Teacher Leaders

2016 - 2017

Name School/Area
Elementary Grade Level Leaders
Barbara Ferriter Helendale Road Primary/kindergarten
Danielle McRae Helendale Road Primary/grade 1
  Helendale Road Primary/grade 2
Kristin Fitzgerald Ivan Green Primary/kindergarten
Donna Magliocca Ivan Green Primary/grade 1
Kristin Nuijens Ivan Green Primary/grade2
Jill Tallinger Durand-Eastman/grade3
Susan Westcott Durand-Eastman/grade4
Nicole Charles Durand-Easstman/grade 5
Jason DeJohn Laurelton-Pardee/grade 3
  Laurelton-Pardee/grade 4
  Laurelton-Pardee/grade 5
East Irondequoit Middle School Teacher Leaders
Debra Friga Grade 6 team
Kim Rovitelli Grade 6 team
Jennifer Costello Grade 7
Sean Costello Grade 7 team
Patrick Yandow Grade 7/8 team
Robert Aser Grade 7/8 team
Alicia Odrzywolski Grade8 team
Doyle Wadhams Grade 8 team
Robert Dioguardi LOTE
Amanda Leva FACS
Eastridge High School Teacher Leaders
Lauren O'Grady English
Max Zeller Math
Mitchell Nellis Science
Darren McCarty Social Studies
Cheryl Distenfeld Special Education
Richard Salamone
Candace Black LOTE
K-12 Teacher Leaders
Jessica Spaker Art
Anne-Pat Nuzback ESOL
Brian Smith


Eric Traugott Music
David Simon Physical Education


East Irondequoit Professional Leadership Sequence
In accordance with the decision made by the Curriculum and Staff Development Council, the Professional Development Committee and EITA, we are pleased to announce the creation of the East Irondequoit Professional Leadership Sequence. As of July 1, 2005 all teachers wishing to serve in a leadership position will be required to take the courses associated with that position. Anyone that has taken the Communication Workshop should not retake this sequence. However, anyone that has taken the workshop prior, may repeat Communication Skills 2 session. 

See Professional Development for more info

  Instructional Coach

Communication Skills 1 -Listening Skill Clusters

Communication Skills 2 -Action Oriented Listening (Reflection)

Curriculum, MS Team, 
or Grade Level Leader

Communication Skills 1 -Listening Skill Clusters

Effective Meetings