Neuhaus Staff 

Executive Office

Tracy Weeden, Ed.D., President & CEO
Lise Shepherd, MBA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Rayanne Darensbourg, M.P.A., Chief Operating Officer 
Debra Samuels, Board Liaison
Paige Snell, Executive Assistant

Professional Learning

Mary Lou Slania, M.Ed., CALT-QI, Vice President of Professional Learning 
Rai Thompson, M.Ed., CALT-QI, Assistant Director of Professional Learning 
Elisa Barnes, M.Ed., CALT-QI, Instructional Manager
Novella Washington, Ph.D., Coaching Coordinator   
Linda Corbett, CALT, LDT, Digital Learning Specialist 
Vanessa Grant, M.S., ELL Coordinator 
Jeremy Creed, M.Ed., Instructional Staff 
Allison Peck, MLA, CALT, LDT, Instructional Staff 
Phyllis Myers, MS, CALT, LDT, Instructional Staff
Jennifer Luftop, M.S., CALT, Instructional Staff

Innovative Solutions

Barbara Conway, Ph.D., CALT, Vice President of Innovative Solutions 
Jennifer Schmidt, Instructional Designer
Catherine Scott, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, Content Coordinator for Professional Learning
Sally McCandless, M.A., CALT-QI, Innovative Solutions Content Specialist 

Family Support and Adult Literacy

Mary Yarus, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, Vice President of Family Support and Adult Literacy
Jenifer Ben-Shoshan, Psy.D., Family Support Coordinator
Lisa Bowman, CALT, Family Support Coordinator
Suz Hall, LDT, CALT, Family Support Coordinator/Adult Literacy Instructor 
Mary M. North, M.Ed., Projects Coordinator
Kay Allen, CALT, Adult Literacy Instructor
Sharon Curran, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, Adult Literacy Instructor
Carol Ciampi, M.A.T., LDT, CALT,  Adult Literacy Instructor
Jenny Skjonsby, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, Adult Literacy Instructor

School Improvement and Coaching

Regina Boulware-Gooden,Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Planning and Research 
Rebecca Tolson, M.Ed., CALT-QI, Director of Academic Planning and Research
Cathie Fisher, M. Ed., Coordinator of Literacy Initiatives 

Finance, Administration, and Support

Maricela Jimenez, Registrar & Office Manager
Daisy Brioso, Accounting & Materials Manager
Megan McGraw, Accounting Specialist
Ebony Ponder, Accounting Specialist
Jeanette Trevino, Receptionist 
Yusuf Perry, IT Specialist
Calvin Dunbar, IT Specialist
Gladis Canenguez, Custodian
Amilcar Pereira, Custodian


Jackie Wickliffe, Grant Coordinator
Morgan Pinkleton, Marketing and Development Coordinator
Gabriella Lopez, Digital Content Specialist

State Partnerships

Megan B. Murphy, M.Ed., CALT, Coordinator of State Partnerships 
Samuel McCollum, Coordinator of State Partnerships
Gabriela Pinto, M.S., Facilitator of State Partnerships 
David Casey, Literacy Initiatives Assistant