Second Grade Team

Sean Cort, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Bio coming soon!

Tiffany Crawford, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Ms. Crawford attended Hunter College for the majority of her undergraduate studies and received her B.S. in Psychology from Mercy College. She was nominated for the Dean’s List at both institutions and graduated with Honors. Ms. Crawford is currently pursuing her Master’s in Education from Hunter College and has her certification to teach Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6. She is approaching her third year teaching and first year as a teacher at Harlem Link. She is learning to garden and has traveled to every continent in the world!

Roland Garrison, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Mr. Garrison received his B.A. from The College of New Rochelle and his MS Ed in Childhood General and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education. He’s taught third grade at The Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights and at Harlem Link! Mr. Garrison is a career changer who was a Staff Sergeant in The United States Army. Additionally, Mr. Garrison worked in the fashion industry at Saks Fifth Ave in New York City. Mr. Garrison's life's philosophy is to be a life long learner, and to remain teachable. His students define him as firm but approachable.

Tamsir Gueye, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Mr. Gueye received his B.A. in English and French at University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal. He is currently a graduate student at the Relay School of Education and a Teach for America corps member. Mr. Gueye was an elementary school teacher while he was in Senegal. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, going to the gym and watching soccer games. Mr. Gueye is very excited to be a teacher at Harlem Link and join the Link family! He is committed to helping his students achieve the best education they deserve.

Ike Nweke, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Mr. Nweke has been teaching for 4 years. He received his B.S. from the University of Houston and his Masters from Relay Graduate School of Education. He enjoys traveling, singing, dancing, and having dance parties with his students. This is his first year teaching at Harlem Link! He is so excited to meet all the young smiling faces.

Shairee Sanchez, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Ms. Sanchez received her B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College and has her certification to teach Grades 1 - 6 from New York State. This is her first year teaching at Harlem Link! She enjoys traveling, dancing, and rocking her natural hair in her free time.

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