Health and Physical Education

Carly Arpaio

Physical Education Faculty
B.S., Physical Education, CUNY Queens College. M.A. in Adapted Physical Education, Adelphi University. Physical Education Teacher at BHSEC, 2013-present. 
E-mail: carpaio@bhsec.bard.edu
Phone: 212-995-8479 x2222

Marjorie Deutsch

Speech and Language Therapist
B.F.A. University of Utah,, Salt Lake City, UT., M.A. Communication Sciences, Queens College/CUNY. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, NYC Department of Education; elementary, middle and high schools, NYS Early Intervention Provider. Prior to Speech and Language Pathology, sound and film editor on documentary and feature films. Golden Reel Awards: “The Civil War”, produced by Ken Burns, “Places in the Heart”, directed by Robert Benton.
E-mail: mdeutsch@bhsec.bard.edu
Phone: (212) 995-8479 ext. 4062

Kara Goldstein

Special Education Faculty

Cindy Li

Special Education Faculty
B.A., New York University; M.A., New York University; MSED Hunter College.
Undergraduate research included capitalism in ecocities, homeless with urban trans youth, gender and sexualities in South Korean popular culture, surveillance of Black bodies in the United States, and E-sports. Graduate studies focused on Black and Asian American masculinities in hip hop, and special education services for diverse adolescent populations. Previous editorial work for Generasian, a side of rice, West 10th, The Social and Cultural Analysis Journal, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and Thieme Medical Publishers.
E-mail: cli@bhsec.bard.edu
Phone: 212-995-8479 x4062

Thomas McVeigh 

Physical Education and Health Faculty 
B.S., Physical Education, SUNY Cortland; M.S.Ed., Students with Disabilities in Adolescent Education, The City College of New York; Physical Education and Special Education Teacher at Manhattan Academy for Arts and Language, 2010-2012. 
E-mail: tmcveigh@bhsec.bard.edu
Phone: 212-995-8479 x2222  

Drew Miller

Health Education Faculty
B.S. Health Education and Physical Education, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed. Human Sexuality Education Candidate, Widener University. Has experience teaching physical education and health education in both rural and urban settings. His teaching and research interests include K-12 sexuality education, affective learning, LGBTQ safety and inclusivity, and holistic health education. As a part of BHSEC, Mr. Miller and the ninth grade class of 2018 were the first school in the country to pilot “Safety First: Real Drug Education for High School Students”, a harm-reduction curriculum.  

Julie Mirwis

Special Education Faculty
B.S. University of Maryland, College Park; MSED Brooklyn College. Undergraduate degree in Family Studies. Graduate focus in adolescent special education. Previously taught special education at the High School of Economics and Finance.

Carly Schultz

Physical Education and Health Faculty

Nicholas Weber

Special Education Faculty
B.B.A., Management Baruch College; M.A. Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati; MS.e.D. Special Education, City College of New York; M.A. Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.S. Educational Administration, Mercy College; MPA John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He holds a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University where he specialized in research involving the intersection of K-12 education, queer theory, and transgender studies. Prior to his teaching at Bard, he taught at Murry Bergtraum for six years, and at over three dozen public schools on the Kindergarten through 12th grade levels as an Ambassador Teacher on Rotation. His current research interests involve economics, queer studies, educational access in New York City, and cultural anthropology. He has consulted for a variety of Fortune 500 corporations, multinational non-profits, research universities, and several G20 nations.
E-mail: nweber@bhsec.bard.edu

Samantha White

ARC/Special Education
B.A. Lafayette College; MSED Hunter College. Undergraduate degree in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies. Graduate focus in adolescent special education in all core content areas. Previously taught general and special education mathematics at Belmont Preparatory High School in the Bronx from 2011-2017.
E-mail: sbickel@bhsec.bard.edu

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