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Our Leadership Team

  • 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
  • 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
  • Priscilla Dominguez
    Family Leadership Coordinator
    Priscilla Dominguez
    Family Leadership Coordinator
    Priscilla started working in the New York City Department of Education 4 years ago as a Substitute Teacher. Supporting the Office of Student Enrollment as a Students in Temporary Housing Outreach Coordinator, Priscilla worked with parents to build their awareness of school options for their children. After progressing to the role of Enrollment Support Specialist in the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality, she was tasked with onboarding new teachers for the NYC Teaching Fellows and NYC Teaching Collaborative. In this new role, she is excited to return to the environment where her career in the New York City DOE began; in a school community.


    Pdominguez5@schools.nyc.gov

District Leadership Team (DLT)

Dennis Gault

UFT Rep

Laura Peynado Castro

CSA Rep/UNMS Principal

Michael Adin

Office of State/Federal Education Policy
and School Improvement Programs

Willie Mathew

Principal of University Neighborhood HS

Barbara DiGangi

Director Families Thriving

Naomi Peña

CEC President

Larbi Malajati

School Food and Nutrition

Cynthia Perkis

DC37 Rep

TBD

TBD

2021-2022 Leadership Meetings

October 19

Virtual

January 11

Virtual

April 12

Virtual

November 9

Virtual

February 8

Virtual

May 10

Virtual

December 14

Virtual

March 8

Virtual

June 14

Virtual

Questions please contact District1NYC@gmail.com

Contact District 1

The District 1 Superintendent’s Team office is located in P.S. 20 Anna Silver at 166 Essex Street in room 126. The office is accessible using the F train to Delancey St or the J/M/Z to Essex St, by bus using the M15, M15SBS, M9, M21, and B39. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Telephone

212-353-2948

Physical Address

166 Essex Street
P.S. 20 — Room 126