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Alexandra Anormaliza started her career in public education as a high school teacher in 1992.  She served as founding principal of The International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn from 2004 to 2010.  Most recently, Alexandra was the Executive Director for the Office of Instructional Support, where she oversaw the development of yearly citywide instructional expectations and the implementation of aligned citywide professional learning experiences, and the inaugural leader for the Progressive Redesign Opportunity for Schools of Excellence (PROSE) program, which seeks to provide schools with flexibility to implement innovative strategies outside of existing union rules and Chancellor’s Regulations.  Alexandra is a graduate of New York City public schools and the City University of New York.  She was a member of the first cohort of the New York City Leadership Academy.  
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Christopher Tricarico has nearly 20 years of experience in the New York City public school system.  He started his career in 1996 as an Elementary School Teacher, later becoming the assistant principal of P.S. 274 in District 32 and Principal of P.S. 75, also in District 32. He has also served as a network coach, cluster chief accountability officer, and deputy cluster leader, where he oversaw and supported 10 networks and more than 250 schools. Most recently, Christopher was the Executive Director for the Office of Renewal Schools, where he oversaw the development of the Renewal School Initiative.   Christopher is also a graduate of New York City public schools and the City University of New York.  
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Download this searchable spreadsheet to see your school's contacts at your District Office and Borough Field Support Center:  https://portal.nycenet.edu/NR/rdonlyres/B72FA5A0-1407-4947-AF4F-4EA7DD462FA5/0/SchoolContacts28Jul15.xlsx

Nick DiSanto has served as a teacher at Manhattan Hunter Science High School, an achievement coach for the CUNY Network, and an assistant principal at New Design High School.  Throughout his work in each of these roles, he has facilitated various professional learning opportunities for teachers and school leaders, including instructional coaching, curriculum development, and inter-visitations within and among schools.  Having completed two graduate programs at Hunter College, Nick remains a part of the community as an adjunct instructor of a literacy course.  Nick has also worked as a faculty adviser for a study abroad program, and he is continuing in to his fourth year as a facilitator for the NYC Teacher Leadership Program.  

Anthony Vellon
Anthony Vell‎ón has over 10 years of DOE and private sector experience. He is knowledgeable in human resources, budget, and business operations. Prior to joining the Affinity Group Field Support Center, Anthony was the Deputy Network Leader of CFN 531 and was in charge of day to day operations. He has worked on various levels throughout the DOE—school, district, and central DHR.  Anthony has supported schools on all levels within Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. 

Education has been the passion of Larry Gelb's professional work, which spans over 25 years on the continuum of special education.  His early experience was dedicated to understanding, instructing, and developing the minds of students having cognitive and emotional struggles.  As his work continued to develop, he became intrigued by the needs of the students at the opposite end of the spectrum, those who were intellectually gifted and talented. After several years of classroom work with this population, he became Director of Gifted and Talented for a suburban school district. Over the past 12 years, his administrative work with the NYCDOE schools has been on the instructional level of Special Education grades K-12 working closely with Principals, General Education and teachers of Students with Disabilities, and Paraprofessionals.

Daniel Walsh has worked across the kindergarten through graduate school spectrum in both teaching and administrative capacities for 25 years. He began his career working in higher education administration and became an ESL teacher in 2001 at PS 11 in Manhattan. In 2004, he was part of the founding staff of The International High School @ Prospect Heights where he served as teacher, advisor, literacy coach, and UFT Chapter Leader. During this time, he also taught pre- and in-service master’s students at City College. After a dissertation research sabbatical, he worked at Central to provide professional development for network and cluster staff around the Common Core Learning Standards and the teacher evaluation system. Most recently, he completed an SBL at Baruch College through the Leadership Academy and served as principal at the International High School at Union Square. Danny graduated from SUNY Binghamton and has advanced degrees from SUNY New Paltz and the CUNY Graduate Center.

Eric Glatz began his career as a high school mathematics teacher in Richmond Hill High School, then became a founding teacher at the Queens School of Inquiry where he moved up to become their first assistant principal. He moved to the role of MOSL Specialist for Cluster 1 and later was named the Deputy Network Leader for the CUNY School Support Network.

Tracey Collins, Deputy Director, Student Services
After serving as an International Flight Attendant, Tracey Collins began her educational career as a 3rd grade teacher in Brooklyn, NY.  Over the years, she has also served as a Community School Coordinator, Assistant Principal and Elementary/Middle School Principal. Following the principal-ship, for the last eight years she led Youth Development and Operational Support at the Queens ISC, then served as Network Director of Student Support Services and Deputy Network Leader.  From 2012-13, she served as Executive Director of School Improvement and Special Projects in Cluster One. From 2013-2015 she served as Deputy Cluster Leader for Student Support Services in Cluster Five. Tracey earned an undergraduate degree from Xavier University in New Orleans, an MA in Elementary Education from City College of New York and an M.Ed in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College of Education.

Betty Feibusch, Culture Climate Manager, (Consortium, CUNY, Expeditionary Learning, International, and Urban Assembly Schools)
Betty Feibusch joined the Department of Education in 2003, supporting the Region 8 Superintendent with special projects. Subsequently, she worked in School Improvement on school redesign and on network teams with a focus on health, safety and youth development. She believes that building social emotional learning is foundational for academic achievement.  At the end of the day, our goal is young people who are successful in school, work and life. Within her school support work, Betty seeks to create space to celebrate student voice, families and communities. Passionate about urban agriculture and soil structures, on weekends she can be found building and turning compost piles in Brooklyn and at her Ulster County bungalow.
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