Francina Jubilee: Experienced certified teacher, who has taught for over 20 years in the Mount Vernon City School District. She has two master’s Degrees (Secondary /Student with Disabilities and School Building Leadership. Also, Francina has over 11+ years’ experience with the MVCSD many online programs: I-Ready, Pearson (envision), Discovery Education, HMH Think Central (Collections), and McGraw Hill.
Liz Gallo – CEO: WhyMaker: A trained Technology and Engineering Educator, Liz, has a passion for helping students become problem solvers and design thinkers. Liz has been teaching K – University technology and engineering education for over ten years.
Victoria Garufi: Director of Education CELF -As Director of Education, Vicky is responsible for guiding CELF’s educator team to plan and implement all professional development programs. Before joining CELF, Vicky spent 12 years at the Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB) in Yonkers.
Helen Garufi– Education coordinator for the Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe, NY and even advisor for the Teacher Center of Central Westchester.
Steve Giglio: Teacher / Mentor Blind Brook UFSD: Educator grades 6,7 and 8 Technology. Steve serves on the STEAM Committee as an advisory group to District Administration. He has also been on the Policy Board of the TCCW and presented at our STEAM Conferences.
Michael Jernegons: Is an educator and innovator with experience in creating and implementing educational programs that excite and motivate students in the Mount Vernon School District. His background in business, special education, math, and science informs his mindful approach.
Ann Marie Kiernan: Educator from the Mount Vernon School District. She is the Retired Teacher representative for the Teacher Center of Westchester and Policy Board.
Alicia DelMastro: Educational Technology Facilitator in Pelham, NY, for Pelham UFSD. Alicia has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Childhood Education and a Masters in Special Education, Literacy, and Educational Technology Specialist. As an Ed Tech Facilitator, she is eager to help and support teachers in their daily instruction and to help engage students in hands on authentic learning experiences.