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James Dawson

Head of School
B.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
APPOINTED 1995
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James Dawson

Head of School
B.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
APPOINTED 1995
jdawson@pcs-nyc.org
Dr. James Dawson has served as Head of School since 1995.  He received his Ph.D. in Behavior and his B.S. in Biology at the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Dawson is past president and remains on the Board of Trustees of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).  He is a past trustee of The Brearley School and The Spence School.  Prior to his appointment at PCS, Dr. Dawson served as Head of Upper School at The Spence School  from 1988-1995.
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
ashaurette@pcs-nyc.org
Alex Shaurette was appointed Associate Head of School in 2020.  He joined Professional Children's School in 2013 as Head of Upper School and was Associate Head of Academic Affairs from 2018 to 2020.  Alex earned a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies from Indiana University and a Master's degree in Education Leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College.  He also attended an Independent School Leadership Institute at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University as well as the Principals' Center at Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He has over 15 years teaching experience, most recently at the Dwight-Engelwood School where he served as Learning Specialist  and Class Dean.
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Loryn Evanoff

Head of Upper School
Upper School Advisor
Clarkson University, B.S.
University of North Carolina, M.F.A.
APPOINTED 2018
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
dnauholnyk@pcs-nyc.org
Dania Nauholnyk was appointed Head of Middle School in 2020.   A native New Yorker, she received both her B.S. and her M.A. from New York University.   She has taught middle school science at Professional Children's School since 1992.
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Chris Haley

Director of Institutional Advancement
University of Tennessee State University, B.A.
University of Tennessee, M.S.S.W.
APPOINTED 2013
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Chris Haley

Director of Institutional Advancement
University of Tennessee State University, B.A.
University of Tennessee, M.S.S.W.
APPOINTED 2013
chaley@pcs-nyc.org
Chris Haley was appointed Director of Institutional Advancement in 2013. With more than two decades of nonprofit fundraising and other leadership experience, Chris holds a Master of Science in Social Work degree with a concentration in nonprofit management from the University of Tennessee, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University, and an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from Motlow College.
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Shari Honig

Director of Admissions
Upper School Advisor
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2013 (PCS SINCE 2002)
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Shari Honig

Director of Admissions
Upper School Advisor
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2013 (PCS SINCE 2002)
shonig@pcs-nyc.org
Admissions Director Shari Honig attended Professional Children's School while pursuing her dance training.  She earned her B.A. from Hunter College as well as a master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.  In 2002, she joined the faculty at Professional Children's School and was appointed Admissions Director in 2013.  As an alumna, former PCS teacher, academic advisor and member of our administrative team, Shari is able to discuss PCS from multiple perspectives.
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
ljohnson@pcs-nyc.org
Lizbeth Johnson was appointed Director of Technology in 2014, serving as Director of Academic Technology from 2011-2014.  Before joining Professional Children's School she was Upper School Technology Coordinator at for 5 years at the Durham Academy in Durham, NC.  Her experience in industry includes an engineering position at Sikorsky Aircraft.  Ms. Johnson earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her Master's degree in Education from North Carolina State University.
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Paul Q. Kane

Director of Finance
Minnesota State University, B.S.
University of Idaho, B.S., Gonzaga University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
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Paul Q. Kane

Director of Finance
Minnesota State University, B.S.
University of Idaho, B.S., Gonzaga University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
pkane@pcs-nyc.org
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John Tucker

Director of Public Relations
Assistant to the Head, Assistant to the Board of Trustees
APPOINTED 2012 (PCS SINCE 1988)
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John Tucker

Director of Public Relations
Assistant to the Head, Assistant to the Board of Trustees
APPOINTED 2012 (PCS SINCE 1988)
jtucker@pcs-nyc.org
John joined PCS in 1988 as Assistant to the Head and Assistant to the Director of Development.   In addition, he has served as assistant to the Board of Trustees since 1992.  John was appointed Director of Public Relations in 2012 and is responsible for maintaining the website, advertising and press relations.   In addition, he edits the monthly digital parent newsletter,  Glance online  and the semi-annual printed publication, Student News.   

ENGLISH

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Catherine Henry

Upper School English & History
US Advisor
Fairfield University, B.A.
Boston College Law School, J.D.
APPOINTED 2013
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Jeff Laguzza

Upper School & Middle School English
Upper School Advisor
Binghamton University, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2004
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Sarah Murphy

Librarian, Upper & Middle School English
Drew University, B.A.
Palmer School of Long Island University, MILS; Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018
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Rachelle Sclan

Upper School English & Creative Writing
Upper School Advisor
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 1979

HISTORY

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Sean Fedeli

Upper & Middle School Social Studies, Upper School English
Yale University, B.A.
Fordham University, M.S., St. John's University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2016
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Catherine Henry

Upper School English & History
US Advisor
Fairfield University, B.A.
Boston College Law School, J.D.
APPOINTED 2013
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William F. Hirt

Upper School History
College Advisor
University of Minnesota, B.A., B.S.
Columbia University, M.S.
APPOINTED 1989
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William F. Hirt

Upper School History
College Advisor
University of Minnesota, B.A., B.S.
Columbia University, M.S.
APPOINTED 1989
whirt@pcs-nyc.org
William Hirt was appointed College Advisor in 2006.   Mr. Hirt earned a B.A. and a B.S. from the University of Minnesota.  He spent a year as a Peace Corps member in Cameroon before earning an M.A. in Education from Columbia University.  He joined the Professional Children's School History Dept. in 1989.
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Nick Kurian

Upper School Math & History
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Erika Petersen

Upper School History
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2003
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Robert Mark Savage

Upper School History
Butler University, B.A.
Columbia University, Ph.D.
APPOINTED 1985

LANGUAGE

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Rebeca Bataller

Upper School & Middle School Spanish
University of Alicante, Spain, B.A.
New Mexico State University, M.A., University of Iowa, Ph.D.
APPOINTED 2020
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Maureen Darcy

Upper School & Middle School French & Spanish
Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
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Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
bleminez@pcs-nyc.org
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Renata Nikolayev

English as a Second Language
International Student Advisor, Upper School Advisor
Northwestern University, B.A.
New York University, Paris, M.A.
APPOINTED 2013

LEARNING SPECIALIST

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Meghan Formwalt Shann

Learning Specialist
Valdosta State University, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A., M.S.Ed., Fordham University, M.S.Ed.
APPOINTED 2016

MATHEMATICS

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Nick Kurian

Upper School Math & History
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Guthrie Porter

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2003
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Jodie Schaeffer

Upper School Mathematics
Marist College, B.S
Pace University, M.B.A., St. John's University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2020
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Rachel Soyk

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
New York University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2019

SCIENCE

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Ernestine Byer-Tyre

Upper School Science
Upper School Advisor
University of North Carolina, B.S.
Life College, Dr. of Chiropractic
APPOINTED 2001
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AJ McGuire

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Upper School Computer Science
Ithaca College, B.S.
APPOINTED 2018
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
dnauholnyk@pcs-nyc.org
Dania Nauholnyk was appointed Head of Middle School in 2020.   A native New Yorker, she received both her B.S. and her M.A. from New York University.   She has taught middle school science at Professional Children's School since 1992.
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Kevin Rodd

Upper School Science
Regents College, B.S.
New York University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2002
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Camille Tucker

Upper & Middle School Science
Cornell University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2020

TECHNOLOGY

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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
ljohnson@pcs-nyc.org
Lizbeth Johnson was appointed Director of Technology in 2014, serving as Director of Academic Technology from 2011-2014.  Before joining Professional Children's School she was Upper School Technology Coordinator at for 5 years at the Durham Academy in Durham, NC.  Her experience in industry includes an engineering position at Sikorsky Aircraft.  Ms. Johnson earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her Master's degree in Education from North Carolina State University.
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AJ McGuire

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Upper School Computer Science
Ithaca College, B.S.
APPOINTED 2018
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Myron Toltsis

Technology Support Specialist
New Jersey Institute of Technology, B.S.
Stevens Institute of Technology, M.S.
APPOINTED 2018

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

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Vincent Sagona

Director of Performing Arts
Upper & Middle School Drama, Health, Upper School Advisor, Director of Summer Academy
Seton Hall University, B.A., M.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A.
APPOINTED 2000
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Caroline Holder

Upper School & Middle School Art
York University, B.F.A.
NSCAD University, M.F.A., McGill University, Diploma of Education
APPOINTED 1993
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Laura Inman

Upper School & Middle School Music
Middle School Advisor
University of Louisville, B.M.
Arizona State University, D.M.A., M.M.
APPOINTED 2018
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Kevin Casey

Upper & Middle School Physical Education
Upper School Advisor
St. Leo College, B.A.
Hofstra University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2001

STAFF

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Christine Dziegielewski

Receptionist
Medical Records Coordinator
APPOINTED 2009
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Raquel Martinez

Director of Human Resources
Controller
B.S.
APPOINTED 2009
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Ayana Peña

Assistant to the Associate Head & Head of Upper School
APPOINTED 2016 (PCS SINCE 2010)
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Angela Perozo-Jackson

Accounts Payable Coordinator
Registrar
A.A.
APPOINTED 2019 (PCS since 2016)
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Jean J. Scales

Business Office & Admissions Associate
APPOINTED 1986
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Noël Soisson

Institutional Advancement Associate
APPOINTED 2015
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Ashley Worthey

Assistant to the Head of MIddle School
Mercy College, B.A.
APPOINTED 2019
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Ashley Worthey

Assistant to the Head of MIddle School
Mercy College, B.A.
APPOINTED 2019
aworthey@pcs-nyc.org
appointed 2019

MAINTENANCE STAFF

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Altagracia Ramos

Custodian
Luz Fernandez's picture

Luz Fernandez

Custodian
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Fred Wilson

Facilities Manager
APPOINTED 2017
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Rocio Izurieta

Night Time Head Custodian/Security Coverage
APPOINTED 2008
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Habibi S. Rodriguez

Security Officer
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Habibi S. Rodriguez

Security Officer
hrodriquez@pcs-nyc.org
Appointed 2018.
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Antonio Rodriquez

Security Officer

UPPER SCHOOL

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Rebeca Bataller

Upper School & Middle School Spanish
University of Alicante, Spain, B.A.
New Mexico State University, M.A., University of Iowa, Ph.D.
APPOINTED 2020
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Sean Fedeli

Upper & Middle School Social Studies, Upper School English
Yale University, B.A.
Fordham University, M.S., St. John's University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2016
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Shari Honig

Director of Admissions
Upper School Advisor
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2013 (PCS SINCE 2002)
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Shari Honig

Director of Admissions
Upper School Advisor
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2013 (PCS SINCE 2002)
shonig@pcs-nyc.org
Admissions Director Shari Honig attended Professional Children's School while pursuing her dance training.  She earned her B.A. from Hunter College as well as a master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.  In 2002, she joined the faculty at Professional Children's School and was appointed Admissions Director in 2013.  As an alumna, former PCS teacher, academic advisor and member of our administrative team, Shari is able to discuss PCS from multiple perspectives.
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Ernestine Byer-Tyre

Upper School Science
Upper School Advisor
University of North Carolina, B.S.
Life College, Dr. of Chiropractic
APPOINTED 2001
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Kevin Casey

Upper & Middle School Physical Education
Upper School Advisor
St. Leo College, B.A.
Hofstra University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2001
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Maureen Darcy

Upper School & Middle School French & Spanish
Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Loryn Evanoff

Head of Upper School
Upper School Advisor
Clarkson University, B.S.
University of North Carolina, M.F.A.
APPOINTED 2018
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Catherine Henry

Upper School English & History
US Advisor
Fairfield University, B.A.
Boston College Law School, J.D.
APPOINTED 2013
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William F. Hirt

Upper School History
College Advisor
University of Minnesota, B.A., B.S.
Columbia University, M.S.
APPOINTED 1989
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William F. Hirt

Upper School History
College Advisor
University of Minnesota, B.A., B.S.
Columbia University, M.S.
APPOINTED 1989
whirt@pcs-nyc.org
William Hirt was appointed College Advisor in 2006.   Mr. Hirt earned a B.A. and a B.S. from the University of Minnesota.  He spent a year as a Peace Corps member in Cameroon before earning an M.A. in Education from Columbia University.  He joined the Professional Children's School History Dept. in 1989.
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Caroline Holder

Upper School & Middle School Art
York University, B.F.A.
NSCAD University, M.F.A., McGill University, Diploma of Education
APPOINTED 1993
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Laura Inman

Upper School & Middle School Music
Middle School Advisor
University of Louisville, B.M.
Arizona State University, D.M.A., M.M.
APPOINTED 2018
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
ljohnson@pcs-nyc.org
Lizbeth Johnson was appointed Director of Technology in 2014, serving as Director of Academic Technology from 2011-2014.  Before joining Professional Children's School she was Upper School Technology Coordinator at for 5 years at the Durham Academy in Durham, NC.  Her experience in industry includes an engineering position at Sikorsky Aircraft.  Ms. Johnson earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her Master's degree in Education from North Carolina State University.
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Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
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Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
bleminez@pcs-nyc.org
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Nick Kurian

Upper School Math & History
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Jeff Laguzza

Upper School & Middle School English
Upper School Advisor
Binghamton University, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2004
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AJ McGuire

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Upper School Computer Science
Ithaca College, B.S.
APPOINTED 2018
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Sarah Murphy

Librarian, Upper & Middle School English
Drew University, B.A.
Palmer School of Long Island University, MILS; Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018
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Renata Nikolayev

English as a Second Language
International Student Advisor, Upper School Advisor
Northwestern University, B.A.
New York University, Paris, M.A.
APPOINTED 2013
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Erika Petersen

Upper School History
Hunter College, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2003
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Guthrie Porter

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2003
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Kevin Rodd

Upper School Science
Regents College, B.S.
New York University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2002
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Vincent Sagona

Director of Performing Arts
Upper & Middle School Drama, Health, Upper School Advisor, Director of Summer Academy
Seton Hall University, B.A., M.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A.
APPOINTED 2000
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Jodie Schaeffer

Upper School Mathematics
Marist College, B.S
Pace University, M.B.A., St. John's University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2020
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Rachelle Sclan

Upper School English & Creative Writing
Upper School Advisor
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 1979
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Meghan Formwalt Shann

Learning Specialist
Valdosta State University, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A., M.S.Ed., Fordham University, M.S.Ed.
APPOINTED 2016
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
ashaurette@pcs-nyc.org
Alex Shaurette was appointed Associate Head of School in 2020.  He joined Professional Children's School in 2013 as Head of Upper School and was Associate Head of Academic Affairs from 2018 to 2020.  Alex earned a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies from Indiana University and a Master's degree in Education Leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College.  He also attended an Independent School Leadership Institute at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University as well as the Principals' Center at Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He has over 15 years teaching experience, most recently at the Dwight-Engelwood School where he served as Learning Specialist  and Class Dean.
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Rachel Soyk

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
New York University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2019
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Camille Tucker

Upper & Middle School Science
Cornell University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2020

MIDDLE SCHOOL

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Renata Nikolayev

English as a Second Language
International Student Advisor, Upper School Advisor
Northwestern University, B.A.
New York University, Paris, M.A.
APPOINTED 2013
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Kevin Casey

Upper & Middle School Physical Education
Upper School Advisor
St. Leo College, B.A.
Hofstra University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2001
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Rebeca Bataller

Upper School & Middle School Spanish
University of Alicante, Spain, B.A.
New Mexico State University, M.A., University of Iowa, Ph.D.
APPOINTED 2020
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Maureen Darcy

Upper School & Middle School French & Spanish
Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2014
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Sean Fedeli

Upper & Middle School Social Studies, Upper School English
Yale University, B.A.
Fordham University, M.S., St. John's University, M.S.
APPOINTED 2016
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Caroline Holder

Upper School & Middle School Art
York University, B.F.A.
NSCAD University, M.F.A., McGill University, Diploma of Education
APPOINTED 1993
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Laura Inman

Upper School & Middle School Music
Middle School Advisor
University of Louisville, B.M.
Arizona State University, D.M.A., M.M.
APPOINTED 2018
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
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Lizbeth Johnson

Director of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Spelman College, B.S.
North Caroline State University, M.Ed.
APPOINTED 2011
ljohnson@pcs-nyc.org
Lizbeth Johnson was appointed Director of Technology in 2014, serving as Director of Academic Technology from 2011-2014.  Before joining Professional Children's School she was Upper School Technology Coordinator at for 5 years at the Durham Academy in Durham, NC.  Her experience in industry includes an engineering position at Sikorsky Aircraft.  Ms. Johnson earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her Master's degree in Education from North Carolina State University.
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Jeff Laguzza

Upper School & Middle School English
Upper School Advisor
Binghamton University, B.A., M.A.
APPOINTED 2004
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Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
Brigid Le Minez's picture

Brigid Le Minez

Upper School & Middle School French
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
Middlebury College, La Sorbonne, M.A.
APPOINTED 2019
bleminez@pcs-nyc.org
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Sarah Murphy

Librarian, Upper & Middle School English
Drew University, B.A.
Palmer School of Long Island University, MILS; Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
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Dania Nauholnyk

Head of Middle School
Alumni Liaison, Middle School Science, Middle School Advisor
New York University, B.S., M.A.
APPOINTED 1992
dnauholnyk@pcs-nyc.org
Dania Nauholnyk was appointed Head of Middle School in 2020.   A native New Yorker, she received both her B.S. and her M.A. from New York University.   She has taught middle school science at Professional Children's School since 1992.
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Guthrie Porter

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
Upper School Advisor
Fordham University, B.A.
New York University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2003
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Vincent Sagona

Director of Performing Arts
Upper & Middle School Drama, Health, Upper School Advisor, Director of Summer Academy
Seton Hall University, B.A., M.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A.
APPOINTED 2000
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Meghan Formwalt Shann

Learning Specialist
Valdosta State University, B.A.
Brooklyn College, M.F.A., M.S.Ed., Fordham University, M.S.Ed.
APPOINTED 2016
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
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Alex Shaurette

Associate Head of School
Upper School Advisor
Indiana University, B.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
APPOINTED 2018 (PCS SINCE 2013)
ashaurette@pcs-nyc.org
Alex Shaurette was appointed Associate Head of School in 2020.  He joined Professional Children's School in 2013 as Head of Upper School and was Associate Head of Academic Affairs from 2018 to 2020.  Alex earned a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies from Indiana University and a Master's degree in Education Leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College.  He also attended an Independent School Leadership Institute at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University as well as the Principals' Center at Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He has over 15 years teaching experience, most recently at the Dwight-Engelwood School where he served as Learning Specialist  and Class Dean.
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Rachel Soyk

Upper School & Middle School Mathematics
New York University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2019
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Camille Tucker

Upper & Middle School Science
Cornell University, B.S.
APPOINTED 2020
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Ashley Worthey

Assistant to the Head of MIddle School
Mercy College, B.A.
APPOINTED 2019
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Ashley Worthey

Assistant to the Head of MIddle School
Mercy College, B.A.
APPOINTED 2019
aworthey@pcs-nyc.org
appointed 2019