Christel is our Education Director, it is her pleasure to partner with Goddard teachers, staff, families, children, and the neighborhood community. Christel has over 10 years of experience in various roles in schools on the UWS, UES, and the Bronx including Education Director, Health & Safety Director, Assistant Director, and UPK teacher. She hold's a Master's degree from City College in Special Education and a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Albany in Psychology and Education. Christel believe's that with a positive attitude, a growth mindset, and good character anyone can achieve great things. It is her goal to provide a safe and nurturing educational environment that challenges our children to reach beyond their expectations and for them to become lifelong learners who will make the world a better place.