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Our passionate staff at Manhattan Schoolhouse:

  • Share the mission of MSH through one hundred different languages
  • Understand child development and have the experience to recognize children’s needs
  • Take pride and appreciate their role in each child’s foundation years
  • Are professional educators and our Preschool head teachers hold Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development to grow as caregivers and educators
  • Are ALL trained in C.P.R. and First Aid

 

Amy Rockwell

Amy Rockwell

Preschool Director - 1608 First Avenue

Amy Rockwell joined Manhattan Schoolhouse in 2016 as our Preschool Director. Amy began her career in education with pediatric units in NYC hospitals, and went on to pursue a Masters degree…

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Ivan Durt

Ivan Durt

Daycare Associate Director - 1624 First Avenue

Ivan has been with Manhattan Schoolhouse since the beginning. Prior to to joining us, Ivan began his career as an economist in Peru supporting families through his work at nonprofit…

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Leah Taloma

Leah Taloma

Associate Director of Admissions

Leah Taloma keeps things running around Manhattan Schoolhouse. From managing the admissions process to ordering supplies, she’s got her hands in it all! Leah studied Child and Adolescent Development at…

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Stephanie Seidler

Stephanie Seidler

Associate Director
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