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Staff Directory

Turn of River Middle School Staff Directory


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6th Grade

Name Title Team Course Syllabus  
Brian Butera Science - Mr. Butera's Blog B Science - B Team  
Nicole Carpenter Math B Math - B Team  
  Math A Math - A Team  
  Bilingual Language Arts A Bilingual Language Arts - All grade levels  
Karoline Dimyan Science A Science - A Team  
Jane Lambert Special Education A Special Ed  - A Team  
Martha Mavridis Language Arts B B Team Website
  Special Education B Special Education - B Team  
Shikha Sharma Language Arts A A Team  
Kim Seitter

Social Studies

B Social Studies - B Team  
Jason Pavia


A Social Studies - A Team  

7th Grade

Name Title Team Course Syllabus  
Ryan Curto Social Studies D Social Studies - D Team  
Lisa Dietrich


D Science  
Jose Rios Nino Bilingual Math C Bilingual Math  
Aaron Superfin Special Education C Special Ed  
Peter Konrad

Language Arts

D Language Arts - D Team  
Priscilla Fields   C Language Arts - C Team  
Amra Deljanin Math C Math - C Team  
Kathryn Sullivan Math D D Team  
Julie Kazi

Special Education

D Special Education  
Lauren Palmer Science C Science - C Team  
  Social Studies C Social Studies - C Team  
Kate Chiapparelli ASD C ASD  

8th Grade

Name Title Team Course Syllabus Website
Eugene Hobdy Science E Science - E Team  
Jason Defilippo Social Studies


Social Studies - F Team Mr. Defilippo's Blog
Dawn Greco Language Arts F Language Arts  
Teresa Guerra Science - Bilingual F Science  


F Science - F Team  
Amy Jones Social Studies E Social Studies - E Team  
Luciana Riggs

Special Education

F Spec Ed  
Doug Moffat Math E Math  
Karen O'Neill Special Education E Special Education  
Efralim Diaz Social Studies - Bilingual E

Bilingual Social Studies - All Grade Levels


Math and Algebra

F Math  
Julia Sciarretta

Language Arts

E Language Arts  

Academic Enrichment

Name Title   Course Syllabus Other
Richelle Ruiz World Language Spanish - Grades 7 & 8   World Language Spanish - Grades 7 & 8  
Stephen Burack ESL   ESL Website
Caitlen Sheeran Reading and Read 180   Reading

Read 180
Amy Mandeville Special Education Reading Grades 6, 7 & 8   Reading  
Elana Barnett Special Education 6, 7, & 8   Special Education  
Zhenna Stewart        
Lori Garst Math Enrichment   Math Enrichment Website
Carly Nussa Math Enrichment   Math Enrichment  
Mary Peters


Pia Manetta World Language French - 7th & 8th Grades   World Language French - 7th & 8th Grades  
Caitlen Sheeran Literacy Support Specialist   Literacy Support Specialist  


Name Title      
Mr. Brendan Fox


Mr. Robert Biko

Assistant Principal

Ms. Jennifer Laughlin

Assistant Principal


Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Phone:  (203) 977-4284  |  Fax:  (203) 977-5037  |  Address:  117 Vine Road, Stamford, CT 06905

Pupil Personnel Services

Name Title      
Ruth Haendler Social Worker      
  Guidance Counselor      
Karyn Perchard Psychologist      
Timothy Vale Guidance Counselor      
Gloria (Teresa) Fargnoli


Laura Dias Speech Pathologist      
Patty Morales

Parent Facilitator


Lesley Ulloa 

New Arrivals Social Worker      
Kasandra Cardona

Family Centers School Based Health Centers Social Worker

Kenny De Leon

Social Worker



Name Title   Course Syllabus Other
Igli Tuga Strings/General Music   Strings/General Music  
  Band   Music


Anna Maria Gagliardi Music   Music  
  Physical Education   PE/Health  
Stephanie Jones

Physical Education/Intramural Coordinator



Brian West Physical Education   PE/Health  
Samantha O'Hanlon

Physical Education



Patricia Stevens Art   Art


Michael Townsend Art   Art  
Joe Lennon Technology   Technology & Innovation Website
Mary Raphael George Technology Integrator and Support Specialist and Technology Teacher   Tech Integration & Support  

Support Staff

Name Title      


Kenneth Kulis Head Custodian      
Mark Ayars Lead Custodian      
Adriana Ulloa Office Support Specialist      
Sharon Wade Office Support Specialist      
Gina Leale Para Professional      
Kevin Carrington Para Professional      
Zoila Susana Para Professional      
Milord Jean Pierre Para Professional      
Dany Oliveira Para Professional      
Patty Melchionno Para Professional      
Fabiane Correa Bilingual Para Professional      
Leon McCulley Security      
Carmen Williams Domus Family Advocate