Teacher Leaders

2017 - 2018

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
Bob Dioguardi Grade 8 team
Ingel Schmidt Grade 7 team
Shelly Canulli Grade 7/8 team
Doyle Wadhams Grade 8 team
Jenn Costello ELA
Kathy DiMartino Math
Eastridge High School Teacher Leaders
Lauren O'Grady English
Max Zeller Math
Mitchell Nellis Science
Paul Stack 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