Archive for ‘upper-school’ and ‘teacher-bio’

A SHORT INTERVIEW WITH NEIL GINSBURG

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Neil Ginsberg joined Avenues in the fall of 2013 as a Middle and Upper School vocal music teacher. In this short interview, Neil talks about collaborating with his young musicians and working in an environment that encourages risk taking. More...

Reintroducing Mike Levy

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Mike Levy joined Avenues as a curriculum consultant a year before we opened our doors in New York and was one of our first faculty appointments. He worked to help plan, and later to implement, the World Course the curricular strand covering demography, environmental sustainability, world geography, economics, world religions and culture that spirals through all grades from kindergarten up. More...

Meet Raykha Sharma

Raykha Sharma

Dr. Raykha Sharma, Psy.D., joins Avenues this fall as the Upper School psychologist. She is a licensed clinical psychologist bringing over 16 years of experience to the school. More...

Meet Ron Widelec

Ron Widelec

Ron Widelec joins Avenues this fall as a history teacher in the Upper School. He comes to Avenues from Our World Neighborhood Charter School (Astoria, NY), where, for the past seven years, he has taught United States history to grade seven. More...

Meet Michael Hegner

Michael Hegner

Michael Hegner joins Avenues this fall as a history teacher in the Upper School. He comes to Avenues from South Hadley High School (South Hadley, MA), where he taught United States history, world civilization and economics courses as a student teacher. More...