Friends Meeting School Faculty and Administration


  • Mara Y. Nicastro
    Head of School
    • The George Washington University, Washington, DC
      • M.A., American Literature
    • Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
      • B.A., English
  • Charlotte Murphy
    Lower School Coordinator and Lead Teacher
    • Frostburg University, Hagerstown, MD
      • M.A., Elementary Education
    • St John's College, Annapolis, MD
      • B.A., Philosophy
  • Ken Jones
    Upper School Coordinator, Social Studies, Athletic Director
    • Towson University, Towson, MD
      • B.A., History, Secondary Education
  • Trey Harris
    Admissions and Outreach
    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
      • B.A. Theatre Arts
  • James Farber, Jr.
    Business Manager and Facilities Coordinator
    • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
      • B.S. Advertising
  • Jolonda Jackson
    Front Office Manager
    • San Bernardino Valley College, San Bernardino, CA
      • A.A.
    • Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI
      • Undergraduate Studies
  • Peggy Koenig


  • Humaira Ahmed
    Lower School Lead Teacher, Middle School Math
    • Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan
      • M.S., French
      • B.A., French
    • University of Punjab, Punjab, India
      • M.A., French Language and Literature
  • Janine Borofka
    Upperschool Science
    • Columbia University, New York, NY
      • M.S., Ph.D., Metallurgy
    • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
      • B.E.S., Materials Science and Engineering
  • Veronica Guzman
    English Language Learner Support, Independent Study Coordinator
    • Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
      • B.A., Russian with a concentration in Secondary Education
  • Edward Levitzky
    Upper School English Language Support and Social Studies
    • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
      • M.A., Public and International Affairs
      • B.A., History
  • Peggy Mallette
    Upper School Math and Science
    • Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
      • M.A., Teaching
    • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
      • M.A., Science Writing
    • Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
      • B.A., Physics with a concentration in Astrophysics
  • Erica Murray
    Upper School Math, Science and Language Arts
    • Grand Canyon University
      • M.A., Elementary Education
      • certification in Special Education
    • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
      • B.A., English Language and Literature
  • Jill Petersen
    Upper School English and French
    • Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
      • B.A., Education
  • Currie Powers
    All School Art
    • Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
      • B.F.A.
    • Hood College, Frederick, MD
      • Teacher Certification
  • Samantha Roos
    All School Math, Physical Education
    • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
    • Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD
      • B.A., Sociology
  • Frances Saez
    Lower School and Middle School Spanish
    • Ana G. Mendez University, Wheaton, MD
      • M.A. Bilingual Education
    • Interamicana University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon, PR
      • B.S. Biology
  • Cindy Sparks
    After Care
  • Ada Walters
    Lower School Assistant Teacher and Summer Camp Lead Teacher
  • Brenda Yankaskas
    All School Performing Arts
    • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
      • B.A., Communication and English

All faculty & administators have email addresses built on the model:
first initial + last name +
For example: Jean Schmidt =