Hertel: K - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - Specialists - Administration
Kindergarten A - Hertel

Kathryn Syracuse

Classroom Teacher

April Nader

Instructional Assistant

Melanie Eldred

Special Education Teacher
Kindergarten B - Hertel

Cindy Rajecki

Classroom Teacher

Megan Loghry

Instructional Assistant
1st Grade A - Hertel

Brianna Canale

Classroom Teacher

Rebecca Budin

Instructional Assistant
alicia bowman

Alicia Bowman

Special Education
1st Grade B - Hertel

Rachel Frase

Classroom Teacher
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Jacquie Pason

Instructional Assistant
2nd Grade A - Hertel
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Shannon Bandinelli

Classroom Teacher

Conall McCance

Instructional Assistant
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Kathryn Kelly

Special Education Teacher
2nd Grade B - Hertel

Tess Leverenz

Classroom Teacher

Annie Willis

Instructional Assistant
3rd Grade A - Hertel

Katie Pasier

Classroom Teacher
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Ms. Rivera

Instructional Assistant
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Special Education Teacher
3rd Grade B - Hertel
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Cara McMahon

Classroom Teacher
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Elyse Davis

Instructional Assistant
4th Grade A - Hertel

Sarah Lafferty

Classroom Teacher
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Nicole Strawder

Instructional Assistant
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Matthew Brick

Special Education Teacher
4th Grade B - Hertel

Ashley Sieber

Classroom Teacher
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Andrew Ross

Instructional Assistant
5th Grade A - Hertel
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Kevin MacDowell

Classroom Teacher
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Ebony Pope

Instructional Assistant

Tavis Baish

Special Education Teacher
5th Grade B - Hertel
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Annmarie Bellavia

Classroom Teacher
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Ebony Pope

Instructional Assistant
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Michaela Strobel

Instructional Assistant
Specialists - Hertel

Alyssa Darrow

Dance Teacher

Jelicia Jimenez

Library and Technology
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Taylor Kozlowski

Music Teacher
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Tom Welch

Physical Education

Michele Hauryski

Art Teacher
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Chaiska Nieves

Spanish Teacher
Resource Teachers

Nicole Sandretto

ENL
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Michele Pieczynski

AIS Resource 3-5

Allison Stathius

AIS Resource K-2
Student Services
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Tara Czamara

Special Education Coordinator

Laura Dowling

Counselor

Chris Walsh

Behavior Intervention Specialist

Janae Delaney

Student Life Coordinator

Laura Roberts

Speech

Olivia Smith

Speech
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Kate Weidner

Speech

Angela Rice

Occupational Therapist

Courtney Rentschler

Occupational Therapist
Instructional Coaches

Helen Danciu

Instructional Coach (2-3)

Mary McNally

Instructional Coach (K-1)

Anne Wechsler, Curriculum & Instruction Dir.

Instructional Coach (4)
Administrative Staff

Sharon DeTamble

Business Manager

Lea Gladysz

Accounts Coordinator
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Christina Petit

Registrar & Admissions Coordinator

Brittany Mez

Operations Manager

Kim Rosenfeld

Human Resources Manager
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Deb Steckler

Communications/Special Projects

Melina Hong

Data Manager
Support Professionals

Dylan Gechoff

Front Desk Admin. Asst & Transportation Coord.

Jocelyn Santiago

Office Assistant, Attendance Clerk
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Chris McDermott

Technology
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Matt Scotto

IT Specialist
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Jeff Romaneo

IT Specialist
Health Office

Tracy Thornton

Nurse

Amy Stowers

Substitute Nurse
Administrative Team
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Elizabeth Fisher

Interim Principal

Liz Evans

Director of Operations

Anne Wechsler

Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Facilities - Hertel
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Leroy Horne

Building Manager
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Custodial Supervisor
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Part-time Custodian

RIGHT TO KNOW

As a parent or guardian, you are entitled to request information about the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher(s) and any paraprofessionals who assist in the classroom, including:

  • Whether the teacher has met State certification criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction
  • Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State certification criteria have been waived
  • The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and the discipline of the certification or degree
  • Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and, if so, their qualifications

Most of this information is available via the directory of teachers and staff above. If you are interested in obtaining any further information, please send a written request to:

Danielle Bruno, Principal            or              Liz Fisher, Interim Principal
Elmwood Village Charter Schools                Elmwood Village Charter Schools
40 Days Park                                                     665 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201                                            Buffalo, NY 14207

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