Meet our Faculty & Staff.

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Mrs. Paulette Brathwaite
1st Grade Homeroom Teacher
Ms. Paulette Braithwaite is the first grade homeroom teacher at the Linden SDA School. She hails from Guyana, and has been an early childhood educator for the past forty years. Her numerous areas of discipline include Read More
Mrs. Marcia St. Hill
2nd Grade Homeroom Teacher
Mrs. Marcia St. Hill is a native of Jamaica, West Indies. She accepted the Seventh-day Adventist message after a dream, which she believes was from God, and much searching of the Scriptures. She has been actively Read More
Mrs. Linda Porter
3rd Grade Homeroom Teacher
 
Mrs. Lydia Akobi
5th Grade Homeroom teacher
Mrs. Lydia Aderonke Akobi is currently the 5th grade homeroom teacher at the Linden SDA School.  She was born in the ancient city of Ile-lfe, the spiritual home of the Yorubas in the most populous country Read More
Ms. Mirlande Pierre
7th Grade Teacher
Ms. Mirlande Pierre has over 15 years of experience as a Junior High School and High School educator. She is a product of SDA Christian Education, an alumnus of Hebron Union SDA School and Northeastern Academy. Read More
Ms. Chantel Small
8th Grade Homeroom Teacher
Mrs. Sharon Gittens -Stoute
Assistant Teacher, Grade 4
Mrs. Sharon Gittens-Stoute, is the assistant teacher for Grade 4 at the Linden SDA School. She hails from the beautiful Island of Trinidad and Tobago. She is the mother of two beautiful girls Olivia and Symone Read More
Ms. Amy Gallimore
Computer/Spanish (Grades 5-8)
Ms. Amy Gallimore is the computer and Spanish teacher at the Linden SDA School. She was born in the Bronx, but has experienced many different cultures, visiting and residing in Panama, Argentina, Brazil and Spain. Ms. Read More
Ms. Martine Bermingham
French, Spanish, Drama, and Choir teacher
Ms. Martine-Erica Bermingham is an Educator within the Northeastern Conference for the past decade. A product of Seventh-day Adventist Christian Education (Hanson Place, Greater New York Academy, and Andrews University), she completed her studies at NYU Read More
Mrs. Marcia Gore
School Nurse
Mrs. Marcia D. Gore is a New York State Licensed Registered Nurse for over 20 years. She specializes in pediatric nursing, she was a Clinical Nurse Manager at Catholic Medical Center, Mary Immaculate Hospital. Mrs. Gore Read More
Mrs. Sandra Joseph
Accountant Receivable Specialist
My name is Sandra Joseph and I am currently the Accounts Receivable Specialist at the Linden SDA School. Prior to me joining the Linden SDA staff in February 2010, I began my career in banking September Read More
Mrs. Erica Thorpe -Brown
School Accountant
Erica Thorpe-Brown is an Accountant and Tax Preparer by profession. She is currently the senior accountant at the Linden SDA School and has been serving in that capacity for the last two years. Before joining the Read More
Ms. Marilyn Rodney
Administrative Assistant
Ms. Marilyn B. Rodney works as the Administrative Assistant for the Linden SDA School since August 24, 2004. She attended Taylor Business Institute where she received an Associate’s degree in Business Administration. Her duties at the Read More
Dr. Laurene Richards – Usher
Principal
Dr. Laurene Richards- Usher currently serves as the Principal of the Linden Seventh-day Adventist School. She has worked for over twenty six years as an educator in different capacities in Latin America, in the Caribbean, and Read More
Mr. Phil Pope
6th Grade Homeroom Teacher
Mr. Tony Cadrot
Music Teacher
Mrs. Afeia Britton
Physical Education Teacher