Department Phone Number: 516-441-4741
Mr. Kevin Spellman - Department Chair
Mr. Spellman teaches College Accounting, Advanced Accounting, AP Economics. Mr. Spellman earned his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Pace University and his Master's Degree in Education from Hofstra University. He began his business career working as an accountant for an international CPA firm in Manhattan. He began his educational career at Malverne High School where he spent over a decade instructing students in courses including: Accounting, Business Law, Sports Marketing, Investments and Computer Applications. In addition he serves as the central treasurer for school activities.
Mr. Richard Marchese
Mr. Marchese received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from St. John's University and his Master's Degree in Business Education from Hofstra University. For 19 years, Mr. Marchese was a corporate accountant. He worked in the accounting departments for companies such as Barnes & Noble, Citibank and Abraham & Strauss. Mr. Marchese is also co-advisor of the DECA business club here at Great Neck North. In addition, he is an advisor to the peer leaders of the 10th grade advisory.
Mr. Paul Rodriguez
Mr. Rodriguez, a former student from the Great Neck School District, teaches courses such as: Intro to Business, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Fashion Marketing, Investments and Fashion Marketing. Mr. Rodriguez received his Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and his Master's Degree in Business Education both from Hofstra University. While attending Hofstra, Mr. Rodriguez worked as a marketing assistant at Major Group, and while completing his Master's Degree, Mr. Rodriguez worked with the Hofstra Pride Club, where he handled all aspects of marketing and fundraising for Hofstra Athletics. Mr. Rodriguez is also co-advisor of the DECA business club. In addition, he is an advisor to the peer leaders of the 10th grade advisory.
Mrs. Cara Accardi
Mrs. Accardi is currently teaching College Law, Fashion Marketing, Intro to Business, Hospitality & Tourism, and Applications of Math courses here at Great Neck North. Mrs. Accardi received her Bachelor's Degree from Binghamton University in Business Management, concentrating in Marketing and Consulting. After graduation, Mrs. Accardi worked for various successful marketing and advertising companies, including Estee Lauder, before returning to Dowling College to receive her Master's Degree in Secondary Education. In addition, she is an advisor to the Peer Leaders in the 10th grade Advisory program.
Mrs. Sharon Miller
Mrs. Miller attended Adelphi University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. She interned, then worked for Billboard Magazine upon graduating. She then went to Queens College where she mastered in Family and Consumer Sciences. She currently teaches Child Development, Hospitality & Tourism, Fashion Marketing, Gourmet Foods, International Foods, Bake Shop and Food and Nutrition. In addition, she is an advisor to the Peer Leaders in the 9th grade Advisory program.
Mrs. Barrera attended NYU where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, and later, Queens College where she earned her Master's in Family and Consumer Sciences. Mrs. Barrera teaches a variety of FACS classes at North High and transfers to North Middle for the remaining few classes of the day. Mrs. Barrera enjoys working closely with colleagues and appreciates her involvement in the 9th Grade Advisory program welcoming new-comers. Mrs. Barrera is a passionate lifelong learner and FACS advocate for skills to prepare students for many of life's varied challenges and wonderful opportunities!