Faculty and Administration

Executive Director

Tim Viands, experienced Head of School and CEO 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


Mr. Bob Hegedus


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



  • Supervisor
  • School Psychologist
  • Teacher: Nursery – Kindergarten
  • Education:
  • BA – Mathematics – Rutgers University
  • M.Ed. – Early Childhood Education – Rutgers University
  • School Psychology Certification – Montclair State College
  • Supervisor Certification – Rutgers University


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. 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


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


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 Haley, 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