Susan has been at the Y for the last thirteen years and has overseen the growth of our program for two, three, and four year olds. Before coming to the Y, Susan worked for the NYC Department of Education as an Assistant Principal for the younger grades and as a teacher of prekindergarten and kindergarten classes. She also supervised early childhood student teachers at Hunter College and New York University and taught both undergraduate and graduate students. Susan has a master's degree in curriculum and teaching from Columbia University Teachers College and a master's degree in educational administration from City College. She is a graduate of Cornell University where she majored in child development. Susan lives on the Upper West Side and has two sons, David and Michael, and three grandsons, Noah, Ian and Shai.