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Name Position Phone
Alarcon, Amabel Kindergarten Spanish
Alianiello, Austin Band
Alvarez, Silviana 1st grade Spanish
Barkin, Kathy Pre-Kindergarten
Benard, Lisa Math Coach 475-220-3678
Casella, Ercole Physical Education
Casey, Caitlyn 3rd Grade English
Cheng, Hong World Language, Chinese 475-220-3676
Ciocci, Amy Guidance Counselor 475-220-3624
Clark, Edmund 6th grade Science
Collazo, Edward 5th-6th grade Spanish Literacy
Colon, Diana 2nd grade Spanish
Costa, Elena 5th-6th grade Social Studies
Donroe-Sink, Sarah Kindergarten English
Doraz, Heather 6th grade Math
Esposito, Therese PPT Chairperson / Special Education 475-220-3625
Fertig, Stephen 7th/8th grade Math
Gutierrez, Stacy Special Education
Hewitt, Natina ESL Teacher 475-220-3623
Hidalgo, Theresa 4th grade Spanish

Our Mission

At John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication students are taught to be creative thinkers who understand and appreciate the diversity in their communities and in the world. Students learn to communicate in different languages enhanced by technology and infused with the arts.  Students are inspired to excel in their studies, to be healthy and active and to contribute to a global society.


New Haven Public Schools' Nondiscrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the New Haven Public Schools district that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment. Protected classes include Age, Ancestry, Color, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Learning Disability, Marital Status, Mental Disability, Intellectual Disability, National Origin, Physical Disability, Race, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, equal access school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts for America and other designated youth groups.




Contact Us

Interim Principal: Mrs. Tina Mitchell
Assistant Principal: Ms. Yesenia Perez

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 475-220-3600
Magnet Office: 475-220-3604
Fax: 475-220-3605


School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am - 5:30pm