Meredith is a Montessori trained Early Childhood Educator and ABA therapist. She has taught for over twenty years and is deeply passionate about education. Meredith is well versed in different teaching philosophies (Montessori, Play based, Reggio Emilia ). She applies this knowledge to create an individualized approach to learning for each of her students. Her happy go lucky nature makes her a favourite amongst the students and staff. Meredith is a firm believer in “dance like no one’s watching , sing like no one’s listening”. She is often seen in the school halls dancing and can be heard singing songs to her class. Teaching should be about everyday discoveries, fun and inspirational and Meredith exudes that gift in spades.
Noreen brings fun and enthusiasm to tutoring. She loves to learn and shares this excitement with her students. Noreen earned a Master’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Manhattanville College. She graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Noreen has extensive tutoring experience providing executive functioning and academic support to students with various learning styles. Noreen has supported students to understand classroom lessons, complete homework, and learn study skills for quizzes and tests. Her goal is to promote skill development in all academic areas, as well as in the areas of time management, organization, and self-advocacy.
Noreen has been teaching for the New York City Department of Education for twelve years as both a general education teacher and special education teacher. She currently serves as a co-teacher for reading, writing, and math in grades four and six in Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classes. Although the majority of her experience is with students with IEPs, Noreen has a passion for teaching all students. In her free time, Noreen enjoys spending time with her family, reading and gardening. She resides in Ardsley.