Faculty & Staff Print
Administration | Administrative Support Staff | Specialists | Title 1
Physical Education | Special Education | School Nurses | Lunch Staff
Kindergarten 1 Program | Kindergarten 2 Program | Lower School | Upper School
Administration  
Director/Superintendent

 Ralph Carrero

  • 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

 Judith Marley

  • 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

 Susan Earabino

  
  • 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

 Jennifer Barnhill

  • 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

 Hali Castleman

  • 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

 Erica Crescenzo

  • 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

 Anita McDowell

  • Certified: Special Education Administrator (all levels); ESL PreK-12; English 5-12; Moderate Disabiiteis  (PreK-12); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in Education: 33
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
RTI & Assessment Coordinator

 Nicole Arpin

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 9
  • Years at LFDCS: 9
Teacher Coach

 Nicole Romano

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 8
  • Years LFDCS: 1
STEM Coordinator

 George Masterson

  • 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

 Jeff Bianchine

  • 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

 Michelle Barrett

  • 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

 Rosemary McCullough-Ghali

  • 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

 Elaine Fuller

  • 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

 Bonnie Michal

  • 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

 Stephanie Jimenez

  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: N
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 71
  • Highly qualified: Y
ESL Teacher

 Kristen Quinney

  • 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

 Dorothy Gorrie

  • 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

 

 Gopika Luthra

  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
ELL/ELA  
Teacher

 Elizabeth Lupa

  • 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

 Victoria Ryan

  • 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

 Emma Adams

  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher

 Kristen Fletcher

  • 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

 Philip Baun

  • 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

 Meaghan Sisson

  • 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

 Kelly Simard

  • Certified: Physical Education PreK-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher

 Dave Merry

  • 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)

 Janetsy Rodriguez, RN

  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 4
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
School Nurse (Academy)

 Flabia Araujo, RN

  • Certified: RN
  • Associates degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 7
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
School Nurse (Lower School)

 Elizabeth Ramos, CMA

  • 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  

 Brooke Reeve

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher

 Alyssa Duffy

  • 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

 Debbie Orlando

  • 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  

 Jessica Sullivan

  • 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

 Stephanie Torigian

  • 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)

 Lisana Alexander

  • 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

 Allison Blount

  • 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

 

 Randa GriffinMC

  • 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

 Colleen Saia

  • 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)

 Jacqueline McCord

  • 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

 Michelle Goldberg

  • 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

 Amanda Allard

  • Certified: ECE PreK-2
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher

 Erin Wholley

  • 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

 Erin St. JeanMC

  • 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

 Kristen Caramanica

  • Certified:  1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 2 Teacher

 Andreina CroesMC

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

 Christine Sullivan

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: 
Grade 2 Teacher

 Erika Witham

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

 Chloe Kealey

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

 Kimberly Stearns

  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher

 Nicole MailletMC

  • 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

 Michelle Pickles

  • 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

 Chelsea King

  • 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

 Maura Merrill

  • 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

 Kathryn Dunlevy

  • 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

 Miryam Hernandez-Cote

  • 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

 Haydee Cuadrado

  • 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

 Courtney Brander

  • 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  

 Victoria Rapsis

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

 Andrea LaPointe

  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher

 Nicole Bradley

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

 Kaitlyn Foss

  • 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

 Laurie Medrek

  • 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

 Megan MedinaMC

  • 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

 Kimberly Santagati

  • 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

 Michael Mruk

  • 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  

 Jill Moorman

  • 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

 Danielle Johnson

  • 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  

 Niki Briani-Karipis

  • 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

 Amy Zimmerman

  • 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

 Sudha Dharmaraj

  • 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

 Nathan McWayne

  • 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

 Conor Morey-Barrett

  • 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)

 Belkys Sosa*

Grade 7

 Maytee Rivera

  • 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

 Tomasa Cruz

  • 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.

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