ICA Leadership & Community

ICA Administrators

They Desk PhotoEvelyn Hey, founding Principal
Evelyn Hey has been the principal of SBCSICA since it opened its doors in August 2005. She has over 25 years of experience in teaching and administration within the NYC public schools. She has expertise in professional development, thematic curriculum planning, bilingual curriculum programs, balanced literacy, best practices, and instructional leadership. She earned a Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from Bank Street College and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Good Counsel College.


Deborah Vila-Tricomi, Assistant Principal of Curriculum
Deborah Vila-Tricomi joined SBCSICA in August 2009 bringing 15 years of experience ranging from adjunct lecturer and field supervisor at HunterCollege to working as an assistant principal and consultant in New YorkCity and metropolitan area schools. Being continuously involved inrestructuring initiatives with administrators, teachers and parents in anurban setting, has given her a broad understanding of the strengths and challenges that face students. Ms. Vila-Tricomi’s role has been to bring knowledge and resources of best practice in the areas of literacy, social studies and bilingual education, supporting teachers to enhance their professional growth and make a difference in the educational experience of their students. Ms. Vila-Tricomi holds a Masters degree in Bilingual Education from Hunter College and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College.