Staff Directory

Harlem Link Staff Directory

Learn more about each of our extraordinary and dedicated staff members by clicking on the links below! To contact them, call the school at (212) 289-3249.


Aviva Buechler, Kindergarten Co-Teacher

Gabriele Green, Kindergarten Co-Teacher

Ross Harold, Kindergarten Co-Teacher

Catherine Schoenfeld, Kindergarten Co-Teacher

Christina Dunn, First Grade Co-Teacher

Christina Gemdjian, First Grade Co-Teacher

Karissa Prieto, First Grade Co-Teacher

Yamit Remz, First Grade Co-Teacher

Erika Cortes, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Lauren Gram, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Jessica Laub, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Kristen Trank, Second Grade Co-Teacher

Lindsay Cabat, Third Grade Co-Teacher

Carolyn Glicklich, Third Grade Co-Teacher

Steven Lindsay, Third Grade Co-Teacher

Caitlin Wright, Third Grade Co-Teacher

Elah Lazin, Fourth Grade Co-Teacher

Elena McNish, Fourth Grade Co-Teacher

Erin Potts, Fourth Grade Co-Teacher

Daniel Steinberg, Fourth Grade Co-Teacher

Jacqueline Begnoche, Fifth Grade Co-Teacher

Kenneth Carroll, Fifth Grade Co-Teacher

Katherine Lestrade, Fifth Grade Co-Teacher

George-Mathias Oma, Fifth Grade Co-Teacher

Sweta Kapadia, Grades K-1 Academic Intervention Services

Tonia Douglas, Grades 2-3 Academic Intervention Services

Christine Murray, Grades 4-5 Academic Intervention Services

Regina Babayeva, Speech and Language Pathologist

Ljiljana Dimitrijevic, Occupational Therapist

Matthew Greene, Physical Education Teacher

Leilani Taylor, Grades 3-5 Science Teacher

Jennifer Holliman, Grades K-2 Science Teacher

Thomas Maher, Art Teacher

Marya Goodman, Staff Substitute Teacher

Rachel Kaplan, Staff Substitute Teacher

Leadership Team

Valerie Babb, Director of Development

Matthew Bull, Assistant Principal

Steven Evangelista, Principal, Co-Founder

Nadeisha Greene, Director of Operations and Human Resources

William Harney III, Director of Finance

Nicole Petraglia, Assessment and Professional Development Manager

Michael Rosenblith, Assistant Principal

Margaret Ryan, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, Co-Founder

Non-Instructional Staff

Erica Adams, Associate Dean

Kimberly Bernard, Parent and Middle School Placement Coordinator

Hollie Guinn, Administrative Secretary

Marianne Kinney, Special Projects Manager

Regla Mora, Associate Dean

Christopher Priatno, Office Assistant

John Reddick, Associate Dean and Founding Board Member

Veronica Robertson, Associate Dean

Alana Shamah, Grades 3-5 Social Worker

Summer Sheridan-Zabre, Grades K-2 Social Worker

John Wyeth, Operations Assistant

External Consultants

Joan Backer, City College of New York

Georgie Marley, LitLife Consultant

Jaime Margolies, LitLife Consultant

Garo Tekeyan, Science Instructional Professional Developer


John with a Class

Lower grade teacher:

“...our team has a positive outlook. Even when things get challenging, we work hard to get things done and keep ourselves and our students moving forward.”

(Anonymous staff survey, 2012)