R.I.C.A. School Departments 

Administrative Team           Principals Office

 

Student Support Room       SSR Staff 

Art Department                  Arts

Transition     Trans 

http://montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careerprograms/

  • Mrs. Erin Thornes - Transition Support Teacher

 Elementary School Elem.   

  • Mrs. Amy England - 4/5 teacher
  • Mr. Jackson McCaffrey - paraeducator

 

English Department   English Department 

 

Mission Statement: Students will develop skills to become proficient readers, writers, speakers and listeners, who will have the necessary tools to be literate individuals, able to survive in an ever more complex world.

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/english/index.aspx 


  • Mrs. Fran Kauffunger - English lead teacher
  • Mrs. Elaine Hickey - Testing Coordinator
  • Mr. Bernard Jankowski - English teacher
  • Mrs. Teresa Sikora - English teacher 
  • Ms. Antonia Charles - English teacher
  • Mrs. Harling Lagos - English teacher
  • Mrs. Benita Cohen - paraeducator
  • Mr. John Walker - paraeducator
  • Ms. Cheyvonne Grant - paraeducator
  • Mrs. Rita Marshall - paraeducator

Foreign Language FL

 

http://montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/languages/

  • Mrs. Lucie Almasi-Smith - World Languages Teacher
  • Mrs. Malek Kechrid - paraeducator
  • Main Office Office2
  • Mrs. Cindy Rampp - Administrative Secretary, Attendance Secretary
  • Mei Yin - School Secretary, Registrar

Math Department Math Department

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/math/index.htm

Mission Statement: The RICA math team is committed to providing engaging and rigorous learning opportunities focused on critical thinking skills and real-world applications in order to prepare our students for success in college and the workplace.

  • Mr. Bob Woodard - Math Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Cynthia Whoolery - Math Teacher
  • Ms. Annie Mullins - Math Teacher
  • Ms. Shanna Engel - Math Teacher
  • Mrs. Sylvie Awakian - paraeducator
  • Mrs. Helen Cha - paraeducator

Media Center Library

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/media/programs/

  • Mr. Sean Glynn - Media Specialist
  • Mrs. Nichole Batluck - Media Assistant

 

Music Department muzic

  • Mr. Derrick Hewlett - Music Teacher
  • Mrs. Priscilla Foreman - paraeducator

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Physical Education Department Exercise

http://montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/physed/

  • Mr. Ed Farrell - PE Teacher 
  • Mr. Pat Fletcher - paraeducator

Science Department & Technology SciFi

 Mission Statement:As science educators who respect our students and their diverse backgrounds and needs, we will integrate learning strategies such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Question Answer Relationships (QAR).  Additionally, we will prepare our students to transition to their mainstream school by providing them with rigorous academic instruction that will prepare them to live in their 21st century global community.http://montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/science/

  • Ms. Rebecca Libert - Science Teacher
  • Ms. Claire Lefebvre - Science Teacher
  • Ms. Marilyn Wise - Science Teacher
  • Mr. Gianpaolo Scarzella - Science Teacher
  • Ms. Rebecca Rippeon - paraeducator

  

Speech Pathologist SP

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/specialed/speech.shtm

 

  • Mrs. Christina Wozniak - Speech Pathologist

 

Social Studies Department  Global

School Safety and Security Safety

 

Staff Development Staff

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/development/

 

  • Ms. Kristen Millios - PASS Class Teacher

 

College and Career Research and DevelopmentTechnology Education CollegeCa

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/cte/

  • Mrs. Fran Kauffunger - CCRD/CCRDS teacher

Educational Diagnostician Stuff

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/info/assessments/

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/sharedaccountability/testing/

  • Mr. Elaine Hickey - Testing Coordinator