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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:
  • 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: 
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in Education: 
  • 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 Coordinator  
  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
  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  
  Paraprofessional (2-4) Tina Pelletier
  Paraprofessional (5-8)  
  Paraprofessional (5-8) Trevia Tate*
ESL  
  ESL Teacher Taylor Inman
  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: l
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
  ESL Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: N
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
  ESL Teacher
  • Certified:
  • Master's degree:Y
  • Bachelors degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL PreK-6; 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y
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  Math   
  Teacher

 

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

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  • Bachelor's degree: 
  • Years teaching: 
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 
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    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 
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      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
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    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 
    • Years at LFDCS: 
    • Highly qualified: 
           Paraprofessional

    Michelle Martignetti

    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  Jhansel Mejia
    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: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 6
    • 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: 12
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 12
    • Highly qualified:  Y
      K-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
      K-1 Teacher 

    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 1
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
    • Highly qualified: Y
           Paraprofessional Marta Rentas
           Paraprofessional MC
           Paraprofessional Taylor McNeilMC
           Paraprofessional Cristal Delvillar
           Paraprofessional MC
    K-2 Program  
      K-2 Teacher

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

    • Certified: ECE PreK-2, SEI endoresed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 2
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
    • 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: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
    • Highly qualified: Y
      K-2 Teacher

    • Certfied: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualified: Y
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    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 
    • Highly qualified: Y
           Paraprofessional  Rhandeliz Germosen
      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:  1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 2
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
    • Highly qualified: Y
      Grade 2 Teacher
    • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
    • 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: 
      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: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 6
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
    • 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 Kiara Perez*
      Grade 3 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

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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: 3
    • 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: 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: 7
    • Highly qualified: Y
    Upper School  
      Grade 5 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 5 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 5 Teacher
    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree:
    • Years teaching: 
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 
    • Highly qualified: 
      Grade 5 Teacher

    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree:
    • Years teaching:
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
    • Highly qualified: Y
      Grade 6 Teacher
    • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 5
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualified: Y
      Grade 6 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 6 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 6 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 5/6 Science

    • Certified:
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching:
    • Years teaching at LFDCS:
    • Highly qualified: Y
       Grade 7 ELA

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    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 
    • 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: 7
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualfiied: Y
       Grade 7 Science {slide=}
    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching:  
    • Years teaching at LFDCS:  
    • Highly qualified: 
       Grade 7 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
      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: Math 5-8; SEI endorsed
    • Bachelor's degree: Y
    • Master's degree: Y
    • Years teaching: 19
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 19
    • Highly qualified: Y
      Grade 8 Science {slide=}
    • Certified: 
    • Bachelor's degree: 
    • Master's degree: 
    • Years teaching: 8
    • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
    • Highly qualified: 
      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 

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