Meet The Team

Eileen Cunningham Feikens

Eileen Cunningham Feikens

Dean of College Counseling

feikee@d-e.org

  • Hometown: Garden City, NY
  • Alma Mater: Bucknell University, NYU
  • Professional Career: Previously worked in the Admissions at NYU & Admissions and Career Development Offices at Barnard, co-host of The Process on SiriusXM Stars Channel 109
  • Additional roles at D-E: Summer Reading Committee, Alpine Racing Team Asst. Coach, 
  • Favorite D-E Tradition: annual lunches hosted by parent groups i.e., Indian Family Assoc. Lunar New Year 
  • Favorite Englewood Eatery: Pintxo y Tapas
Meghan Mcgivney

Meghan Mcgivney

Administrative Assistant

mcgivm@d-e.org

  • Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
  • Alma Mater: Lehigh University BA, Northeastern University M.Ed
  • Professional Career: I have held roles as the Director of Operations for two NYC charter schools, Success Academy and KIPP NYC, as well as the Director of Academic Programs for BASIS Independent Brooklyn in Red Hook. This is my third year working at D-E.
  • Additional roles at D-E: AP Coordinator
  • Favorite D-E Tradition: I love the Swartley Art Gallery shows throughout the year. I’m always so impressed with the students and in awe that I get to work with incredible artists every day!
  • Favorite Englewood Eatery: I live for Poke Crew
Paola Gentry

Paola Gentry

Director of College Counseling

gentrp@d-e.org

  • Hometown: I moved quite a bit growing up having attended 8 schools K-12 in cities including: Gastonia, NC; Upland, CA; Kewanee, IL; and Peoria, IL 
  • Alma Mater: Williams College, Syracuse University
  • Professional Career: As the product of a liberal arts education at Williams I have had several “careers” prior to my time at D-E with my most recent position at the Office at Admission at Vassar College as the Associate Director of Admission. 
  • Additional roles at D-E: Member of the Diversity Committee
  • Favorite D-E Tradition: annual lunches hosted by parent groups along with student group presentations during assembly for various holidays and special events
  • Favorite Englewood Eatery: Balthazar Bakery
Kelly Sutton-Skinner

Kelly Sutton-Skinner

Director of College Counseling

suttok@d-e.org

  • Hometown: I’m originally from Bryn Mawr, PA, but grew up in Tampa, FL.
  • Alma Mater: University of Pennsylvania (BA); Teachers College, Columbia University (MA)
  • Professional Career: I have previously worked in admissions at Teachers College-Columbia University, Barnard College, Marymount Manhattan College, and Baruch College-CUNY. I also previously worked in college counseling at the United Nations International School.
  • Hobbies: Running (often with Team in Training), reading, trying new foods
Matthew Tatelman

Matthew Tatelman

Director of College Counseling

tatelm@d-e.org

  • Hometown: South Windsor, CT
  • Alma Mater: Northeastern University BS, Springfield College M.Ed, CCSU 6th Year Degree in Educational Leadership
  • Professional Career: I began my career as a school counselor at Windsor High School in Windsor, CT.  I then moved to the United Arab Emirates, where I served as the Head of Counseling at the American School of Dubai.  This is my second year at Dwight-Englewood.
  • Additional roles at D-E: Freshman Boys Basketball Head Coach (Varsity Assistant), Varsity Golf Assistant Coach
  • Favorite D-E Tradition: The Turkey Bowl, there is nothing better than some staff versus student competition.
  • Hobbies: Avid golfer, basketball, nutrition, health, hiking, crosswords
Tasha Toran

Tasha Toran

Director of College Counseling

torant@d-e.org 

  • Hometown: New York City, NY

  • Alma Mater: Iona College-BS in Psychology, Minor in Spanish, Iona College- Masters in Multicultural Education

  • Professional Career: I have previously worked at 3 other high schools in counseling and admissions.  This is my 19th year at Dwight-Englewood as Director of College Counseling

  • Additional roles at D-E: Diversity Committee member, Parent- Class of 2033

  • Favorite D-E Tradition: Thanksgiving All School Assembly

  • Hobbies: Cooking, Women’s basketball