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Faculty Directory

MPH's experienced faculty is recruited from both private and public institutions. In addition to being outstanding in their individual disciplines, each brings a distinct personality and a unique style of teaching to the classroom. Outside the classroom, faculty members wear many hats, acting as advisors, mentors, coaches, chaperones for school events, and above all, friends. Students and teachers share many experiences together.

All faculty and staff are listed below in alphabetical order. 

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Amy Terpening Abdo
315-446-2452 Ext. 159
5th Grade Teacher
B.A., University at Buffalo
M.A., New York University
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Bonnie Adams
315-446-2452 Ext. 127
Registered Nurse
B.A., Towson University
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.P.H., Walden University
Jeanne Albanese
Journalism Teacher
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Sylvia Angeli-Heer
315-446-2452 Ext. 149
Co-Director Extended Day Program
Certified Teacher's Assistant
Leigh Bergman
315-446-2452 Ext. 163
Strings Instructor
B.M., Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
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Kristin Bernazzani
315-446-2452 Ext. 133
College Counseling Coordinator/Registrar
Academic Program Support Personnel
B.A., Stonehill College
M.S.Ed., Illinois State University
M.S., Oswego State University
Karen Brang
315-446-2452 Ext. 138
Instructional Support, Grades 1-5
B.A., SUNY Cortland
M.S., SUNY Cortland
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Kristen Byers
315-446-2452 Ext. 165
Accounts Payable, Benefits Administration
B.S., Towson University
Albertine Cadin
315-446-2452 Ext. 180
B.S., Empire State College
M.S., Syracuse University
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Carolyn Cahill
World Language
B.A., Nazareth College
M.A., SUNY Albany
William Cardamone
315-446-2452 Ext. 139
Director of College Counseling
B.A., Hamilton College
J.D., Vermont Law School
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Sarah Chhablani
315-446-2452 Ext. 186
History Teacher
B.A., University of Chicago
M.Ed. , Marymount University
Nicole Cicoria
315-446-2452 Ext. 131
Director of Admissions
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
M.A., SUNY Cortland
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Margot Clark
315-446-2452 Ext. 137
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Library
B.A., Earlham College
M.L.S. , Syracuse University
Colleen Congel
315-446-2452 Ext. 174
Director of Academic Support
B.A., SUNY Fredonia
M.A.T., Goucher College
Level I, Wilson Reading Certified
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Amy Critz
315-446-2452 Ext. 120
Assistant to the Head of School
B.A., SUNY Oswego
Edward Curtis
315-446-2452 Ext. 126
Senior Administrative Dean, History
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., University of Rochester
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William Derschang
315-446-2452 Ext. 157
Director of Data Management and Support
B.S. , Le Moyne College
M.B.A., Le Moyne College
Jim Dunaway
315-446-2452 Ext. 129
Interim Head of School
M.A., Vanderbilt University
M.T.S., Gordon-Conwll Theological Seminary
B.A., Barrington College
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Betsy Dunlap
315-446-2452 Ext. 118
B.S., St. John Fisher College
Franklin Dunlap
315-446-2452 Ext. 132
Maintenance Staff-Evening
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Timothy Fesko, Jr.
315-446-2452 Ext. 191
Math, AP Economics
Girls Modified Soccer Coach
BA, Hamilton College
MA, SUNY Empire State College
Susan Foster
315-446-2452 Ext. 184
Science Department Chair
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., SUNY Cortland
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Wei Gao
315-446-2452 Ext. 144
Asian Language Instructor
B.A., Beijing University
M.A., Syracuse University
Ph.D. Program, Syracuse University
Annmarie Gregory
315-446-2452 Ext. 147
Vocal Music
B.M., SUNY Potsdam
M.M., Syracuse University
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Chad Gregory
315-446-2452 Ext. 183
B.S., Grove City College
M.S., Pennsylvania State University
Charles Heer
315-446-2452 Ext. 149
Co-Director Extended Day Program
Certified Teacher's Assistant
Degree Pending, University of Wisconsin
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Teresa Henderson
315-446-2452 Ext. 134
Art Instructor
B.A., Maryland Institurte College of Art
M.A., Syracuse University
Kendall Hoekstra
315-446-2452 Ext. 146
Head of Lower and Middle Schools
B.A., Boston College
M.S. in Teaching & Curriculum , Syracuse University
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Amy Hogan
315-446-2452 Ext. 195
B.A., LeMoyne College
M.S., Syracuse University
Patricia Bentley Hoke
315-446-2452 Ext. 188
English, Girls Varsity Soccer Coach
B.A., Williams College
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Richard Huyge
315-446-2452 Ext. 152
Band Instructor
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A, University of St. Thomas
Katharine Johnson
315-446-2452 Ext. 204
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
M.Ed., Xavier University
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Alexander Koziara
Stage Design
B.F.A., M.F.A., Purchase College
Michele Koziara
315-446-2452 Ext. 168
Performing Arts Department Chair, Dance
B.F.A., Purchase College
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Juhee LaHaye
315-446-2452 Ext. 121
Assistant to Division Heads
B.S., Allegheny College
B.A., Allegheny College
Sue Leahey
315-446-2452 Ext. 144
Director of Community Programs
B.S., SUNY Brockport
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Alexandre Leclercq
315-446-2452 Ext. 115
Dean of Students
Maitrise, Ecole de Commerce Europeenne de Bordeaux
M.A., Syracuse University
April LePage
315-446-2452 Ext. 117
Assistant to the Director of Admissions
B.A., St. Lawrence University
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Valerie Maxwell
315-446-2452 Ext. 122
Interim Chief Financial Officer
B.S, Daemen College
Silviana Medina-Dooher
315-446-2452 Ext. 198
B.A., Buena Vista University
M.A., Syracuse University
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Donna Meehan
315-446-2452 Ext. 155
Mathematics Department Chair
B.S., SUNY Oswego
Fred Montas
315-446-2452 Ext. 193
English Department Chair
B.A., Wesleyan University
A.B.D., Cornell University
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Liza Morrison
315-446-2452 Ext. 114
Director of Information Services
B.S., Cornell University
M.L.S., Syracuse University
Robert Nasiff
Chess Coach
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Mandi Neave
315-446-2452 Ext. 170
Second Grade
B.S., SUNY Cortland
M.S., Le Moyne College
Jennifer Neuner
315-446-2452 Ext. 116
Director of Events & Communications
B.A., SUNY Potsdam
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William O'Malley
315-446-2452 Ext. 196
World Languages Department Chair
Boys JV Soccer Coach, Varsity Golf Coach
B.A., University of Scranton
M.A., Kent State University
Lori Ott
315-446-2452 Ext. 145
Third and Fourth Grade Teacher
B.A., East Stroudsburg University
M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
MST Inclusive Childhood Education 1-6, Le Moyne College
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Dana Reid
315-446-2452 Ext. 123
International Student Coordinator
B.S., SUNY Oswego
M.S., Syracuse University
Rebecca Rhody
315-446-2452 Ext. 140
Assistant Director and Registration Coordinator of Community Programs
Bryant and Stratton College
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Donald Ridall
315-446-2452 Ext. 128
Director of Athletics, Physical Education Department Chair
Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
B.S. , SUNY Cortland
M.S., SUNY Cortland
Kelly Rose
315-446-2452 Ext. 112
Director of Development
B.A., Le Moyne College
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Nicole Sanford
315-446-2452 Ext. 110
B.A., Syracuse University
Beth Scott
315-446-2452 Ext. 199
SAA Registered Suzuki Teacher
B.A. , Colgate University
B.S. , Columbia University
M.S.Ed. , Binghamton University
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Caroline Sheffield
Mathematics, Science
B.A., Columbia College
B.S., University of Nebraska Omaha
Matt Spear
315-446-2452 Ext. 185
History Department Chair
B.A., Binghamton University
M.S., Syracuse University
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Erica Stark
315-446-2452 Ext. 172
World Languages
Varsity Cross-Country Coach, Modified Track Coach
B.A., Elmira College
M.S., SUNY Cortland
Emily Steele
School Psychologist (Jamesville-DeWitt)
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.S., Syracuse University
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John Stegeman
315-446-2452 Ext. 186
Head of Upper School, History
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
M.A., SUNY Brockport
M.Phil, Syracuse University
Ryan Strader
315-446-2452 Ext. 161
Physical Education Teacher
Boys Modified Soccer Coach, Asst. Track Coach
B.S., SUNY Cortland
M.S. (in progress)
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Joy Strickland
315-446-2452 Ext. 125
Director of Counseling
B.A., Trinity College
M.A., Columbia University
M.S., Syracuse University
Matthew Twomey-Smith
315-446-2452 Ext. 187
Varsity Track Coach
B.A., University of Liverpool, UK
M.S.Ed. , The College of Saint Rose
M.A. & M.Ph., and Ph.D Candidate, Syracuse University
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Mirielle Verley
315-446-2452 Ext. 204
Lower School Teaching Assistant
A.S., Cazenovia College
Matthew Vural
315-446-2452 Ext. 181
B.S., Duke University
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Richard Walters
Driver Education
Bob West
315-446-2452 Ext. 317
Driver Education
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Gary Winslow
315-446-2452 Ext. 132
Director of Facilities
Derek Wolfanger
315-446-2452 Ext. 151
Assistant Athletic Director
Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach and Modified Girls Volleyball Coach
B.S., Syracuse University
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Dawn Wood
315-446-2452 Ext. 141
Associate Business Manager
B.S., State University of New York at Oswego
Ryan Zlomek
315-446-2452 Ext. 194
B.A., SUNY Binghamton
B.S., SUNY Binghamton
M.F.A., SUNY Buffalo
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