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The faculty and staff at Parker


  • JoAnn Bennett M.S. Early Childhood Education, Southern Connecticut State University; B.A. Elementary Ed, Canisius College
  • Michele Ridgeway SUNY Geneseo, B.S. Special Education, Certified Early Intervention Specialist


  • Ann Delaney A.A.S. Fine Arts, Russell Sage College
  • Agi Laufer BS Elementary Education, Peto Andras State Institute, Hungary

Grades K-1

  • Antonietta Fasano MS K-12 Literacy, College of New Rochelle; BS Childhood Education 1-6, SUNY at Oneonta
  • Katherine Gardner, M.S. Early Childhood Education, B.A. Psychology, The College of Saint Rose

Grades 2-3

Grade 2 Math

  • Antonietta Fasano MS K-12 Literacy, College of New Rochelle; BS Childhood Education 1-6, SUNY at Oneonta

Grades 4-5

  • Rose Nolan M.S. Education, Sage Graduate School; B.S. Business Administration, Marist College

4-5 Reading Specialist and After Care

  • Brandon Slater B.A. Childhood Education, Social Studies, The College of Saint Rose

Grades 6, 7 and 8 Language Arts

Grades 5-8 Math

  • Shelli Failing M.S. Secondary Education, University at Albany; BS Mathematics, University at Albany

Grades 6, 7 and 8 Science and Grade K-5 Science Coordinator

  • Kate Perry M.S. Environmental Studies, Antioch New England Graduate School; B.S. Environmental and Forest Biology and Forest Resource Management, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Grades 6, 7 and 8 Social Studies


Grades K-8 Art and Before Care

Grades Pre-K – 8 Music

  • Sara Militano B.S. Music Education, College of St. Rose; coursework towards MS, The Hartt School at U Hartford

Grades Pre K-8 Physical Education and Health

Grades Pre K-8 Spanish

  • Jennifer Baker Ph. D. Spanish; M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies, SUNY at Albany; BA Spanish, Wells College


  • Laura Salisbury MLS Information Science and Policy, School Media Specialist SUNY Albany; BA English Literature, SUNY Albany; AAS Livberal Arts, SUNY Cobleskill

Head of School

  • Meg Taylor B.A. History, Trinity College (CT); Education Certification Degree, Chatham University, Pittsburgh

Director of Academics and Literacy Specialist K-3

  • Jennifer Gresens M.S. Education, Hunter College; B.A. Art History and Psychology, University of New Hampshire

Director of Admission

Director of Finance

  • Michele Lindow B.S. Business Administration, Cum Laude, Le Moyne College; Professional certifications Human Resources, SHRM-CP & PHR

Director of Planet Parker

  • Jamie Crouse M. A. Adolescent Education, D’Youville College, B.S. Environmental Studies, B.A. Geology, University at Buffalo

Director of Development and Community

  • Jes Marcy M.A. Information Science, SUNY Albany; BS Science, Technology, and Society Studies, RPI

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