Instructional Staff

Teachers
Each teacher at Mount Vernon School is in partnership with parents to provide a well-rounded education for all students.  The majority of the teachers hold advance degrees in a variety of educational areas and continue to upgrade their skills through ongoing professional development. 97% of the staff members are certified highly qualified educators based on the criteria set forth in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Mrs. Washington-Gayle is a National Board Certified Teacher and Ms. Farrand was named 2016 Newark Teacher of the Year.

NameGrade/Subject & RoomEmail
Ms. I. WattsPreK 3 - 170iwatts@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. S. PenaPreK 4 - 105spena@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. S. Washington-GaylesKindergarten - 104swashington@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. R. WingoKindergarten - 171rwingo@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. C. MachucaKindergarten Bilingual - 172cmachuca@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. M. Aiken-WrightKindergarten - 173mwright@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. A. Valente GarciaGrade 1 - 106a1garcis@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. M. WittGrade 1 - 110mwitt@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. N. BrowerGrade 1 - 112nbrower@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. L. AparicioGrades 1 & 2 Bilingual - 108laparicio@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. M. LongGrade 2 - 109mlong@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. G. GomesGrade 2 - 111ggomes@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. S. Marchesano Grade 2 - 113smarchesano@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. J. StrachanGrade 3 ELA/Social Studies/Health - 114jstrachan@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. S. WilliamsGrade 3 Math/Science -115s7williams@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. E. OsborneGrade 3 Math/Science - 117eosborne@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. S. FreemanGrade 3 ELA/Social Studies/Health - 119sfreeman@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. Y. SmithGrade 4 Math - 205ysmith@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. J. BaileyGrade 4 Social Studies/Science/Health - 206jbailey@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. J. TwilleyGrade 4 - 207jtwilley@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. M. RoweGrade 4 ELA - 208madams@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. V. CarlisleGrade 5 ELA - 202vcarlisle@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. J. St. FortGrade 5 Math - 204jstfort@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. V. Gaines, HR5Grades 5 & 6 Social Studies/Health - 203vgaines@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. M. Bashir, HR5Grades 5 & 6 Math/Science - 213mbashir@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. B. Poindexter, HR6Grades 5 & 6 Science - 212bpoindexter@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms, S. Fenn, HR6Grade 5 & 6 ELA/Social Studies/Health - 211sfenn@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. Williams-BrownGrade 6 Math - 209d2brown@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. R. CornigansGrade 6 ELA - 216rcornigans@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. C. HeronGrade 7 Math - 217cheron@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. D. MorrisGrade 7 ELA - 220d1morris@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. J. LinfanteGrades 7 & 8 Social Studies/Health - 218jlifante@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. L. Jones, HR8Grades 7 & 8 Science - 221l1jones@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. W. FarrandGrade 8 Math - 219wfarrand@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. L. JohnsonGrade 8 ELA - 222l1johnson@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. C. McDanielGrades 7 & 8 Special Needs - 215cmcdaniel@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. T. GuchinskiyGrades 3-5 Resource - LL105tguchinskiy@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. C. ScannelliGrades 6-8 Resource - LL106cscannelli@nullnps.k12.nj.us
VacancyGrades 3-5 Bilingual - 101B
Mr. M. FeblesGrade 6-8 Bilingual - 107mfebles@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. M. RogerGrades K ESL - 121mrogers@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. O. SmirnovaGrades 1-2 ESL - 120osmirnova@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. F. AlamGrades 3-5 ESL - 101Afalam@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. A. ElhakeemGrades 6-8 ESL - LL108aelhakeem@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. R. WilliamsELA Academic Interventionist - 116Ar3williams@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. I. LewisELA Academic Interventionist - 116Bilewis@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. E. CorkerMath Academic Interventionist - 210ecorker@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. X. De JesusVisual Art - 174xdejesus@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. M. HassanPhysical Education - Gym-1mhassan@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. N. MitchellPhysical Education - Gym-2nmitchell@nullnps.k12.nj
Ms. P. BouknightVocal Music - LL102pbouknight@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. C. NicholsonDance - LL103cnicholson@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mr. M. CorralesWorld Language - LL104mcorrales@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Mrs. W. McCallumTechnology - LL107wmccallum@nullnps.k12.nj.us
Ms. S. SuberTechnology - 214ssuber@nullnps.k12.nj.us

Aides
At Mount Vernon classroom and personal aides work directly with the students in the classroom while school aides perform duties that are relevant to the everyday functions of the school. All aides are a valuable supplement to the educational process.

Mrs. R. KhanPre-K Instructional Aide
Mrs. R. Smart-GreenPre-K Instructional Aide
Ms. T. PeacockK Instructional Aide
Mrs. C. MonserrateK Instructional Aide
Mrs. E. YatzilelK Instructional Aide
VacancyK Instructional Aide
Mrs. P. BenbowSpecial Needs Instructional Aide
Mr. H. AmedESL Instructional Aide
Mrs. D. MohammedPersonal Instructional Aide
Ms. J. MoorePersonal Instructional Aide