What sets apart Greenwich Education Group?

Without question, it's our dedicated, qualified professional staff of teachers, directors, and subject area specialists. We pride ourselves on the individualized attention we provide, along with our child-friendly environment and our strong communication links between you, your child's classroom teacher, and our instructors here at Greenwich Education Group

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Vicky founded Greenwich Education Group (GEG) in 2003 and is the President of all GEG divisions and responsible for strategic decision-making for The Pinnacle School, The Spire School, and Links Academy. She is also the Director of Day & Boarding School Advisory Services.

Vicky began her career as a teacher in the Stamford Public Schools and went on to teach in the Greenwich Public Schools. She is deeply knowledgeable about the academic curriculum in both public and private school arenas.

Victoria Newman, MS Ed, CEP 

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Chief Financial Officer,

Greenwich Education Group

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Dino Kasamis, MBA

As Chief Financial Officer for Greenwich Education Group, Dino Kasamis is responsible for a wide range of financial services (budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general accounting) and commercial insurance services for Greenwich Education Group’s schools and services. He serves as an Ex-Officio member of the Greenwich Education Group, Pinnacle School and Spire School Advisory Boards.

 

Prior to joining GEG, Dino served as the Vice President of Finance for Berkeley College. He has a myriad of financial and accounting experience, including long-tenured roles with the Hertz Corporation (over 20 years) and IBM (10 years). 

 

Dino received his MBA in Finance from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fordham University.

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Lewis Brey oversees all aspects of GEG’s human resources needs and provides legal counsel to the organization on a wide range of issues. Lewis joined GEG after serving as the Director of HR and Internal Counsel for Weston Public
Schools for 10 years. Prior to his work in Weston, Lewis held the same position at Danbury Public Schools and practiced law in Connecticut and New York. Lewis has also served as an elected Board of Education member in both Westport and Redding, Connecticut.

Lewis Brey

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Charles (Charlie) Manos has over 35 years of experience in education, special education, and mental health. Charlie joined Pinnacle in 2017. Prior to that, he spent seven years as the Director of Special Services for Brookfield Public Schools, where he oversaw Special Education and Related Service Programs. Prior to joining Brookfield, he spent many years working in the Danbury Public Schools as a School Psychologist and Administrator.

Charlie Manos, MS, EdS, LMFT

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Tammy holds a doctorate in psychology from Columbia University, and is a licensed clinical social worker and certified school social worker who specializes in work with children & families. Tammy also serves as a life coach and executive function coach. Her approach utilizes a strengths-based instructional methodology and a combination of cognitive and dialectical behavior therapeutic techniques that shape individual students’ learning styles and academic success. 

Tammy Moscrip, PhD, LCSW

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Becky Rabassa joined Links Academy in 2020 as the Executive Director. Becky is a licensed clinical social worker who has over thirty years of experience working in both social service organizations and Independent schools. She specializes in program development with specific expertise in the topics of wellness, social-emotional learning, and leadership. In both her administrative roles and clinical work, Becky takes a solution-focused approach while supporting children, teens, and their families. Before joining Links, she spent over 20 years working in private and public schools and is intimately familiar with both landscapes. Becky received her MSW from Columbia University and her BA in Psychology and Sociology from Curry College.

Becky Rabassa

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Director of Enrollment,
The Pinnacle School

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Sunan has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History from Oberlin College and brings over two decades of experience in independent schools and admissions. Prior to joining Pinnacle in 2017, she served as Director of Admissions, Financial Assistance, and High School Placement at Presidio Hill School in San Francisco and as Assistant Director of Admissions at Castilleja School in Palo Alto, California.

 

After returning to the East Coast, Sunan applied her professional experience to help educational non-profits in her local community with strategic planning and grant writing, and served as an admissions consultant.

Sunan Jones, BA

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Dede graduated from Sweet Briar College with a double major in Sociology and Anthropology. While Dede originally worked in promotion and marketing for two major corporations, her passion for education is the result of the journeys of her four children.

 

These experiences led her to serve on several school boards where she was Board Chair for the Northwest Greenwich Nursery School, Children’s Day School, and, most recently, Oldfields School, an independent girl boarding school in Maryland. Dede is a long-time member and past president of the Junior League of Greenwich and currently sits on the Advisory Board of Children’s Day School.

Dede LeComte, AB

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Stephanie became part of the Leadership Team in 2018 and currently serves as Assistant Director of Education and Lower School Division Leader. Stephanie first joined the Pinnacle faculty in 2015 as an English and Language Arts teacher with a specialty in teaching reading to students with language-based learning disabilities through an individualized, systematic, multi-sensory program.

She holds a Master of Professional Studies in Special Education from Manhattanville College. Stephanie has received certification as both a Reading Specialist and Administrator from Sacred Heart University. She has also received Orton-Gillingham training. 

Stephanie Kriegsman, MPS

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Senior Director of Communications
and Marketing,
Greenwich Education Group

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Amy Daniels oversees and implements all of the company’s integrated marketing initiatives, including branding, advertising, public relations, and community outreach campaigns for GEG’s schools and services. Amy brings over twenty years of marketing experience to the role. She spent the past two years as the Director of Marketing for The Pinnacle School.

 

Amy has held senior marketing positions for companies and brands including: NYY Steak, the steakhouse of the New York Yankees; China Grill Management restaurant group; Westfield shopping centers; The Prudential Center in Boston; and the Back Bay Restaurant Group. 

Amy Daniels

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Cynthia has been in the field of education for the past thirteen years and is passionate about working with families and staff in the advancement for all students. Collectively she plans to support students academically, emotionally, and physically and believes that all students have the ability to reach their highest potential when given the right tools. One of her favorite quotes is, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou


Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from The State University of New York at New Paltz and a Master of Science Degree in Special Education from The College of New Rochelle. 

 

Cynthia Hendrickson, MEd SpEd

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Andrew (Andy) is the Academic Dean for The Spire School. He holds a Master of Educational Leadership/Department Chair Certification, an 092 Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor Certification, and a Sixth Year Degree in Educational Leadership, all from Central Connecticut State University.

 

He holds certifications in Administration, Department Leadership, Chemistry, and General Science. Andy began his professional career as a ceramic engineer working for IBM in silicon chip technology development in upstate New York at the Endicott Research and Development facility.

Andrew Komar, MS

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Director of Tutoring and Test Prep,

GEG Learning & Development Center

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Brennan graduated from Williams College majoring in Political Economy. He spent over a decade in Washington, D.C. where he worked with leading economists on public policy issues at the Brookings Institution. He later worked at consulting firms, providing economic analysis and advisory services to both business and government. He has shared his passion for learning a wide variety of subjects as a tutor for Academic Services and as a teacher at Links Academy.

Brennan Kelly

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GEG welcomes back Robyn Whittingham. From 2010-2018, she served as GEG's Chief Operating Officer and Head of HR. Robyn received her Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the board for Make-A-Wish Connecticut and the Western Connecticut Healthcare Community Healthcare Initiative.

Robyn Whittingham, MS

Greenwich Education Group does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by CT state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Greenwich Education Group is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. Inquiries should be directed to Greenwich Education Group's Title IX Coordinators, Lewis Brey, Senior Director of Human Resources and Internal Counsel, lbrey@greenwichedgroup.com, or in his absence, to Helen Ong, Human Resources and Benefits Manager, hong@greenwichedgroup.com,  201 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06905, 203-661-1609.