Attention 14Y Members: Please note that 14Y’s building will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, for an important facilities upgrade, in addition to our previously announced program closures for Juneteenth.

Meet Our Educators

Meet our Early Childhood Team

Nili Shriber

Director of Early Childhood Programs

For more than 13 years, Nili has called the 14Y Early Childhood department her second home.  Before moving to NYC to deepen her studies in early childhood at Bank Street…

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Julia Massey

Associate Director of Early Childhood, Operations

Julia joined the 14Y Early Childhood team in 2010, first as Assistant Director of the Parenting and Family Programs Department. In 2018, she joined the Preschool team and currently manages…

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Catherine Wenglowski

Manager of Early Childhood Admissions

Catherine first learned of the 14Y more than 18 years ago as a brand-new mom attending Parenting Classes! Her work at the 14Y began in 2008 as a head teacher of…

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Jill Shely

Associate Director of Early Childhood

Jill Shely has been part of the 14Y community for more than 15 years. Jill is the Associate Director of Early Childhood and has worked at the 14Y as a…

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Prelude to Preschool and Preschool Teachers

Abby Melissen

Preschool Teacher – House 302

Ari Wolff Cameron

Preschool Art Teacher

Carolyn Renner

Preschool Teacher – House 304

Cristina Tejada

Preschool Teacher – House 307

Emma McKeon

Preschool Teacher – House 304

Insaf Chibane

Preschool Teacher – House 301

Jacqueline Vaida

Preschool Teacher – House 302

Marion Smith

Preschool Teacher – House 305

Marlin Sanchez

Prelude to Preschool Assistant Teacher

Meredith Wright

Prelude to Preschool Lead Teacher

Michiyo Kigawa

Prelude to Preschool Teacher

Neida Mercado

Preschool Teacher – House 301

Shane Buddo-Larrier

Program Manager, Early Preschool Program

Stephanie Solano

Preschool Teacher – House 304