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Instructional Support Services

The Instructional Support Services Department at Port Richmond High School is built on the foundation that each child is entitled to learn in the way that suits them best. It is the belief of the department that it is our job to ensure that there are many opportunities for differentiation in each class room. We offer a variety of programs in compliance with each individual student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) including: Related Services, Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS), Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classes, and Self Contained classes. With the support of teachers, paraprofessionals, counselors, and therapists, we as a department are committed to each child and making sure that they are successful here at Port Richmond and in the future.
Mr. Erick Varga- A.P.
9th-12th Grade

SUNY Oneonta, 2003
M.S. Ed Sp. Education Wagner College
M.S. School Admin and Supervision, Touro College 

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Ms. Caturano
9th - 12th Grade Math


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Ms. DiPalma
9th Grade Science

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Ms. Egan
9th Grade Math

SUNY Cortland (BS)

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Mr. Frustaci
10th Grade Social Studies, Izone

College of Staten Island (Adolescent Ed) 2013
St. John's University(Marketing), 2004 

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Mrs. Kacaj
9th, 11th Grade Social Studies

Fordham University (BA), 2003
Touro College, MA in General Education & Special Education 5 - 9, 7-12, 2007

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Mrs. Loughran
9th Grade English

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Mr. Martino
9th Grade Science

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Mrs. Osano
10th, 11th Grade Science

Kenyatta University-Kenya (B Ed. Hons.) 
City New York ( MS.Ed)
Kean University  (Learning Consultancy-LDT-C)

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Mr. Ruiz
10th - 11th Grade Math

University of Florida (Bachelor's), 2005
University of Central Florida (MBA, 2008)
St. John's  University (M.Ed., 2011) 

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9th Grade Math

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Mr. Sce
9th, 10th, 11th Grade, Dean

City College of New York (Film and Television), 2005
Touro College (Masters in Special Education), 2015

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Mr. Telesino
10th - 12th Grade English

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Mr. Vesce
10th Grade Math, Dean

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Mr. Cassidy
10th - 11th Grade Social Studies

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Ms. DeForest
9th-11th Grade Social Studies

Touro College, 2012
MA Students with Disabilities 7-12 Touro College 2013
MA School District Leadership Touro College IP

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Ms. DiStefano
9th, 10th Grade English

College of Staten Island (MS Adolescent English Education), 2014
College of Staten Island (BA English Literature), 2011

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Ms. Fitzgerald
9th, 10th Grade English

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Mr. Johnson
9th - 12th Grade English

Pace University BA in Business Admin
Wagner College, MBA,
New York University, MS
Touro College MS Education/Special Education
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Mr. Klores
10th, 11th Grade Social Studies

City College (M.S. ED)

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9th,10th Grade Science

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Mr. McLean
9th,10th  Grade English

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Mrs. Ross
9th Grade English

Long Island University (MS in Education), 2009
CUNY, Baruch College
BBA in Marketing Management (minor in music), 2004

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9th, 10th, 11th Grade Social Studies

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Ms. Santiago
9th, 10th Grade Math

SUNY Albany(BS in Communications and Business, 2004

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Ms. Suarez
9th,10th Grade Math

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Mr. Torres
9th,10th Grade Social Studies

Wilkes University/History/2005
Touro College/Masters of Science in Special Education/2010

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