Cultivating meaningful relationships.


Leadership Team

Tiffany Zapico
Executive Director 

Michael Flynn
Program Director

Eduardo Beltre
Director of Talent, Operations & Culture


Program Team

Bolanle Ajomagberin
Program Manager

Tamara Cella
Manager of Professional Learning

Mildred Cordova
Program Manager

Monica Cradle
Program Manager

Phoebe Gilpin
Associate Director of Professional Learning

Ryan Novack
Manager of Professional Learning

Chris Pinto
Program Associate

Elizabeth Roseman
Program Manager

Sophie Schechter
Program Manager

Milagros Seraus
Program Manager


Communications and Development Team

Phylisa Wisdom
Manager of External Relations

Talent, Operations, and Culture

Operations Associate


Academic Advisor


Board of Directors


Katharine Pace Miles, Ph.D.
Reading Scientist, CUNY


Jayne Bentzen, Board Chair
President of the Benedict Silverman Foundation

Sumeet Chugani
FVP & Deputy General Counsel at
Apple Bank

Cathleen Collins
Senior Vice President at Capalino+Company

Karen Daniels
President and COO at Charter School Business Management Inc. and FOREsight Financial Services for Good

Zachary Dominitz
Vice President of Business Development at Siegel-Gate

Michael E. Gruen

Kathryn Kaiser
Primary Division Director at The School at Columbia University

Harry Lennix
Actor, Director, Activist

Christina Tettonis
Principal of Hellenic Classical Charter School