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Staff Directory

 Administration
Athletics
Building Based Substitutes
Career & Technical Education
Custodial Services
English
English Learners (EL)
Family Advocates
Fine Arts
Food Services
Health / Physical Education
International Baccalaureate Programme (IBP)
Library Learning Commons (LLC) / Technology
Mathematics
Paraeducators
Parent Teacher Organization / Friends of Stamford High
School Counseling
Science
Security
Social Studies
Special Services / Special Education
Student Support Services
Tutors
World Language

 

Administration
 

Name Title Phone
Matthew Forker Principal (203) 977-4226
Crystal Perry-Holden  Assistant Principal / 9th Grade Administrator (203) 977-0850
Matthew Moynihan Assistant Principal / 10th Grade Administrator (203) 977-4706
Rafael Escobar Assistant Principal / 11th Grade Administrator (203) 977-5086
Thomas Agosto Assistant Principal / 12th Grade Administrator (203) 977-4271  
Dr. Claudia Berlage Assistant Principal Career Pathways, Workplace Learning & Apprenticeships (203) 977-4268
Jamar Greene

Dean of Students

(203) 977-5614
Gina Figliuzzi Restorative Student Support Facilitator (203) 977-5439
Chris Passamano Athletic Director (203) 977-5753
Cecelia Martinez Executive Secretary (203) 977-4227


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Athletics

Name Title Phone
Christopher Passamano Athletic Director (203) 977-5753  
Jerry Brunson Asst. Football Coach  
Melissa Buckett-Giordano Head Softball Coach  
Diane Burns Asst. Girls Lacrosse Coach, Head Girls Basketball Coach  
Jaime Camacho Head Wrestling Coach  
Ryan Carey Asst. Baseball Coach  
Sheena Carpenter Head Boys Volleyball Coach  
William Casolo Head Golf Coach  
Brian Coronado Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  
Ned (Ralph) Costanzo Asst. Girls Ice Hockey Coach  
Tony Crocco Head Girls Soccer Coach  
Victoria Cuscuna Asst. Field Hockey Coach  
Katie Debrisco Asst. Girls Volleyball Coach  
Christina Dinardo Asst. Girls Volleyball Coach  
Kaylin English Asst. Field Hockey Coach  
Steve Falcone Head Girls Ice Hockey Coach, Head Golf Coach  
John Fay Asst. Girls Hockey Coach  
Randi Fodiman-Schock Head Field Hockey Coach  
Julian Gallego Asst. Girls Soccer Coach  

Eric Garcia

Asst. Girls Soccer Coach  

Kasey Genovese

Head Gymnastics Coach  
Dave Guinta Asst. Baseball Coach  
Jeff Harris Asst. Cheerleading Coach  

James "JJ" Jordan, Jr.

Asst. Boys Basketball Coach  
Di'Azia Keel Head Cheerleading Coach  
Fred Kelley Head Boys Tennis Coach, Head Cross Country Coach  
Marcus Lake Asst. Football Coach  
Dave Lapolla Asst. Football Coach  
Dan Lauture Head Boys Basketball Coach  
Gustav (Gus) Levy Asst. Boys Lacrosse Coach  
Rick Lewis Head Boys Swimming Coach, Head Girls Swimming Coach  
Caroline Losure Asst. Boys Volleyball Coach  
Megan Malloy Head Indoor & Outdoor Track Coach  
Hank Moss Asst. Boys Basketball Coach  
Pat Murphy Head Baseball Coach  
Mike Nazzaro Asst. Football Coach, Head Boys Lacrosse Coach  
Jonathan Ortiz Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  

Steve Paletta

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach  
Donny Panapada Head Football Coach  
James Penn Asst. Boys Lacrosse Coach  
Donavan Prawl Asst. Indoor & Outdoor Track Coach  
Raffeale Ruffo Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  
Maddie Santora Asst. Field Hockey Coach  
Adam Scianna Asst. Cross Country Coach, Head Indoor & Outdoor Track Coach  
Rudy Serricchio Asst. Boys Basketball Coach, Asst. Football Coach  
Trey Sims Strength and Conditioning Coach  
Mike Smeriglio Head Girls Volleyball Coach  
Joey Summa Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  
Michael Summa Asst. Baseball Coach, Head Boys Soccer Coach  
Chris Theodordis Asst. Girls Basketball Coach, Asst. Girls Lacrosse Coach  
Curtis Tinnin Asst. Girls Basketball Coach  
Jeremy White Asst. Girls Basketball Coach  
Jaime Wilkes Head Girls Tennis Coach  
Amanda Yannett Asst. Softball Coach  
Maria Zecena Asst. Softball Coach  

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Building Based Substitutes

Name Title Phone
Lisa Patterson Building Substitute  

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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Name Title Phone
Dorothea Mackey Department Head (203) 977-6194
Adam Scianna Early College Studies (ECS), Director (203) 977-5398  
Joe Bonaddio Business /Technology Teacher  
Pat Chacra Family & Consumer Science Teacher  
Patricia Cole Family & Consumer Science Teacher  
Jerry Cunningham Intern  
Samuel Joannou Business/Technology Teacher  
Lawrence Keller Business/Technology Teacher (ECS & NCC)  
Elizabeth Kitchener Business /Technology Teacher  
Anthony Lopez Business /Technology Teacher  
Flavie Noel Business /Technology Teacher  
Ryan Pirro Business /Technology Teacher  
Doug Taylor Business /Technology Teacher  
Paula Yates Business/Technology Teacher (ECS)  
Brenda Zanga Business/Technology Teacher  

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Custodial Services

Name Title Phone
John Calorossi

Head Custodian I

(203) 977-4252
Dominic Biottoni Head Custodian II (203) 977-4414
Todd Williams Head Custodian (Night Lead) (203) 977-5415
Roy Carbino Custodian  
Anthony Darling Custodian  
Stephen Fornaciari Custodian  
Chris Herrmann Custodian  
Vincent Martir Custodian  
Andrea McIntosh Custodian  
Gaetano Patafio Custodian  
Steven Price Custodian  
Carmine Raiente Custodian  
Tyron Wilson Custodian  

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English Department

Name Title Phone
Beth Gillin

Department Head

(203) 977-4739  
Melissa Correa

Teacher; TPDL

(203) 977-6167
Laura D'Allesandro

Teacher

 
Marie DeAngelis

Teacher

 
Annie Dunn Teacher  
Lauren Forker

Teacher

 
Sheena Gordon

Teacher

 
Chelsea Griffin Student Teacher  
Jennifer Hempstead

Teacher

 
Ryan Hough

Teacher

 
Fred Kelley

Teacher

 
Matt Kimmel

Teacher

 
Krista LoRusso Teacher  
Robert Lutz

Teacher

 

Lauryn Margerum Teacher / LISS  
Daniel Noia Teacher  
Jessica Reap Teacher  
Gwen Reed

Teacher

 
Jonathan Ringel

Teacher

(203) 977-5365

Rachel Ruiz Teacher  
Randy Stone

Teacher

 
Katie Wingertzahn Teacher  

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English Learners (EL)

Name Title Phone
Dr. Kristina Lawson Department Head (203) 977-4262  
Melissa Borea Teacher  
Annalisa DiNucci Teacher  
Janell Iyer Teacher, New Arrivals  
Louis Jean-Pierre ESL Teacher / Haitian Creole Bilingual Teacher  
Cara Labourdette

EL Reading Foundations Teacher

 
Nula Miliku Teacher  
Angela Tsiropoulos Teacher  
Eddie Wennerholm Teacher  
Paul Wiegand Teacher  

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Family Advocates

Name Title Phone
Chris Arenas Advocate (Domus, co-director)  (203) 977-6172  
Erica Newton Advocate (Domus, co-director) (203) 977-6193
Evie DeRosa Advocate (Domus)  
Margaret Giron Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-7937
Andre Herbert Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-5061
Bryan Morales Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-5437
Milcah Sajous Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-4259

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Fine Arts Department

Name Title Phone
Module Downer Department Head (203) 977-4250
Allison Alter

Art Teacher; National Art Honor Society Advisor

(203) 977-5448
Erika Arconti Galassi Art Teacher  
Rachel Buzzi Art Teacher (203) 977-6621 
Kimberly DeBiase-Wheeler Art Teacher; IB Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Timothy Eaton-Koch Art Teacher; AP Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Cienna Johnson Art Teacher  
Christina Muhlfeld Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Jamie Murphy Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Claudia Nerreau Art Teacher, Drama Teacher (203) 977-5505 (Auditorium)
Rosemary Plaze Art Teacher  
Arianna Sanchez Art Teacher  
Matthew Gurecki Music Teacher; Marching Band Director; Jazz Band Director (203) 977-4306
Erin Ring-Howell Music Teacher; Madrigals; Chorus; Orchestra; TR-M (203) 977-4995

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Food Services

Name Title Phone
Trisha Sempey Head of Food Services (203) 977-4814  

Yolanda Askew

  (203) 977-4814
Raymond Reausse   (203) 977-4814
Gail Gleason   (203) 977-4814
April Jordan   (203) 977-4814
Maryanne Kane   (203) 977-4814
Liz Middleton   (203) 977-4814
Mildred Nieves   (203) 977-4814
Yanira Velez   (203) 977-4814

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Health / Physical Education

Name Title Phone
Rit Lacomis Department Head (203) 977-4267  
Megan Anthony

Teacher

 
Melissa Buckett Teacher  
Stephen Buckett

Teacher

 
Sheena Carpenter

Teacher

 
Gabriella Casole

Teacher

 
Daniel Lauture

Teacher

 
Robert Lewis Teacher  
Mike Nazzaro

Teacher

 
Shari Paci

Teacher

 
Michael Summa

Teacher

 

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International Baccalaureate Programme (IBP)

Name Title Phone
Laura D'Alessandro Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator (203) 977-4225  
Megan Anthony IB MYP Physical Education Teacher (203) 977-4223
Marie DeAngelis IB MYP Language and Literature Teacher (203) 977-6192
Jeanette Dowling IB MYP Spanish Teacher  
Robin Genovese IB MYP Algebra Teacher  
Gregory Lewis IB MYP Biology Teacher  
Laura Llamas IB MYP Human Geography Teacher  
Paul Welch IB MYP Physical Education Teacher  
Tiffany Flynn Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinator (203) 977-0852
Kristen Amon DP Science Teacher  
Diane Burns DP Mathematics Teacher  
Ashlee Dubois DP Mathematics Teacher  
Jeanette Dowling DP World Language Teacher  
Beth Gillin DP English Teacher  
William Halmeck DP Science Teacher  
Matthew Kimmel DP English Teacher  
Ella Kriaz DP Science Teacher  
Greg Lewis DP Science Teacher  
Dorthea Mackey DP Business Education Teacher  
Douglas Maclehose DP Social Studies Teacher  
Isaac Odoom DP Mathematics Teacher  
Patty Pansino-Ruffo DP World Languages Teacher  
Jonathan Puhl DP Social Studies Teacher  
Lisa Rich DP World Language Teacher  
Anne Runge DP Science Teacher  
Kim Wheeler DP Art Teacher  
Jeremy White DP Social Studies Teacher  
Katheryn Wingertzahn DP English Teacher  

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Library Learning Commons (LLC) / Technology

Name Title Phone
Deborah Gerber Library Media Specialist (203) 977-6176  
Melissa Correa Technology Professional Development Leader (TPDL) (203) 977-4223
Jeremy Fiftal Technology Integration and Support Specialist (TISS) (203) 977-6192

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Mathematics Department

Name Title Phone
Ashlee DuBois Department Head (203) 977-4260  
Amanda Braatz Teacher  
Diane Burns Teacher  
Dominick Cardillo Teacher  
William Casolo Teacher  
Richard Frattaroli Teacher  
Brian Gamse Teacher  
Robin Genovese Teacher  
Richard Hofmann Teacher  
Sushobha Jenner Teacher  
Larry Katz Teacher  
Manju Khatri Teacher  
David Lapolla Teacher  
Alberto Llanos Teacher  
Isaac Odoom Teacher  
Michele Parchesky Teacher  
Alicia Perry-Rosa Teacher  
Suzanne Rixon Teacher  
Tom Sartor Teacher  
Paul Welch Teacher  

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Paraeducators

Name Title Phone
Rebecca Hosten ASD Paraeducator  
George Reid ASD Paraeducator  
Nancy Valenzano ASD Paraeducator  
Terri Bynum

EL Paraeducator

 
Bexaida Channer CORE Paraeducator  
Ruth Cohen CORE Paraeducator  
Marian Garcia CORE Paraeducator  
Caroline Losure CORE Paraeducator  
Tyler Desances EL Paraeducator  
Mary Bacon General Ed Paraeducator  
Saima Jahangir General Ed Paraeducator  
Santosh Rathore General Ed Paraeducator  
Candice McCallum Sp Ed Paraeducator  
Rob Mitchell Sp Ed Paraeducator  
Robert Robinson Sp Ed Paraeducator  
Vilene Venescar Sp Ed Paraeducator  

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Parent Teacher Organization / Friends of Stamford High

Name Title Phone
Nancy Herz

Co-President

 
Ellen Laichtman

Co-President

 
TBD VP of Communications  
TBD VP of Fundraising  
TBD VP of Hospitality  
TBD VP of Volunteering  
Paula Thompson Treasurer  
Karen Gordon After Prom  
TBD Board of Education Representative  
Beth Stone Dare to Dream (Teacher Grant)  
Jenny Fuchs Fashion Show  
TBD

PT Council Rep

 
Krystyna Romano Spiritwear  

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School Counseling

Name Title Phone Location
Paola Ochoa

Department Head

(203) 977-5752   SC Suite
Robert Augustyn

Counselor

(203) 977-4277 SC Suite
Debbie Bartone Counselor (203) 977-5755 SC Suite
Justin Ciaramella Counselor (203) 977-4356 SC Suite
Andrena Forlenzo Counselor; College & Career Center Coordinator (203) 977-5754 SC Suite
James Henry Counselor (203) 977-5366 SC Suite
Francene Moavero Counselor (203) 977-4279 SC Suite
Maria Olveira

Counselor

(203) 977-5751 SC Suite
Jonathan Ortiz Counselor (203) 977-4273 SC Suite
Cecelia Rodriguez Intern (203) 977-5751 SC Suite
Tiffany Russo Counselor (203) 977-4276 SC Suite
Fran DeCarlo Secretary (203) 977-4272 SC Suite

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Science Department

Name Title Phone
Teri Townes Department Head (203) 977-6660  
Kristen Amon Teacher  
Sara Anderson Teacher  
George Grillo Teacher  
Bill Halmeck Teacher  
Saleh Jahangir Teacher; Upward Bound Academic Advisor  
Joshua Jeon Teacher  
Donna Kaiser Teacher  
Tara Karlson Teacher  
Eric Keller Teacher  
Ella Kraiz Teacher  
Gregory Lewis Teacher  
Suhad Massad Teacher  
Teresa Pucci Teacher  
Anne Runge Teacher  
Cornelis Van Wyk Teacher  
Amanda Yannett Teacher  

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Security

Name Title Phone
James (JJ) Jordan

Head of Security

(203) 977-5749  
Wilson Matos School Security Officer (SRO) (203) 977-4218
Brian McKay School Security Officer (SRO) (203) 977-5717
Quentin Cunningham Security Guard  
Michael Gonzalez Security Guard  
Soraya Johnson Security Guard  
Marquesha McCray Security Guard  
Donovan Prawl Security Guard  
Frank Russo Security Guard  
Curtis Tinnin Security Guard  
Ashley Tobler Security Guard  
George Zaremski Security Guard  

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Social Studies Department

Name Title Phone
Doug MacLehose

Department Head

(203) 977-4258  
Michael Arcano

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Larry Barnett

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Kevin Barry

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Michael Brown

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Mike Buzzeo Teacher (203) 977-4258
Jeffrey Cavagnaro

Teacher

(203) 977-4258

Nicole Dastoli Teacher (203) 977-4258
Tiffany Flynn Teacher; IB Coordinator (203) 977-0852
Marceline Fraser

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Marianne Gutierrez

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Michael LaRusso Teacher (203) 977-4258
Laura Llamas

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Jonathan Puhl

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Elaina Rampolla Teacher (203) 977-4258
Joe Serrichio Teacher (203) 977-4258
Sean Smith Teacher (203) 977-4258
Jeanne Valentine-Fabiano

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Jeremy White

Teacher

(203) 977-4258

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Special Services / Special Education

Name Title Phone
Susan Dougherty

Department Head

(203) 977-4591  
Marc Couture Teacher  
John DiGiacomo Teacher  
Stephen Falcone Teacher  
Randi Fodiman Teacher  
Mitchell Foote Teacher  
Harla Forrest Teacher  
Joe Kaufman Teacher  

Kate Keeler

Teacher  
Jessica Lopriore Teacher  
Peggy Plair Teacher  
Brenda Ricco Teacher  
Jeremy Rodriguez Teacher  
Helen Wiess Teacher  
Diane Shapiro-Gamse Teacher of the Hearing Impaired  
Ronnie Behringer Teacher of the Visually Impaired  

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Student Support Services

Name Title Phone
Susan Robotti Nurse (203) 977-4265 
Taylor Joyce Nurse

(203) 977-4253

Emily Segal Director of Adolescent Behavioral Health; Social Worker, School Based Health Center (203) 977-5489
Danielle Graser (APRN) Nurse Practitioner, School Based Health Center (203) 977-5814
Andres Pinzon Office Support Staff, School Based Health Center (203) 977-5512
Leslie Perez Social Worker, School Based Health Center (203) 977-4742
Adiaha Campbell Psychologist (203) 977-6158
Glenna Freeman Psychologist (203) 977-0878
Sara Rahai Psychologist (203) 977-
Allison Conrad BCBA, REACH  
Kisha Beavers Special Education Paraeducator, REACH  
Schederac Cashmere Special Education Paraeducator, REACH  
Tavon Maple Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Brandi Watson Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Jess Williams Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Shatorra Wilson Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Stacey Huth Social Worker, REACH  
Catherine Albrecht, M.S. CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist (203) 977-5482
Deanna LaSala, M.S. CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist (203) 977-5413  
Eleanor Behringer Teacher for the Visually Impaired  
Megan Holz, LCSW Social Worker (203) 977-6157
Katie Olson, LCWS Social Worker (203) 977-5760
Wendy Orr Social Worker (203) 977-5045
Joann Carde Social Worker (Bilingual) (203) 977-5379
James Jordan  Head of Security (203) 977-5749
Victor Eng Account Clerk (203) 977-4743
Stephanie Geter-Pansy PPT / SPED-OSS (203) 977-5123
Matthew Tougas PPT / SPED-OSS (203) 977-5430
Diane Gamse-Shapiro Hearing Specialist (203) 977-6195
Laurel Grenwald Occupational Therapist (845) 304-6705
Johanna Allen

Parent Facilitator

(203) 977-6623
Mickey Goberdhan Data Processing (203) 977-4274

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Tutors

Name Title Phone
Susanna Herrera Tutor, UCONN ConnCAP  
Jenny Ortiz Tutor, UCONN ConnCAP  

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World Language Department

Name Title Phone
Matt Gladstone Department Head (203) 977-4262
Ricardo Alvarado Teacher  
Sarah Colston Teacher  
Jeanette Dowling Teacher  
Stefanie Kousoulas Teacher  
Jean Marie Laffan Teacher  
Andrea Loaiza Teacher  
Patty Pansino-Ruffo Teacher  
Nisha Ram Teacher  
Lisa Rich Teacher  
Charles Schadlich Teacher  
Ana Paola Warner Teacher  
Leni Wilder Teacher  


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