West Brook Middle School
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West Brook Faculty

At West Brook Middle School, you’ll find all of our faculty members are dedicated to meeting the individual learning needs of every student on our campus. Together, we create a safe, positive environment that nurtures creativity and inspires learning.

Administration & Office Staff

Dr. Deirdre Spollen-LaRaia
Principal
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Larry Calenda
Vice Principal
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Dara Carr
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
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Diane DeFeo
Main Office Assistant
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Amanda Alicastro
Anti-Bullying Specialist/
Student Assistance Counselor
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Lisa Cannillo
School Counseling Office
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Vanessa De'Jesus
School Counselor
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Nancy Fox
Nurse
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Michael Engber
School Counselor
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Eileen Purtill
Psychologist
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Josephine Znutas
Main Office Assistant
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Teachers & Special Educators

Lisa Ahrendt
Instrumental Music
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Kathleen Alvarez
Math
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Nicole Becker
Science
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Lauren Babikian
Special Education/Resource
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Tracy Boehm
Math/Science
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Leigh Brown
Theatre
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Jeanne Browne
Special Education
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Mi Burke
Social Studies
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Nathan Burr
Language Arts
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Angela Bussanich
Math/Science
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Alexa Calandrillo
Special Education
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Costanza Campagna
Italian
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Gina Cirillo
Italian
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Beth Coultrap
Special Education/Resource
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Melissa D'Ambrosio
Special Education/Resource
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Alyssa DiFlora
Language Arts
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Mary DiGirolamo
Math/Science
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Catherine Diorio
Special Education/Resource
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Melissa Dowson
Enrichment
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TBD
Reading Specialist

Rebecca Dugan
Vocal Music
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Susan Dziob
S.T.E.M.
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Jenna Esdale
LDTC
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Tracy Glock
Special Education
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Christine Goldman
Special Education/Resource
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Alexandra Golabek
Social Studies
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Larry Goodman
Physical Education/Health
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Brittany Grasso
Math/Science
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Lena Guroian
Special Education/Resource
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Michael Haber
Social Studies
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James Hand
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Jaclyn Huntington
Life Skills
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Kevin Kehoe
Speech
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Suzanne Kelly
Math/Science
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Hyeri Kim
ESL
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Maria Lightenberg
Special Education/Resource
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Laritza Lorenzo
Spanish
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Nicole Magliarditi
Math/Science
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Catherine McCormick
German
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Katherine McGrath
Literacy Coach
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Shari Mendelson
Speech
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Jillian Menendez
Special Education
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Carolyn Morrisette
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Heather Nalbandian
Math
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Jennifer Niemiec
Special Education/Resource
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Kimberly Nimmo
Orchestra
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Patricia O'Keeffe
Math
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Susan Otterstedt
Science
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Michael Palmerson
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Wayne Poppe
Physical Education/Health
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Claudine Ranieri
Dance
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Shawn Rembecky
21st Century Digital Skills
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Nicole Rodriguez
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Courtney Ross
Special Education/Resource
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Lindsay Roth
Social Worker
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Paul Roumantzas
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Lindsay Rossillo
Speech
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Sabrina Rubinsky
Physical Education/Health
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Lisa Russino
Spanish
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Camille Saffer
Special Education/Resource
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Cristina SanRoman
Spanish
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Deborah Scuilla
Physical Education/Health
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Emily Skrezec
Media Specialist
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Elizabeth Smerdon
Special Education/Resource
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Jaclyn Tarantino
Spanish
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Erin Tirpak
Special Education
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Nicole Tomasella
Language Arts/Social Studies
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Jennifer Tomaskovic
Math
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Joshua Torr'Andell
Special Education/Resource
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Vanessa Vaglio
Science
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Erin VanVleet
Special Education/Resource
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Judith Wilkes
Instrumental Music
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Janine Wizemann
Art
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Dina Zito
Math
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Aides

Elena Anastasi
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Carol Benny
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Tracey Chiurazzi
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Amy Grasso
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Adele Flannelly
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Kristen Hackett
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Amanda Hughes
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Jamie Iacono
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Anita Idone
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Eileen Jennerich
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Steve Joffe
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Carmen Landa
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Suzanne Leach
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Maria Marano-Casey
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Maryellen Martinelli
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Andrea Mejia
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Kayo Mizutani
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Joe Pacifico
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Christine Rim
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Giselle Rodriguez
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David Shimabukuro
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Cathy Smith
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Sabrina Spector
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Maria Spinella
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Victoria Vartolone
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Kyle Velardi
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Alba Weinrich
Aide-Media Specialist

Emily Williams
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Michelle Zakko
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Support Staff

Emile Catenzaro
Building Supervisor

John Battaglia
Custodial Staff

Mark Cuviello
Custodial Staff

Juan Figueroa
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Hugo Gonzalez
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Glen Greiner
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Michael Kusnic
Custodial Staff

Jessica LaRocca
Lunch Aide

Bill Stanic
Custodial Staff

Amy Azzolino
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Tayler Hughes
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Susan Picariello
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Lisa Greco
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Cheryl Avangano
Security
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Donald McNair
Security
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Vincent Pepe
Security
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