The Long Ridge School

LONG RIDGE BY THE NUMBERS

Our Incredible Faculty & Staff Members

Carissa Lewis

Carissa Lewis

Head of School

★ M.S. Ed.—Sarah Lawrence College ★ B.A.—Oswego, State University of NY ★ Harvard Graduate School of Education & Harvard Business School Certificate in School Management and Leadership ★ Years in Education: 19 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 13

Carissa Lewis

Head of School

Kelly Falco

Kelly Falco

Assistant Head of School; Grades 4-5

★ M.A.—Manhattanville College ★ B.A.—Manhattan College ★ Years in Education: 22 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 18

Kelly Falco

Assistant Head of School; Grades 4-5

Julian Shettler

Julian Shettler

Director of Admissions & Marketing

★ J.D.—Vermont Law School ★ B.A.—Mount Holyoke College ★ Years in Education: 32 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 4

Julian Shettler

Director of Admissions & Marketing

Sarah Kwan

Sarah Kwan

Director of Advancement

★ Ph.D.—Yale University ★ Ph.M.—Yale University ★ M.S.—Yale University ★ B.S.—University of California, Riverside ★ B.A. Hons—Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University, College ★ Years in Education: 6 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 3

Sarah Kwan

Director of Advancement

Daniel Cepeda

Daniel Cepeda

Director of Facilities

★ J.M.—Wright Technical School ★ Years in Education: 20 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 20

Daniel Cepeda

Director of Facilities

Adriana Sbardelotto

Adriana Sbardelotto

Director of Finance & Operations

★ M.B.A.—Sacred Heart University ★ F.A.E. & B.S.—Catholic Administration & Economics College ★ Years in Finance: 12 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 1

Adriana Sbardelotto

Director of Finance & Operations

Patti Lesando

Patti Lesando

Secretary

★ Sacred Heart University ★ University of Connecticut ★ Years at Long Ridge: 36

Patti Lesando

Secretary

Susan Seiler

Susan Seiler

Beginners

★ B.S.—Southern Connecticut State University ★ Bank Street College ★ Lesley College Peaceable Schools Institute ★ Years in Education: 33 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 31

Susan Seiler

Beginners

Elyse Gallagher

Elyse Gallagher

Nursery

★ B.A.—Elon University ★ M.A.—Hunter College ★ Years in Education: 8 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 1

Elyse Gallagher

Nursery

Davina Lilley

Davina Lilley

Nursery

★ B.A.—Clark College ★ M.S.—Bard Center for Environmental Policy ★ Years in Education: 10 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 1

Davina Lilley

Nursery

Kelly Sheehan

Kelly Sheehan

Grades K-1

★ M.A.—Manhattanville College ★ B.A.—Union College ★ Years in Education: 8 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 3

Kelly Sheehan

Grades K-1

Sara Abrams

Sara Abrams

Grades K-1

★ M.S.—Long Island University ★ B.A.—Fairfield University ★ Years in Education: 3 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 1

Sara Abrams

Grades K-1

Juliette La Greca

Juliette La Greca

Grades 2-3

★ M.A.—Manhattanville College ★ B.A.—Pace University ★ Years in Education: 8 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 3

Juliette La Greca

Grades 2-3

Kelly Finland

Kelly Finland

Grades 2-3

★ M.A. Ed.—Manhattanville College ★ B.A.—Catawba College ★ Years in Education: 8 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 6

Kelly Finland

Grades 2-3

Rachel Wagle

Rachel Wagle

Grades 4-5

★ M.S. Ed.—Sarah Lawrence College ★ B.A.—Sarah Lawrence College ★ Years in Education: 9 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 8

Rachel Wagle

Grades 4-5

Elizabeth Joseph

Elizabeth Joseph

Physical Education

★ B.A.—Springfield College ★ Years in Education: 4 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 3

Elizabeth Joseph

Physical Education

Faith Glassman

Faith Glassman

Music

★ Manhattan School of Music ★ Westchester Conservatory ★ Years in Education: 39 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 32

Faith Glassman

Music

Leslie Hammond

Leslie Hammond

Art; Beginners

★ M.A.—State University of New York, New Paltz ★ B.F.A.—Parsons School of Design ★ Years in Education: 17 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 14

Leslie Hammond

Art; Beginners

Marietta Morelli

Marietta Morelli

Librarian

★ M.A.—Wheelock College ★ B.S.—University of Connecticut ★ Certification Endorsements: PreK-Grade 8; School Library-Media Specialist ★ Years in Education: 28 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 21

Marietta Morelli

Librarian

Niina Armstrong

Niina Armstrong

Science

★ B.A.—University of Helsinki, Finland ★ Years in Education: 18 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 2

Niina Armstrong

Science

Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa Diaz

Spanish

★ J.D.—University of Puerto Rico, School of Law ★ M.S.—Scared Heart University ★ M.A.—Indiana University ★ B.A.—Interamerican University of PR ★ Years in Education: 6 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 1

Vanessa Diaz

Spanish

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Learning Specialist

★ Post Masters Certification—College of New Rochelle ★ M.A.T.—Manhattanville College ★ B.A.—Hollins College ★ Years in Education: 53 ★ Years at Long Ridge: 51

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Learning Specialist

Rosie Glassman

Rosie Glassman

Social Media Content Creator, Principal Photographer

★ B.A.—New York University ★ Years at Long Ridge: 4

Rosie Glassman

Social Media Content Creator, Principal Photographer

Kris Bria

Kris Bria

Alumni Relations

★ Years at Long Ridge: 42

Kris Bria

Alumni Relations

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