Our Instructional Team

Ms. Claire Daniels

7th Grade ELA Teacher

Claire has spent the last three years teaching ELA to 7th graders in the South Bronx. S...

Ms. Lea Danon

Reading Specialist

Lea has been working with young adolescents for the past seven years. She has been a Re...

Mr. Brett Davis

8th Grade Math Teacher

Brett loves math.  He loves thinking about math.  He loves talking about math...

Mr. Ron Carter

8th Grade Reading Specialist

Ron Carter received a dual certification bachelor's degree from Keuka College in Ge...

Ms. Madeline Farnham

6th Grade ELA Teacher

Madeline Farnham is a middle school educator who began her career teaching reading inte...

Ms. Emily Francisco

Science Teacher

I am extremely excited to join the S2 team! I spent the last 5 years teaching middle sc...

Mr. Glen Green

Math Academic Intervention Specialist & Special Education Teacher

Glen Green has been a special education teacher and caseworker for elementary and middl...

Mr. Tyler Gonlag

8th Grade ELA Teacher

Tyler Gonlag has worked with adolescents in many different roles, both in academic inst...

Ms. Nikki Hertz

AIS Literacy Specialist

Ms. Hertz graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a bachelor’s degree in Childhood Educa...

Ms. Brianne Hunt

8th Grade Special Education Support Teacher

I have been working with adolescents for the last 8 years at both the middle school...

Mr. Nick Lanza

8th Grade Science Teacher

Nick has taught 8th grade science in Harlem for the past two years while finishing ...

Ms. Bianca Martino

7th Grade Math Teacher

When she was young, Bianca looked up to her aunt, a teacher, and loved spending time he...

Ms. Sara McElhinney

6th Grade Math Teacher

As the 6th grade Math teacher, Sara brings over 7 years of small group instruction expe...

Ms. Kimberly Mendez

6th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Kimberly Mendez was raised in the Bronx, New York. She is an alumna of DePauw Universit...

Mr. Patrick Morrison

6th Grade Science Teacher

Patrick began as the 6th grade learning specialist at South Bronx Classical Charter Sch...

Ms. Lesley Pairol Perez

7th Grade English Teacher

Lesley Pairol Perez has been a middle school English teacher for the past 8 years. She ...

Ms. Prattasha Paul

7th Grade Math Teacher

Prattasha Paul has had a variety of experiences working with adolescents. Throughout he...

Ms. Maeve Pfeifer

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Maeve Pfeifer has experience teaching fifth through twelfth grade social studies and EL...

Ms. Sara Poleman

Art Teacher

Sara Poleman is a fifth-year Visual Arts educator with experience teaching al...

Mrs. Danielle Rockoff

Writing Specialist

Danielle is passionate about helping adolescents discover their interests and identitie...

Kara Scagliola

Special Education and ENL Teacher

I have worked with high school students in New York City for the past 5 years in both t...

Ms. Bri Schaar

7th Grade ELA Instructor

Bri spent three years teaching ELA to 8th, 9th, and 10th graders in the South Bron...

Ms. Sarah Scheinfeld

7th Grade Science Teacher

Sarah has taught middle school science in Queens and did her student teaching in Boston...

Mr. Bernard Skomal

Social Studies Teacher

Bernard Skomal began his teaching experience in high school, as a summer PE coach for o...

Ms. Sindia Vasquez

6th Grade Special Education Teacher

As the 6th grade Special Education lead teacher, Sindia brings over 10 years of cl...

Ms. Sonja Whipp

6th Grade ELA Teacher

Sonja has been teaching middle school ELA for six years. She began teaching at mid...