Scholar Services Team
 Mr. Patrick Prophile, Director of Scholar Life

Mr. Prophile is the Middle School Dean has been working with children for over 20 years in education and continues to be inspired by building leaders of tomorrow as productive citizens.  Throughout his career, he has taught life science, social studies, career skills and computers.  He firmly believes that the greatest gift of a teacher is the capacity to mold and shape student lives that have them believe the decisions that they make matter and promote change.  His role as Dean of Student Affairs at Eagle is to arm students with the power to make good decisions, mold leaders of tomorrow and uplift one another to achieve in every endeavor.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Prophile was raised in the heart and soul of East Flatbush.  After graduating from South Shore High School, he attended the University at Albany where he graduated in 1994 receiving his Bachelor of Arts in History.  Next, he completed a dual masters program receiving his Masters in Science of Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology and Masters in Arts for History.  He continued his higher education while teaching in NYC and received his Masters of Education for School Supervision and Administration.  During his spare time, he loves to play chess and compares the game to our daily lives. It is up to us to think about the rewards and consequences life has to offer us each time we make a move!  Think about it.

Remember, we shape the leaders of tomorrow today.  Let’s make a difference with the children we serve on a daily basis.  You can contact Dean Prophile at

Mr. Shonel Peña, Scholar Coordinator

Mr. Pena is a Paraprofessional at Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem.  He was born in the Bronx and is a lifelong New Yorker.  Mr. Pena is a graduate of Rockland Community College with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice.  Mr. Pena has a broad experience working with youth, supporting their development through sports, arts and other recreational activities that foster socio-emotional growth.  He believes children learn best in a supportive environment that allows them to explore interests such as basketball, baseball, arts, and music. 

Mr. Pena thinks that discipline and hard work are the key to success and he works to ensure that the students he serves are able to develop the work ethics necessary to reach their goals.  Mr. Pena uses athletics to improve communication and promote student growth.  He helps coach the baseball and basketball teams at the Percy E. Sutton Educational Campus.

Mr. Pena is family oriented.  He likes to spend his free time with his siblings and family.  He enjoys playing sports, dancing, listening to music, and barbequing with his family.  To Mr. Pena, communication is a key component to building strong family ties and ensuring a secure solid career. 

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Mr. Tyquan Brown, Scholar Coordinator

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Ms. Darlene Post, School Social Worker

Ms. Post is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and serves in the capacity of School Social Worker. Ms. Post received her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and her Master’s Degree in Social Work.

Ms. Post has had broad and diverse professional experience working with children/adolescents, families and communities. She coordinated a teen relationship abuse prevention program, developed curricula for workshops and classroom instruction, peer education programs and conducted training and presentations. 

She understands that in order for young men to excel academically, their social and emotional well-being has to be taken into consideration. She also understands that parents, schools, and communities at large play an integral role in the young development and need to be engaged, nurtured and supported in this process. Contact info:

Jackeline Andrade, Restorative Justice Coordinator

Ms. Andrade is currently  Restorative Justice Coordinator (RJC) at Eagle Harlem. She was born in Spanish Harlem and has lived most of her life between NYC, Union City, NJ, and Guanica, Puerto Rico. She received her undergraduate double major-degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literature from the Inter American University of San German, Puerto Rico. Also, she has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Fordham University, Manhattan campus and Educational Specialist degree in School Administration from National-Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. 

She began teaching in NYC Public Schools, teaching Pre-K to 12 Grade. In Florida, she taught from English Language Arts to ESL to Middle School and high School students in both Osceola and Volusia County.  Besides teaching in the public school system, Ms. Andrade has taught at the college level as well; teaching foreign students, English as a second language at Stetson University in Deland. Presently, she is providing ESL instruction to adults in the evening as part of NYC DOE Adult Education Program. Ms. Andrade is a resident of Woodside Queens and in her free time she enjoys exercising, dancing, going to the movies, reading books and magazines at Barnes & Noble, drinking coffee with friends a different Cafés in the city, and most of all spending quality time with her 22 year old son, Carlos.  


Ms. Sylvia Mapp, Guidance Counselor

Ms. Mapp is the Guidance Counselor at the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem.   

Sandra Robinson, Speech and Language

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