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FACULTY & STAFF  2019-2020

Jane Hsu



Gary Shevell

Assistant Principal


Sarah Brink | Allison Jed/Janine ClanceyKelly Holt


Ann Morque | Agnes Cho | Jon Kristjanson | Lauren Powell/Katie Bridgman

First Grade

Tamara Ackland | Sara Karlsberg | Jessica Park/Amanda DeGroat

Second Grade

Shu Ling Huang | Amy Martin | Margot Sosa/Samantha Falson

Third Grade

Kyrie Gilmore | Stacy Lessen/Erica Silverstein | Kimberly (Sieh) Councilor

Fourth Grade

Julie Kim | Emily Mauney/Erin Sullivan 

Fifth Grade

SoYoung Ahn/Tracey Zaremba | Doris Cheng | Tamara Kromholz

Specialty Teachers

Janine Clancy (Science, PK-2) Martha Guenther (Performing Arts) - on leave Fall | Elliot Iocco (Music) | Bernadette Napoleon (Science, 3-5) | Melissa Seigel (Physical Education)

Academic Support

Anne Sammartine (Assessment & Testing/Middle School)

Uyen Le (ESL) | Naomi Berkowitz (Math Coach)

Andrea LaRocca (Reading Recovery)


Paraprofessionals (to be updated)

Ethel Acevedo | Millie Arcia | Chantel Bell | Maria Forero-Aranguren

Blanca Gil | Tammy Panay | Maria Rodriguez | Luz Saldana

Sol Sierra | Kemal Ugur

School Assessment Team

Michelle Lopez (Family Worker)

Kerry Kamrudin (Psychologist)

John Villone (Social Worker)

Special Education Service Providers

Melody Pierre (Guidance)

Lauren Lesnoy (Speech) | Isabella Santos (Speech)

Hollie Graze (Occupational Therapy) | Gordana Talevska (Occupational Therapy)

Stacey Leeds (Physical Therapy)

Emily Kenlay (SETSS)

Custodial Team                                                              

Joe Indelicato | Chris Morales | Robert Torres      


Dawn Erb

Office Team                                                                    

Lucia D'Elia | Janet Esposito | Steve Zownir                          

Parent Coordinator

Vicky Ritter 


STH Community Coordinator

Allison Niles       

School Aides

Joe Buzzetta | Doreen Pimentel

School Safety

Agent Belle | Agent Rolando

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Ms. Ann Morque K226

116PTA: Tell us about yourself: "I have been teaching at 116 for over 12 full years. I have taught every grade...except 2nd. I teach K-226 right now, and love this age! A hobby I have is listening to music. I also love volleyball. A fun fact about me is my daughter now outgrew my shoe size! How is that possible?!"

116PTA: What is your healthy snack? "A healthy snack go-to for me is OLIVES...or cheese."

116PTA: What do you love about PS116? "I love 116 because.... of the warm and welcoming community.  I love teaching because every year, and every day, is just so totally new and different from the last."

116PTA: What is a book you can recommend for K? 
"A series I recommend is Pete the Cat. He has such important mottos for us to remember." 

116PTA: What event do you look forward to at PS116? "My favorite event at 116 is Boo Bash of course!"

Check out Ms. Ann's donor's choose projects for K226 and more wishlists at