Our dedicated faculty creates a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum so that our students are prepared to succeed in college.

Faculty and staff members are committed to the mission of the school and it is not uncommon to see them tutoring students one-on-one before or after school, editing college essays or moderating one of our extracurricular activities.

English

History

Mathematics

Spanish

Religion and Campus Ministry

Science

College Counseling

Counseling and Social Work

Computer Instruction

Music

 

 

 

English

Sr. Jude Biank, S.C.C., Department Chair

B.A. (Education), Felician College
M.A. (English), Villanova University

 

Mr. Brendan Faughnan*

B.A. (English/History), Georgetown University
M.S.T. (Adolescence English), Fordham University

 

Melissa McCoy

B.A. (English Secondary Education) Catholic University of America

 

Stephanie Pham

Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame

MEd., University of Notre Dame

 

Beth Harenza*

B.A. (English Literature), Bucknell University
M.A. (Reading Specialist), Teachers College, Columbia University 
M.A. (Teaching of English and English Education), Teachers College, Columbia University

 

History

Ms. Kathleen Cann, Department Chair

M.A. (Social Studies Education), New York University
M.A. (History), Hunter College
B.A. (American Studies), Fordham University

 

Mr. Eric Berge*

 

Mr. Brendan Faughnan*

B.A. (English/History), Georgetown University
M.S.T. (Adolescence English), Fordham University

 

Mr. William P. Ford, III*

B.A. (History), Dartmouth College
M.A. (Theology), Fordham University
Ed.M. (Administration), Teacher's College, Columbia University

 

Mr. Ryan Scheb

B.S. (Finance), University of Florida

 

Mathematics

Sr. Janice M. Kraft, S.C.C., Department Chair

B.A. (Education), Felician College 
M.A. (Math Education), Villanova University
M.S. (Education with Classroom Technology), Wilkes University

 

Ms. Kristin Howe

 

Ms. Jennifer Pierre

B.S. (Biomedical Engineering), Drexel University
M.A. (Biomedical Engineering), Drexel University
M.S. (Math Education), Drexel University 

 

Spanish

Mr. Pablo Elizaga, Department Chair

B.A. (Education/Philosophy), Instituto Catolico del Profesorado
M.A. (Education & Values), Universidad de Barcelona
M.A.T. (Spanish as a Second Language), Universidad de Barcelona

 

Ms. Vilma Arias-Costello

B.A. (History, Geography), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Religion and Campus Ministry

Ms. Katie Seltzer, Department Chair

B.A. (History), College of the Holy Cross
M.Th. (History of Christianity), Harvard Divinity School

 

Mr. Kevin Soravilla 

B.A. (History), Fordham University
M. S. T. (Adolescence Social Studies), Fordham University 

 

Mr. Eric Berge*

Science

Ms. Joan Bachynsky, Department Chair

B.S. (Secondary Chemistry Education), Manhattan College

 

Ms. Katherine S. Kostelc

B.A./B.S. (Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience), Drake University
M.A. (Adolesence Biology), Fordham University

 

Ms. Margareta Frascella

B.S. (Molecular Biology), Grove City College
M.A.T. (Secondary Science), Trinity University

College Counseling

Ms. Mollie Quinn

Director of College Counseling
B.A. (History), Providence College

 

Ms. Lidibeth Inoa

 

Ms. Consuelo Hackett

B.A. (Psychology), Williams College
M.S. (City Planning), Harvard University

 

Ms. Colleen Manfred

Le Moyne College

MBA, George Washington University

Alumni Support

Ms. Yasamin Mahallaty

Director of Alumni Support
B.A. (Sociology), University of San Diego 

Counseling and Social Work

Dr. Aileen Koger, Ph.D.

School Psychologist
B.A. (Sociology), University of Michigan
Ph.D. (Educational Psychology), Columbia University

 

Beth Harenza*

Reading Specialist
B.A. (English Literature), Bucknell University
M.A. (Reading Specialist), Teachers College, Collumbia University 
M.A. (Teaching of English and English Education), Teachers College, Columbia University

Computer Instruction

Ms. Renee Roden
Academic Assistant
B.A. (Theatre & Theology), University of Notre Dame

Music

Natasha Cooper

Director of Music
B. A. (Music), Stillman College  

* Indicates a faculty member who serves in one or more other department(s)