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Our People


Head of School
Helen L. Marlette P'13

Director of Enrollment & Residential Admission
Laura F. Munson '79, P'19 & 21

Director of Day Admission
Alexandra Tramposch

Director of Technology
Beth Adamczyk

Director of Athletics
Kacie Mills

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Carolyn Burke

Director of Building and Grounds
Zachary Howard



Assistant Head of School
Natalie Stothart 

Dean of Students
Eva Cunningham

Dean of Teaching and Learning
Amanda Melsby

Director of Finance
Denise Merrell

Director of College Counseling
Ann Leslie

Community Counselor
Makeeda Brooks

School Nurse
Kim Skomra


Search Faculty and Staff

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Beth Adamczyk

Beth Adamczyk

Director of Technology, Computer Science Faculty
Vanessa Banks

Vanessa Banks

Technology, IT Help Desk Technician, Residential Staff
Samantha Basile

Samantha Basile

Science Faculty, Freshman Class Advisor
Makeeda Brooks

Makeeda Brooks

Community Counselor
Carolyn Burke

Carolyn Burke

Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Residential Staff
Samantha Burlow '17

Samantha Burlow '17

Oishei House Parent
Isabella Buscarino '12

Isabella Buscarino '12

Science Faculty
Tricia Butski

Tricia Butski

Art Teacher
Elizabeth Coffey

Elizabeth Coffey

Science Faculty

Class Advisors 

Freshman Class: Samantha Basile
Sophomore Class: Natalie Stothart
Junior Class: Kacie Mills
Senior Class: Jessica Silverstein


Department Chairs

Computer Science/Technology
Beth Adamczyk

Alison Wright

Fine Arts
Susan Drozd

Foreign Language
Isabelle Fisher

Kacie Mills

Molly Greene

Courtney Heaps

Joanie Wienckowski


Our extraordinarily accomplished and interesting faculty will always be the cornerstone of education at SEM. Our arts teachers are practicing professionals and many of our staff and faculty are involved in nonprofits as volunteers and/or board members. 
Our small and selective nature ensures the faculty's ability to mentor students and personally commit to a girl’s success.


Faculty & Staff Facts

71%: Possess advanced degrees including 5 PhDs, 2 JDs.

5: SEM Alumnae

8: Languages American Sign, Dutch, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Telugu, Ukrainian

11: Current or past SEM parents or grandparents

12: Attended SEM or another girls' school and/or a women's college



Buffalo Seminary has been in the historic neighborhood of Elmwood Village in Buffalo, NY since 1909. When our school was founded as the Buffalo Female Academy in 1851 it was in the historic Buffalo neighborhood of Allentown. 

Street Address

205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222

Contact Us

General Information
Phone: (716) 885-6780

Admissions Office
Request Information
Contact the Admission Team

Athletics Office
Phone: (716) 885-6780 ext. 215
Athletics Director Kacie Mills