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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: 32
  • Years at LFDCS:  14
    Assistant Superintendent
  • Certified:  Superintendent/Assistant Superintendant, All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education 16
  • Years at LFDCS:  1
    Principal
  
  • Certified: Principal/Assistant Principal All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education: 25
  • Years at LFDCS: 6
    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: 12
  • Years at LFDCS: 12
    Head of Lower School/ELL Coordinator
  • 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: 15
  • Years at LFDCS: 15
    Special Education Director

  • Certified: Special Education Administrator, All levels
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in Education: 14
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
    RTI & Assessment Coordinator
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 10
  • Years at LFDCS: 10
    Teacher Coach
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 20
  • Years LFDCS: 2
    STEM Coordinator
  • Certified: Physics 8-12; General Science 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 20
  • Years at LFDCS: 6
    Remote Learning Director Sacha Lu
    School Day and After School Enrichment Coordinator Janina Santiago
    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
    Faciliteis Director/Maintenance Supervisor (LFD, Inc.) Daniel Guzman
    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
    Part Time Grants Accountant (LFD, Inc.)

Robin Hatfield

    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:  4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:   3
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Art Teacher
  • Certified: Visual Art PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Secondary School Coordinator Shawna Cruz
    Secondary School Coordinator Christine Easton
    Computer Literacy Specialist

  • Certified: SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years at LFDCS: 4
    Administrative Assistant Opening Doors Program Diana Gonzalez
    Paraprofessional (2-4) Tina Pelletier
    Paraprofessional (5-8) Jhansel Mejia
    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: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 15
  • Highly qualified: Y
    ESL Teacher
  • Certified: Health, Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
    ESL Teacher
  • Certified: Emergency ESL, PreK-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    ESL Teacher
  • Certified: Emergency ESL PreK-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree:Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
    ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-6; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
         Paraprofessional Natalie PhelanMC
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    Math   
    Teacher

 

  • Certified: Math 1-6, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    ELL/ELA  
    Teacher

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  • Bachelor's degree:
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  • Years teaching aat LFDCS:
  • Highly quaified:
Special Education  
    Teacher

  • Certified: 
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: N
  • Years teaching: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: 
    Teacher

  • Certified: Special Needs K-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 33
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
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  • Bachelor's degree: 
  • Years teaching: 
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 
  • Highly qualified: 
    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:  14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:  10
  • 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: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Teacher
  • Certified: Emergency Moderate Disabiities PreK-8
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: N
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Physical Education  
    Teacher
  • Certified: Physical Education PreK-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Teacher
  • Certified: Physical Education PreK-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
         Paraprofessional Destiny Butler
         Paraprofessional Joey van Bragt
School Nurses  
    School Nurse (Upper School)
  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 5
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
    School Nurse (Academy)
  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 8
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
    School Nurse (Lower School)
  • Certified: CMA
  • Years as a Medical Assistant: 4
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
Lunch Staff  
         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: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
    K-1 Teacher

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

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  • 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

  • Certfied: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
         Paraprofessional Marta Rentas
         Paraprofessional Olivia DoulamesMC
         Paraprofessional Cristal Delvillar
         Paraprofessional Rhandeliz Germosen
K-2 Program  
    K-2 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
   

K-2 Teacher

 

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 12
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 12
  • Highly qualified:  Y
    K-2 Teacher

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y
    K-2 Teacher

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
         Paraprofessional  Michelle Martignetti
    Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 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
    Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
         Paraprofessional Priya Shrivastava
Lower School  
    Grade 2 Teacher

  • Certified: ECE PreK-3; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's' degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • 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: Y
    Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 3 Teacher

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified:  1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor'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: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 3 Teacher/ Long Term Substitute

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  • Certified: 1-6; Reading (All levels); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y
    Grade 4 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • 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
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y

     

     

    Grade 4 Teacher

    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 3
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
    • Highly qualified: Y
             Paraprofessional (Floating) Daniella Burgos
             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: 14
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 14
    • 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: 17
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
    • Highly qualified: Y
    Upper School  
        Grade 5 Teacher
    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 5 Teacher
    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 9
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 9
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 5 Teacher
    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 21
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 12
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 5 Teacher
    • Certified: 1-6, Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 9
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 9
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 6 Teacher
    • Certified: English 5-12; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 12
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 6 Teacher  
    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching 6
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 6 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 6 Teacher

    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 3
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 5/6 Science

    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 3
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
    • Highly qualified: Y
         Grade 7 ELA

    • Certified: English 5-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 1
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
    • Highly qualified: Y
         Grade 7 Math
    • Certified: Mathematics 5-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 19
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 19
    • Highly qualfiied: Y
         Grade 7 Science
    • Certified: Emergency General Science 5-8
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: N
    • Years teaching:  1
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
    • Highly qualified: Y
         Grade 7 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
        Grade 8 ELA
    • Certified: English 5-12; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 8 Math
    • Certified: Mathematics 5-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 7
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualfiied: Y
        Grade 8 Science
    • Certified: Mathematics 5-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • PhD degree; Y
    • Years teaching: 3
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
    • Highly qualified: 
        Grade 8 Social Studies

    • Certified: History 5-12; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 13
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 13
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Spanish  
        Grade 5/6 

    • Certified: Emergency Foreign Language; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 2
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
    • Highly qualified: Y
        Grade 7

    • Certified: Spanish 5-12; SEI endorsed
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 11
    • Years at LFDCS: 22
    • Highly qualified
        Grade 8
    • Certified: Spanish 5-12; SEI endorsed
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 6
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
    • 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.

    MCMerrimack College fellow or former Merrimack College fellow or intern hired by LFDCS






     

     

     

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