Sydonne Whitter-Walker is the chair of the English Department at Greater New York Academy. She received her B.A. in Education from Western Carolina University, and her M.S. in Education from Wheelock College, Boston. Before coming to Greater New York Academy in 2006, Mrs. Walker taught English and Spanish in Jamaica and Bermuda. She currently teaches English to sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as Advance Placement English Language and Literature to juniors and seniors.
Mrs. Walker is the Junior Class sponsor for the 2016-2017 school year, one of the sponsors of the Drama Club, and for the last four years has led student tours to Europe and Asia. She enjoys seeing those “aha!” moments of her students, and working with her colleagues to make a difference in the lives of all students both academically and spiritually.