Our Faculty & Staff

Who We Are

Southwark’s staff consists of a principal, assistant principal, teacher leader, upper school coordinator, two counselors, a STEP team, classroom teachers, and a wealth of specialists in the fields of English for Speakers of Other Languages, Special Education, Technology, the Arts and Physical Education.

Southwark Faculty

Southwark Faculty 2020-21
Staff PositionStaff Name
PrincipalAndrew Lukov
Assistant PrincipalNatalie McHugh
Climate ManagerDebbie Rodriguez
SecretaryRose Rodriguez
Aziraya Spurill
Teacher LeaderJennifer Heston
ESOL CoordinatorShelley Ruderman
Upper School CoordinatorJessica Downs
Technology Teacher LeaderMichael Berstein
CounselorJohanna Bogdan
Vania Hoyte
STEP TeamEmily Husband, Clinical Coordinator
Yolanda Baker, School Behavior Consultant
Jonathan Mendoza, Case Manager
Nadine Woodberry, Family Peer
NurseMegan Boyle
School Resource OfficerOfficer Brandi Flint
Community School CoordinatorLiz Hejlek
Pre-K (Head Start)Gail Marshall
Nina Willbach
Pre-K Teaching AssistantTiyonna Amey
Saroeun Rinn
KindergartenAlyssa Dougherty
Cheryl Nesmith
Cybil Sanzetenea (TWI Program)
Matt Taylor
Supportive Service AssistantsDonna Avila
Joanne Mercado
Erica Randall
Everett Wilde
1st GradeLeanna Arcaro
Lorena Lambertini (TWI Program)
Jason Morroni
Dina Palermo (ESOL)
2nd GradeErinn Dowling (Math & Science)
Jayleen Medina (TWI Coordinator)
Paige Moderski (ELA & Social Studies)
Laura White (ESOL)
3rd GradeMary Chrusch (Science & Social Studies)
Laura Johnston (ELA)
Kayla Rooks (Math)
Amber Spurka (TWI Program)
4th GradeJennifer Bell (Math)
Meagan Ingerson (ELA)
Andrea Liess (TWI Program)
Joe Ulrich (Science & Social Studies)
5th GradeNilani Duarte (Math)
Justin Guida (Science & Social Studies)
Kimberly Johnston (ELA)
5th & 6th Grade TWI Program ELA & Social StudiesKarenin Loinaz
5th & 6th Grade TWI Program Math & ScienceElisse Santiago Droz
6th Grade ELAJennifer O'Shaughnessy
6th Grade MathPhil Dauria
6th Grade Science & Social StudiesJoseph Richetti
7th Grade ELABess Harris
7th Grade MathJaeun Lee
7th & 8th Grade Social StudiesLaura Schad
7th & 8th Grade ScienceWilliam Barca
8th Grade ELAVanessa Smiley
8th Grade MathRay Smith
8th Grade ELA & ScienceBrinda Greenblatt
SpecialistsMichael Berstein, Computer Tech
Siobhan Dotson, Vocal Music
Andrea Garrick, Dance
Janene Hasan, STEM
Aaron Kalinay, Art
Daniel Koh, Math Specialist
Rebecca Moats, Instrumental Music
Michael Rizen, Physical Education & Health
Instrumental MusicJordan Graef
Set Rodriguez Diaz
SPECMChristine Leuzzi
PsychologistNicole Tomaselli
SPEDChristi Bohot (K-3)
Susan Kronmiller (4-5)
Linda Lucchesi (6-7)
Molly Toomey (8)
Special Ed SupportsShameanah Allen
Sandra Gay
Hadiya Singletary
Nadirah Washington
Speech TherapistKelsey Rey
ESOL TeacherTiffany Brogden (2nd)
Jennifer Pour (3rd)
Lynn Daisey (4th)
Kate Falkowski (6th)
Kim Sollberger (7th-8th)
Bilingual Counseling AssistantsSay Hong Choing, Khmer
Loan Do, Vietnamese
Megawati Eischen, Indonesian
Rodrigo Fernandez, Spanish
Homa Kafley, Nepali
Esther Lian, Burmese
Connie Wang, Mandarin/Cantonese
Food ServiceElizabeth James (Mgr)
David Brewington
Climate StaffPatricia Cosenza
Lovette Green
Eduardo Machio Carretero
Andreia Williams
Cut Zahara
Building EngineerMyles Dalin
Custodial AssistantTangy Lewis
General CleanersJames Casey
Nathan Matthews
Leon Whetstone