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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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Jessica Silverstein

Jessica Silverstein

English & History Faculty, Senior Class Advisor
Alexandra Skomra

Alexandra Skomra

Fitness Coach
Kim Skomra, BS RN

Kim Skomra, BS RN

School Nurse
Natalie Stothart

Natalie Stothart

Assistant Head of School, Sophomore Class Advisor
Alexandra Tramposch

Alexandra Tramposch

Director of Day Admission
Andrea Wagner

Andrea Wagner

Math Faculty
Tammy Wetzel

Tammy Wetzel

Fine Arts Faculty, Photography and Digital Media Instructor
Joanie Wienckowski

Joanie Wienckowski

Science Department Chair
Alison Wright

Alison Wright

English Department Chair

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