Faculty and Administration

Executive Director

Tim Viands, experienced Head of School and Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Strong education professional skilled in Independent School Management, Student Recruiting, Coaching, Classroom Management, and Educational Consulting.

Tim earned his B.S. from Towson University and his M.A. from Wesleyan University. Most recently, he served as the headmaster at Grand River Academy—an all-boys boarding school in Ohio for young men who have amazing potential, but learn differently. He’s served on the board at the Ohio Association of Independent Schools and Big Sisters of NE Ohio. He has led accreditation visits for the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and believes professional development is integral to a forward-thinking school.

Director of Education

Dee Rosenberg, Director of Education, taught elementary and high school special education students for over twenty years before starting Laurel School of Princeton and joining Newgrange in 2001. She is a certified Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant. She is also a Wilson Reading Teacher and Teacher Trainer. She has extensive experience as a practitioner and trainer withProject Read, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling, and Developing Metacognitive Skills. Dee is the past President of the New Jersey Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (2012). Dee speaks nationally and internationally to teachers and parents about strategies to encourage achievement and strengths of dyslexic students.

Dee is responsible for ensuring instructional quality and effectiveness. She supervises the teaching staff and all related activities, including assessments and data collection.

Assistant Head of School for External Relations

Kelly Dun comes to the Newgrange family of schools with nearly 30 years of experience in secondary education, both as a classroom teacher and as an administrator. After earning her BA at the University of New Hampshire, Kelly worked in the Plymouth and Duxbury, Massachusetts school systems, and then at St. Ann’s School in Brooklyn, New York. In 1997 she moved to New Jersey, where she began a 17-year career at the Princeton Day School, serving as Director of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, and Director of Enrollment Management. After receiving her M.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania, Kelly next became the founding Executive Director of the Give Something Back Foundation, an organization devoted to expanding college access to first-generation families. In building this program she connected with public schools, colleges, business groups, and community-support initiatives across New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Kelly serves as a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate for New Jersey-area foster youth and is a member of the Board of Trustees at Doane Academy. She is thrilled to be joining the team as Assistant Head of School for External Relations.

Alison Greenberg
Executive Assistant to the Head of Schools and Executive Director
agreenberg@laurelschoolprinceton.org

 

Mr. Bob Hegedus
Principal

 

Mr. Howard I. Kaplan
Supervisor of Education
School Anti-Bullying Specialist

 

Ted Varias
Assistant Director
IT and Facilities Manager

 

Mrs. Marcia Allen, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Mrs. Kathy Bostock
Assessment and Implementation Coordinator
Teacher Trainer and Presenter – Newgrange Education Center
Director – Children’s Dyslexia Center’s Inc.

 

Ms. Sandra Boyles
Math Teacher

 

Ms. Renee Brana
Teacher of the Handicapped

 

Ms. Monica Bruder
Teacher of the Handicapped

 

Ms. Sarah Casamalhuapa
Instructional Paraprofessional

 

Ms. Sharon Camins
Teacher of the Handicapped

 

Ms. Sandee Chalik MS OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

 

Mr. George Chis-Luca
Health and Physical Education

 

Mrs. Ella Collins Bing
Teacher Assistant

 

Ms. Deborah Conaty
Instructional Paraprofessional

Photo Of Colleen Connolly, Paraprofessional, Schools For Learning Disabilities - The Newgrange School

 

Ms. Colleen Connolly
Paraprofessional

 

Ms. Carol Cooper-Braun
Language Arts/Social Skills

NVLD Program Coordinator

 

Ms. Jeanne Cruz
Job Coach/Permanent Substitute

 

Mr. Vincent Cruz
Substitute Teacher

 

Ms. Cinnamon Dickerson
Instructional Paraprofessional

 

Ms. Doreen Esposito
Math

 

Ms. Liliana Falvo-Broselli
Language Arts

 

Ms. Ronelle Favocci
Math Teacher – K – 5

 

Ms. Erin Flynn
Language/NVLD Department

 

Ms. Genna Garcia, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

 

Mr. Robert  (Bob) Graham
Teacher of Health Physical Education

 

Mrs. Joan Grande
Elementary/Social Studies Specialist

 

Ms. Marissa Grossman, M.A. CCC-SLP

  Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Mr. Andrew Haines
Technology Teacher

 

Mrs. Jennifer Haines
Music Teacher/ Reading Teacher

 

Ms. Rebecca (Becky) Higgins, MSW
School Social Worker

 

 

Ms. Jovilin Joe, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

 

Mrs. Sue Lippman
Instructional Para-professional

 

Ms. Ellen Maniloff
BCBA Behavior Analyst

 

Mr. Andrew McAdam, M.S.Ed. CCC-SLP 

Speech Language Pathology

 

Mrs. Myra Kay McCowan
Elementary Education
Teacher of the Handicapped

 

Mrs. Dana Morris
Language Arts Literacy and Literature Teacher

 

Mrs. Carol P. Paine
Elementary Education Teacher
Teacher of the Handicapped

 

Ms. Brenda Roberts
Administrative Assistant/Attendance Clerk
Main Office

Ms. Nicole E. Scheller
Teacher of Language Arts and Transition Coordinator
Teacher of Students with Disabilities
Elementary Teacher K – 5

 

Dr. Geri Silver
Teacher of Biological Science

 

Ms. Nancy Silverberg
School Nurse

 

Mr. Rick Smith
School Counselor

 

Ms. Arleen Thompson
Art Teacher

 

Mr. Carl Jr. Winrow
Sr. Custodian