Sex, Lies and Videotapes the SLT version.

vzm-img_20170112_204003Thanks to the New York State court of appeal School Leadership Team Meetings are now a public forum.

Recently Manhattan Center for Science and Math High School had to open their SLT to the public.

It seems at this meeting new Social Studies Assistant Principal Dennis Hernandez read off the American history Regent scores for the past three years.

In 2014 the American history Regent had a passing rate of 97 percent with 75 percent of the students score above 80 on the regents. Now many of those students had me as a history teacher in 2011 as freshmen and in 2012 as sophmore.

In 2015, the American history Regent had a passing rate of 98 percent with 75 percent achieving mastery on the exam. Now in 2012, I had many of these students as freshmen and even though I was running back and forth to my 3020a I managed to work on things like critical thinking and essay writing skills these skills are  necessary for writing a thematic essay.

In 2015, the American history passing rate on the regents plummeted to 90 percent with a 70 percent mastery rate. Interesting I thought, while a 90 percent passing rate on the regents would be acceptable in some school for the social studies teachers at Manhattan Center it is a defeat. I know the colleagues I worked with were great teachers who took pride in their passing rates.

Yet Hernandez read this score of with pride of course for Hernandez mediocrity is good. (Now I’m guessing the decline in the passing rate had something to do with Tecumseh being taught for three weeks and not being on the regents. Well maybe next year.)

I also heard Jimenez questioned the dedication of the former teachers at Manhattan Center. Jimenez announced that these former teachers cared more about the themselves then their students. Interesting considering that former students still discuss the Michael Thomas incident on East 116th and note how great of a teacher Mike Thomas was and how Jimenez faked his injuries.

The problem Jimenez had with the former teachers myself included was that Jimenez couldn’t bully us like he did the newbies. (one Newbie who was on the choppying block sold out another Newbie who had more time because they were bullied into it.)

Because Jimenez couldn’t bully us he had to try to compete with many of us on an intellectual level for Jimenez that was extremely difficult. Instead Jimenez became the Mother Goose of Manhattan Center and began telling fairy tales. Well now those fairy tales will become public knowledge. So see you at the next SLT meeting David.


A Christmas Story


As The cold December winds whistled through the cracks of Ebenezer Jimenez’s office window. He began to think how he dreaded this time of the year. Suddenly there was a loud screeching sound emanating outside his door. He thought to himself it must be the Grinch Winchester.

“Come in,” Ebenezer muttered in a barely audible voice. As the door opened he could see it was the Grinch Winchester she had looked older then when he hired her. The Grinch stated, “it’s that time of the year Ebenezer should I put out the Elves on a shelves to spy on the staff.” Absent-mindedly Ebenezer said, “that is the Burger meister Albetta’s job.” The Grinch looked confused which was nothing new.  Suddenly she stated, “the Burger meister Albetta has moved on to his own school.” A sad looking Ebenezer Jimenez dropped his head and quietly stated,” Oh yeah, I forgot.”

Picking up his head Ebenezer Jimenez looked at the Grinch Winchester and was startled by how much she had aged in her seven years with him. He then stated, “How come Oompa Loompa Hernandez is not here with you?” Looking nervous The Grinch Winchester replied, “He is sitting in his office with Santa Claus.” Whattttt!” shouted Ebenezer Jimenez. “Which school safety agent let Santa in without notify me.” Looking even more nervous the Grinch Winchester replied, “no one he just appeared.”

As Ebenzer walked over to his computer he explained to the Grinch that last Christmas he had hidden an Elf on the shelf in both the Burger meister Albetta’s office and Oompa Loompa Hernandez’s office. He explained to the Grinch, “that he could never trust those two.”

As Ebenezer switched on the Elf on a shelf doll its image began to appear. It was the first floor women’s bathroom. The Grinch Winchester turned and looked at Ebenezer Jimenez and stated, “I used that bathroom on a daily basis.” Ebenezer Jimenez looked at her and stated “Hubba Hubba.” With the press of another key on his keyboard Ebenezer Jimenez switched the Elf cams as he called it. Suddenly, an image of Oompa Loompa Hernandez’s office appeared. Through the speakers came the sound of Santa’s voice.

“So Oompa Loompa Hernandez why have you asked me here during my busy season.”

“Santa,” stated Oompa Loompa Hernandez, “I want to get off the naughty list.”

Suddenly Santa raised an eyebrow and asked Oompa Loompa Hernandez, “Did you hear that noise.”

“What noise,” replied Oompa Loompa Hernandez.

“Nevermind said Santa It’s an old building and I maybe hearing things.”

“Continue” said Santa.

“Santa” replied Oompa Loompa Hernandez. “I just want to get off the Naughty List like the Burger meister Albetta.”

Once again Santa hear the sound, but responded to Oompa Loompa Hernandez request. “The Burger meister Albetta got of the Naughty List,” (Santa paused more to listen for the sound then to formulate an answer.) because he finally told the truth about all his transgressions.”  Santa looked at Oompa Loompa Hernandez and said, “did that word confuse you.” With a child like look on his face Oompa Loompa Hernandez said, “Yes”

“You see Oompa Loompa Hernandez  the Burger meister Albetta was passed over for a Principal Job last year and during last Christmas Season while sitting in the first floor men’should bathroom he had called me.” stated Santa.

“When I asked him why we are meeting in a Men’s bathroom he stated. The Boy’s bathroom next door is where my rise to power began. Someone had started a fire in a trash can and according to Ebenezer Jimenez it was a heroic effort on my part.” Santa looked at Oompa Loompa Hernandez and stated “did you buy that.”

Santa continued the Burger meister Albetta’s story. “Well Santa, stated the Burger meister Albetta that was then and this is now. Ebenezer Jimenez is now targeting me. “He told the quality review that the reason the teacher’s in the history department are mainly graded developing, yet the Regent scores are high is because I have a problem with the teachers.”

” Really,” said Santa, “need I remind you of your involvement in the Silvers’ 3020a hearing or the other teacher you targeted that should remain nameless.”

Oompa Loompa Hernandez, interrupted Santa and stated, “so how did the Burger meister Albetta get off the Naughty List?”

Suddenly Santa heard the noise again. it was a familiar noise. So he slowly repeated Oompa Loompa Hernandez’s question.  “So.” no noise. “how did.” still nothing. “The Burger meister Albetta get off.” nothing. “The Naughty List.” Suddenly the noise appeared. Oompa Loompa Hernandez replied, “I heard it.”

So Santa continued to repeat the phrase, “The Naughty list, The Naughty List, The Naughty List.” at that moment Santa noticed smoke coming out of the telephone box that never worked. Santa walked over to the phone box and angrily ripped it off the wall. In the space behind the box was an Elf on the shelf doll gyrating it’s hips and repeating the phrase Hubba Hubba.

Santa raised the doll to his face an yelled, “Ebenezer Jimenez don’t go anywhere  I’m coming to your office.”

Ebenezer Jimenez jumped out of his chair so fast that it startled the Grinch Winchester. he looked at her and stated, “I’m leaving you stay here and take Santa’s wrath.”

Ebenezer raced to the hallway door and struggled to open it, but it was locked from the outside. As he turned an headed for the office side door it swung open with incredible force. It was Santa holding Oompa Loompa Hernandez by the nape of his neck.

Ebenezer Jimenez looked at Oompa Loompa Hernandez and screamed,” you traitor after all I’ve done for you!”

Santa looked at Ebenezer Jimenez and screamed, “sit down Ebenezer Jimenez! We about to have a talk about the Naughty List.” Suddenly Ebenezer Jimenez leapt from his seat and started gyrating his hips and shouting, “Hubba Hubba.”

Santa looked at Ebenezer Jimenez and shook his head. Suddenly Santa pushed Ebenezer Jimenez  back into his seat and strapped him there with a jacket of mistletoe and place a peppermint mask across his mouth. Santa then stated, Listen carefully Ebenezer Jimenez, “I am going to remove Oompa Loompa Hernandez from the Naughty List and allow him to get what he is wishing for a transfer to the Burger meister Albetta’s school.” As for the Grinch Winchester,” I will allow her to get another job somewhere.”

Now it is time for your punishment. Ebenezer Jimenez, “You will forever remain on the naughty list. You also must sit in your office alone and wallow in your misery for ever. Your final punishment is probably the cruelest of them all. You see , said Santa I was watching one of my favorite Seinfeld episodes before Oompa Loompa Hernandez and with the voice of the Soupnazi from Seinfeld Santa handed Ebenezer Jimenez his final punishment as he stated no shoe lifts for you.”


I’m amazed!

I have taken a break from posting on this blog for one reason. I am currently in the Rubber Room (According to the DOE they do not exist. Trust me they do and 115 teachers that I currently know about will testify that there are rubber rooms.) My crime Using a Parking Permit for one day and not returning it. Meanwhile, I returned it the next day and signed it out again. According to the principal of Fashion HS this disrupted the educational process. So for this I am currently a member of the Rubber Room. Amazing Huh?

Yesterday, while reading the New York Post I came across the above article. It seems John Bowne high school principal Howard Kwait has been charged with sexual harassment 4 times and has cost the city a half a billion dollars. Now the amazing part to this story is he stills has a job.

Manhattan Center Principal David Jimenez has also skated on sexual harassment charges twice. So I’m guessing the three strikes your out rule doesn’t apply in the New York City Department of Education.

So I’m guessing the moral of this story is it okay to abuse women in the DOE, but don’t abuse a parking permit.






Abandon ship


Judging from the exodus of administrators at Manhattan Center could this be the beginning of the end for David Jimenez.

Last year, Jimenez lost Brian Bradley his most articulated Assistant Principal. Bradley had all the charm and demeanor a used car salesman, but without a doubt he was the brightest of Jimenez’s assistant principals. Bradley unfortunately has found being a principal is a tough ride and is allegedly under investigation.

Recently, Jimenez has lost two Assistant Principals.

Daniel Albetta according to the DOE is currently the principal at Robert F Wagner Secondary school in Queens. The former principal of this school was Annie Schmutz Seifullah. She was removed because of her alledged sexual relationship with a parent and a assistant principal.  Interestingly played a role  in the alledged sexual harassment of Felicia Bray. Albetta was a witness for David Jimenez. Many speculate that why Albetta was promoted to Assistant Principal. Albetta was Jimenez’s “muscle” during his time at Manhattan Center. Albetta would bully students and teachers alike, but would cry victim when people stood up to him. Rumor had it that Jimenez and Albetta had a falling out over the quality review. It seems that as AP of History and English he would rate teachers in these department as developing, yet these teachers would have extraordinary high scores on the Regents. Oddly enough, Albetta was not the only Assistant Principal to abandon ship.

Yessina Dela Rosa qucikly followed Albetta out the door. Dela Rosa’s departure was expected according to some. I only found out of her departure from an email requesting information on her. Dela Rosa is an engima if she follows in the footsteps of her former AP she could be a star, but if she follows in Jimenez’s footsteps look out.

The departure of these there individuals leaves Jimenez with Denise Winchester  and Dennis Hernandez.

I’m speculating here, but I have a strong feeling that Dennis Hernandez will be at Robert F Wagner Secondary school by the end of the school year. On the other hand, nobody, but Jimenez would hire Denise Winchester.

This brings me to David Jimenez. He is infamous around the DOE. When I tell people that I taught at Manhattan Center they would usually roll their eyes and ask if the principal there is nuts. I often reply, Yeah.

It’s seems much like rats abandoning a sinking ship so are Jimenez’s  AP. Hopefully the life preservers run out and Jimenez goes down with his sinking ship.




I’m a Principal now. The Dan Albetta story

The mystery of Daniel Fredo Albetta has been solved.

According to the DOE and New Vision for Public Schools, Albetta is the new principal at Robert F Wagner Secondary school for the Arts and Technology.

On the opening day of school, Manhattan Center Principal David Jimenez told the staff that Albetta had taken a year away from Manhattan Center and would be returning next year.

Now there are a few scenarios here

Scenario 1 : David Jimenez lied to the staff. Well this is nothing new as per my 3020a arbitrator Lisa Brogan noted that Jimenez lacked credibility.

Scenario 2: Jimenez was planning on burying Albetta because the quality review noted that the score on the History and English regents exams were extremely high, but most of the teachers in those departments were rated developing. Jimenez it seems was going to lay that off on Albetta.

Scenario 3  Albetta sold out Jimenez to SCI investigators and was rewarded with his own school. This may also explain why Jimenez has been invisible. Many of the staff members have commented that they have not seen Jimenez on a daily basis.

Either way the staff of Robert F. Wagner should be wary of their new principal. Albetta was involved in the infamous Mike Thomas incident ( Albetta’s actions in this incident are well documented and can be viewed on a video that is provided on the site.

Albetta is extremely cunning when it comes to making up stories about staff members. He is well known for the gotta observation so be prepared. Albetta is a wanna be tough guy who quickly becomes the victim when confronted. This he learned from Jimenez. Also be advised to watch the student funds.

This is a prediction if Albetta make a full year at Wagner he will hire his crony Dennis Hernandez who is currently an AP at Manhattan Center.

Albetta came to Manhattan Center after being busted down from an AP to a teacher by his former principal in Brooklyn. During his time at Manhattan Center as a teacher Albetta would sit in union meetings and relay information back to the principal about union business.

His rise to AP was suspicious to say the least and he was a key witness in the alledged sexual harassment of Felicia Bray by David Jimenez.

This blog will provide you more information about Albetta and his time at Manhattan Center.


Where’s Fredo?

There is a rumor going around that Manhattan Center Assistant Principal  Dan “Fredo” Albetta has vanished. Staff members were treated to the news of Albetta’s disappearance in cryptic message from El Jefe.

Speculations about Albetta’s disappearance are that.

Jimenez did not give Albetta tenure as an AP. Albetta became AP  of Security after cutting the throat of another AP who was out of the building on a day that a fire mysterious broke out in a first floor bathroom. Albetta’s rapid rise to AP of social studies, his role in the Felicia Bray issue and his attack on Me seemed to assure his rise to power and tenure. WRONG!!!!

Albetta has found the principal’s job he always wanted in Saskatchewan, Canada

Some are even speculating that Albetta joined a Buddish monastery in Tibet. In hopes of achieving higher learning and to rid himself of the scourge of Jimenez.

Personally my speculation is that Jimenez took him fishing.

David Jimenez does his best Michael Jackson imitation.

2016-06-08 16.32.49Yesterday, June 7 2016, at 7:30 am, I spotted Manhattan Center Principal David Jimenez walking between East 114th  and East 115th street on Pleasant Avenue as I drove around the corner of East 114th street.

In an effort to avoid him I slowed my car to  a crawl as I noticed that the newly placed stop light was red, but unfortunately I got stuck at the light.

I watched as Jimenez walked up to a parked blue SUV and stuck his tongue out at the driver and wave his hands wildly.

Suddenly,  Jimenez noted my car he walked up to my passenger side where my son was sitting tapped on the window and began sticking out his tongue and waving wildly. My son did not open the window and flipped him off.

I drove off and parked across from the Love Cafe. When I made it to the door of the Love Cafe I heard my name I turned assuming that  I might be someone I know. It was Jimenez standing under the awning by the stairs of Manhattan Center grabbing his genitals and waving them at me (why at this point do I feel sexual harassed?),  while screaming incoherently. (Suddenly, it dawned on me that Jimenez might be channeling his inner Michael Jackson.) I walked into the Love Cafe and stood by the door watching my car because my son was sitting alone in the car and Jimenez’s behavior had me worried that it might turn physical.

As I watched through the door of the Love Cafe I saw Jimenez ranting to Mrs. Dela Rosa as she walked from East 114th st side of the building towards the front of the building.I know she saw Jimenez’s behavior and his genitals grabbing routine. I did see a look of disgust on the face of Mrs. Dela Rosa as she turned to she who is tirade was aimed towards.

Then like an obedient puppy Jimenez turned and followed Ms.Dela Rosa into the building.

I pondered Jimenez’ s action and drew the following conclusions why Jimenez was so interested in showing me his genitals.

1) In this blog I constantly remind every woman at Manhattan Center of the allegations of sexual harassment leveled by Felicia Bray. This means that many of the women at Manhattan Center must steer clear of Jimenez and since they don’t want to see his genitals he decided to show them to me.

2) Jimenez has reverted back to Childhood and the mid 1980’s when it was cool to grab your genitals because Michael Jackson did it.

3) Maybe the Viagra started working and he wanted to show it.

Either way Jimenez’s behavior was extremely unprofessional and bordering on insanity. I truly fear for my safety when he is around because of his unpredictable behavior.