Staff Directory

Harlem Link Staff Directory

Learn more about each of our extraordinary and dedicated staff members by clicking on the links below! To contact them, call the school at (212) 289-3249.


Pre-K Teachers

Shira Halfon-Schneidman & Farasha Williams

Regina Snetkoff & Annabelle De la Cruz

Kindergarten Teachers

Marina Golembo & Eboni Robinson

Kesina Gray-Graham & Lesley Gross

Kathy Quiroz

Laura Twohig

First Grade Teachers

Tracey Balinskas & Danielle Wald

Tyiesha Hoskins & Francelle Esteban

Molly Ryan

Second Grade Teachers

Roland Garrison & Shairee Sanchez

Tamsir Gueye & Tanya Campbell-Thomas

Sandy Leon-Hoitsma

Third Grade Teachers

Jo Cabey

Jekia Brockman & Jasmine Laurent

Crystal Diaz & Stacia Williams

Fourth Grade Teachers

Maureen Civelli-Cohen & Janel Rabbani

Moises Santana

Fifth Grade Teachers

Ike Nweke

Latisha Gregg & Jenna Marlis

Student Support Team

Deandra Alleyne, Grades K-1 Academic Intervention Services

Christina Dunn, Grades 2-3 Academic Intervention Services

Charlotte Denoyer, Interim Grades 4-5 Academic Intervention Services

Ljiljana Dimitrijevic, Occupational Therapist

Lorin Guity, Grades Pre-K to 1 Social Worker

Javier Martinez, Grades 2-5 Social Worker

Aryel Newmark, Speech and Language Pathologist

Specials Teachers

Matthew Greene, Physical Education Teacher

Tyler Guthrie, Visual Arts Teacher

Jennifer Holliman, Grades Pre-K to 3 Science Teacher


Tyson Gregg, Director of Student Affairs, Grades 4-5 Science Teacher

School Adminstration

Doug Anderson, Director of Finance

Dean Anoje, Manager of Data and Accountability

Valerie Babb, Manager of Hiring and Family Engagement

Aviva Buechler, Assistant Principal, Grades PK and K

Steven Evangelista, Principal, Co-Founder

Tyson Gregg, Director of Student Affairs

Mariela Lemus, Behavior Specialist

Alejandro Montoya, Director of Operations and Human Resources

Christine Murray, Special Education and ELL Coordinator

Karissa Prieto, Assistant Principal, Grades 1 and 2

John Reddick, After School Director, Associate Dean and Founding Board Member

Margaret Ryan, Director of Curriculum, Professional Learning, and Student Support; Co-Founder

Daniel Steinberg, Assistant Principal, Grades 3-5

Marianne Van Auken, Director of Start to Finish Program

Tyson Gregg, Director of Student Affairs, Grades 4-5 Science Teacher

Non-Instructional Staff

Erica Adams, Associate Dean & Assistant Teacher

Christine Berry, Associate Dean

Joshua Breidbart, Development Associate

Beverly Carty, Associate Dean

Jurae Edwards, Associate Dean & Assistant Teacher

Quashae McClanahan, Associate Dean

Regla Mora, Associate Dean & Assistant Teacher

Gladys Lamb, Office Manager

Layla Rodman, Community & Culture Coordinator

Luis Rangel, Operations Assistant

Stefani Wheeler, Associate Dean

External Consultants

Joan Backer, City College of New York

Georgie Marley, LitLife Consultant

Jaime Margolies, LitLife Consultant

John with a Class

Lower grade teacher:

“...our team has a positive outlook. Even when things get challenging, we work hard to get things done and keep ourselves and our students moving forward.”

(Anonymous staff survey, 2012)