Fanwood Life Magazine Fanwood Life Magazine - Fall 2018 - Page 10

Welcome, New Staff!  Eileen Page Teaching Assistant Eileen has worked at NYSD for over a year as a Substitute Teaching Assistant in our K/1st class. She has her BA in English Literature and is the director for Camp Iroquois during the summer. Eileen will be joining our Bridge program in the 5th grade group. Rachel Releford Teacher Rachel has her MS in Deaf Education and her BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Rachel was here at NYSD from January through March to fulfill her student teaching requirement and is now a full time Teacher. Pam Pritzker-Ridley Director of Curriculum & Instruction Diana Pelchuck Teaching Assistant Diana has worked at Millneck for the past ten years and at Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind for three years prior to that. Diana has her AAS degree in Liberal Arts and is a professional dog groomer. Patricia Romano Payroll/Benefits Coordinator Patricia comes to us with many years of experience in a payroll position using ADP. For four years, Patricia worked in a private school in their accounting office. Pam has her BA in Fine Arts and her MS of Science for Teachers. She holds a NYS certification in School Building Leadership, Special Education, and Visual Arts. Pam is also a certified ASL interpreter. She joins us most recently from the NYCDOE, as the Arts Matter Program Coordinator. For 3 years prior, Pam was a Special Ed teacher. Jessica Sloan Teacher Jessica joins us from Ohio where she was a certified Teacher of the Deaf. Jessica worked at Ohio School for the Deaf since 2012 before moving to NY for a position at NYSD. She has her BA in Deaf Education and her MS in Educational Leadership. Barbara Wingfield ASL/English Bilingual Specialist Barbara has her BS in Social Work and her MS in Deaf Ed. Barbara is also certified in Deaf Ed and Social Studies. Most recently, she worked at Rocky Mountain Deaf School as the ASL Arts Teacher/ Specialist. Prior to that, Barbara worked at Rochester School for the Deaf, for 20 years.  10