Stephanie Frank

A Brooklyn native, Stephanie earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2000 and a Masters of Speech-Language Pathology from St. John’s University in 2008. Stephanie worked with adults and children as a speech language pathologist at Lutheran Hospital before joining the NYC Department of Education. Always happy to discuss language strategies or debate the best pizza in the neighborhood, she is thrilled to be a part of the ETHS family! 

Sara Mohamed

Sara Mohamed was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from City College of New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Electronic Multimedia Design.

Tara Imparato

Tara Imparato graduated from SUNY Geneseo where she earned her BA in Sociology and CUNY Hunter where she earned a Master's Degree in Social Work with a focus on Community Organizing, Planning and Development. Go SUNY & CUNY!

Halima Miller

Halima has several years of experience in customer service working as a barista, pharmacy technician, in child care and in school food settings. In her spare time, she enjoys using her many music, including singing and playing the piano and guitar. Halima loves coming to work everyday at Energy Tech for the opportunity to be a positive influence in students' lives.

Yanique Powell

Yanique Powell is excited for her second year at Energy Tech as a Guidance Counselor. She was raised in the Bronx but born on the beautiful island of Jamaica. Ms. Powell received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Vermont and a Master of Education degree from Long Island University Brooklyn Campus. Before Energy Tech, Ms. Powell worked for seven years at the YMCA as a School Age Child Care Director and Summer Camp Director. In her free time she likes to travel, listen to music and spend time with family and friends.

Lyndsey Alvarez

Lyndsey Alvarez earned her Bachelor's Degree in journalism and legal studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2004 and her Master's Degree in social work from Wheelock College in 2008. Before joining the Energy Tech team, Ms. Alvarez worked in charter schools in Harlem and in Boston with elementary and middle school students.

Natalia Alvarez

Natalia Alvarez, Parent Coordinator, is in her second year working for the Department of Education. She worked as an assistant manager at a private medical practice for six years, and after that she worked as the COO assistant at a law firm here in New York. She has a seven-year-old son who just started his second year of education in the New York City Public School system. 

Benjamin Ng

Benjamin Ng is ecstatic to be a part of the Energy Tech family as the school social worker. It has always been his goal in life to work in education, helping develop young minds to reach their potential and achieve success in their futures.  

Prior to the 2014-2015 school year, Mr. Ng worked in Child Welfare for over five years, serving at-risk youth and families as a foster care caseworker.  

Mr. Ng received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from SUNY Binghamton and Master's degree in Social Work from Long Island University. 

Maureen Tompkins

After working in the restaurant business for 18 years, Maureen Tompkins took on a position as a school aide in PS 89 in Elmhurst working closely with the staff and students on a daily basis. After seven years at PS 89, Mrs. Tompkins felt that it was time for a change and found out about a new school opening in Long Island City called Energy Tech High School.