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Meet School Director Tracy DeOliveria-Lewis

 

Tracy DeOliveira-Lewis first joined Ascend in 2010 as a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Brooklyn Ascend Lower School after teaching math and literacy at various district and charter schools in New York for eight years. At Brooklyn Ascend, she rose to a dean of students position which she held for two years before being selected as a Ryan Fellow at the Accelerate Institute. Following the completion of her fellowship, DeOliveira-Lewis served for four years as the principal of Bronx Prep, a Democracy Prep public charter school. In 2018 DeOliveira-Lewis returned to Ascend as a resident director, and now takes the helm at Canarsie Ascend Middle School as school director. DeOliveira-Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree in community health education from CUNY’s York College, a master’s in elementary education and math from CUNY’s Brooklyn College, and a master’s in school building leadership from Columbia University’s Teachers College.

Leadership Team

 

Principal

Tracy DeOliveira-Lewis

tracy.deoliveiralewis@ascendlearning.org

 

Principal in Residence/Assistant Principal

Alim Uddin

alim.uddin@ascendlearning.org

Assistant Principal of Humanities

Caroline James 

caroline.james@ascendlearning.org

 

 

Student Support Services

School Clinician/Guidance Counselor

Irventz Garcon

irventz.garcon@ascendlearning.org

 

School Clinician

Savitri Hiralall

savitri.hiralall@ascendlearning.org

Student Services Coordinator

Ruth Le

ruth.le@ascendlearning.org

Operations Team

Assistant Principal of Operations

Quran Marshall

quran.marshall@ascendlearning.org

 

Operations Manager

Claudia Aubourg

claudia.aubourg@ascendlearning.org

 

Operations Associate

Alieghcia Dodd

alieghcia.dodd@ascendlearning.org

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