2024 DEI Institute Presenters

 
Dr. Hope Weinberg

Supervisor, Literacy & Learning
The Center for Professional Learning, SWBOCES

 
Dr. Amy Liszt
Aviva Consulting
Department Chair, Teaching of Exceptional Learners Program at
Relay Graduate School of Education

 
Jaime Ciliberto
Health Educator
Yorktown High School 

 
Kerri Tracy
Health and P.A.S.S. (Personal and Academic Skills Seminar) Educator

Croton-Harmon High School

 



 
Estrella Marziani

Teacher and Mentor
Port Chester High School

 

 
Aferdita Osmani
Teacher and Mentor
Port Chester High School

 
Dr. Renee Burgess
Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Instruction
Auburn Enlarged City School District 

 
Amy Mahunik
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction
Auburn Enlarged City School District

 

 


 
Sarah Cordova
Director
The Distinctive Educator's Institute

 
Trish Stasi
Literacy Consultant

 
Michelle Yang-Kaczmarek 
K-8 Literacy Coordinator and K-12 DEI Teacher Leader

 
Keisha Smith-Carrington
Public School Administrator

 
Rachel Lissy
Assistant Director of the Center for Shared Society at JCRC-NY

 



 
Dr. Reba Y. Hodge
Director of Diversity, Equity, & Belonging Syracuse City School District (SCSD)

 


Sophia Burden
Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging
Syracuse City Schools

 

 

 
Jasmine Price

 
Anthony Arrien

LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Trainer

 

 
Gina Sanchirico, MSEd.

NYSUT ELT Presenter and Professional Development Co-Chair
GLSEN Lower Hudson Valley

 
Kesha James, MS.Ed., LMFT
Founder, K James Consulting

 
Dana Ashley

Leadership Coach, Executive Functioning & ADHD Parent Coach

 

 
Marina Pisto-Lombardo
Teacher, Pocantico Hills School

 

 

 
Joy Scantlebury

 
Jenny Rodriguez
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
Mamaroneck UFSD

 

 
Leon Whyte, M.Ed

Choral Director, District Equity Team, Co-Chair

 

 
Farrah Mozawalla
President of the Asian American Institute for Research and Engagement (AAIRE)


 
Tawana Youngblood
Middle School Teacher, Acting Administrator
Mount Vernon Honor Academy

 


 
Valarie Nierman
Health Coordinator, Mahopac Central School District

 
Alana Winnick
Educational Technology Director and Data Protection Officer
Pocantico Hills Central School District

The Right to Read Screening Sponsor

Curriculum Associates

  

The Right to Read Screening

  

The Right to Read Community Partner

Pi Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha