA, MEd California State University, Long Beach

Years at Trinity

2011-2016


Steven Bloom

Title

Teacher of History

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1970-1971


David Bird

Title

Chaplain

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1973-1978


Alexandra Caloyeras

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade One

Education

BA University of California, Los Angeles; MSEd Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2013-2015


Isabelle Cadieu

Title

Teacher of French

Education

MA Université Stendhal, Grenoble III, France; MA Indiana University; MA Université François Rabelais de Tours, France

Years at Trinity

2008-2009


Christopher Buckley

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BA Bates College; MBA Purdue University

Years at Trinity

2013-2013


Melville S. Brown

Title

Teacher of Music, Middle and Upper Schools; Head, Performing Arts Department; Director of Music, Grades 9-12

Education

BA Duke University; MM The Juilliard School

Years at Trinity

1986-2012


Kevin Clark

Title

Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness; Advisor to Model United Nations

Education

BS State University of New York, Cortland; MS Mercy College

Years at Trinity

1998-2015


Jessica Clark

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Lower and Middle Schools

Education

BA, BS Bucknell University; MA Fairfield University

Years at Trinity

2011-2015


Carole S. Clark

Title

Coordinator, Alumni Development and Special Events

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1992-1997


Victor Cirilo

Title

Teacher of English, Middle School

Education

BA Ithaca College; MSEd Syracuse University

Years at Trinity

2013-2014


Carol Christiansen

Title

Transportation Coordinator and Administrative Aide, Lower School

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2003-2013


Victor Concepción

Title

Technology Specialist, Upper School

Education

BA State University of New York, Binghamton

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


Steven R. Cohen

Title

Teacher of History

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1987-2000


Abigail Coffie

Title

Administrative Assistant, Admissions Office, Grades K-4

Education

BFA Corcoran College of Art and Design; MSEd Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

2005-2014


Catherine J. Codoyannis

Title

Teacher of Classics, Middle School

Education

BA, MAT Boston University

Years at Trinity

2011-2013


Virginia Closs

Title

Teacher of Classics

Education

BA Stanford University; M.Phil University of Cambridge, UK

Years at Trinity

2005-2008


Devin A. Correa-Spain

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA Wellesley College

Years at Trinity

2008-2011


Jamel Brian Brinkley

Title

Teacher of English, Upper School

Education

BA Columbia University; MA, M.Phil, ABD Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2009-2013


Elisabeth Alba

Title

Communications Assistant

Education

BA University of Florida; MFA School of Visual Arts

Years at Trinity

2008-2014


Karin Baker

Title

Director of Upper School Musical Theater

Education

-

Years at Trinity

1990-1998, 2004-2012


Daniel A. Bergman

Title

Teacher of Art, Middle and Upper Schools; Head, Visual Arts Department

Education

BA Wesleyan University; MFA School of Visual Arts

Years at Trinity

1999-2011


Stephany Arcentales

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BA The City University of New York, Hunter College

Years at Trinity

2008-2010


Stephen K. Arbogast

Title

Teacher of Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics, Middle and Upper Schools; Head, Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics Department

Education

BA Indiana University; M.Div Yale University; Th.M Harvard University

Years at Trinity

2004-2012


Allan Appel

Title

Teacher of English, Upper School

Education

Columbia University; City University of New York; Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Years at Trinity

2000-2001


Gayle Allen

Title

Associate Head of School

Education

BS University of Scranton; MA University of Delaware; MEd, EdD Teachers College, Columbia University

Years at Trinity

2010-2011


Lindsay Baker

Title

Teacher of Grade Three

Education

BA Brown University

Years at Trinity

2008-2014


Michael Baez

Title

Interim Co-Director of Technology; Senior Systems Administrator

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2001-2014


Julia Lee Aquadro

Title

Health Curriculum Coordinator, Lower School and Middle School

Education

BA Bates College

Years at Trinity

2011-2013


Brigitte Bentele

Title

Teacher of Mathematics, Upper School

Education

BA Earlham College; MAT Johns Hopkins University

Years at Trinity

1984-2015


Lorenzo Bellard

Title

Assistant Teacher, Lower School

Education

BS Trinity College

Years at Trinity

2009-2013


Gabriel Baron

Title

Technology Specialist

Education

BFA Cornish College of the Arts

Years at Trinity

2009-2011


Michael Saul Bárbaro

Title

Associate Chaplain; Teacher of Spanish, Upper School

Education

BA Flagler College; MA New York University; MA, M.Div Princeton Theological Seminary

Years at Trinity

2008-2015


Chrysallis Baldonado

Title

Assistant Teacher, Grade Three

Education

BA California State University, Long Beach

Years at Trinity

2012-2013


Lisa Bianchi

Title

Associate Director of College Counseling

Education

BA Dartmouth College; MA New York University

Years at Trinity

2008-2014


Ellena Bethea

Title

Teacher of Science, Upper School

Education

BS Sweet Briar College

Years at Trinity

2009-2013


Karin Bernstein

Title

Teacher of Grade Three

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University; MS.Ed Bank Street College of Education

Years at Trinity

1997-2011


David Argenzio

Title

Director of Security

Education

-

Years at Trinity

2009-2014


Patricia P. Alexander

Title

Teacher of Religion, Interim Chaplain

Education

BA, Yale University; MA, Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English; M.Div, Virginia Theological Seminary

Years at Trinity

2010


Amanda Zranchev

Title

Science Teacher

Education

BA Colgate University; MS Ed University of Pennsylvania

Years at Trinity

2015-2017


Anna Beck

Title

Science Teacher

Education

BS Tufts University

Years at Trinity

2015-2016


Brad Grimmer

Title

Part-Time Advancement Associate

Education

BA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Years at Trinity

2015-2015


Michelle Romano

Title

Associate Teacher, Grade Two

Education

BA Hamilton College; MAT Manhattanville College

Years at Trinity

2015-2016


Melodia Gurevich

Title

Administrative Coordinator, Learning Support

Education

BA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Years at Trinity

2015-2018


Annalise Porras

Title

Teacher of Spanish, Lower School

Education

BA Western Washington University

Years at Trinity

2015-2018