2019 Faculty & Staff

patrick barthelemy

assistant Director

Pat originally hails from Bridgeport, CT but attended Loyola University Maryland for undergraduate diploma and has lived in Baltimore for the past 6 years. Upon graduating from Loyola (MD), Pat served as a Teaching Fellow at Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys. Patrick joined the TFA Baltimore team during the 2017 school year and now teaches 6th graders Social Studies. In his spare time, Pat enjoys playing basketball, traveling, and brunching on the weekends



Milan Dry

Faculty Coordinator / ELA Faculty

Milan Dry is a Baltimore native and also a product of Baltimore City Public School System. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education English and master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Salisbury University. She is a 4th year teacher in her first year at BCSB, where she teaches 7th ELA. She is looking forward to an exciting summer where she will continue to connect with and challenge talented students.


Caleb Franklin

Summer Fellow

Caleb Franklin, a native of Southwest Atlanta, is a full-time student attending Alabama A&M University, on a full-tuition scholarship, as a Special Education major and Political Science minor. On campus, Caleb serves as the SGA Senator for the College of Education, Humanities, and Behavioral Sciences, leads as a University Echo Student Ambassador, and supports students as a Resident Assistant in a coed residence hall. When not in class or a meeting, Caleb works as an after-school enrichment coordinator for a nonprofit and runs his mentoring group.



George laufenberg

Founding Director

Dr. Laufenberg has worked as an educator for nearly twenty years. He holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins, an M.A. from Georgetown University, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University, where he has taught for the past six years. At Princeton, George helped develop the curriculum for the Freshman Scholars Institute--an intensive summer program serving incoming freshmen who are first-generation college students and who come from low-income backgrounds.

Maci Madden

summer Fellow

Maci Madden, a native of Baltimore and recent graduate of Hampton University, where she obtained a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Elementary Education. Maci has worked endlessly with children of many ages, encouraging and teaching them to be the best that they can be. When not teaching, Maci enjoys music and traveling. In the future, she hopes to obtain her Masters in Education Administration and continue to serve her community. Maci is excited about the work that she will do this summer and hopes to connect with many students.



Dexter Miller

Math faculty

Dexter is from Silver Spring, Maryland (just an hour south of Baltimore). He attended The University of Pittsburgh for undergrad, and The Johns Hopkins University for graduate school. After graduating from Johns Hopkins with a M.S. in Education, he decided to stay and teach in Baltimore for the last 9 years (with no plans on leaving anytime soon). Dexter is a Teach for America Baltimore 2010 Corps Member, and just finished teaching his first year of 5th grade math at Baltimore Collegiate. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his 2 year old daughter, exercising, and travelling the globe.

Jazmin Muhammad

ELA faculty

Graduate of the Illustrious North Carolina A&T State University, Mrs. Muhammad holds a Bachelors and Masters in English with concentrations in Technical Writing and African American Literature. She’s a native of New Jersey and has living in Maryland for almost 4 years. She’s a mother of an almost two year old and has been married for nearly 4 years. Pedagogically, she believes that all children can learn and holds high expectations for all. She has been teaching for 5 years and in the future wants to coach teachers on how to instruct students in a more culturally relevant manner



Steven smith

summer fellow

Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, Steven recently graduated from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in Psychology. Throughout his high school and college experiences, he has worked with children and adolescents from under-served communities through a myriad of grassroots programs. Steven has also conducted research on areas of child development that are greatly affected by a child's environment. This past Spring, Steven founded and coordinated a male mentoring at Roosevelt Elementary in Allentown, PA, to improve academic achievement and behavior-regulation in boys, grades 3rd to 5th. He is excited to transition to Baltimore, where he will continue his work with under-served children and further his education.

Matthew Smith

Math Faculty

Matthew Smith, originally from Reisterstown, MD, is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a current student at Johns Hopkins University where he is pursuing a Masters of Science in Education. Matthew is entering his fourth year at BCSB where he spent his first year as a Teaching Fellow before transitioning to the classroom where he has taught middle school mathmatics for the past two years. Next year he will continue at Collegiate and will be teaching seventh grade math.



TIM Williams IV

Summer Fellow

Tim is a rising sophomore Computer Science major from Baltimore, Maryland, currently attending Morehouse College. He has been a mentor and big brother of the young black men at the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys (BCSB). He loves to play basketball, read occasionally, and eat good food.