Ashley Butler

Ashley Butler received a B.A. in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education and Psychology from Hofstra University, in 2011. After working in the Early Childhood setting for three years and teaching Adult ESL classes for over a year, Ms. Butler decided to tap into her love of languages and various cultures and pursue her M.S. ED. in TESOL, in 2015 at Hofstra University. 

Susan Ryan

Susan Ryan received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU-Tisch School of the Arts and her M.S. in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York. 

Ms. Ryan brings her love of Theatre, Voice & Speech to the Energy Tech classroom and is particularly passionate about exploring the intersection of Humanity and Technology through asking the question, “Why is Theatre Education important in the Digital Age?”   She is thrilled to be a part of the Energy Tech Team and to be a part of the STEM to STEAM movement.

Caroline Park

Caroline Park is returning as an Energy Tech staff after completing her student teaching here last year. As a Queens native, she is excited to be teaching in the borough she was born and raised in. Growing up in a diverse neighborhood has allowed her to experience and appreciate the diversity of different cultures and people in New York City. Ms. Park loves the warm and welcoming community at Energy Tech and enjoys being able to form genuine connections with students while sharing her joy of learning and literature.

Matthew Flood

Matthew Flood received his BA in English and Philosophy from Manhattan College, and his Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to teaching at Energy Tech, Mr. Flood taught ESL and writing to Adults, Undergraduates, and High School Students in Abu Dhabi at New York University Abu Dhabi. Afterwards, he student-taught at Snowden International High School, an IB public school in Boston, and is now thrilled to be an English teacher at Energy Tech.

Julie Edmonds

Julie Edmonds has taught English in New York City for the past nine years. Prior to entering the field of education, Ms. Edmonds worked as a social worker in child protective services. Ms. Edmonds has worked with middle schoolers in the South Bronx, high schoolers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and now with 10th graders in Long Island City.

Ariana Radcliffe

Ariana Radcliffe has been a high school English teacher in New York City for five years. She has taught previously in Bay Ridge and Harlem, and is excited about being in her home borough, Queens. Ms. Radcliffe has taught 11th and 12th Grade English, Creative Writing, and Children's Literature.