Meet the 2021-22 New Faculty and Staff

Please join Friends Select in welcoming the following new employees to our community:

Rohan Arjun, Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
B.A. Temple University
M.S.Ed. University of Pennsylvania

Gina Blakla, Reception

Colleen Burge, Middle School Math

Asher Dark, After School Program

Morgan Day, After School Program

Riham Dib, After School Program

Read DeSabato, Director of Facilities
B.A. Cabrini College
M.S. Drexel University

Naomi Faszczyk, Upper School Language and English
B.A. Rutgers University
M.A. University of Pennsylvania

Monica Higgins, Upper School Chemistry
B.S. University of Pittsburgh
M.S. University of Michigan
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Marc Horn, Lower School Science
B.A. Purdue University
M.S.Ed. Purdue University

Walter Jefferson, Bus Driver

Emma Kazal, After School Program

Bradley Koegel, Lower School Assistant
A.B., Brown University
M.S.Ed. University of Pennsylvania

Tessa Kuhn, After School Program

Kevin Lawrence, Lead Engineer for Facilities

Darin Lu, Student Intern

Dave Marshall, Upper School History
B.A. Harvard University
M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University

Corey Orlando, Lower School Learning and Instructional Specialist
B.A. Wesleyan University
M.Ed. Mills College

John Padden, Upper School Math
B.A. Rutgers University
M.Ed. Rutgers University

Sarika Patel, Grade 1
B.A. Arcadia University
M.Ed. Arcadia University

Maria Poccia, Middle School History, Grade 7 Advisor
B.S. Boston University

Alexandria Ross, Reception

Dan Seifert, Maintenance Technician

Caroline Slingluff, Associate Director of Middle and Upper School Admission
B.A. Roanoke College

Shanaiah Zenon, After School Program

For a list of Friends Select employees who are taking on new roles at our school for the 2021-22 school year, click here.