Fourth Grade

4-307 Ms. Luckie


 Ms. Luckie has been teaching 4th grade for the past 5 years (although, this is only her third year teaching at East Elmhurst Community School!) Ms. Luckie is from Dutchess County, New York and attended Marist College where she received her B.A. in Elementary General and Special Education. After she finished her B.A., Ms. Luckie moved to New York City where she started her first teaching job at an independent school located on the Upper West Side. During this time, Ms. Luckie completed her Master’s Degree in Literacy from Hunter College. Currently, Ms. Luckie lives in Scarsdale, NY where she loves to spend time with her friends and family and go to spin class on the weekends.

Ms. Luckie believes that children excel most when there is a sense of community in the classroom. Whether it is celebrating each other’s differences or helping one another during a time of need, Ms. Luckie believes this type of environment allows students to perform their best work at their greatest potential.   

4-304 Ms. Pipola


Ms.Pipola graduated with her BA in Elementary Education and her Masters in TESOL from Queens College. She has been working with children for over 10 years in both school and camp settings. Ms. Pipola was first introduced to P.S. 329 by Dr. Longo and started as a substitute for K-2nd grade. This is her third year as a 4th grade teacher and her fourth year teaching at East Elmhurst Community School.


4-304 Ms. Abreu


 Ms. Abreu has been teaching in NYC public schools for 5 years. It is her first year at East Elmhurst Community School and she is thrilled to work in a collaborative community of teachers. She has experience teaching 3rd and 4th grade.  She received her Bachelor's in childhood education from The City College of New York and her Master's in early childhood special education from Queens College. She loves spending time with her friends and family and crocheting.  

Ms. Abreu is passionate about teaching students with disabilities and bilingual students. She believes that students work best when they are held to high expectations, receive positive reinforcement and work collaboratively with their peers. 


4-305 Ms. Rodriguez


 Ms. Rodriguez lives in Harlem, NY and graduated from the City College of New York where she received her B.S in Childhood Education with a Bilingual Extension, and a B.A in Psychology. Before graduating and becoming a teacher, Ms. Rodriguez was part of the Bilingual Pupil Services Program where she worked as a teacher-intern for three years, and learned about different Dual Language programs, and strategies to help our language learners. 

Ms. Rodriguez believes that every student brings something to the classroom and that children deserve a teacher who believes in their potential no matter what.