Faculty and Staff

denotes School Leadership

♦ Brother Brian Carty, FSC

Founder and President

Teacher: Adolescent Psychology

B.S. Biology, Catholic University

M.A. Counseling, NYU

M.S.W., Columbia University

♦ Michael Tapscott '99

Assistant Principal

Chair: Science Department

Teacher: Human Anatomy and Physiology

B.A. Biology, Wesleyan University

M.A. Educational Leadership, Columbia University Teachers College

♦ Angel Gonzalez '99


Teacher: Social Justice

B.A. Sociology

Hunter College City University of NY

M.A. Education, University of California Berkeley

Ph.D. Social & Cultural Studies in Education, University of California Berkeley

♦ Vinesha Phillip

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Teacher: Art

B.A. Psychology, City University of New York

M.P.A. Public Administration, City University of New York

♦ Mildred Morency

Director of High School Placement

B.S. Psychology/Elementary Education, Stony Brook University

M.S. ED Education/School Counselor, Baruch College

♦ Deirdre O’Brien

Director of Development

B.A. Political Science, University of Albany

J.D., City University of New York Law School

LL.M. Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway

♦ Soobin Lim ‘03

Systems Manager

Teacher: Art, Service Learning Project

B.A. Religious Studies, Fairfield University

♦ Nadine Carroll ‘93

Academic Dean

Teacher: Math

B.A. Sociology, Emory University

M.A., Bank Street College of Education

Megan Bednarz

Teacher: Math, Science

B.S. Applied Mathematics and Statistic; Music, Stony Brook University

Brother David Detje, FSC

Teacher: Faith and Value

B.A Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic

Institute Certificate

Not-for-Profit Management, Columbia University

Sister Mary Theresa Dixon, O.P.

Operations Coordinator

B.S. Education, Dominican College

M.S. Education, Fordham University

Certification in Administration,Manhattan College

Kate Flanders

Teacher: Language Arts, Social Justice

B.A. Sociology and African Diaspora Studies, Ithaca College

M.A. Childhood Special and General Education, Bank Street College of Education

Amy Hernandez ‘05

Teacher: World Language, Social Studies

B.A. Philosophy & Religion, Iona College

M.A Post-Colonial Text Criticism, Union Theological Seminary

M.S. Childhood Education, Hunter College

Mary Hines

Teacher: Music
M.S. Childhood Education, Hunter College
B.A. Music, York College

Mary-Elaine Jenkins

Database and Development Coordinator

B.A. International Affairs, The George Washington University

Clinton Ikioda

Teacher: Math

B.A. Biology and Society, Cornell University

Sandra Levin

Teacher: Language Arts

B.A. Dance/Performing Arts; Minor Psychology, NYU

M.A. Dance/Movement Therapy, NYU

M.S. Elementary/Secondary Special Education, Bank Street College of Education

Wilson Martinez

Teacher: World Language, Social Studies

B.A. Sociology, Cathedral College of Immaculate Conception

M.A. Hispanic Civilization, NYU

Saki Mori

Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

B.A. Political Science/French Language and Literature, Trinity College

Heidi Olsen

Chair: Language Arts Department

Teacher: Language Arts, Visual and Performing Arts

B.A. Theater/English, Ohio Wesleyan University

M.F.A. Acting, Wayne State University

M.A. Teaching of English, Columbia University Teachers College

Constanza Ontaneda

Chair: World Language Department

Teacher: Modern Language

B.S. Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University

M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies, NYU

Enrique Lopez Pino

Teacher: Language Arts, Social Studies

B.A. History, NYU

M.S. Childhood Education,

Hunter College City University of NY

Wanda Rosario Vasquez

Assistant to Admissions and High School Placement

B.A. Social Sciences, Universidad de Puerto Rico

M.S. Public Administration, Universidad de Costa Rica

Sharlene Salomia

Business Manager

B.S. Management, Holy Cross of Davao College

Ariel Sánchez ‘11

Teacher: Math & Science

B.S. Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Yale University​

Mari Satterlee

Chair: Math Department

Teacher: Math, Science, Social Justice

B.S. Education, Occidental College

M.A. Education, Occidental College

Certificate in Administration, Loyola University

Dafna Schmerin

Teacher: Social Studies

B.A. Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

M.S. Education and History, Columbia University Teachers College

Erika Soto

School Counselor

B.A. Philosophy, Psychology,

Hunter College City University of NY

M.A. Philosophy, Stony Brook University

M.S. ED Bilingual School Counseling, Hunter College City University of NY

Jonathan Waechter

​Chair: Social Studies Department

Teacher: Social Studies

B.S.M. Business, Tulane University

M.S. Secondary Education/History, C.W. Post, Long Island University

De La Salle Academy
332 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

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email us at reception@dlsanyc.org or call 212-316-5840.

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