Faculty & Staff

Pan American Academy has a dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to preparing bilingual, internationally minded inquirers.  By utilizing inquiry based instructional strategies, teachers facilitate independent and innovative thinkers.

Katherine Altman

Thinquiry Teacher

Kelly Blocker

Director of Analytics and Accountability

Celenia Calderon

Instructional Coach

Yeimy Cantor

Language Support Teacher

Lorraine Cartagena

Counselor

Maria Chambers

Art Teacher

Devon Clarke

Special Education Teacher

Latrese Collins

Instructional Coach

Lorna Concepcion

Social Worker

Dayana Covington

Middle School Math Teacher

Katherine Crowell

Language Support Teacher

Marissa D’Ambrosio

Dean of Special Education/Instructional Coach

Janice DeLeon

Social Worker

Evaleen DeMarco

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Diana Duran

Second Grade Teacher

Claire Eckles

Special Education Teacher

Molly Ederer

Special Education Teacher

Medgine Elie

Third Grade Teacher

Anastasia Elisio

Instructional Coach

Idalee Escribano

Fifth Grade Teacher

Altagracia Espinola

Food Service Coordinator

Ryan Feldman

Middle School Science Teacher

Miguel Feliciano

Dean of School Culture

Orialis Feliciano

Accounts Payable

Genesis Fernandez

Classroom Assistant

Megan Fields

Speech Teacher

Claudia Fortune

Kindergarten Teacher

Elizabeth Guldin

Special Education Teacher

Emily Haskell

Language Support Teacher

Constance Malone

Dean of Curriculum/Instructional Coach

Cynthia Matos

Third Grade Teacher

Caitlin McMorrow

Intermediate Math Teacher

Jennifer McNeil

Director of Specialized Services

Dayami McPherson Jimenez

Third Grade Teacher

Diana Melendez Rivera

First Grade Teacher

Araelis Mendez

Kitchen Assistant

Georgia Miller-Codner

First Grade Teacher

Elzy Muñoz

Fourth Grade Teacher

Hannah Myers

Dean of Language Services

Katherine O’Connor

Middle School ELA Teacher

Angel Osorio Pizarro

Second Grade Teacher

Sueleidy Pagan

Classroom Assistant

Josefa Perez

Kindergarten Teacher

Natalie Poltash

Behavior Analyst

Nicole Przbylinski

Special Education Teacher

Natasha Reyes

Third Grade Teacher

Moises Reyes-Pagan

Middle School SLA Teacher

Ernie Richardson Santana

Kindergarten Teacher

Jeanette Rivera

Office Manager

Tylar Robbins

Special Education Teacher

Jaslyn Sierra

Special Education Teacher

Linda Soto

Non-teaching Assistant

Ashley Stickle

Language Support Teacher

Kathleen Stremme

Language Support Teacher

Gabriella Tecco

Fourth Grade Teacher

Brianna Thomas

Intermediate ELA Teacher

Francheska Torres

Student Services Liaison

Carmen Trujillo

Spanish Language Support

Timothy Vassion

Physical Ed and Health Teacher

Jenny Velazquez

Instructional Assistant

Jessica Velez

Special Education Teacher

Rosita Zayas

Administrative Assistant

Lori Zimmaro

Instructional Coach

Not Pictured

Karla Alvarez, Classroom Assistant
Louis Alvarez, Safety Monitor
Selvin Bonilla-Rivera, Physical Ed and Health Teacher
Carmen Christensen, Second Grade Teacher
Mimi Dhaliwal, Occupational Therapist
Katherine DiPasquale, First Grade Teacher
Andrea DuFour, School Psychologist
Joshua Fineberg, Director of Student Services
Jared Frankel, Teaching Fellow
Lilian Frias-Bueno, Classroom Assistant
Tiffany Gannon, School Nurse
Stefania Gomez, Intermediate Social Studies Teacher
Fiorella Guissa, Middle School SLA
Carmen Guevara, Language Support Teacher


Charnele Henderson, Special Education Teacher
Lisandra Kelly, Director of Operations
Marisol Lugo, Safety Monitor
Roberto Lugo, Director of Safety and Security
Grisalida Maestre, Lunchroom Aide
Eddie Olivares, Safety Monitor
Ruth Ozuna, Kitchen Assistant
Elsa Padilla, Spanish Language Support
Luz Rivera, First Grade Teacher
Irisol Rodriguez, Third Grade Teacher
Sandra Rodriguez, Safety Monitor
Minelly Santiago, Second Grade Teacher
Brooke Schechter, Fourth Grade Teacher
Vivian Skumpija, Fourth Grade Teacher
Rita Thorn, Teaching Fellow
Elvira Zuazo-Legido, School Psychologist