Walter L. Newberry Math & Science Academy
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Faculty List

Administrative Team




Linda Foley, Principal

Oversees school-wide professional learning and coordinates with all Newberry stakeholders to ensure success for all!

Main Office 

Principal Foley’s 2017-2018 WelcomeLetter to Families

Edward Collins, Assistant Principal 

Technology Committee

Friends of Newberry Vice-President

Assistant Principal’s Office

Miriam Rodriguez-Ruiz, Case Manager

CTU School Delegate

PPC Chair

Room 107 miriam
Nicole Corbiere, Counselor

Students in Temporary Living Situation (STLS) Liaison

Lighthouse Team member

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Lead

2018-2020 CIWP Team member

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 Wendy Cavanaugh, School Clerk

Students in Temporary Living Situations (STLS) Clerk

 Main Office  wendy
Teacher/Staff Member Grade/Department  Email  Photo
Amanda Radcliff

Monster Math Coordinator

Pre-School for All

Room 116


Classroom website


Retonyar Ringold Kindergarten

Room 114


Classroom website

Najette Keller



Room 106


Classroom Shutterfly Page

 Andrea Bonanno

Local School Council member

PPLC Co-Chair

2018-2020 CIWP Team member


Room 109 andrea 
 Tiffany Branes

Awards Assemblies Co-Chair


Room 110  Barnes-photo
 Vanessa De La Regata  2nd

Room 101  DeLaRegatta
 Kelly Fitzgerald-Clark  2nd

Room 105  Clark-photo
 Carrie Carlson



Room 102  
 Emily Miller

Friends of Newberry Teacher Representative


Room 104  Emily
 Louis Navas



Room 201   Navas 1
Shannon Wiza 

Staff Photographer



Room 204 


Classroom blog

 Antonia Tsokolas

Lighthouse Team member


Social Studies & Language Arts

Room 202  nia 
 Kyle Radcliff

Math Teacher Leader

Boys Cross Country Coach

Sum Mean Cats Facilitator

 5th & 6th Grade Math

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 Karina Brand

Literacy Teacher Leader

Battle of the Books Coordinator

 6th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies

Room 208 



Mary McKinney 

Science Fair Co-Coordinator

Stellar Girls Sponsor


5th & 6th Grade Science 

Room 210

Classroom website

 Robert Troher

After-School Program Coordinator

2018-2020 CIWP Team member


 7th & 8th Grade Science

Room 218  
 Joel Spears


 7th & 8th Grade English Language Arts

Room 214  
 Joshua Greenberg

Math Teacher Leader

Middle School Chairperson

Local School Council staff member

PPLC Co-Chair

7th & 8th Grade Pre-Algebra & Algebra  

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 Audrey Prost

2018-2020 CIWP Team member


 7th & 8th Grade English Language Arts

Room 209  
 Joseph Crouch


 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies

Room 217


Classroom website

 Laura Cardiff

Title 1 Lead Teacher 

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) committee member

Lighthouse Team member

 Intermediate Reading Support 

Room 203 cardiff
 Laura Bianciotto
Friends of Newberry Teacher Representative 

MathmatiGals Coordinator

 Grades 2-5 Mathematics Intervention

Room 216
Jamie Reis

Bilingual Advisory Committee (BAC) Coordinator

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) committee member

Bilingual Education & Primary Reading Support

Room 213B reis
 Kristine Rousseau

Lighthouse Team member

 Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 103  Kris 
 Jennifer Duncan  Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 103  
 Jessica Melger  Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 205  melger
 Kevin McGuire

2018-2020 CIWP Team member

 Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 207  mcguire
 Rachel House


 Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 205  
 Christy Storto

Title 1 Teacher-Parent member

 Diverse Learner Specialist

Room 207  
 Shannon Wiza

Title 1 Teacher-Parent member

 4th Grade

Room 207  
 Eric Maza

Athletics Department Coordinator

Girls Cross Country Coach

 Physical Education

Gymnasium maza 
 Ifeoma Nkemdi  Dance

Auditorium  Ifeoma-Nkemdi
 Kat Taubensee

Arts Liaison


 Visual Art

Room 211


Classroom blog

 Jose Feliciano Music 

Room 112 jose
 Sarah Weisman STEAM Lab 

Room 117  
 Educational Support Personnel  Role  Email
 Eddie Rivera  Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Room 114  Eddie-Rivera
 Victoria Marquez  1st GradeTeacher Assistant  VickyMarquez
 Alejandra Guzman  Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Room 106  guzman
 Rebecca Hernandez  Pre-School Teacher Assistant

Room 116  becky
Christiana Cabrera  Special Education Classroom Assistant christiana 
 Elizabeth Escobar

Transportation Coordinator

 Special Education Classroom Assistant   DSC_1329
 Dora Abdalah  Special Education Classroom Assistant dora 
 Eugenia Cusniriuc


 Special Education Classroom Assistant  euginia
 Jacob Ramos

5th & 6th Grade Flag Football Coach

Special Education Classroom Assistant  ramos
Arman Ruiz Special Education Classroom Assistant            arman
Shimeeka McWright Special Education Classroom Assistant  shimeeka
Beth Pope Special Education Classroom Assistant  Beth
Alexander Smagacz

Special Education Classroom Assistant  alex
 Luis Bahamundi

7th & 8th Grade Flag Football Coach 

 Special Education Classroom Assistant  bahamundi
 Louis Black  Security  black
 Timothy Bogdal  Engineer  
 Lee Langill

Attendance Coordinator

 Parent Worker – Main Office  lee
 Nora Del Toral  Parent Worker – Main Office  del-toral
 Tracy Taylor  Parent Worker – 1st Grade Classrooms  tracy
Custodial Team  Role    
 Gwen Dotson  Custodial Team    gwen
 Mario Pineda  Custodial Team     mario
 Charlie Lawrence  Custodial Team  charlie
Lunchroom Staff Role Email  
Samira Hanou  Lunchroom Manager  samira
 George Pavlakis  Cook    george
 Stacy Esco  Porter    stacy