Staff

What We Believe

Quality teachers and staff with beliefs grounded in the principles of positive youth development provide the foundation for student achievement at Broome Street Academy. Our teachers provide consistency through social and emotional support, instilling a sense of self-worth in our students.

Broome Street Academy is always looking for inspiring educators to join our team.

Administrative Team

Eric Weingartner, Chief Executive Officer

Melissa H. SilbermanHead of School

Louise GrotenhuisAssistant Head of School

Javier SanchezDirector of Admissions

Victoria Shervington, Director of Social Services

Keith Morton, Director of Operations and Support

Marquis Alvarodous, Director of Data and Assessment

Dafina WestbrooksDirector of Special Education

Instructional Support Team

Kimberly Adams, English Department Chair

Kelsey Amick

Francine Bettencourt

Sevanand Bhagwandeen

Brandon Boyd

Nikolas BrautigamScience Department Chair 

Changa Bruno

Leigh Clayton

Julia Coronel, Foreign Language Department Chair

Dennis Cuadros

Harrison Delfin

Theresa Dolan

Amira Farrell

Paul Hale

Ludmilla Halili

Stuart Hellman 

Kanene Holder, Art Department Chair

Sarah Johnston, Health & Wellness Department Chair

Jenny Kang

Jacquelyn Kennelly

Craig Kropa

Brian Lewis, Social Studies Department Chair

Yasmina Martin

Julia Martinez Weber

Katherine McEvoy

Annamarie Morgera

Davond Motes

Robert Pino

Alysia Prosser

Habib RahmanMath Department Chair

Howard Russell

Yesenia Santiago

Urian Smith

Heather Teeling

Stephen Woisin

Operational Support Team

Jessica ColomerClerical Assistant 

Robert Gomez, IT Support Coordinator 

Joshua Hernandez, Administrative Assistant

Rua Khan, Data & Evaluation Associate 

Felicia RoweFront Desk Receptionist

Social Support Team

Carl Jason Allen, Dean of Students

Namrata Patel, Dean of School Culture

Turquoise FarrarGuidance Department Chair

Sarah Fromboluti, Academic Intervention Specialist

Angela Johnson, Community Schools Resource Coordinator

Sebastian MillaCaregiver & Events Coordinator 

Danielle Glantz, AIDP Social Worker

Lucy Karanfilian, Social Worker

Alicia Love, Social Worker

Analisa RodelasSocial Worker

Amani TerryGuidance Counselor 

Student Support Team 

Nada AbbassCommunity School Attendance & Operations Associate 

Yarisell HernandezGuidance Counselor

Soblick JaimeGuidance Counselor  

Jose Peralta, Caregiver & Events Coordinator