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Administration  
Director/Superintendent
  • Certified:  Superintendent/Assistant Superintendant, All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Years in education: 31
  • Years at LFDCS:  13
Assistant Superintendent
  • Certified:  Superintendent/Assistant Superintendant, All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education: 35
  • Years at LFDCS:  7
Principal
  
  • Certified: Principal/Assistant Principal All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education: 24
  • Years at LFDCS: 5
Head of the Upper School
  • Certified: 1-6, Principal/Assistant Principal PreK-8, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 11
  • Years at LFDCS: 11
Head of Lower School/ELL Cordinator
  • Certified: Principal/Asst. Principal PreK-6; Supervisor/Director Non-Core, K-6; ESL PreK-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 9
  • Years at LFDCS: 9
Head of Academy for Early Academic Preparation
  • Certified: EEC PreK-3; ESL PreK-6; Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Years in education: 14
  • Years at LFDCS: 14
Special Education Director

 

RTI & Assessment Coordinator
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 9
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 9
Teacher Coach
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
STEM Coordinator
  • Certified: Physics 8-12; General Science 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 19
  • Years at LFDCS: 5
Enrichment Coordinator Sacha Lu
Director of Nutritional Services Justin Hodgkins
Director of Program Development (LFD, Inc.) Paul Heithaus

Technology Coordinator (LFD, Inc.)

Tony Schumann
Director of Finance (LFD, Inc.) Susan Perry
Human Resources Director (LFD, Inc.) Scott Flagg
Maintenance Supervisor (LFD, Inc.) Luis Nigaglioni
Digital Instructor Anna Yuen
 Admin. Support  
Admin. Assistant (Director/Superintendent) (LFD, Inc.) Susan Lyons
School Data/Operations Manager Debra Horwath
Parent Liaison Yulissa Rodriguez
Part Time Payroll Accountant (LFD, Inc.) Elizabeth Guilbeault
AP & Procurement Officer (LFD, Inc.) Kathleen Moriconi
Receptionists  
     Academy (K-1, K-2, Gr. 1) Adiaris Aponte
     Upper School (Grds 5-8) Sandra Gonzalez
     Lower School (Grds 2-4) Yesenia Suazo
Specialists  
Music Teacher
  • Certified: Music Vocal/Instrumental/General (All levels); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:  3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:   2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Art Teacher
  • Certified: Visual Art PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Secondary School Coordinator Shawna Cruz
Secondary School Coordinator Christine Easton
Computer Literacy Specia

  • Certified: SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
Paraprofessional (2-4) Tina Pelletier
Paraprofessional (5-8) Lourdes Melendez
Paraprofessional (5-8) Trevia Tate
ESL  
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-6; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 14
  • Highly qualified: Y
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-3; ECE PreK-3; Music Vocal/Instrumental
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10+
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
ESL Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: N
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 71
  • Highly qualified: Y
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-6; ECE PreK-2; Mod. Dis. PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelors degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 9
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualifed: Y
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-6; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Title 1  
Math   
Teacher

 

  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
ELL/ELA  
Teacher
  • Certified: Reading; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Special Education  
Teacher
  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher

  • Certified: Moderate Disabiliteis PreK-8; 1-6; Principal/Assistant Principal PreK-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Years teaching:  13
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:  9
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher

  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelors degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10+
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years at LFDCS: 9
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional

Michelle Martignetti

     Paraprofessional Alexa EmmaMC
Physical Education  
Teacher
  • Certified: Physical Education PreK-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: Physical Education PreK-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional  Elizabeth Lanaville
     Paraprofessional  Jhansel Mejia
School Nurses  
School Nurse (Upper School)
  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 4
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
School Nurse (Academy)
  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 7
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
School Nurse (Lower School)
  • Certified: CMA
  • Years as a Medical Assistant: 3
  • Years at LFDCS: 2
Lunch Staff  
     Nutritional Aide Fiordaliza Cruz
     Nutritional Aide Dominga Morel Perez
     Nutritional Aide Sixta Villa
     Nutritional Aide Felix Ortiz
     Nutritional Aide Ana Fabian
     Nutritional Aide Rosanna Mejia
     Nutrtional Aide Julian Paulino
K-1 Program  
 K-1 Teacher  
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
 K-1 Teacher  
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
  • Highly qualified:  Y
K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher (Lawrence Family Public Academy)

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 16
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 16
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional Marta Rentas*
     Paraprofessional Sara GibbonsMC
     Paraprofessional Taylor McNeilMC
     Paraprofessional Jessica Molina
     Paraprofessional Sarah LaporteMC
K-2 Program  
K-2 Teacher

  • Certified: ECE PreK-3; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's' degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher

 

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2, SEI endoresed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher

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  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher

  • Certfied: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher (Lawrence Family Public Academy)
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional  
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional Priya Shrivastava
Lower School  
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified:  1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: 
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher

  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 4 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 4 Teacher

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  • Certified: 1-6; Reading (All levels); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 4 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y

Grade 4 Teacher

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional (Floating) Brianna Ryan
     Paraprofessional (Floating) Kiara Perez
 Spanish  
K-1 (Long Term Substitute) Belkys Sosa*
K-2/Grade 1
  • Certified: Spanish Pre-K-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 13
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 13
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grades 2,3 & 4
  • Certified: 1-6; ESL (PreK-6); Foreign Language (Spanish) (PreK-6), TBE; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 16
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Upper School  
Grade 5 Teacher
  • Certified: English 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 10
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5 Teacher  
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5 Teacher {slide-Heather Hastbacka}
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5 Teacher

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 20
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5/6 Science
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 16
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 15
  • Highly qualified: Y
 Grade 7 ELA

  • Certified: English 5-12, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
 Grade 7 Math  
  • Certified: Mathematics 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualfiied: Y
 Grade 7 Science
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:  2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:  2
  • Highly qualified: Y
 Grade 7 Social Studies  
  • Certified: History 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 12
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 12
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8 ELA
  • Certified: English 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8 Math
  • Certified: Math 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 18
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 18
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8 Science
  • Certified: General Science 5-8; Earth Science 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8 Social Studies

  • Certified: History 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Spanish  
Grade 5/6 (Long Term Substitute)

Grade 7
  • Certified: Spanish 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8
  • Certified: Spanish 5-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • Years at LFDCS: 21
  • Highly qualified: Y 
 

* = maternity leave, FMLA or vacancy until filled - LFDCS pays its paraprofessionals an honorarium to serve as long-term substitute for teacher positions who are on maternity leave, FMLA or for a vacancy until filled. This honorarium recognizes services such as lesson planning which are outside of a paraprofessional's duties.

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  10 Railroad Street, Lawrence, MA 01841
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