Meet the 2022-23 New Faculty and Staff

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

Bianca Adger, Grade 3
B.S. Temple University
M.S. Lincoln University

Elizabeth Anderson, Lower School Assistant
B.A. Hope College

Brian Betteridge, Director of Academic Technology
B.A. Elizabethtown College
M.E.T. Boise State University

Kendyl Boyd, Lower School Assistant
B.F.A. Moore College of Art & Design

Zuri Cavell-Allette, After School Program*

Walter Commeger, Facilities*

Ben Cooper, Director of Operations
B.A. Haverford College
M.A. University of Pennsylvania

Brianna Cruz, After School Program*

Sarah Cullinane, After School Program*

Mira David, Grade 2
B.A. Bates College
M.S.Ed. University of Pennsylvania

Peter Dennis, Reception
B.M. Temple University

Dan Elliott, Bus Driver*

Tydeus Ellison, Facilities*

Mekhi Fisher-Banks, After School Program*

Joshua Gorrell, After School Program

Chenpeng Gu, Middle School Mandarin
B.S. Pennsylvania State University
M.A. University of the People

Ruby Idalee, After School Program

Maria Marquez, Upper School Spanish
B.A. University of Delaware
M.A. University of Delaware

Laurel McLaughlin, After School Program*

Alison McMenamin, Controller
B.F.A. Moore College of Art & Design
M.S. Drexel University

Regi-Chris Mendoza, Associate Controller
B.S. Gwynedd Mercy University

Rebecca Pearl, Pre-Kindergarten
B.A. Connecticut College
M.S.Ed. Bank Street College

Sierra Pleasant, After School Program

Rachael Polton, Associate Director of College Planning
B.A. Kenyon College
M.A.Ed, Northeastern University

Michele Prokapus, Middle/Upper School Learning Specialist
B.A. Lock Haven University
M.A. Holy Family University

Dominick Prospero, After School Program

Rebeca Silva da Foote, Lower School Spanish
B.A. Earlham College
M.A. Temple University

Jamika 'Mickey' Thomas, After School Program

*Started mid-2021-22 school year.

For a list of Friends Select employees who are taking on new roles at our school for the 2022-23 school year, click here.