The Long Ridge School

LRS 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 ★ Years in Education: 18 ★ Years at LRS: 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: 21 ★ Years at LRS: 18

Kelly Falco

Assistant Head of School; Grades 4-5

Amy Pietrasanta

Amy Pietrasanta

Chief Financial Officer

★ M.B.A. - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania ★ B.A. - Princeton University ★ Years at LRS: 4

Amy Pietrasanta

Chief Financial Officer

Julian A. Shettler

Julian A. Shettler

Director of Admissions & Marketing

★ J.D. - Vermont Law School ★ B.A. - Mount Holyoke College ★ Years in Education: 31 ★ Years at LRS: 4

Julian A. 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: 5 ★ Years at LRS: 2

Sarah Kwan

Director of Advancement

Patti Lesando

Patti Lesando

Secretary

★ Sacred Heart University ★ University of Connecticut ★ Years at LRS: 36

Patti Lesando

Secretary

Daniel Cepeda

Daniel Cepeda

Facilities Manager

★ J.M. - Wright Technical School ★ Years at LRS: 20

Daniel Cepeda

Facilities Manager

Kimberly Loop

Kimberly Loop

Nursery

★ B.A. - University of Connecticut ★ Years in Education: 1 ★ Years at LRS: 1

Kimberly Loop

Nursery

Sue Stoller

Sue Stoller

Nursery

★ B.A. - St. Lawrence University ★ A.A. - Norwalk Community College ★ Years in Education: 32 ★ Years at LRS: 15

Sue Stoller

Nursery

Marty-Ann Kerner

Marty-Ann Kerner

Remote Nursery Teacher

★ J.D. - Western New England School of Law ★ Post Masters Cert - Manhattanville College ★ M.A. - New York University ★ B.A. - Hofstra University ★ Years in Education: 29 ★ Years at LRS: 27

Marty-Ann Kerner

Remote Nursery Teacher

Susan Seiler

Susan Seiler

Nursery (On Leave)

★ B.S. - Southern Connecticut State University ★ Bank Street College ★ Lesley College Peaceable Schools Institute ★ Years in Education: 38 ★ Years at LRS: 32

Susan Seiler

Nursery (On Leave)

Kelly Sheehan

Kelly Sheehan

Grades K-1

★ M.A. - Manhattanville College ★ B.A. - Union College ★ Years in Education: 7 ★ Years at LRS: 3

Kelly Sheehan

Grades K-1

Kelly Finland

Kelly Finland

Grades K-1

★ M.A. - Ed. Manhattanville College ★ B.A. - Catawba College ★ Years in Education: 10 ★ Years at LRS: 7

Kelly Finland

Grades K-1

Juliette La Greca

Juliette La Greca

Grades 2-3

★ M.A. - Manhattanville College ★ B.A. - Pace University ★ Years in Education: 7 ★ Years at LRS: 3

Juliette La Greca

Grades 2-3

Jessica Shulman

Jessica Shulman

Grades 2-3

★ M.S. - Pace University ★ B.A. - Manhattanville College ★ Years in Education: 5 ★ Years at LRS: 1

Jessica Shulman

Grades 2-3

Rachel Wagle

Rachel Wagle

Grades 4-5

★ M.S. Ed. - Sarah Lawrence College ★ B.A. - Sarah Lawrence College ★ Years in Education: 8 ★ Years at LRS: 8

Rachel Wagle

Grades 4-5

Leslie Hammond

Leslie Hammond

Art

★ M.A. - State University of New York, New Paltz ★ B.F.A. - Parsons School of Design ★ Years in Education: 16 ★ Years at LRS: 13

Leslie Hammond

Art

Faith Glassman

Faith Glassman

Music

★ Manhattan School of Music ★ Westchester Conservatory ★ Years in Education: 38 ★ Years at LRS: 32

Faith Glassman

Music

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: 27 ★ Years at LRS: 21

Marietta Morelli

Librarian

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Learning Specialist

★ Post Masters Certification - Remedial Reading, College of New Rochelle ★ M.A.T. - Manhattanville College ★ B.A. - Hollins College ★ Years in Education: 52 ★ Years at LRS: 51

Katherine (Kit) Hughes

Learning Specialist

Niina Armstrong

Niina Armstrong

Science

★ B.A. - University of Helsinki, Finland ★ Years in Education: 17 ★ Years at LRS: 1

Niina Armstrong

Science

Antonette Nivar-Rowe

Antonette Nivar-Rowe

Physical Education

★ M.A. - Manhattanville College ★ B.A. - St. John's University ★ Years in Education: 9 ★ Years at LRS: 1

Antonette Nivar-Rowe

Physical Education

Rosie Glassman

Rosie Glassman

Social Media Content Creator, Photographer

★ B.A. - New York University ★ Years at LRS: 10

Rosie Glassman

Social Media Content Creator, Photographer

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