Faculty and Staff

The FIDS faculty forms the heart of our school.  Each teacher contributes to the heart of the school, a heart which embraces each individual learner as part of our larger family.  Children are made to feel immediately safe and secure at FIDS and teachers are committed to working collaboratively with each family toward the success of every child.  Our teachers are extremely committed to the philosophy of the school, highly credentialed, and passionate about educating children.

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Bell, Michael
Head of School
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Bornstein, Adam
Music Teacher/Itinerant Substitute
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Camp, Cheryl
Bookkeeper
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Cano, ConcepcĂ­on
Housekeeping
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Castillo, Amelia
Housekeeping
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deAraujo, Lynn
Fifth Grade Teacher
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Durango, John
Dean of Students, Physical Education Teacher, Active Hours Coordinator
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Garcia-Velez, Maria
Third Grade Teacher
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Hanford, Melissa
First Grade Teacher
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Henry, Richard
Organic Chef
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Janaki, Jennieke
Yoga Instructor
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Johnson, Michelle
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Lower School Departmental Coordinator
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Kurver, Evelyn
Second Grade Teacher, Upper School Departmental Coordinator
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Larionova, Natalia
Early Learning Teacher, Academic Intervention & ESOL
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Latour, Lourdes
Office Manager
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Lee, Suna
Mandarin Chinese Teacher
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Lovo, Cintia
Assistant Teacher
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Miranda, Genaro
Maintenance, Bus Driver
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Prosperi, Madeleine
Assistant Teacher
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Reiling, Mary
Director of Development
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Rubio, Catalina
Spanish Teacher, Librarian
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Sanchez, Teresa
Early Learning Assistant Teacher, DCF Childcare Director
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Slavin, April
Kindergarten Teacher
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Small, Mollie
Assistant Head of School
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Wolgast, Amanda
Fifth/Sixth Grade Teacher
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