Student Support Team

Deandra Alleyne, Grades K-1 Academic Intervention Services

Ms. Alleyner eceived her Movement and Sport Studies with a concentration in Physical Education from Springfield College, and her Elementary Education from Sacred. She holds a Provisional Licensure issued by the State of Connecticut. This is her ninth year teaching, and first year at Harlem Link. She believes that brilliance exists in every child and is excited to begin working with and serving the teachers, parents, and scholars of the Harlem Link community.

Michael Diller, Speech Language Pathologist

Bio coming soon!

Ljiljana Dimitrijevic, Occupational Therapist

Ljiljana Dimitrijevic earned her M.A. in Occupational Therapy from New York University. She has been working as an occupational therapist for 20 years, and this is her tenth year with Harlem Link. She loves yoga and skiing.

Christina Dunn, Grades 2-3 Academic Intervention Services

Ms. Dunn earned her B.A. in Marketing and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame in 2007 and her M.A. in Education from Pace University in New York in 2009. She has her certification to teach K-6 from New York State. This is her tenth year of teaching and her sixth here at Harlem Link Charter School. She loves reading and meeting with her book club friends and has just recently started a cooking club!

Christine Murray, Grades 4-5 Academic Intervention Services

Ms. Murray earned her B.A. in Theater Arts from Drew University and her M.S.Ed. in Childhood Education and Literacy from Bank Street College of Education. She has certification to teach childhood education grades 1-6 and literacy from birth to grade 6 in the state of New York. This is her ninth year teaching, and ninth year at Harlem Link. Alongside teaching, she's passionate about music, writing and reading. She's grateful to all the scholars at Harlem Link for inspiring her every day with their curiosity, wonder and joy.

Summer Sheridan-Zabre, Grades Pre-K to 1 Social Worker

Mrs. Sheridan-Zabre received her B.S in Social Work from Syracuse University with a minor in Psychology and her M.S. in Social Work from Fordham University. She is a licensed School Social Worker. This is Mrs. Sheridan-Zabre’s tenth school year at Harlem Link working with students and families in pre-k, kindergarten, first and second grade. Mrs. Sheridan-Zabre loves to travel and loves to bake!

Katherine Twohig, Grades 2-5 Social Worker

Ms. Twohig received her B.A. in Sociology from Loyola University Maryland, and her MSW from Fordham University. She is a NYS Licensed Master of Social Work. This is Ms. Twohig’s third year at Harlem Link as the Upper Grade Social Worker; she was previously a social work intern in the lower grades. Ms. Twohig loves spending time relaxing at the beach with her friends and family.

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“Harlem Link is fulfilling its mission to 'graduate articulate scholars who will meet or exceed New York State Performance Standards.'”

(SUNY renewal report, 2013)