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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: 28
  • Years at LFDCS:  10
Assistant Superintendent
  • Certified:  Superintendent/Assistant Superintendant, All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education: 32
  • Years at LFDCS:  4
Principal
  
  • Certified: Principal/Assistant Principal All Levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Doctorate degree: Y
  • Years in education: 22
  • Years at LFDCS: 3
Head of the Upper School/Title 1 Coordinator
  • Certified: 1-6, Principal/Assistant Principal (5-8), SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Years in education: 12
  • Years at LFDCS: 11
Head of Lower School
  • Certified: 1-6, Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6), SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 8
  • Years at LFDCS: 7
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: 9
  • Years at LFDCS: 11
Special Education Director
  • Certified: Mod. Disab. K-8, Special Education Administrator All levels, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree:Y
  • Years in education: 14
  • Years at LFDCS: 14
ELL/RTI Coordinator
  • Certified: Principal/Asst. Principal PreK-6; ESL PreK-6, SEI endorsement
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 6
  • Years at LFDCS: 6
STEM Coordinator
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years in education: 16
  • Years at LFDCS: 2
After-School Coordinator David Hildt
Food Services Director Justin Smith
Director of Program Development Paul Heithaus
Technology Coordinator Tony Schumann
Director of Finance Susan Perry
Maintenance Supervisor Luis Nigaglioni
Digital Instructor June Kim
 Admin. Support  
Admin. Assistant (Director/Superintendent) Susan Lyons
Admin. Assistant (Principal) Jamie Wu
Parent Liaison Zori Davidovich
Human Resources Manager Elizabeth Suriel-Marra
AP & Procurement Officer Kathleen Moriconi
Receptionist/Secretary  
        Academy (K-1, K-2, Gr. 1) Sandra Gonzalez
        Upper School (Grds 5-8) Denise Trainor
        Lower School (Grds 2-4) Yesenia Suazo
Specialists  
Music Teacher Ryan O'Connell
Art Teacher Phoung Lai-Metzker
Secondary School Coordinator Shawna Ortega
Secondary School Coordinator Christine Lescarbeau
Technology Instructor Donna Giangregorio
Library Paraprofessional (5-8) Lourdes Melendez
Librarian (2-4) Kim Colman
ESL  
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ECE, PreK-2; ESL, PreK-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: ESL (PreK-6); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified
ESL Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Title 1  
Math   
Teacher
  • Certified: Mathematics (5-8)
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 4
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Years teaching: 16
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
ELL/ELA  
Teacher (part time)
  • Certified: 1-6, Reading
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 9
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: ECE/ELL (PreK-6); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 12
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Special Education  
Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; Mod. Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years at LFDCS: 6
Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; Special Needs PreK-9
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 21
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Physical Education  
Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
     Paraprofessional  Renee Jennings
     Paraprofessional  Joy Ciruso
School Nurses  
School Nurse
  • Certified: RN
  • Years as a Nurse:
  • Years at LFDCS: 1
School Nurse
  • Certified: LPN
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years as a Nurse: 2
  • Years at LFDCS: 15
Lunch Staff  
     Lunch Aide Fior Daliza Cruz
     Lunch Aide Dominga Morel Perez
     Lunch Aide Sixta Villa
     Lunch Aide Jessica Ortiz
     Lunch Aide Julian Paulino
K-1 Program  
K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE PreK-2, Mod. Dis. PreK-8, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelors degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualifed: Y
K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE, 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
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher
  • SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y

 

K-1 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-1 Teacher (Lawrence Public Academy)
  • Certified: ECE, PreK-2; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 14
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional Marta Rentas
     Paraprofessional/ASP Recep. Adiaris Aponte
     Paraprofessional Tina Pelletier
     Paraprofessional Kathleen Hartley
     Paraprofessional Stephanie Jimenez
K-2 Program  
K-2 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE, PreK-2, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 9
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 9
  • Highly qualified:  Y
K-2 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE, PreK-2
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE (K-2-Gr. 2); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
K-2 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE with or with disabilities, 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 (Lawrence Family Public Academy)
  • Certified:ECE PreK-2
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 13
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 10
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: ECE with and without Disabilities 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: 1-6; ESL; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 1 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, ESL (PreK-6); SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional Stephanie Torigian
     Paraprofessional Erin St. Jean
Lower School  
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 8
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 2 Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 1
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1

 

Grade 2 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 2 Teacher
  • Certified: ELL (PreK-6), SEI Endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6, Principal/Assistant Principal PreK-6, SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree:  Y
  • Years teaching:  10
  • Years teaching at LFDCS:  6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 3 Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
Grade 3 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 4 Teacher
  • Certifiied: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 12
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 4 Teacher
  • SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor'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
  • 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: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • Highly qualified: Y
     Paraprofessional (Floating)  Trevia Tate
     Paraprofessional (Floating)  Brianna Ryan
Spanish  
K-1 Spanish Paraprofessional Belkys Sosa
K-2/Grade 1
  • Certified: Spanish Pre-K-6
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • 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: 13
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 4
  • Highly qualified: Y
Upper School  
Grade 5 Teacher
  • Certified: English 5-8, English 8-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 8
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Years teaching 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5 Teacher
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching:
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 17
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 9
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 6 Teacher
  • Certified: Elementary 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 5
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 5
  • 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: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 6
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 5/6 Science
  • Certified: 1-6; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 14
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 14
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 7 ELA
  • Certifed: English (5-12)
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 11
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 11
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 7 Math
  • Certified: Math 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 15
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 7 Science
  • Certified: Biology, 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y

 

Grade 8 ELA
  • Certified: English 5-8; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 3
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualfiied: Y
Grade 8 Math
  • Certified: Mathematics 5-8
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 6
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 3
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 8 Science
  • Certified: General Science 5-8
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 1
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 7-8 Social Studies
  • Certified: History 5-8, 8-12; SEI endorsed
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 10
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 10
  • Highly qualified: Y
Spanish  
Grade 5/6
  • Certified: Spanish (5-12)
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 2
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 2
  • Highly qualified: Y
Grade 7
  • Certified: Spanish (5-12)
  • Bachelor's degree:  Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 7
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 7
  • Highly qualified: Y 
Grade 8
  • Certified: Spanish (5-12)
  • Bachelor's degree: Y
  • Master's degree: Y
  • Years teaching: 15
  • Years teaching at LFDCS: 15
  • Highly qualified: Y






 

 

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