Principal - Mrs. Fatima deCarvalho-Gianni has served as a teacher and principal for the Archdiocese of New York and an adjunct professor for Manhattan College. Mrs. Gianni's degrees are a B.A. in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, M.A. in Civil Engineering from Polytechnic University, M.A. in Elementary Education from Dowling College and credits in School Administration from Fordham University.
PreK - Mrs. Maryann Colombo has 24 years of teaching experience and has been at Holy Name of Jesus School for 19 of them. She is a graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas and the College of New Rochelle. Mrs. Colombo has earned her Masters Degrees in Education and Early Childhood.
PreK - Mrs. Joann Menzie has 16 years of teaching experience in PreK and has been at Holy Name of Jesus School for 26 years. Both of her children are graduates of HNJ. She has a degree in Business Administration from Berkeley College and a diploma of certification in Early Childhood from Westchester Community College.
Kindergarten - Mrs. Karen Desanto will be starting her 21st year of teaching as well as her 8th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs. Desanto is a graduate of Kings College and Fordham University and has earned her Masters Degrees in Curriculum and Teaching.
1st Grade - Mrs. Jami-Lyn Kotula has eleven years experience teaching at Holy Name of Jesus School, which includes one year teaching pre-k and ten years teaching kindergarten. Mrs. Kotula received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY where she majored in Elementary Education and Mathematics. She has eighteen master credits at Fordham University in the reading and literacy program. However currently she is concentrating and completing her masters degree at Mercy College which includes Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education and Special Education. At the end of her studies she will have tri-certification in the above.
2nd Grade - Mrs. Margaret Gembecki has 23 years of teaching experience and she will be starting her 16th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs.Gembecki is a graduate of Pace University and has earned her Masters Degree from Manhattan College in Special Education.
3rd Grade - Mrs. Patricia Haughey has 23 years of teaching experience and she will be starting her 7th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs. Haughey is a graduate of Saint Francis College and Saint John's University. She has earned her Masters Degree in Education.
4th Grade - Ms. Babette Darrigrand has 14 years teaching experience and will be starting her 10th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Ms. Darrigrand is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton and Hunter College. She has earned her Masters Degree in Elementary Education.
5th Grade - Mrs. Nancy Malcolm has 23 years of teaching experience and will be starting her 2nd year at Holy Name of Jesus. Mrs. Malcolm is a graduate of Dominican College and has received her Masters Degrees in Child and Adolescent Study and Psychology Western Connecticut State University.
6th Grade - Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) D'Alliessi has devoted her career to elementary education in Catholic schools for over 28 years. For the last ten years, she has taught at St. Eugene School in Yonkers as a fifth grade and sixth grade homeroom teacher, responsible for grades five through eight Social Studies. Before that she taught at St. Gregory the Great School in Harrison and NYC Public Schools. During her 18 years at St. Gregory’s, Mrs. D’Alliessi had experience teaching from Kindergarten through eighth grade. Mrs. D’Alliessi lives in Harrison, NY with her husband, Mario, and is a parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Church. She and her husband have two children: Fr. Daniel D’Alliessi, a priest for the Archdiocese of NY, and Darlene Gandolfi, a Chemistry Professor at Manhattanville College. Mrs. D’Alliessi is looking forward to being part of the Holy Name of Jesus family.
7th Grade - Mrs. Deirdre Gibbons has been teaching for 22 years and will be starting her 9th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs. Gibbons is a graduate of Manhattan College, Fordham University and the College of New Rochelle. She has earned two Master Degrees in Counseling and Adminstration.
8th Grade - Mrs. Joan Niciu has been teaching for 38 years and will be starting her 31st year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs. Niciu is a graduate of Iona College and Manhattan College. She has earned her Masters Degree in Reading.
Physical Education and Computers - Ms. Stephanie Ryan will be starting her 3rd year at Holy Name of Jesus School as well as her 3rd year of teaching Physical Education. Ms. Ryan is a graduate of Manhattan College and Lehman College. She has earned here Masters Degree in Health Education.
Art - Ms. Sheila Amato has 18 years of teaching experience and will be starting her 7th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Ms. Amato is a graduate of Mercy College, Mount Aloysius College, and the College of New Rochelle. She has earned Masters Degrees in Merchandising and Education.
Music - Mrs. Suzanne Gerbosi has been teaching for 10 years and will be starting her 8th year at Holy Name of Jesus School. Mrs. Gerbosi has earned her degree in Communications from SUNY Oneonta.