Non-Instructional Staff

Erica Adams, Associate Dean and Assistant Teacher

Ms. Erica is a graduate of Wadleigh High School in Manhattan. Erica has enjoyed working with children as an Associate Dean at Harlem Link for twelve years. Her major responsibilities include behavior management, breakfast, lunch, and recess duties, assisting classroom teachers, and being a certified bus matron. She appreciates working in a diverse community and being able to mature as an artist, allowing her to relax and expand her thoughts. She loves spending time with her family, and is interested in early childhood education as well as developing her passion as a fashion stylist.

Christine Berry, Associate Dean

Bio coming soon!

Joshua Breidbart, Development Associate

Joshua Breidbart received his degree from Ithaca College's Park School of Communication. An avid storyteller who has written for numerous mediums, including television, movies, and comics, Josh worked in digital content strategy and creative outreach for children before bringing his abilities to Harlem Link Charter School. Approaching his first full year as the school's Development Associate and running the extra-curricular drawing program, Josh continues to enjoy creating comics and living in New York with his wonderful wife and two bicycles.

Jurae Edwards, Associate Dean and Assistant Teacher

Mr. Edwards was born in 1983 and has a wife, two beautiful girls, and a great personality. He has been working with kids for nine years and loves being able to make kids better and helping them achieve their goals. This is his third year as associate dean at Harlem Link and he feels it has been great since he has started. He feels very welcomed and loves the staff here. He's very excited about the upcoming school year. He knows it will be a challenge, but as long as we work together, we will accomplish our goals.

Cordell Little, Associate Dean

Bio coming soon!

Regla Mora, Associate Dean and Assistant Teacher

Ms. Mora is a native New Yorker who was educated in the New York Public School System. Her parents are from Cuba, and she is her parents’ translator being that they are not from an English descent. She attended Louis D. Brandeis High School. ┬áHer roles at Harlem Link are an associate dean, cafeteria monitor, physical education assistant, and classroom assistant. She assists in delivery of instruction and materials, using positive motivation and discipline, consequences, as well as conflict resolution. As a bus matron, she ensures the safety of students by making sure seat belts are on, by dropping students in the correct location and with the proper adult pick-up, and by maintaining low voice levels and order to avoid distracting the bus driver. This is her twelfth year with Harlem Link and she is honored to be working here with children and teachers. Every day is a learning experience for her. Being a mother of a beautiful and inspiring young lady of 17 years of age helps her continue to work with young and positive minds. She shares the vision and mission of Harlem Link Charter School so LET’S GO SCHOLARS!!!

Christopher Priatno, Office Manager

Bio coming soon!

Layla Rodman, Administrative Secretary

Ms. Rodman didn't enter the NYC public school system until high school where she attended Richard R. Green High School of Teaching, in Manhattan, NY. Before than, she attended a private school in Queens, where she was born and raised. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree by taking online classes at Berkeley College. She plans to have her degree in Business Administration by August 2018. She's also considering getting a double major in Publications. She has been in the educational field going on 5 years! This is her second year at Harlem Link and she is very excited to be connect with all new and returning HL families, as she is often called the "Mother of Harlem Link". She is a lover of books and has been since she was a child, where she initially wanted to be a librarian growing up. You can usually catch her in her leisure reading.

Tyrone Webb, Operations Assistant

Bio coming soon!

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Student smile

Lower grade teacher:

“The school culture among the staff has been positive and proactive to remain solutions oriented.”

(Anonymous staff survey, 2013)