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

Jean Ambroselli Fifth Grade BS Sociology Fordham University MS Special Education Fordham University 9 years at TCS She loves to cook and make her own pasta and dough

Jean Ambroselli

Fifth Grade

BS Sociology Fordham University

MS Special Education Fordham University

9 years at TCS

She loves to cook and make her own pasta and dough

Lauren Hricko Leave Replacement - 5AM BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

Lauren Hricko

Leave Replacement - 5AM

BA Education from Concordia College, Bronxville NY

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!