Brendan Wolff (Executive Director and classroom teacher) holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Creative Writing from Binghamton University, and is near completion (one semester shy) of his Master’s degree in Special Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. He spent 2 years studying ABA at the Institute for Child Development in Binghamton. In 2016, Brendan founded Allied Achievement.
Michele Lipman (Classroom Teacher) has been teaching for the last 10 years in public and private schools. She has an MA in Childhood Education and professional licenses in Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities. She recently completed the Specialized Studies Program in Gifted & Talented Education from the University of California.
Liz Frank (Vice Principal) has dedicated her life to educating children since 1998. She has a MA in Educational Psychology from Teachers College. Liz has worked as a public and private classroom teacher, directed Lindamood-Bell Learning Process, and led her own organization, Abundant Learning in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
Lori Adler (Classroom Teacher) has over 20 years experience working in a variety of elementary school settings. She has worked as a classroom teacher, learning specialist for both math and reading and elementary school librarian. She has earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education (K-8 with Emotional Disturbance) as well as a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Theater at The George Washington University.
Tiffany Luk (Support Staff) has a BA in English Literature from Baruch College and has enjoyed helping young people learn for several years.
Max Brown (Support Staff) is graduating from Eugene Lang College at the New School for Liberal Arts with a BA in Psychology and Literature with a concentration in writing in December 2018. Max spent two summers at Camp Ramapo, a camp for children with a variety of developmental and behavioral disorders.
Meaghan Fluitt (Support Staff) has a BA in theatre and creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and works as a professional actor on stage and film.
John Dhaness (Support Staff) is currently working on Master’s degree in Speech Therapy at NYU, transferring functional skills he learns into the classroom.