Staff

Office of the Dean

April Whatley Bedford
Dean
2111 James Hall
P: 718.951.5214

Geraldine Faria
Assistant Dean
2111 James Hall
P: 718.951.5214

Roberta Garbarini-Philippe
Executive Associate
2111 James Hall
P: 718.951.5214

Ellen Kreger
Assistant
2111 James Hall
P: 718.951.5214

Lois Biesky
Administrative Assistant
2111 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000 ext. 5826

Helen Spencer
Field Placement Manager / Certification
2204 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 3946

Jorge Tucker
Senior CLT (Art, Science, Computer)
2206 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 3886

Early Childhood Education/Art Education

Jacqueline Shannon
Associate Professor and Chair
2309 James Hall
P: 718.951.5205

Gloria Kuehne
Administrative Assistant
2309 James Hall
P: 718.951.5205

Amanda Lopez
Administrative Assistant
2309 James Hall
P: 718.951.5205

Christine Colthirst
Undergraduate Advisor
2309 James Hall
P: 718.951.5205

Childhood, Bilingual, and Special Education

Alma Rubal-Lopez
Professor and Chair
2107 James Hall
P: 718.951.5447

Karen Nicholson
Administrative Assistant
2105 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 3776

Arline Levine
Administrative Assistant  
2105 James Hall
P: 718.951.5447

June Perino
Undergraduate Advisor
2105 James Hall
P: 718.951.5447

Secondary Education

Michael Meagher
Associate Professor and Chair
2606a James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 3933

Naomi Kreitzer
Graduate Administrative Assistant
2308 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 4800

Sharon Casares
Undergraduate Administrative Assistant
2606 James Hall
P: 718.951.5325

Academic Advisor
2606 James Hall
P: 718.951.5325

School Psychology, Counseling and Leadership

Alberto Bursztyn
Professor and Chair
1107d James Hall
P: 718.951.5876

Jennifer Millan
Clinical Coordinator
1107 James Hall
P: 718.951.5876

Harriet Bredhoff
Administrative Assistant
1107 James Hall
P: 718.951.5876

Francine Ward
Administrative Assistant
1107 James Hall
P: 718.951.5876

Off-campus Programs

Nancy Tinerva
Director
2201 James Hall
P: 718.951.5448

Vanessa Anselmo
Fiscal Manager
2201 James Hall
P: 718.951.5448

Angela Patterson
Administrative Assistant
2201 James Hall
P: 718.951.5448

Early Childhood Center

Lorraine Mondesir
Associate Director
1604 James Hall
P: 718.951.5431

College Now

Pieranna Pieroni
Director
0301 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 4412

Jennifer Mayzus
Assistant Coordinator
0301 James Hall
P: 718.951.5209

Rosemary Martinez
Fiscal Assistant
0301 James Hall
P: 718.951.5209

Star Program

Mary Chiusano
Academic Program Manager
2202 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 6496

Alison Bishop
Administrative Coordinator
2210 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 6497

Pupperty in Practice

Tova Ackerman
Director
0712 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 4240

Jumpstart

Christina Koutsourades
Site Manager
2401 James Hall
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 2239