The Chapel School Team


Administration

  Michael Schultz   Principal  BS Business Administration Concordia College NY  MS Education Iona College  Lutheran Teacher Colloquy Program Concordia NY  21 years at TCS  He is a former professional baseball player

Michael Schultz

Principal

BS Business Administration Concordia College NY

MS Education Iona College

Lutheran Teacher Colloquy Program Concordia NY

21 years at TCS

He is a former professional baseball player

  Michelle Tween   Director of Early Childhood Education  BS Fordham University  MS Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education College of New Rochelle  Advanced Diploma In School Building Leadership College of New Rochelle  19 years at TCS  She was a childhood actress

Michelle Tween

Director of Early Childhood Education

BS Fordham University

MS Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education College of New Rochelle

Advanced Diploma In School Building Leadership College of New Rochelle

19 years at TCS

She was a childhood actress

  Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell   Senior Pastor  BA Cleveland State College, Masters Divinity Concordia Ft. Wayne  MBA BayPath University, Doctorate Ministry New YorkTheological  19 years at TCS  He has twin children and his wife is an identical twin

Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell

Senior Pastor

BA Cleveland State College, Masters Divinity Concordia Ft. Wayne

MBA BayPath University, Doctorate Ministry New YorkTheological

19 years at TCS

He has twin children and his wife is an identical twin

 
  Lynn Lena   CARE and CARE Bear Summer Program Director  BS SUNY Purchase  21 years at TCS  She is a lifelong NY Mets fan

Lynn Lena

CARE and CARE Bear Summer Program Director

BS SUNY Purchase

21 years at TCS

She is a lifelong NY Mets fan

  Maura Condolff   School Secretary  BS Finance Marymount College  9 years at TCS  She can waterski barefoot

Maura Condolff

School Secretary

BS Finance Marymount College

9 years at TCS

She can waterski barefoot

  Pastor Scott Geminn   TCS Religion Team Leader  BA History Concordia College NY  MS Divinity Concordia Seminary  3 years at TCS  Stage diving makes him feel alive

Pastor Scott Geminn

TCS Religion Team Leader

BA History Concordia College NY

MS Divinity Concordia Seminary

3 years at TCS

Stage diving makes him feel alive

 

Preschool Teachers

  Lisa Bizenza   3s  BA Childhood and Early Childhood Education Iona College  MS Literacy and Special Education Iona College  2 years at TCS  She enjoys interior decorating

Lisa Bizenza

3s

BA Childhood and Early Childhood Education Iona College

MS Literacy and Special Education Iona College

2 years at TCS

She enjoys interior decorating

  Denise DeGiaimo   4s  BA Education Sarah Lawrence College  MS Education Sarah Lawrence College  16 years at TCS  She has been on safari in Africa

Denise DeGiaimo

4s

BA Education Sarah Lawrence College

MS Education Sarah Lawrence College

16 years at TCS

She has been on safari in Africa

  Luba Dzwonczyk   4s  BS Business Administration College of New Rochelle  MS Education College of New Rochelle  16 years at TCS  She has been to more than 20 Bon Jovi concerts

Luba Dzwonczyk

4s

BS Business Administration College of New Rochelle

MS Education College of New Rochelle

16 years at TCS

She has been to more than 20 Bon Jovi concerts

 
  Maureen Butler   4s  BA Business Pace University  MS Education College of New Rochelle  5 years at TCS  She ran the NYC Marathon

Maureen Butler

4s

BA Business Pace University

MS Education College of New Rochelle

5 years at TCS

She ran the NYC Marathon

  Elaine Zaccone   3s/School Office Asst.  MS Childhood Education Manhattanville College  1 year at TCS  Her dog opens the zippers to lunch boxes to have a snack

Elaine Zaccone

3s/School Office Asst.

MS Childhood Education Manhattanville College

1 year at TCS

Her dog opens the zippers to lunch boxes to have a snack

 
 
 
 

Lower School

  Danielle DiCuio   Kindergarten  BS Elementary Education Concordia College NY  MS Literacy Education Fordham University  18 years at TCS  She loves Mickey Mouse

Danielle DiCuio

Kindergarten

BS Elementary Education Concordia College NY

MS Literacy Education Fordham University

18 years at TCS

She loves Mickey Mouse

  Maureen Bellotti   Kindergarten  BA Pace University  MS Education College of New Rochelle  16 years at TCS  She worked as a sports reporter for a local newspaper

Maureen Bellotti

Kindergarten

BA Pace University

MS Education College of New Rochelle

16 years at TCS

She worked as a sports reporter for a local newspaper

  Elizabeth Cox   First Grade  MS Early Childhood Education Manhattanville College  1 Year at TCS  She is a Beach Body Consultant who loves to bake

Elizabeth Cox

First Grade

MS Early Childhood Education Manhattanville College

1 Year at TCS

She is a Beach Body Consultant who loves to bake

 
  Deborah Kolb   First Grade  BA University of New Hampshire  MS Special Education Concordia College NY (in progress)  13 years at TCS  Her two daughters were teacher aides in first grade

Deborah Kolb

First Grade

BA University of New Hampshire

MS Special Education Concordia College NY (in progress)

13 years at TCS

Her two daughters were teacher aides in first grade

  Annie Hillier   Second Grade - K-2 Team Leader  BA Assumption College, MS Education Mercy College  10 years at TCS  She learned how to surf in Hawaii

Annie Hillier

Second Grade - K-2 Team Leader

BA Assumption College, MS Education Mercy College

10 years at TCS

She learned how to surf in Hawaii

  Stephanie Papp   Second Grade  BS Childhood Education Manhattan College  MS Literacy Education College of New Rochelle  3 years at TCS  She was a majorette in high school

Stephanie Papp

Second Grade

BS Childhood Education Manhattan College

MS Literacy Education College of New Rochelle

3 years at TCS

She was a majorette in high school

 
  Mimi Blanco   Third Grade  BA Lutheran Teaching Concordia College NY  MS Elementary Education St. John's University  15 years at TCS  She enjoys making jewelry      

Mimi Blanco

Third Grade

BA Lutheran Teaching Concordia College NY

MS Elementary Education St. John's University

15 years at TCS

She enjoys making jewelry

 

 

  Lynn McAloon   Third Grade  BS Education St. John's University  MS Education Reading Specialist St. John's University  9 years at TCS  She has been Irish dancing since the age of 7

Lynn McAloon

Third Grade

BS Education St. John's University

MS Education Reading Specialist St. John's University

9 years at TCS

She has been Irish dancing since the age of 7

  Megan Aquilina   Fourth Grade  BA, English Literature Univ. of MD  MS Magazine Journalism Columbia University  MS Childhood Education and Special Education, College of New Rochelle (1/2017)  1 Year at TCS  Her favorite books are James Joyce's  Dubliners  and Shel Silverstein's  The Giving Tree

Megan Aquilina

Fourth Grade

BA, English Literature Univ. of MD

MS Magazine Journalism Columbia University

MS Childhood Education and Special Education, College of New Rochelle (1/2017)

1 Year at TCS

Her favorite books are James Joyce's Dubliners and Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree

 
  Meghan Shaw   Fourth Grade - 3-5 Team Leader  BA Fairfield University  MS Childhood Education Manhattanville College  8 years at TCS  She went to Preschool at Chapel and Sunday School at VLC

Meghan Shaw

Fourth Grade - 3-5 Team Leader

BA Fairfield University

MS Childhood Education Manhattanville College

8 years at TCS

She went to Preschool at Chapel and Sunday School at VLC

  Rebecca Gordon   Leave Replacement - 4S  BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

Rebecca Gordon

Leave Replacement - 4S

BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

  Lauren Hricko   Fifth Grade  BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY  New to TCS  She reads 10-15 books every summer   

Lauren Hricko

Fifth Grade

BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

New to TCS

She reads 10-15 books every summer

 

  Rebecca Antinozzi   Fifth Grade  BS Child Studies Syracuse University  MS Elementary and Special Education Fordham University  3 years at TCS  She is working on completing every hiking trail in the Hudson Valley   

Rebecca Antinozzi

Fifth Grade

BS Child Studies Syracuse University

MS Elementary and Special Education Fordham University

3 years at TCS

She is working on completing every hiking trail in the Hudson Valley

 

 

Middle School

  Jeanette Coulthurst   Sixth Grade - Science  BS Computer Information Systems, LIU Brookville  MA Elementary Ed, Columbia University  MS, Guidance and Counseling College of New Rochelle  11 Years at TCS  Enjoys watching  Arrow ,  Flash  and  Supergirl  with her sons.

Jeanette Coulthurst

Sixth Grade - Science

BS Computer Information Systems, LIU Brookville

MA Elementary Ed, Columbia University

MS, Guidance and Counseling College of New Rochelle

11 Years at TCS

Enjoys watching Arrow, Flash and Supergirl with her sons.

  Matthew Martinez   Sixth Grade - Technology  BA Biology CUNY Lehman  MA Biology CUNY Lehman  MS Education Curriculum and Instruction Concordia Portland  EdDoctorate in Educational Leadership Concordia Portland (2017)  1 Year at TCS  He loves to travel and just received his PADI Scuba Diving certification 

Matthew Martinez

Sixth Grade - Technology

BA Biology CUNY Lehman

MA Biology CUNY Lehman

MS Education Curriculum and Instruction Concordia Portland

EdDoctorate in Educational Leadership Concordia Portland (2017)

1 Year at TCS

He loves to travel and just received his PADI Scuba Diving certification 

  Mary Ann Cahalin   Seventh Grade - ELA  BS Elementary Education Concordia College NY  MS Education Adolescent English Iona College  17 years at TCS  She was a high school cheerleader

Mary Ann Cahalin

Seventh Grade - ELA

BS Elementary Education Concordia College NY

MS Education Adolescent English Iona College

17 years at TCS

She was a high school cheerleader

 
  Danielle Gerbosi   Seventh Grade - Math / REL  BS Childhood/Special Education, SUNY Geneseo  New to TCS  Former President of Campus Ministries and Improv Comedy Troupe

Danielle Gerbosi

Seventh Grade - Math / REL

BS Childhood/Special Education, SUNY Geneseo

New to TCS

Former President of Campus Ministries and Improv Comedy Troupe

  Joan Kennedy   Eighth Grade - Math / REL TCMS Team Leader  AAS Early Childhood Education SUNY Cobleskill  BA Elementary Education Concordia College NY  19 years at TCS  She is a Lifelong Girl Scout and has taught primitive and survival camping skills

Joan Kennedy

Eighth Grade - Math / REL
TCMS Team Leader

AAS Early Childhood Education SUNY Cobleskill

BA Elementary Education Concordia College NY

19 years at TCS

She is a Lifelong Girl Scout and has taught primitive and survival camping skills

  Katie Vogt   Eighth Grade - Social Studies  BA History Valparaiso University  MS Elementary Education Valparaiso University  11 years at TCS  She was on the down hill ski team in high school

Katie Vogt

Eighth Grade - Social Studies

BA History Valparaiso University

MS Elementary Education Valparaiso University

11 years at TCS

She was on the down hill ski team in high school

 

Special Teachers

  Liz Arizmendi   PS3 & Spanish PS-Grade 2  BA Early Childhood Education Concordia College NY  MS Childhood Education Iona College  11 years at TCS  She speaks English, Spanish and a coded language her family made up

Liz Arizmendi

PS3 & Spanish PS-Grade 2

BA Early Childhood Education Concordia College NY

MS Childhood Education Iona College

11 years at TCS

She speaks English, Spanish and a coded language her family made up

  George Heath   Music Grades 3-8  BS Music Education Concordia College NY  MA Voice Performance Hunter College  15 years at TCS  He loves fly fishing

George Heath

Music Grades 3-8

BS Music Education Concordia College NY

MA Voice Performance Hunter College

15 years at TCS

He loves fly fishing

  Kate Marino   Music PS-Grade 2  BA Early Childhood Education and Lutheran Teaching Diploma Concordia College NY  MS Music Education Hunter College (in progress)  9 years at TCS  She is a master seamstress and recyclable art enthusiast

Kate Marino

Music PS-Grade 2

BA Early Childhood Education and Lutheran Teaching Diploma Concordia College NY

MS Music Education Hunter College (in progress)

9 years at TCS

She is a master seamstress and recyclable art enthusiast

 
  Joanne O'Connor   Art  BFA College of New Rochelle  MS Education Long Island University  12 years at TCS  She loves taking classes at museums

Joanne O'Connor

Art

BFA College of New Rochelle

MS Education Long Island University

12 years at TCS

She loves taking classes at museums

  Cathy Price   School Counselor  BS Marketing New York University  MS Counselor Education Western Connecticut State University  3 years at TCS  She has a lyric appropriate song for almost any situation

Cathy Price

School Counselor

BS Marketing New York University

MS Counselor Education Western Connecticut State University

3 years at TCS

She has a lyric appropriate song for almost any situation

  Robin Rockhill   Reading Specialist and Director of Library Services  ASS Degree Elizabeth Seton College  BS Elementary Education Iona College  MS Education Curriculum and Teaching Fordham University  11 years at TCS  She has 3 children, a dog, a cat and a chinchilla

Robin Rockhill

Reading Specialist and Director of Library Services

ASS Degree Elizabeth Seton College

BS Elementary Education Iona College

MS Education Curriculum and Teaching Fordham University

11 years at TCS

She has 3 children, a dog, a cat and a chinchilla

 
  Marty Taylor   Phys. Ed. K-2  BS Chemistry Middlebury College  8 years at TCS  She is a mother of SIX

Marty Taylor

Phys. Ed. K-2

BS Chemistry Middlebury College

8 years at TCS

She is a mother of SIX

  Thomas "TJ" Walsh   Athletic Director and Phys. Ed. 3-8  BA Concordia College NY  MS Physical Education & Sports Pedagogy Manhattanville College  6 years at TCS  He is a huge Yankee, Giants & Rangers fan

Thomas "TJ" Walsh

Athletic Director and Phys. Ed. 3-8

BA Concordia College NY

MS Physical Education & Sports Pedagogy Manhattanville College

6 years at TCS

He is a huge Yankee, Giants & Rangers fan

  Richard Wilhelm   Spanish Grades 3-8  BA Spanish St. Thomas Aquinas College  3 years at TCS  He owns 7 kinds of guitars and 8 skateboards

Richard Wilhelm

Spanish Grades 3-8

BA Spanish St. Thomas Aquinas College

3 years at TCS

He owns 7 kinds of guitars and 8 skateboards

 

Other Team Members

  Anthony Vaglica   Explorer Summer Program Director  BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY  MA Phys. Ed. from Manhattanville College  3 summers at TCS  Favorite hobby is watching sports on TV with his 2-year-old son!   

Anthony Vaglica

Explorer Summer Program Director

BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

MA Phys. Ed. from Manhattanville College

3 summers at TCS

Favorite hobby is watching sports on TV with his 2-year-old son!

 

  Marcia Kollman   Chapel Coordinator  BS from Concordia College, Bronxville, NY  MS of Music Education, Temple Univ.  29 years at TCS  She enjoys doing yard work!

Marcia Kollman

Chapel Coordinator

BS from Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

MS of Music Education, Temple Univ.

29 years at TCS

She enjoys doing yard work!