About Us

Our Vision
Benjamin Franklin Academic Plus Elementary School has the vision of all students succeeding and learning at high levels, which is evident through rigorous teaching, high level of academic achievement and parental involvement. With these shared values, our core beliefs include eliminating the achievement gap and maintaining a high level of school performance. To sustain our academic success, we will continue to implement the Core Curriculum and provide additional opportunities for students to learn, parents to become more involved with academic progress and staff members to receive professional development within our school community.


Administration:
Principal – Roslynn Sample-Green
Assistant Principal – Jennifer Scanlan
Assistant Principal – Emily Walkiewicz
School Based Teacher Leader –  Aaliyah Thomas
School Based Teacher Leader – Natalia Mykytiuch


Office Staff:
Christina Perez
Phyllis Smith


School Staff:


Kindergarten:
Delecia Lee-Walker
Amanda Smith
James Waltz


First Grade:
Iris Figueroa
Dawna Mack
Justine Pena


Second Grade:
Elisa Brown
Tessa McAndrew
Austin Morris


Third Grade:
Alisa Galimore
Christy Harman
Robin Matez
Stefanie Taggart


4th Grade:
Dana Lytle
Sharon Montgomery
Helena Rainville
Karen Sokorai


5th Grade:
Kim Andrews
Doniele Archer
Erika Corbin


6th Grade:
Amy Gurwood
Nakisa Lang
Tahira Jackson
Hy Rosenbaum


7th Grade:
Dillon Cassidy
Monica Vernacchio


8th Grade:
Christian Agudelo
Daniel Choi
Kayla Williams


Specialist Teachers:
Brian Bernardini – Music
Anthony Holloway – Gym/Health
Janine Huczko –  Science
Nicole Kulick – Gym/Health
Eric Mitchell – Computer Science


Special Education Teachers:
Shaheer Brown
Raymond Elliot
Danielle Darby
Beverly Pascal
Jackie Yeo


ESOL Teachers:
Lisa Courtney
Elisabeta Dumea
Martina Mapp
Kimberly Stover


School Counselor:
Tamiko Stanley


Dean’s of Students:
William Tonkin


School Nurse:
Rachel Boss


School Police Office:
Rodney Hassan


Speech Therapist:
Ali Gnewek


School Psychologist:
Jane Avery


 Climate Manager:
Carenda Brown