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Adjunct Faculty

Tamar Andrews
Part Time Faculty

May the best days of your past be equal to the 
worst days of your future. -- Irish Proverb
Nair Backlar
Adjunct Faculty​
Be the change you want to see in the world
--Mahatma Gandhi

Jacqueline Bacino
Adjunct Faculty ​

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined."
~Henry David Thoreau

​Stephen Druker
Adjunct Faculty

Whoever wants to understand much must play much. -- Gottfried Benn,  
German physician, 1886–1956​​
Adrienne Gunn
Adjunct  Faculty
You must learn from the mistakes of others.  
You can't possibly live long enough to make them 
all yourself. -- Sam Levenson

Roleen Heimann
Adjunct Faculty

When children and not teaching children  
become the focus, then real learning 
happens. -- Annonymous

Sharlene Joachim
Part Time Faculty

Olivia Karaolis
Adjunct Faculty​

Nothing is impossible, the work itself says I’m possible
~ Audrey Hepburn

Ellen Khokha
Adjunct Faculty
Every child is a citizen from birth. ​
~Carlina Rinaldi

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Nettie Lerner​​
Adjunct Faculty​

…everyday brings the chance to share in children’s excitement of discovert. 

~ Carol Copple and Sue Bredekamp

Keena Mosley
Adjunct Faculty

"A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others." 



Pauline McPeake
Adjunct Faculty

Wendy Parise
Adjunt Faculty
To know what you believe, look at
what you do. — Anonymous

​Lourdes Perez
Adjunct Faculty
All great achievements require time.​
~Maya Angelou

Debra Pourroy
Adjunct Faculty

Christine Richard
Adjunct Faculty​

"It's not that I'm smarter, I just stay with things longer than most." 

Albert Einstein 

Lytha Roddy
 Adjunct Faculty​


Lupita Tannatt


Margarita Talleda
Adjunct Faculty
The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.”
~ Maria Montessori, educator, scientist, philosopher, humanitarian​​
Lisa Wilson
Adjunct Faculty