Teaching Faculty

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Our teachers are at the heart of the BASIS Independent learning culture. We invite you to get to know the expert educators in our classrooms. Meet select faculty members at an upcoming informational event.

For more on our approach and the different specialty educators at BASIS Independent Manhattan, learn more about our teaching philosophy.

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Subject Expert Teachers

Menghui Andrews
Ms. Andrews
Mandarin Subject Expert Teacher
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Michael Barbarino
Mr. Barbarino
Music Subject Expert Teacher
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Michael Camba
Mr. Camba
History & Languages Subject Expert Teacher
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Lily Du
Ms. Du
Mandarin Subject Expert Teacher
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Margot Fitzsimmons
Ms. Fitzsimmons
Drama Subject Expert Teacher
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Jane Marie Hutcheson
Ms. Hutcheson
Humanities Subject Expert Teacher
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Liz Kahn
Ms. Kahn
Engineering Subject Expert Teacher
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Yana Kost
Ms. Kost
Chemistry & Biology Subject Expert Teacher
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Sarah Moriarty
Ms. Moriarty
English Subject Expert Teacher
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Christine Pham
Ms. Pham
Math, Science & Geography Subject Expert Teacher
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Jonathan  Rodriguez
Mr. Rodriguez
Physical Education Subject Expert Teacher
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Sheba Samuel
Ms. Samuel
Physics Subject Expert Teacher
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Paul Schuman
Mr. Schuman
Math Subject Expert Teacher
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Stephen Smith
Mr. Smith
Art Subject Expert Teacher
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Friederike Williams
Ms. Williams
Middle School Teaching Fellow
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Grace Yang
Ms. Yang
Math & Science Subject Expert Teacher
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Early Education Teachers

Michelle (McLaughlin) Goldman
Ms. (McLaughlin) Goldman
Kindergarten Expert Teacher
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Taylor Connor
Ms. Connor
Kindergarten Expert Teacher
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Dylan Glanzer
Ms. Glanzer
Kindergarten Music Teacher & Kindergarten Teaching Fellow
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Rebecca Hodges
Ms. Hodges
Kindergarten Expert Teacher
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Wesley Laga
Mr. Laga
Kindergarten Teaching Fellow
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Megan Pierce
Ms. Pierce
Kindergarten Teaching Fellow
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Learning Expert Teachers

Alex Cummings
Ms. Cummings
1st Grade Learning Expert Teacher
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Catherine Odens
Ms. Odens
4th Grade Learning Expert Teacher
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Kim Pacheco
Ms. Pacheco
4th Grade Learning Expert Teacher
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Roni  Weissman-Gerard
Ms. Weissman-Gerard
2nd Grade Learning Expert Teacher
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Annie Woo
Ms. Woo
3rd Grade Learning Expert Teacher
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Karmen Yu
Ms. Yu
2nd Grade Learning Expert Teacher & Teaching Fellow
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