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​“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” 
— Rita F. Pierson: Every kid needs a champion


6-8 Grade ELA
Cynthia Norkus

Nina Jones



6-8 Mathematics

Khristina Schultz

Ginger DeMent


6-8 Science

Tonya Hassel

Art

Tara Tyson


PE/Health

John Thorp


Spanish

Enriqueta Duncan














Kindergarten

Lisa Strassle

Ashley Fabien


First Grade

Jennifer Turchyn

Pallas Gruben


Second Grade

Tiffany Varley

Samantha Vallone


Third Grade

Anna Washack

Sandra Malvasio


Fourth Grade Homeroom

Arlene Faloba

Erin Ruscigno

4/5 Mathematics & Science


Fifth Grade Homeroom

Candace Ledet

Nicole Virgilio

​4/5 ELA & Social Studies


Sixth Grade Homeroom

Khristina Schultz


Seventh Grade Homeroom

Ginger DeMent


Eighth Grade Homeroom

Cynthia Norkus




DaVisha T. Pratt

Principal/Head of School


Donna Torres
School Business Administrator/ Board Secretary/Facilities Manager

Dennis Daniels

Dean of Students/Facilities Supervisor/HIB Specialist


​Dawn Cobb-Fosness
Vice Principal of Instruction and Pupil Services


Kristin Zink

Data Analyst/Assessment Supervisor



Patricia Callahan​
Administrative Assistant

Donna Comforti
School  Secretary

Angela Martinez
Bilingual Secretary


Kim Franzo
School Nurse

George Swain
Custodian


Sontori Nicholson
Custodian


Brittany Kieslor, MSW, LSW
​School Social Worker

Edgar A Arroyo
IT Department





​​Administrative Staff Members


HHOPE ACADEMY STAFF

​Transforming our community one child at a time


601 Grand Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 988-4227


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