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Staff Directory

 Administration
Athletics
Building Based Substitutes
Career & Technical Education
Class Advisors
Custodial Services
English
English Learners (EL)
Family Advocates
Fine Arts
Food Services
Health / Physical Education
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
Christian Paulino Assistant Principal / 9th Grade Administrator (203) 977-5086
Crystal Perry-Holden Assistant Principal / 10th Grade Administrator (203) 977-0850
Matthew Moynihan Assistant Principal / 11th Grade Administrator (203) 977-4706
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
Catherine Albrecht 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  
Ricardo Alvarado Asstt. Boys Soccer Coach, Asst. Girls Volleyball Coach  
Joe Bonaddio Asst. Football Coach  
Jerry Brunson Asst. Football Coach  
Diane Burns Asst. Girls Lacrosse Coach, Head Girls Basketball Coach  
Mike Buzzeo Asst. Girls Basketball  
Jaime Camacho Head Wrestling Coach  
Ryan Carey Asst. Baseball Coach  
Ralph Costanzo Asst. Girls Hockey Coach  
Tony Crocco Head Girls Soccer Coach  
Victoria Cuscuna Asst. Field Hockey Coach, Head Softball Coach  
Katie DeBrisco Asst. Girls Volleyball Coach  
Christina Dinardo Asst. Girls Volleyball Coach  
Kaylin English Head Field Hockey Coach  
Steve Falcone Head Girls Ice Hockey Coach, Head Golf Coach  
Al Forsyth Asst. Boys Indoor Track Coach  

Eric Garcia

Asst. Girls Soccer Coach  

Kasey Genovese

Head Gymnastics Coach  
Dave Guinta Asst. Baseball Coach  
Di'Azia Keel Head Cheerleading Coach  
Fred Kelley Head Boys Tennis Coach, Head Cross Country Coach  
Alexa Kellner Asst. Softball Coach  
Gabriella Laccona Asst. Softball Coach  
Markus Lake Asst. Football Coach, Strength Conditioning Coach  
Dave Lapolla Asst. Football Coach  
Dan Lauture Head Boys Basketball Coach  
Gustav (Gus) Levy Asst. Boys Lacrosse Coach  
Rob Lewis Asst. Boys Lacrosse Coach, Strength Conditioning Coach  
Marina Lopez Asst. Girls Lacrosse Coach  
Caroline Losure Head Girls Volleyball Coach  
Megan Malloy Head Indoor & Outdoor Track Coach  
Hank Moss Asst. Boys Basketball Coach  
Anthony Munoz Asst. Cheerleading Coach  
Pat Murphy Head Boys Baseball Coach  
Mike Nazzaro Head Boys Lacrosse Coach  

Steve Paletta

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach  
Donny Panapada Head Football Coach  
James Penn Asst. Boys Lacrosse Coach  
Donavan Prawl Asst. Outdoor Track Coach  
Raffeale Ruffo Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  
Maddie Santora Asst. Field Hockey Coach  
Adam Scianna Head Indoor & Outdoor Track Coach  
Rudy Serricchio Asst. Boys Basketball Coach, Asst. Football Coach  
Trey Sims Asst. Outdoor Track Coach  
Mike Smeriglio Head Girls Volleyball Coach  
Bryan Spielvogel Asst. Wrestling Coach  
Joe Summa Asst. Boys Soccer Coach  
Mike Summa Asst. Baseball Coach, Head Boys Soccer Coach  
Chris Theodordis Asst. Girls Basketball Coach, Asst. Girls Lacrosse Coach  
Jeremy White Asst. Football Coach, Asst. Girls Basketball Coach  
Jaime Wilkes Head Girls Tennis Coach  
David Williams Asst. Boys Basketball Coach  

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Building Based Substitutes

Name Title Phone
Kashawn Beatty Building Substitute  
George Herson Building Substitute  
Lisa Patterson Building Substitute  
Garcia Zapata Building Substitute  
Vincent Perry, II Long Term Substitute for Art  

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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Name Title Phone
Dorothea Mackey Department Head; IB DP Teacher; Director for the High School of Business (203) 977-6194
Adam Scianna Early College Studies (ECS), Director (203) 977-5398  
Joe Bonaddio Business /Technology Teacher  
Angel Diaz Business /Technology Teacher  
Samuel Joannou Business/Technology Teacher  
Lawrence Keller Business/Technology Teacher; ECS & NCC  
Elizabeth Kitchener Business /Technology Teacher; IB MYP  
Anthony Lopez Business /Technology Teacher  
Matt Paci Business /Technology Teacher  
Ryan Pirro Business /Technology Teacher  
Doug Taylor Business /Technology Teacher  
Paula Yates Business/Technology Teacher; ECS & IB MYP  
Pat Chacra Family & Consumer Science Teacher  
Kim Russo Family & Consumer Science Teacher  
Jerry Cunningham Student Teacher  

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Class Advisors

Name Title Phone
Tiffany Flynn Class of 2024  
Jeremy White Class of 2024  
Eric Keller Class of 2025  
Amanda Yannett Class of 2025  
Jeannie Valentine (JValentineSHS) Class of 2026  
Laura D'Allesandro Class of 2027  

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Custodial Services

Name Title Phone
John Calorossi

Head Custodian I

(203) 977-4252
Dominic Bottoni 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  
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; IB DP Teacher

(203) 977-4739  
Melissa Correa

Teacher; TPDL

(203) 977-6167
Laura D'Allesandro

Teacher; IB MYP Coordinator and Teacher

(203) 977-4225
Marie DeAngelis

Teacher; IB MYP Teacher

 
Annie Dunn Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Lauren Forker

Teacher

 
Sheena Gordon

Teacher

 
Jennifer Hempstead

Teacher

 
Ryan Hough

Teacher

 
Fred Kelley

Teacher

 
Matt Kimmel

Teacher; IB DP Teacher

 
Robert Lutz

Teacher; IB MYP Teacher

 

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

Teacher

 
Jonathan Ringel

Teacher

(203) 977-5365

Rachel Ruiz Teacher  
Randy Stone

Teacher

 
Katie Wingertzahn Teacher; IB DP 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  
Cara Labourdette

EL Reading Foundations Teacher

 
Jose LaRosa Teacher  
Michelle Lewis Teacher  
Esther Theodore Teacher; New Arrivals  
Eddie Wennerholm Teacher; New Arrivals  
Paul Wiegand Teacher  

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Family Advocates (Domus)

Name Title Phone
Erica Newton Advocate (Domus, Director) (203) 977-6193
Cedric Casim Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-6172
Evie DeRosa Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-4261
Alexis Farrow Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-6657
Margaret Giron Advocate (Domus) (203) 977-7937
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 (203) 977-6621
Annie Dunn Dramatic Arts / Theater  
Timothy Eaton-Koch Art Teacher; AP Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Adam Jackson Music Teacher; Marching Band Director; Jazz Band Director (203) 977-4306
Christina Muhlfeld Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Jamie Murphy Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Elisa Narizhnaya Art Teacher (203) 977-6621
Phillip Pinkerton Art Teacher  
Rosemary Plaze Art Teacher  
Erin Ring-Howell Music Teacher; Madrigals; Chorus; Orchestra; TR-M (203) 977-4995
Arianna Sanchez Art Teacher  

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Food Services

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

Mohammed Alamgir

  (203) 977-4814
Raymond Beausse   (203) 977-4814
Nexi Guncati   (203) 977-4814
Lumturije Halitaj   (203) 977-4814
Anllely Jimenez   (203) 977-4814
Zhor Miraoui   (203) 977-4814
Millie Nieves   (203) 977-4814
Juana Perez   (203) 977-4814
Cindy Zheng   (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

 
Ryan Carey Teacher  
Sheena Carpenter

Teacher

 
Gabriella McGarey

Teacher; IB MYP Teacher

 
Daniel Lauture

Teacher

 
Robert Lewis Teacher; IB MYP Teacher  
Mike Nazzaro

Teacher

 
Shari Paci

Teacher

 
Michael Summa

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; IB DP Teacher (203) 977-4260  
Diane Burns Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Dominick Cardillo Teacher  
William Casolo Teacher  
Richard Frattaroli Teacher  
Brian Gamse Teacher  
Robin Genovese Teacher  
Richard Hofmann Teacher  
Sushobha Jenner Teacher; IB MYP Teacher  
Alyssa Jones Teacher  
Larry Katz Teacher  
Manju Khatri Teacher  
David Lapolla Teacher  
Alberto Llanos Teacher; IB MYP Teacher  
Isaac Odoom Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Michelle Parchesky Teacher  
Alicia Perry-Rosa Teacher; IB MYP Teacher; GPS Coordinator  
Suzanne Rixon Teacher  
Tom Sartor Teacher  
Paul Welch Teacher; IB MYP Teacher  

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Paraeducators

Name Title Phone
Rebecca Hosten ASD Paraeducator  
Carol Ragonesi ASD Paraeducator  
Ruth Cohen CORE Paraeducator  
Marian Garcia CORE Paraeducator  
Caroline Losure CORE Paraeducator  
Shaquashia Wash CORE Paraeducator  
Max Weisman CORE Paraeducator  
Terri Bynum EL Paraeducator  
Tyler Desances EL Paraeducator  
Mary Bacon General Ed Paraeducator  
Saima Jahangir 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

 
Christina Hobbick Treasurer  
Jeanette Christian Dare to Dream (Teacher Grant)  
Jenny Fuchs Fashion Show  
Jeff Herz

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
Andrena Forlenzo-Legutko Counselor; College & Career Center Coordinator (203) 977-5754 SC Suite
Jessica Fortilus Counselor (203) 977-4356 SC Suite
James Henry Counselor (203) 977-5366 SC Suite
Eleana Leiva Long-Term Substitute (Counselor) - for Andrena Forlenzo-Legutko (203) 977-5754 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
Cecilia Rodriguez Long-Term Substitute (Counselor) - for Ms. Oliveira (203) 977-5751 SC Suite
Tiffany Russo Counselor (203) 977-4276 SC Suite
Matt Tougas Guidance Office OSS (203) 977-4272 A 157

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Science Department

Name Title Phone
Teri Townes Department Head (203) 977-6660  
Sara Anderson Teacher  
James Barron Teacher  
Patricia Cole Teacher  
George Grillo Teacher  
Bill Halmeck Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Saleh Jahangir Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Donna Kaiser Teacher  
Tara Karlson Teacher  
Eric Keller Teacher  
Ella Kraiz Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Gregory Lewis Teacher  
Suhad Massad Teacher  
Matthew McCormick Teacher  
Teresa Pucci Teacher  
Anne Runge Teacher; IB DP 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  
Mozardson "Sunny" Fleurimond Security Guard  
Michael Gonzalez Security Guard  
Soraya Johnson Security Guard  
Lakia Lark Security Guard  
Joshua Maignan Security Guard  
Donnovan Prawl Security Guard  
Ashley Tobler Security Guard  
Frank Russo Security Guard  
George Zaremski Security Guard  

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Social Studies Department

Name Title Phone
Doug MacLehose

Department Head

(203) 977-4258  
Gavin Astrella Teacher (203) 977-4258
Michael Balzano Student Teacher  
Larry Barnett

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Kevin Barry

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Michael Brown

Teacher

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

Teacher

(203) 977-4258

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

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Marianne Gutierrez

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Jacob Koester Teacher (203) 977-4258
Rachel Korzendorfer Student Teacher  
Michael LaRusso Teacher (203) 977-4258
Laura Llamas

Teacher; IB MYP Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Jason Pavia Teacher (203) 977-4258
Jonathan Puhl

Teacher; IB DP Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Elaina Rampolla Teacher; IB DP Teacher (203) 977-4258
Sean Smith Teacher (203) 977-4258
Besnik Terdevaj Student Teacher  
Jeanne Valentine-Fabiano

Teacher

(203) 977-4258
Simon Walker Student Teacher  
Jeremy White

Teacher; IB DP Teacher

(203) 977-4258

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Special Services / Special Education

Name Title Phone
Susan Dougherty

Department Head

(203) 977-4591  
Amanda Braatz Teacher  
Victoria Cuscuna Teacher  
John DiGiacomo Teacher  
Stephen Falcone Teacher  
Joanne Floyd Teacher  
Randi Fodiman Teacher  
Mitchell Foote Teacher  
Harla Forrest Teacher  

Kate Keeler

Teacher  
Jessica Lopriore Teacher  
Peggy Plair Teacher  
Brenda Ricco Teacher  
Kelly-Ann Riddell Teacher  
Jeremy Rodriguez Teacher  
Elizabeth Tolla Teacher  
Helen Wiess Teacher  
Stephanie Wilson Teacher  
Karen Gattuso Teacher of the Hearing Impaired  
Ronnie Behringer Teacher of the Visually Impaired  

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Student Support Services

Name Title Phone
Susan Robotti Head Nurse (203) 977-4265 
Harriet Joannou Nurse; Substitute  
Roxana Lopez 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
Julian Velez Health Clinician, School Based Health Center (203) 977-4742
Desiree Keane IEP Compliance Teacher  
Adiaha Campbell Psychologist (203) 977-6158
Glenna Freeman Psychologist (203) 977-0878
Sara Rahai Psychologist (203) 977-4614
Allison Conrad BCBA, REACH  
Kisha Beavers Special Education Paraeducator, REACH  
Schederac Cashmere Special Education Paraeducator, REACH  
Margo Cuker Special Education Teacher, REACH  
Schadrac Casimir Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Tavon Maple Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Jess Williams Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Shatorra Wilson Registered Behavioral Technician, REACH  
Stacey Huth Social Worker, REACH  
Taylor Crima Speech Language Pathologist (203) 977-5482
Deanna LaSala, M.S. CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist (203) 977-5413  
Andrea Longo Speech Language Pathologist  
Eleanor Behringer Teacher for the Visually Impaired  
Megan Holz, LCSW Social Worker (203) 977-6157
Joann Carde Social Worker (Bilingual) (203) 977-5379
Elizabeth Gentile Social Worker  
Katie Olson, LCWS Social Worker (203) 977-5760
Wendy Orr Social Worker (203) 977-5045
Sara Steckis Social Worker (203) 977-5482
Denessa Antoine Social Worker, Aspire Program  
James Jordan  Head of Security (203) 977-5749
Karin Rosa Account Clerk (203) 977-4743
Jennifer Murray Main Office OSS (203) 977-5430
Stephanie Geter-Pansy PPT / SPED-OSS (203) 977-5123
Matthew Tougas PPT / SPED-OSS (203) 977-4272
Karen Gattuso Hearing Specialist (203) 977-6195
Jonathan Viar Occupational Therapist (203) 977-5430
Johanna Allen

Parent Facilitator

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

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Tutors

Name Title Phone
Alfredo Enriquez Tutor, SPEF  
Ana Ocasio Tutor, UCONN ConnCAP  
Conor Sullivan Tutor; SPEF, Math Lab  
Paul Wiegand Tutor, SHS Knight Life; UCONN ConnCAP  
Khrystyna Vakhovska Tutor, Ukrainian  

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World Language Department

Name Title Phone
Matt Gladstone Department Head (203) 977-0849
Ricardo Alvarado Teacher; AP, ECE  
Jeanette Dowling Teacher; IB MYP & DP Teacher  
Sugey Gomez de Leon Teacher  
Stefanie Kousoulas Teacher  
Jean Marie Laffan Teacher  
Andrea Loaiza Teacher  
Patty Pansino-Ruffo Teacher; IB DP Teacher  
Nisha Ram Teacher  
Raffaele Ruffo Teacher; AP and ECE  
Charles Schadlich Teacher  
Evelina Ureña Teacher  
Ana Paola Warner Teacher  


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