Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on [him/her], and to let [him/her] know that you trust [him/her]. Booker T. Washington
Booker T. Washington Academy’s staff is made up of intellectually fluid, highly skilled and committed educators. Each member of the team meets all of the professional standards of the State of Connecticut, in additional to those that we value as necessary in order to ensure our scholars a world-class education. We encourage open communication and dialogue, so please feel free to contact the members of our team. You can send them an email by clicking on the name of the person whom you wish to contact.
John A. Taylor, Jr. Executive Director Dr. Laura Main Principal/Director of Academics Raynetta Ford-Thames Dean of Academics Shane Lowe Dean of Students / After School Program Director Chris Marina Office Manager/Human Resource Coordinator Chelsey Angeli Kindergarten Teacher Krista Cyphers Kindergarten Teacher Iaonna Pouliovalis Kindergarten Teacher Michael Moore. Kindergarten Academic Assistant Theresa Black Kindergarten Academic Assistant Anthony McKnight. Kindergarten Academic Assistant Renee Graham 1st Grade Teacher Meghan Hulsart. 1st Grade Teacher Kristin Stella 1st Grade Lead Teacher Holly West 1st Grade Teacher Charlene Antoine 1st Grade Resident Teacher Doreen Spears 1st Grade Academic Assistant Alexis Walker 1st Grade Instructional Assistant Larry Simpson. 1st Grade Instructional Assistant Alexander Trost 2nd Grade Lead Teacher Shelly Ryan 2nd Grade Teacher Amare McPherson 2nd Grade Teacher Marisa Palermo 2nd Grade Teacher Denise Hickmon 2nd Grade Academic Assistant Mark Morrison 2nd Grade Academic Assistant Taylar Hill 2nd Grade Academic Assistant Dejah James 2nd Grade Academic Assistant Terrance Berrie 3rd Grade Lead Teacher Susan Harmon. 3rd Grade Teacher Emory Manguilli 3rd Grade Resident Teacher Rachel Psaradellis. 4th Grade Lead Teacher Paradise Garrett 4th Grade Teacher Gabriela Morera 4th Grade Resident Teacher Karla Calvo-Piedra World Language Teacher Intisar Khan Science Teacher Kathleen Colter Special Education Teacher Philip DeHuff Physical Education Teacher Lia Hamilton-Davila Dance Teacher Elizabeth Berry Art Teacher Gail Campbell School Nurse Chantel Cave Lead Secretary Ayesha Walker Secretary
Your satisfaction is the school’s highest priority, so we hope you will contact the school’s leaders with any questions, concerns, or suggestions at (203) 691-6535.
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