Manhattan's Only Therapeutic College Prep Independent School

Administration, Faculty and Staff


Robert Cunningham, MSEd – Head of School
Chris Ongaro, MA – Associate Head of School
Carl Pozzi, MBA – Business and Development Director
Lana Farina, PsyD – Clinical Director
Jerry Pavlon-Blum, MAEd – Director of Admissions and Program Development


Jake Appleman – Writing Teacher
Daniel Aulbach-Sidibe MA, MS – Math Teacher
Nicholas Alexander, MSEd – Athletic Director, PE Teacher
Rebecca Cavalier, MAEd – English and Film Teacher
Debbie DiCicco, MA, JD – History Teacher
Sam Goodman, MFA – English Teacher
Russell Kenner, MS, MSEd – Math and Science Teacher
Sabika Khan, BS – Science and Math Teacher
Heidi Olson MS, MBA – Math Teacher
Haley Robinson MFA – Art Teacher
Susan Sackman, MA – Science Teacher
Jose Sanchez, MA – History Teacher
Jaclyn Silvestri, MA – Performing Arts Teacher
Tom Weston, BA – Yoga Teacher
Suzanne Winter, BA – Science and English Teacher


Maria Safia Begum – Admissions Associate
Caroline Carew – Office Manager
Vera Donovan, MA, MS – Technology Manager
Efrain Martinez – Maintenance
Mary McGaughan, PsyD – School Psychologist
Michelle Mintz, LCSW, MA – Advising Coordinator
Judith Mack MSEd, MSW – Learning Specialist
Kim Nguyen, PsyD – School Psychologist
David Rodriguez – Maintenance Supervisor
Kim Rozanski, MSEd – Curriculum Coordinator
Laurie M. Scherer MA, MS – Clinical Intern
Amy Shalita, MA – College Counselor
Douglas Stewart – Business Office Assistant
Eric Sudler, PsyD – School Psychologist
Jose Vilas – Maintenance
Ben Weeks, BS – Administrative Assistant