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Wayra’s Story

Wayra, who is cognitively gifted and also has significant impairments in speech and language, needed a school that could meet her unique learning needs.

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Who We Are

Leadership & Staff

Leadership & Staff

Kim Sweet
Executive Director

Matthew Lenaghan
Deputy Director

Karen Alves
Senior Education Specialist, Helpline

Diana Aragundi
Staff Attorney, Immigrant Students' Rights Project

Michael Arrington
Law Graduate and Education Collaborative Manager, Project Achieve

Melissa Atkinson
Administrative Assistant

Betty Baez Melo
Director, Early Childhood Education Project

Anna Brehm
Advocate, Robin Hood Project

Janyll Canals-Kernizan
Director, Robin Hood Project

Vanessa Collado
Human Resources Manager

Lilliana Díaz-Pedrosa
Director, AFC Parent Center

Michelle Eaton 
Senior Education Specialist, Project Achieve

Juliet Eisenstein
Staff Attorney, Postsecondary Readiness Project

Daniela Garcia-Casares
Education Specialist, Helpline 

Oriana Golfarini
Social Work Manager & Transition Specialist, Postsecondary Readiness Project

Ivette Greenblatt
Director of Development

Allison Guttu
Supervising Staff Attorney and Senior Pro Bono Coordinator

Malika Harris
Director of Equity and Impact

Karen Herrera
Parent Center Advocate

Diana Imbert
Staff Attorney, Early Childhood Education Project

Beata Jarosz
Senior Development Associate

Ptahra Jeppe
Staff Attorney, Charter Schools

Brianna Kitchelt 
Staff Attorney, Impact Litigation and Direct Services

Anne Klein
Director of Operations

Randi Levine
Policy Director

Kimberly Madden
Director of Family Support

Pamela Mendez
Law Graduate, Project Achieve

Maggie Moroff
Senior Special Education Policy Coordinator

Daniela Nauffal
Staff Attorney, Robin Hood Project

Jacqueline Ontaneda
Helpline Project Director

Romi Paek
Director, Project Thrive

Erika Palmer
Supervising Attorney

Sarah Part
Policy Analyst

Andrea Picon
Senior Education Specialist, Helpline

Jennifer Pringle
Director, Project LIT

Karoline Quiros 
Senior Education Specialist and Administrative Coordinator, Helpline

Advaita Rao-Sharma
Legal Assistant and Data Coordinator

Isabella Rieke
Communications Manager

Rita Rodriguez-Engberg
Director, Immigrant Students' Rights Project

Rebecca Shore
Director of Litigation

Rohini Singh
Assistant Director, School Justice Project

Anasofia Trelles 
Advocate, Project LIT

Edgar Trinidad 
Assistant Director of Development

Nicole Wallach
Staff Attorney, Immigrant Students' Rights Project

Matthew Winter
Administrative Assistant

Dawn Yuster
Director, School Justice Project