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Staff Directory

  • Carry Chan
    Carry Chan
    Superintendent
    Carry Chan
    Superintendent
    Carry Chan-Howard has been the Community Superintendent of District 1 since 2017. She started as a teacher in Brooklyn and was inspired to become a school leader. During her tenure as an assistant principal, she was accepted to the Leadership Academy. She had the opportunity to open a new public middle school, The School for Global Leaders in the lower east side of Manhattan, in District 1. Carry was also born and raised in the lower east side and is deeply invested in the community.


    cchan2@schools.nyc.gov
  • Kristine
    Kristine Mustillo
    Deputy Superintendent
    Kristine Mustillo
    Deputy Superintendent
    Kristine Mustillo is a 25-year educator who served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal prior to joining the District 1 team as Deputy Superintendent. As a parent and an educator, she is committed to closing opportunity gaps that exist across the city. Kristine supports professional learning for school leaders and the strengthening of instructional programming across our schools. Kristine is a lifelong learner who is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in community-based leadership.


    kmustil@schools.nyc.gov
  • Felicia Alvarez
    Felicia Alvarez
    Field Support Liaison
    Felicia Alvarez
    Field Support Liaison
    In this role, Felicia supports the Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent in improving the performance of district schools and strategically coordinating services. Felicia uplifts the district’s vision and mission by serving as a conduit between our schools, Borough/ Citywide Offices, and external community partnerships. Prior to joining the District Team, Felicia served in many roles, including Operations, Youth Development and Teaching & Learning. As an educator, parent and lifelong learner, Felicia is committed to the educational equality in service of all students, families, and schools.


    falvarez@schools.nyc.gov
  • Wilson Lam
    Early Childhood District Education Administrator
    Wilson Lam
    Early Childhood District Education Administrator
    Wilson Lam is a native New Yorker; born and raised. He has been an educator within the Dept. of Education for over 15 years. He was an early childhood education teacher in District 25, Queens, before becoming a literacy coach in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He is excited to take on his new role as an Early Childhood Education Administrator in District 1. Equity and cultural responsiveness in the education system are his priorities. He hopes to give all learners a myriad of opportunities to reveal their talents and skills through meaningful learning experiences.


    WLam22@schools.nyc.gov
  • Migdalia Pantaleon
    Migdalia Pantaleon
    Family Support Coordinator
    Migdalia Pantaleon
    Family Support Coordinator
    Over the course of her career, Migdalia has worked with families in many roles, from tutoring special needs children one-on-one to after-school programs, leading teachers in Head Start programs to working as a teacher associate and parent coordinator in a charter school. For the past 7 years, she’s worked as data manager for the DOE Adult Education Program’s regional office in South Jamaica, while also offering outreach support to her region. She looks forward to bringing her experience, patience, and passion to her new role as Family Support Coordinator for District 1


    mpantaleon2@schools.nyc.gov
  • Aldo Maldonado
    Aldo Maldonado
    Administrative Assistant
    Aldo Maldonado
    Administrative Assistant
    Aldo started his career in NYC’s Department of Education 4 years ago as a Bilingual College & Career coach at District 79’s Pathways to Graduation. Throughout his time as a member of the College & Career team, Aldo assisted countless first-generation students in helping to apply to college, financial aid, and various trade programs. Aldo is an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, undocumented immigrants, and at-risk youth. He is excited to join District 1 as their Administrative Assistant.