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. Chloe - Infant Teacher

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

Ms.Asia-Assistant Infant Teacher

"I love being able to help the children explore their creativity. They have thoughts,feelings, and ideas of their own. I like that we provide a safe place for them to be themselves.

Ms. Niyah - Lead Infant Teacher

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

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. 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. 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. Gilberte- Assistant Twos 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. 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. Gabby - Lead Twos Teacher

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

Ms. Sam - Assistant Twos Teacher

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

Ms. Elizabeth- Lead Preschool Teacher

"What I love most about teaching is interacting and connecting with children. Having the opportunity to foster their learning and be able to watch them grow and progress, makes teaching worthwhile."

Ms. Amy - Assistant Preschool Teacher

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

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. Pat - Assistant Pre-K Teacher

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

Ms. Sue - Assistant Pre-K Teacher

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

Ms. Maria - Floater

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

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. Joey- Floater

"Every child is a different kind of flower"

Ms. Karen-Floater

"I love to see them grow and accomplish milestones. I love the ability to teach them something new."

Ms. Nancy - Cook

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