Charter School of Educational Excellence, Yonkers, New York
 
About Us

 

 

Our Faculty

LEADERSHIP

Cindy Lopez - Principal
Jessica Jacaruso Assistant Principal

OPERATIONS

Stephan Henriquez - Director of Operations
Jasmine Rosado - Human Resources Associate
Maria Morel – Operations Assistant
Liz Collado - Operations Assistant

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP SUPPORT

Carmen Goldberg - Director of Government, Parents & External Relations
Mayra Bautista - Administrative Assistant to the Principal
Jillian Cuevas - Receptionist
Margaret O’Donnell - Student Affairs Coordinator
Danielle DeMasi - Student Information Coordinator

TEAM OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALISTS

Kindergarten
Meiling Villalobos
Jacqueline Derella
Kaitlyn DeSimone

Grade 1
Noelle Calvi
Lauren Munson
Jessica Pisto

Grade 2
Sandra MacGregor
Marija Peros
Philip Vassari

Grade 3
Toni Hutt
Amy DiNoia
Christina Westphal

Grade 4
David Brooks
Janet Joy
Nicholas Pickel

Grade 5
Richard Emond
Christina DeSalvo
Kelly Purdy

Grade 6
Marisa Buccheri
Lisa Konkus
Zena Shouery

TEAM OF MIDDLE SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALISTS

Grade 7
Marisa Merola - English Language Arts
Krystel Lepore – Math
Paul Lopez – Social Studies
Daniel Harrison - Science

Grade 8
Keith Swingle – English Language Arts
Alexis Grable- Math
Stephanie Bower – Social Studies
Daniel Harrison - Science

TEAM OF ACADEMIC INTERVENTION SPECIALISTS

Jennifer Spina - Student Support and Compliance Coordinator
Lindsey Jackson - Special Education Coordinator
Maria Falco – Student Management and Coaching (Grades K-2)
Dwain Palmer – Mathematics Support and Coaching
Meagan Boyle – AIS Teacher Grades K-1
Meagan Delo - AIS Teacher Grades 2-3
Sara Kuntz - AIS Teacher Grades 4-5
Adrianna Lacarbonara - AIS Teacher Grades 6-8
Emily Crampton – Special Education Teacher

TEAM OF ACADEMIC & ENRICHMENT SPECIALISTS

Michael DeSimone – Physical Education/Health Coordinator
Liz Falco - Physical Education/Health Teacher
Debra Gayton – (Elementary Art)
Cynthia Favia - (Art/Middle School)
TBD- (Music)
Laura Barroso- (Spanish)

 

Charter School of Educational Excellence, Yonkers, New York

Meetings & Announcements

October 1st

Circus Day
Students engage in a variety of circus themed activities; juggling, balancing, etc.

K, 1st and 2nd Grade Apple Picking Trip
Students will learn about the fall harvest and the life cycle of an apple.

Fire Safety (K-4)
Students will learn the dangers of fire and practice how to evacuate a smoky room with the Yonkers Fire Department.

October 7, 2014—HALF DAY

Students will be dismissed at 12 pm
Professional Development for Teachers

October 13, 2014 

Columbus Day—School Closed

Fuel Up To Play 60 5th-8th Grade
Students will engage in the “Fuel Up to Play 60”’s kick-off celebration

Smoothie Fridays!

Animal Cruelty Presentation 2nd – 3rd Grade
Presented by the Westchester District Attorney’s Office, students will learn the importance of humane treatment towards ALL creatures.

October 15, 2014

Teatro SEA
Little Red Riding Hood, Grades k-8

October 16, 2014

P.T.O. Meeting
Parents will meet to discuss upcoming school events and fundraising opportunities.

October 17, 2014

Dress Down Day for Kindergarten to 8th grade
$2.00 per student.
(All funds collected from Dress Down Day are applied to CSEE’s Theatre Fund) 

Cyberbullying Workshop for 7th and 8th Grade
Presented by the Westchester District Attorney’s Office, students will learn the importance of safe internet habits.

October 18, 2014

MEGA Tag Sale
Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Baked Goods and Great Food
Click here for the flyer.

October 28, 2014

School Wide Bake Sale
(All funds collected will go to the interactive theater presentations)

October 30th, Thursday Night

Halloween Bash
Students will celebrate with dance, food, and games in their Halloween costumes.