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The Usdan faculty is composed of renowned and experienced practitioners and instructors dedicated to encouraging students to be creative in every endeavor throughout their lives. The Usdan staff works year round to create a memorable, transformative summer experience for all students. The 2017 faculty will be announced in the spring.

Our Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Admissions Counselor and Bookkeeper

Yolanda Lebron

Director of Admissions and Student Placement

Kerry Barnhart

Admissions Counselor and Coordinator of Community Partnerships

Barbara Altman

Foreman

Oscar Amaya

Caretaker

Anthony Amico

Assistant Director for Administration

Art Schaeffler

Office Staff

Megan Marino

Office Staff

Kyra Leeds

Long Island Bussing

Karla Aristy

Long Island Bussing

Courtney Kassinger

Groundskeeper

Julio Garcia

Director of Education

Jillian Greenberg

Registered Nurse

Sally Cappy

Registered Nurse

Elizabeth Scanello

Dean of Students

David Schecher

Chief Financial Officer

Janet Oshinaya

Admissions Counselor

Olivia Wise

Director of Development

Andrew Navarette

Executive Director

Lauren Brandt Schloss

Associate Executive Director

Andrew Copper

Director of Student Leadership Programs

Amy Schecher

Coordinator of Electronic Media

Lafiya Watson Ramirez

Art

Art Adventure

Jodie Embleton

Photography

Julia Forrest

Art Assistant

Melanie Jackson

Painting And Drawing

Sibel Selimler

Sewing And Fashion Production

Sonya Korder

Ceramics

Thea Lansizero

Metalsmithing

Dana Neger-Lagos

Painting and Drawing

Lorraine Angeletti

Sculpture

Chris Vivas

Music

French Horn

Aaron Korn

Coordinator, Music Department; Accompanist

Marilyn Lehman

Cello

Susan Lehr

Double Bass, Orchestra

Kageki Nagao

Flute

Tia Roper

Percussion

Patrick Armann

Music Assistant

Mark Bligh

Trumpet

Michael Blutman

Viola

Boris Deviatov

Recreational Arts

Director Of Instructional Swim

Grainne Josaphat

Theater

Musical Theater

Christopher Drobny

Musical Theater

Les Dweir

Musical Theater, Intro To Theater

Rob Gallagher

Theater Scene & Tech

Ken Gilbert

Musical Theater

Jeffrey Hoffman

Chair, Theater Arts

James Incorvaia

Theater Scene & Tech

Phillip Jordan

Theater Adventure

Josh Kant

Theater Costumer

Sherry Kfare

Theater Scene & Tech

Charles Kirby

Musical Theater

Carolyn Popadin

Theater Scene & Tech

Eugene Rossi

Repertory Theater

Michael Schwendemann

Musical Theater

James Beneduce

Repertory Theater

Valerie Sciarra

Theater Scene & Tech

Dan Sussman

Musical Theater, Drama

Warren Bloom

Theater Tech

Debra Warlan

Theater

Marie Danvers