Thornton-Donovan School

Phone: (914) 632-8836






MEET OUR ADMINISTRATORS




Mr. Fleming

DOUG FLEMING

Headmaster

Headmaster Letter

Ms. Licini-Paris

ANNEMARIE LICINI

Assistant To The Headmaster &

Summer Challenge Director

Ms. Keating-Miller

VIRGINIA KEATING

Lower And Middle School Director

Mr. Johnson

DON JOHNSON

Dean Of Students

Mr. Pizzo

JUSTIN PIZZO

Dean Of Admissions





MEET OUR FACULTY



Mr. Arias

ARIAS, ROLANDO

Middle And Upper School Spanish Teacher;
B.A. In Math And Spanish, Mercy College;
M.A. In Math, Hunter College;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2021

Mr. Delisser

DELISSER, DESMOND

Computer Science and Technology Teacher
B.S. In Electronic Engineering Technology, DeVry University
Teaching and Tech Services At Thornton-Donovan Since 2006

Mr. Goodman

GOODMAN, ALAN

Music Teacher
B.A. In Special Education, Lehman College
M.A. In Music Education, Manhattanville College Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2015

Mr. Griffin

GRIFFIN, ERIC

Social Studies Teacher
B.S. In History Education, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Maryland;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 1980

Ms. Heiner

HEINER, LESLIE

Art Teacher
B.A. In Art History & English, Smith College
M.A. In Art History, NYU Institute of Fine Arts
Second M.A. in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center
Teaching at Thornton-Donovan since 2012

Mr. Johnson

JOHNSON, DONALD, REVEREND

Dean of Students and
Upper School Math and Physics Teacher;
B.A. Mathematics, S.U.N.Y. Purchase;
M.S. Mathematics, L.I.U.
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 1992

Dr. Kernell

Dr. KERNELL, NATHANIEL

Greek And Latin Teacher
B.A., M.A. In Classical Languages, University Of Iowa
Ph.D. In Classical Languages, University Of New Mexico
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 1997

Ms. Keating-Miller

KEATING-MILLER, VIRGINIA

Lower And Middle School Director and
4th/5th Grade Teacher; B.A. In Education, Concordia College;
M.S. In Education, Iona College;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2002

Ms. Mitra

MITRA, TWINKLE

Middle And Upper School Science Teacher;
B.S. In Biology, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2021

MONTGOMERY, DAVID

Upper School English Teacher;
B.A. In English, Hartwick College;
M.A. In Teaching And English, Trinity Sacred Heart University
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2018

Mr. Pizzo

PIZZO, JUSTIN

Dean of Admissions &
World Languages (Italian & Spanish) - Social Studies Teacher;
B.A. In Language & Culture Studies: Japanese & Italian, Trinity;
M.A. In Christian Studies, Nanzani, Japan;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2020

Ms. Assunta

De VIVO - PUGLIESE, ASSUNTA

Middle And Upper School Italian - Social Studies;
B.A. In Psychology, Saint John’s Univerrsity;
M.S. In Education, Iona: History, Squola D’Italia;
Teaching At Thornton - Donovan School Since 2013

Ms. Richy

RICHY, CHRISSY

Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher;
B.A. In Elementary Education, Lehman College;
M.A. In Early Childhood, S.U.N.Y. New Platz;
Teaching at TD Since 2016

Ms. Salerno

ANNAMARIE SALERNO

2nd/3rd Grade Teacher;
B.A. In Early Childhood Education, Concordia College;
M.A. In Special And General Education For Early Childhood, Concordia College;
Teaching At TD Since 2021

Mr. Samateh

SAMATEH, FODAY

B.A. In English, Gambia College, Lehman College, C.U.N.Y;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2021

Mr. Van Lesberghe

Dr. VAN LESBERGHE, BENOIT, REVEREND

Middle And Upper School French And Math Teacher;
B.A. In Theology, CTS, Belgium;
M.A. In Language Studies, Kent University, UK;
Ph.D. In Language Studies, La Sorbonne, France;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 1999

Ms. Vasendin

VASENDIN, OLENA

Middle And Upper School Math And Russian Teacher;
M.S., B. S., In Mathematics And Physics, The Zaporizhzha Pedagogical University;
Teaching At Thornton-Donovan Since 2002