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Staff Directory

Administration

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Michael Rinaldi Principal Finch Office​ (203) 977-4838 @whs_principal
Robert Ayala Assistant Principal, 9th Grade Freshman Office (203) 977-6683  
Amparo Fabre Assistant Principal, 12th Grade Freshman Office (203) 977-5957  
Claudia Obas Assistant Principal, 11th Grade Raynor Office (203) 977-4484  
Peter Rinaldi Assistant Principal, 10th Grade Office near 435 (203) 977-5322  
Juan Pazmino Dean of Students Freshman Office (203) 977-5305  
Richard Cerone Athletic Director Freshman Gym Office (203) 977-4696 @WesthillAD westhillathletics.org
Elizabeth Dukes Executive Secretary Finch Office​ (203) 977-4838  

Agriscience

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Virginia Cipolla Teacher - Program Coordinator AG 10 (203) 977-2747 @agsci_cipolla
Stacy Cascio SAE Coordinator AG Office (203) 977-4974  
Salvatore Magnano III Teacher AG 10 (203) 977-4974  
Danielle Marenholz Teacher AG 1 (203) 977-4974 @FFAMarenholz
Timothy Martin Teacher AG 12 (203) 977-4974 @docmartinagrisci
Jonathan Russo Teacher AG 9 (203) 977-4974  

 

Career & Technical Education

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Kim Kumar Teacher - Department Chair 104 & 106 (203) 977-5617  
Caryn Corridon Teacher 422    
Vanessa Coy-Kenyhercz Teacher 111    
Jackie Esker Teacher 104    
John Gibb Teacher 110 & 106    
Jesse Glaude Teacher 3 & 4     
Ramla Kasraoui Teacher 103    
Karen Kurtz Teacher 111 & 117    
JD Ospina Teacher 3 & 4    
Tanesha Poyser Teacher 206    
Rob Rende Teacher 106, 110, 117    
Nicole Sansone Teacher 105    
Aaron Schrag Teacher 221    
Stephen Temelini Teacher 223    

 

Custodial Staff

Name Title Phone
Tim Smith Head Custodian 2

ext. 4951

Dominick Plateroti Head Custodian 1 ext. 4488

Mike Magnoli 

Night Lead ext. 6147

Kevin Castiglia

Custodian  
Revie Catchings Custodian  
Dave Kadeg Custodian  
Jose Maldonado Custodian  

Mike Mammone

Custodian  

Alvin McKeithen, Jr

Custodian  

Vincent Mignogno

Custodian  
Ruben Ponce Custodian  
Jose Sanchez Custodian  
Shelton Williams Custodian  

 

Dining Services - Chartwells

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Linda Pizzimenti Dining Services Cafeteria (203) 977-4876  
Gene Barbier  Dining Services Cafeteria    
Alexandra Cedeno Dining Services Cafeteria    
Linda Pllumbi Dining Services Cafeteria    
Alice Middleton Dining Services Cafeteria    
Maria Taoufik Dining Services Cafeteria    

 

Domus Vikings

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Denise Thomas Director, Domus Vikings Purple Pact Room by Cafe (203) 977-6197

 

Chris Arenas Director, Domus Vikings Purple Pact Room by Cafe (203) 977-6197  
Charmaine Akins Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Christopher Cenatiempo Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Sammy Dominguez Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Kaylee Euceda Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Robert Jackson Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Carmen Morales  Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    
Nelorye Palacios Family Advocate Purple Pact Room by Cafe    

 

English

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Christine Wheeler Teacher - Department Chair 220 (203) 977-5628 @christineannewh
Erica Brunner Teacher 402    
Stephanie Marchesani (Cahill) Teacher 434    
Amy Calandro Teacher 219    
Maria DeAngelis Teacher 406    
Drew Denbaum Teacher 429 & 118    
Robin Denninger Teacher 213    
Michelle Dunbar Teacher 215    
Chelsea Griffin Teacher 606    

Scott Hurwitz

Teacher 601    
James Laber Teacher 605    
Flora Llamas Teacher 608    
Jacyln Servillo Teacher 602    
Kate Tobin Teacher 432 & 202b (203) 977-5891 @TobinInProgress
Michael von Wahlde Teacher 216    
Ruth-Terry Walden Teacher 431    
David Wooley Teacher 224    

 

English Language Learners

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Denise Grant Teacher - Department Chair Office near 200 (203) 977-5635  
Marisol Acevedo-Vazquez Teacher 435/409    
Angie Alicea Teacher 222  

http://bonillaesol2.blogspot.com

Marcie Frishman Teacher 425    
Thomas Grant Teacher 207    
Ramon Hernandez Teacher 217/222    
Bonnie Kelley-Young Teacher 426    
Nula Miliku New Arrivals Teacher 214    
Emma Perez Teacher 428    
Emma Romanova Teacher 225    
Angela Tsiropoulos Teacher 435    
Zhanna Tubis Teacher 116    

 

Family Engagement

Name Title Room Phone Social Media

Giselle Robalino

Parent Facilitator (English / Español) Finch Office (203) 977-5532  

 

JROTC

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Major (R) William Weber Senior Army Instructor 14 (203) 977-5075 www.westhillweb.com/academics/jrotc

Command Sergeant Major (R) Al Almeida

Army Instructor 13 (203) 977-5075 www.westhillweb.com/academics/jrotc

 

Math

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Michael Capriotti Teacher - Department Chair 318/Math Office/414 (203) 977-5619  
Jennifer D'Arrigo Teacher 512    
Basma Daly Teacher 508    
Kawtar Ghadouani Teacher 611    
Diana Jimenez Teacher - Bilingual 322    
Sally Kieffer Teacher 324    
Annamaria Malagisi Teacher 506    
Georgianna Manzino Teacher 300    
Olga Mirontchik Teacher 511    
Joey Morse Teacher 319    
Sharon O'Brien Teacher 303    
Govind Ojha Teacher 323    
Jose Ortiz-Rivera Teacher 427    
Swati Ray Teacher 509    
Hanna Saleh Teacher 320    
Chandan Sarkar Teacher 413/414   http://westhillcs.com/
Stephen Weintraub Teacher 301    

 

Media Center

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Jan Benedict Department Head Media Center (203) 977-5637  

 

Nurses

Department Name Title Room Phone Social Media
School Nurse Georgia Blake Nurse In 100s (203) 977-4487  
School Nurse Julette Surgeon Nurse In 100s (203) 977-4530  

 

On-Track Coaches

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Laura Ehlinger On-Track Coach 510     
Khanisha Moore On-Track Coach 510     

 

OSS and Other Staff

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Eida Maldonado Account Clerk Finch Office (203) 977-4895  
Anita Barkan Data Processing Finch Office (203) 977-4067  
Nicole Di Nardo Special Education Raynor Office (203) 977-4498  
Alison Corbo Registration Freshman Office (203) 977-4481  
Elizabeth Dukes  Main Office Finch Office (203) 977-4838  
Shannon O’Connor Main Office Finch Office (203) 977-5531  
Michelle Dunbar SAT Coordinator      
Flora Llamas AP & SAT Coordinator      
Denay Young-Domond Freshman Class Advisor (grade 9)      
Maria DeAngelis Sophomore Class Advisor (grade 10)      
Carley Grant Junior Class Advisor (grade 11)      
Jennifer Leveille Junior Class Advisor (grade 11)      
Kaylin English Senior Class Advisor (grade 12)      
David McFillin Senior Class Advisor (grade 12)      

Paraprofessionals

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Adriana Acevedo Paraprofessional      
Ashton Dominique Paraprofessional      
Cynthia Green Paraprofessional      
George Hoffecker Paraprofessional      
George Johnson Paraprofessional      
Victoria Brandenhoff Paraprofessional      
Antonietta Petrafesa Paraprofessional      
Debbie Ritchie Paraprofessional      
Jenny Rivera Paraprofessional      
Wendy Lopiano Paraprofessional      
Juledah Wilson  Paraprofessional      
Violet Wolf Paraprofessional      
Lucas Romero Bilingual Paraprofessional      
Sandra Montalvo New Arrivals Paraprofessional 214    

 

Phys Ed & Health

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Camille Quattrocchi Teacher - Department Chair 500 (203) 977-4238  
Katherine Begetis Teacher Gym/501/503 (203) 977-6144  
James Bertone Teacher 500    
Brenda Birch Teacher Gym (203) 977-6144  
Joe Carillo Teacher Gym/503 (203)977-5976  
Susan Cutolo Teacher 504    
Kevin DeAngelo Teacher Gym/503/504 (203) 977-5976  
William Kurtz Teacher Gym (203) 977-4496  
Stanley Lamour Teacher Gym/502 (203) 977-5976  
Megan Malloy Teacher Gym/501 (203) 977-6144  
DJ Mulvany Teacher Gym (203) 977-4496  
Roberto Nieves Teacher Gym/502 (203) 977-5976  
Michael Riveles Teacher Gym/503 (203) 977-4496  
Stephanie Roones Teacher Gym/502 (203)977-6144  
Phil Thompson Teacher Gym/501 (203)977-6144  

 

Restorative Student Support

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Colleen Filush Restorative Student Support Facilitator 102  

@westhill_restorative

 

School Based Health Center

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Maria Telesca Nurse Practitioner In 100s 203-977-5593  
Jessica Fidler Mental Health Therapist In 100s 203-977-5592  
Cristina Merszei CSS/Front Desk In 100s 203-977-5581  
Cristina Oliveira Doctor of Dental Surgery In 100s 203-977-5590  
Carmen Moronta Dental Hygienist In 100s 203-977-5590  

 

 

School Counseling

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Ashley Katz School Counselor - Department Head Career Center (203) 977-5992

@westhillcounselors

Joseph Andrews School Counselor Main Office (203) 977-5514 @westhillcounselors
Tynequa Bell School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-7982 @westhillcounselors
Kathryn Devine School Counselor Main Office (203) 977-7933 @westhillcounselors
Melissa Dunsmore School Counselor Main Office (203) 977-5747 @westhillcounselors
Dilenia Gonzalez-Urena School Counselor Main Office (203) 977-4483 @westhillcounselors
Aland Joseph School Counselor Main Office (203) 977-4697 @westhillcounselors
Mark Marchesani School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-5750 @westhillcounselors
Mindy Midy School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-4499 @westhillcounselors
Spiro Milas School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-5748 @westhillcounselors
Christine Mitchell School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-4431 @westhillcounselors
Thomas Stepkoski School Counselor Career Center (203) 977-5535 @westhillcounselors

 

School Psychologists

Name Title Room Days Phone Website
Dr Katherine Behar Psychologist Raynor Office Monday- Friday (203) 977-6653

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Lauren Theder Psychologist Raynor Office Monday- Friday (203) 977-6114

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Teresa Telesco Psychologist Freshman Office Monday- Friday (203) 977-5745

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School Resource Officers

Name Title Room Phone

Jamie Torres

Westhill School Resource Officer   (203) 977-6130
James Webb Westhill School Resource Officer   (203) 977-6130

 

Science

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Diane McNamara Teacher - Department Chair 308 (203) 977-5629  
Caitlyn Archambault Teacher 315    
Wendy Bosco Teacher 613   YouTube | @BoscoBiology
John DePeano Teacher 304    
Laura Dodita Teacher 115    
Kathryn Gentle Teacher 612   Google Sites
Anna-Marie Giblen Teacher - Bilingual 615    
Carley Grant Teacher 310   @cgrantscience
Mona Hooja Teacher 306    
Raj Kumar Teacher 112    
Jennifer Leveille Teacher 307  

Google Site: msleveillewhs

Jennifer Migiano Teacher 107  

 

Walker Nadeau Teacher 114    
Sean Otterspoor Teacher, TPDL, Webmaster 305  

http://www.otterspoor.com/

Miriam Oviasu-Egege Teacher 109    
Marianna Paolini Teacher 321    
Neal Perry Teacher 313    
Rosemarie Sanders Teacher 616    
Sandra Soto Teacher 614  

 

Erin Spata Teacher 309    
Rajshri Suryawanshi Teacher 113    

 

Security

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Alvin Frager Security - Department Head   ext. 4758  
Darlene Birch Security      
Kim Evans Security      
Gloria Garner Whitaker Security      
Luis Gil Security      
William Green Security      
Brian Kinder Security      
Ronnie LaRoche Security      
Elreatha Newton Security      
Gordon Perdue Security      
Keith Rosedom Security      
Sean Segovia Security      
Jamar Smith Security      

 

Social Studies

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Lisa Forbes Teacher - Department Chair 424 (203) 977-4495  
Francisco Ahumada Teacher 603    
Sheryl Berkley Teacher 407    
Kaylin English Teacher 403    
Tyson Kubick Teacher 420    
David McFillin Teacher 423    
Maria Miraballes Teacher 433    
Avalyn Mitchell-Sokolovic Teacher 610    
Colin Ng Teacher 415    
Anthony Orzo Teacher 607    
Todd Page Teacher 410    
Joseph Petrone Teacher 417    
Ryan Quinn Teacher 408    
Owen Sandoval Teacher - Bilingual 419    
Scott Stone Teacher 604    
Erin Taylor Teacher 418    
Laura Tintle Teacher 405    
Patrick White Teacher 416    
Denay Young-Domond Teacher 604    

 

Social Workers

Name Title Room Days Phone Social Media
Lia Campos Social Worker *Bilingual* Raynor Office Monday-Friday (203) 977-4833

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Maria Cisneros Social Worker *Bilingual* Freshman Office Monday-Friday (203) 977-4224

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Carolina Figueroa Social Worker *Bilingual* Raynor Office Monday-Friday (203) 977-7955

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Nicole Morse Social Worker Raynor Office Wednesday (203) 977-5916

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Leisha Prescod Social Worker 316A Monday-Friday (203) 977-5616

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Rachel Weir Social Worker-STEPS Program 101 Monday-Friday (203) 977-4383

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Patricia Valcourt Social Worker Raynor Office Monday-Friday (203) 977-1714 whs-socialwork-psych/

Special Education

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Elayne Cuttitta Teacher - Department Chair 409/401/Raynor Office (203) 977-4463  
Stefanie Aivalis Teacher 609    
Victoria Arrigo Teacher 404    
Adrian Corbo Teacher 316 (203) 977-1723  
Ian Dunning Teacher 314 (203) 977-5788  
Dawn Forgione Teacher 513    
Kristen Iadarola Teacher 609    
Peter Kaminsky Teacher 102    
Amy Leary Teacher 317 (203) 977-4464  
Katelyn Maldonado Teacher 409    
Ricky McBride Teacher 430    
Kathleen McCarthy-Doucette Teacher 317 (203) 977-4464  
Carlos Rojas Teacher - Bilingual 412    
Nicole Veach Teacher 314    
Caterina Zdrowski Teacher 209    

 

Special Services

Name Title Room Phone Social Media

Melanie Alswanger

Speech-Language Pathologist 

Media Center    
Jonathan Viar Occupational Therapy      
Arelis Cepeda Physical Therapy      
Edna Roig Speech and Language Media Center    
Melanie Gustin

Teacher of Students with Visual Impairment

     

 

 

Technology Integration and Development

Name Title Room Phone  
Ruth Letson TISS (Technology Integration Support Specialist) Media Center (203) 977-4486  
Sean Otterspoor TPDL (Technology Professional Development Leader) 305  

 

Visual and Performing Arts

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Robin Konrad Teacher - Department Chair 7 (203) 977-5634, email preferred instagram @rkonart
Carolyn Daher Teacher- Visual Arts 11    
Mathew DiGiovanna Teacher- Visual Arts 8 & 9   instagram @mr.digiart
Tamara Dilworth Teacher- Visual Arts 8   instagram @artwithmrsd
Jada Hansen Teacher- Visual Arts 12 &  10   instagram @ms.hnsn
Kenny Martin Teacher- Visual Arts 11, 6, 3    
Devin Mitchell Teacher- Choral and Music 118 & 9     
Ronet Noe Teacher- Visual Arts 11 & 5    
Catherine Ramsey Teacher- Visual Arts 6  

 

Blair Roberts  Teacher - Instrumental Music Director 15 & 9 (203) 977-4426

 bit.ly/whsinstrumentalmusic  @WesthillHSBand

Jennifer Robertson Teacher- Visual Arts 5    
Stephanie Pavia Teacher- Visual Arts 9,5,6    
Karen Weinstein Teacher- Visual Arts 12    
Nina Zachary Teacher- Visual Arts 10   instagram @mszwhsart

 

World Language

Name Title Room Phone Social Media
Ann Herz Teacher - Department Chair 202 (203) 977-5618  
Nathalia Alvarez Teacher 215  

https://sites.google.com/stamfordpublicschools.org/mrsalvarez/home

Leda Andersen Teacher 421    
Josie Costa Teacher 211    
Joel Diaz Teacher 201    
Pier Magnifico Teacher 210    
Pia Manetta Teacher 203    
Gisele Murray Teacher 205    
Harry Ocampo Teacher 218    
Jessica Petrizzi Teacher 200    
Carmina Popescu Teacher 212    
Brittany Thompson Teacher 208    

 

Westhill School Governance Council

Name Title
Michael Rinaldi Principal