Staff Directory

This list is sorted alphabetically by last name and by Leadership members, teachers, and support staff.


Leadership

Cecil Barnes
Dean of School Culture
CecilBarnes@achievementfirst.org

Jennifer Caruso
Dean of Special Services
JenniferCaruso@achievementfirst.org

David Constant
Academic Dean
DavidConstant@achievementfirst.org

Sandy Mackie
Director of School Operations
SandyMackie@achievementfirst.org

Arley Pekrul
Academic Dean
ArleyPekrul@achievementfirst.org

Emery Sykes
Dean of College
EmerySykes@achievementfirst.org

Josh Taylor
Academic Dean
JoshTaylor@achievementfirst.org


Teachers

Olivia Bedford
11th Grade American Literature & English Language and Composition Teacher
OliviaBedford@achievementfirst.org

James Beller
9th Grade World History Teacher
JamesBeller@achievementfirst.org

Jeffrey Blaine
10th Grade Level Dean
JeffreyBlaine@achievementfirst.org

Joe Bossio
Mixed Grade Physical Education & Health Teacher                                                                                                     JosephBossio@achievementfirst.org

Mychal Brown                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mixed Grade Teacher-in-Residence                                                                                                                                MychalBrown@achievementfirst.org

Jesse Buccolo                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mixed Grade AP Seminar Teacher
JesseBuccolo@achievementfirst.org

Natalie Capogrossi
9th Grade Literature Teacher
NatalieCapogrossi@achievementfirst.org

Linda Clayton
10th Grade Science Teacher
LindaClayton@achievementfirst.org

Jessica Ellison
9th Grade Algebra Teacher
JessicaEllison@achievementfirst.org

Sonya Felmly
Mixed Grade Physical Education and Health Teacher
SonyaFelmly@achievementfirst.org

Blake Fisher
AP US History Teacher, 11th Grade Level Chair
BlakeFisher@achievementfirst.org

Stephen Glick
Literature Skills Teacher
StephenGlick@achievementfirst.org

William Holland
10th Grade Geometry Teacher
williamholland@achievementfirst.org

Curtis Henry
11th Grade History Teacher
CurtisHenry@achievementfirst.org

Brian Ibarra
9th Grade Foundations of Leadership Teacher
BrianIbarra@achievementfirst.org

Hannah Jeffries
9th Grade Seminar Teacher
HannahJeffries@achievementfirst.org

Ann Johnson
10th Grade Special Services Teacher
AnnJohnson@achievementfirst.org

Anne Johnson
12th Grade Biology Teacher & Science Dept. Chair
AnneJohnson@achievementfirst.org

Christian Knauff
9th Grade Science Teacher
ChristianKnauff@achievementfirst.org

Mirljinda Krivca
11th/12th Math Teacher
MirljindaKrivca@achievementfirst.org

Hanz Legaspi
Geometry Teacher
HanzLegaspi@achievementfirst.org

Charles Lein
Latin I Teacher
CharlesLein@achievementfirst.org

Jameon Moss
MusicTeacher
JameonMoss@achievementfirst.org

Carmen Palmer
11th Grade Special Services Teacher
CarmenPalmer@achievementfirst.org

Attallah Sheppard
Foundations of Leadership II Teacher
AttallahSheppard@achievementfirst.org

Kimberly Smith
9th Grade Literature Teacher
KimberlySmith@achievementfirst.org

Ken Soder
AP World History Teacher
KenSoder@achievementfirst.org

Timothy Shore
Statistics/AP Statistics Teacher
TimothyShore@achievementfirst.org

Emma Stankiewicz
Pre-AP Seminar Teacher
EmmaStankiewicz@achievementfirst.org

Rebecca Taylor
11th Grade Biology Teacher
RebeccaTaylor@achievementfirst.org

Brenda Yanez
12th Grade Special Services Teacher
BrendaYanez@achievementfirst.org

 


Support Staff

Marrie Ayub
Operations Coordinator of Student Life
marrieayub@achievementfirst.org

Bryan Blackstone
Expulsion Tutor / Substitute
michaelburke@achievementfirst.org

Michael Burke
ISC Coordinator
michaelburke@achievementfirst.org

Peter Butler
School Counselor
peterbutler@achievementfirst.org

Lauren Cohen
Summer Programs Coordinator
laurencohen@achievementfirst.org

Laura Davidson MSW, LCSW
School Counselor
lauradavidson@achievementfirst.org

Yessenia Echevarria
Office Coordinator
yesseniaechevarria@achievementfirst.org

Brenna Hodges
Student Services Manager
brennahodges@achievementfirst.org

Jay Fellows
Director of Admissions & Athletics
jayfellows@achievementfirst.org

Sandy Mackie
Director of School Operations
sandymackie@achievementfirst.org

Josh Moore
Behavior Specialist                                                                                                                                                                JoshMoore@achievementfirst.org

Heather Pascale
Technology/Operations Assistant
heatherpascale@achievementfirst.org

April Smoke-Collins MA, MS, LPC
School Counselor
aprilsmokecollins@achievementfirst.org

Mike Thibodeau
Student Services Manager
mikethibodeau@achievementfirst.org

Ebony West, MSM, MBA
Student Services Manager
ebonywest@achievementfirst.org