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Board and Staff

Our Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

The Community School is governed by a Board of Trustees. This group is responsible for oversight of the program including the mission, budgeting, program goals, and legal and fiscal oversight. It is made up of individuals who live in the communities that surround the school and have a long term commitment to the school.

Dave Bayer

Tom Culotta

Ryan Gavin

Justin Switzer

Ed Gavin

Jeanette Norris


The Community School has a staff of dedicated professionals, almost all of whom are volunteers.

Tom Culotta
Director & Teacher

Noah Saganski

Peggy Lashbrook
Associate Director – Development

Lean Culotta
Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Ryan Gavin
Consulting Computer Technician

Justin Switzer
Consulting Librarian

Grace Baek
Teacher’s Assistant

Anna Bartoli
Teacher’s Assistant

Tanique Bennett
Teacher’s Assistant

James Li
Teacher’s Assistant

Marian Park
Teacher’s Assistant

Alondra Paulino
Teacher’s Assistant

Mauricio Silva
Teacher’s Assistant

Lauren Zingao
Teacher’s Assistant

Brandon Park
Teacher’s Assistant

Seminar Teachers

In addition to the core curriculum, the students have the benefit of seminars to enrich their learning.  We are very fortunate to have excellent seminar teachers who generously give their time every week.

Don Riesett
Creative Writing

Eduardo Viana
Physical Education

Special thanks to The GreenMount School for  donating the use of their facility for gym class.


The Community School Initiative is an ongoing group of Johns Hopkins University students who design and implement weekly science labs for our students both at our school and on the JHU campus.

Will Ye

Walter Zhao

Andrew Mao

Tianyu Hu

Jenny Seo

Victoria Stepanyants

Amy Lu

Vishaan Nursey

Noah Stanco

Amber Hu

Eileen Yu

Herriet Hsieh

Darius Irani

Tingwen Guo

Kumar Muthukumar

Morgan Wu

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is composed of individuals who are active supporters of the mission and program of The Community School. Each of the members offers unique talents and counsel to the organization.

Peggy Lashbrook
Education Consultant
Special Needs

Carol Berman
Speech/Language Pathologist
Special Needs

Mary Pat Clarke
Representative 14th District
Baltimore City Council

Thomas J. Iacoboni
Founder & President
Iacoboni Site Specialists

Don Riesett
Writer & Mentor

Ken Bancroft
Retired President
Saint Agnes Hospital

Mitchell Brown
Chief Operating Officer
Compco Digital

Tony Culotta
Founder & President
Antron Corporation

Christopher Mazzulli
Director of MIS
Health Care Support Services

George Tilson
Playwright, Founder
Tilson & Diaz Solutions


The Community School is annually audited by certified public accountants from a local, reputable, community-minded accounting firm to certify that all of our financial records meet generally acceptable accounting services.

Gary R. Bozel & Associates

Gary Bozel

Megan Lindenmeyer