Staff & Specialists

Amanda Ciardi

Director of Early Childhood Education

preschooldirector@earthplace.org

Sandra Smith

Preschool Coordinator

preschoolinfo@earthplace.org

Nadine Asaad

Summer Camp Coordinator - Includes Vacation Day Camps

summercamp@earthplace.org

Barbara Buongiorno

Lead Teacher, Blue Jays

bluejays@earthplace.org

Whitney Cusa

Assistant Teacher, Blue Jays

Ursula Allen

Assistant Teacher, Blue Jays

Marcus Charles

Assistant Teacher, Blue Jays

Markieta McCray

Lead Teacher, Part Time Chickadees

chickadees@earthplace.org

Nicole Naples

Assistant Teacher, Part Time Chickadees

Celine Girouard

Assistant Teacher, Part Time Chickadees

Isabel Allen

Floating Teacher, Both Chickadees Classrooms

Emily Nuzzo

Lead Teacher, Meadowlarks

meadowlarks@earthplace.org

Maya Troisi

Assistant Teacher, Meadowlarks

Jane Feder

Assistant Teacher, Meadowlarks

Quinn Vo

Assistant Teacher, Meadowlarks

Aliyah Soto

Lead Teacher, Full Time Chickadees

ftchickadees@earthplace.org

Mackenzie Mortimer

Assistant Teacher, Full Time Chickadees

Claire Tetenbaum

Assistant Teacher, Full Time Chickadees

Roxana Garrido

Assistant Teacher, Full Time Chickadees

Charlotte Perkins

Assistant Teacher, Full Time Chickadees

Jayteshia Minick

Lead Teacher, The Nest

thenest@earthplace.org

Yamila Marrero

Assistant Teacher, The Nest

Indiana Goodman

Assistant Teacher, The Nest

Astrid Salce

Assistant Teacher, The Nest

Lisa Geter

Lead Teacher, Barn Owls ; Supervisor of Preschool Teacher Training

barnowls@earthplace.org

Brittany Lyons

Assistant Teacher, Barn Owls

Mary Rose Julian

Assistant Teacher, Barn Owls

Linda Kalish

Co-Lead Teacher, Orioles

orioles@earthplace.org

Mecca Khalid

Assistant Teacher, Orioles

Amy Pham

Assistant Teacher, Orioles

Christina Randall

Assistant Teacher, Orioles

Akua Biggs

Assistant Teacher, Orioles

Elizabeth Kelly aka Nurse Liz

Nurse Consultant

thenurse@earthplace.org

Christina Torres

Social Services Consultant

Rosalie Witt

Early Childhood Education Consulting

rwitt17@gmail.com

Val McElaney

Gym & Music Specialist / Substitute Teacher