Meet the Staff

Karen Wizeman - Center Director

Lived in Rockland County for the past 30 years.
Worked in education for the past 20 years.
Has been a teacher, a principal and an assistant director.
Worked with students from the age of 2 through 13 years old. Has experience with typical students as well as students on the autism spectrum.
"I am happy to work closely with the children to help them reach their full potential."

Heather McCadden - Assistant Director

I started working in the education field in 2008. I have my Bachelors degree in psychology and my Masters Degree in Childhood Education 1-6. "The children in our school bring a smile to my face. My goal as assistant director is to make a safe and fun environment for all our students. "

Ms. Liz - Curriculum Coordinator

"It is so rewarding to see children progress and grow! Watching their faces light up makes my heart grow more and more with love for children."

Ms. Maria - Infant Teacher

"I truly enjoy working with the children because when I see their smiling faces, it brings me joy and happiness."

Ms. Chloe - Infant Teacher

"I love their fascination with their surroundings. It's really fun to watch and explore with them."

Ms. Gilberte- Assistant Infant Teacher

"What I love most about working with children, are the happiness, love and joy they bring with them every time they enter a room. It makes me see life in a different perspective. Life is so much simpler around kids."

Ms. Amy - Infant Teacher

"I love watching their growing personalities and sense of humor."

Ms. Lexy- Assistant Infant Teacher

"I love working with kids because I love watching them grow. Seeing and helping them learn new things is such an amazing thing!"

Ms. Niyah - Lead Toddler Teacher

"I love that I am given the opportunity to create long and lasting connections with the children."

Ms. Gabby - Assistant Toddler Teacher

"It's enjoyable to see how happy the kids are and what you can learn from them."

Ms. Sharonica - Lead Toddler Teacher

"I love the daily smiles I get to put on the children's little faces and watching them grow daily as they develop new skills. I love being a beacon of encouragement."

Ms. Sam - Assistant Toddler Teacher

"I love working with kids because they can always put a smile on your face."

Ms. Megan - Lead Twos Teacher

"What I love most about working with children is seeing them laugh and interact with each other. I love seeing them smile and get so excited when they are able to accomplish a task for the first time."

Ms. Veronica - Lead Twos Teacher

"We have lots of fun reading books and singing songs together. I really enjoy helping them learn and grow."

Ms. Stacy - Assistant Twos Teacher

"I enjoy reading to the children and doing crafts with them and watching them have fun while learning."

Ms. Pat - Preschool Teacher

"What I love most about working with the children is watching them grow-up so quickly and learn so many things."

Ms. Brandie- Preschool Teacher

"What I love about working with children is watching how they grow and learn"

Mr. Marlon - Lead Preschool Teacher

"The feeling of accomplishment when I see the students grow in knowledge, confidence and skill set."

Ms. Carolina - Assistant Preschool Teacher

"I love teaching children something new and having fun while doing it! I love their little smiles, little giggles and innocent little voices."

Ms. Danielle - Lead UPK Teacher

"I love making a difference in their lives, and inspire them to be their best selves."

Ms. Deanna - Assistant UPK Teacher

"I love witnessing their excitement as they explore and learn new things. Kids are filled with so much love, they're a joy to be around."

Ms. Jessica - Lead Pre-K Teacher

"Children are like sponges, they absorb everything. There's nothing that makes me happier than seeing the wonderment in their eyes when that light bulb goes off and that "ah ha" moment has sunk in!"

Ms. Sue - Assistant Pre-K Teacher

"I love watching children develop their minds and their abilities"

Ms. Christine - Floater

"I love the satisfaction I get from watching and encouraging the children learn and grow by interacting with their friends or just on their own. Each child is an individual and a joy!"

Ms. Lauren - Floater

"I love working with children and watching them constantly learning and improving themselves!"

Ms. Shamarha-Floater

"I love working with children and being able to comfort and teach them."

Ms.Maya- Floater

Ms. Alysa- Floater

"I love working with children because it never feels like work! With their imagination and sense of humor there is never a dull moment.

Ms. Joey- Floater

"Every child is a different kind of flower"

Ms. Julianna- Floater

" I love working with children because they are always eager to learn, laugh, and smile"

Ms. Nancy - Cook

"I love to see the kids smile after they eat their lunch and snack."