Kathy Reiss, Director

Kathy has her BA in Psychology from Ithaca College and MS in Higher Education Administration from Syracuse University.  She previously worked in Student Activities at Syracuse, as an administrative assistant at a research center at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and as a human resources consultant.  Kathy and her husband, Stan, decided to settle in the ... read more

Chrissi Oliver, Lead Teacher and Assistant Director for Program Support

When she enrolled her daughter in the afternoon transition class at MWS in 1999, Chrissi was working as a financial analyst at Compaq Computer. She arranged her business schedule so she could also work as a teacher assistant for us. After two years as a TA, Chrissi gave up her corporate job in order to become certified to teach her own class.  Beginning in ... read more

Una Gillis, Business Manager

The first person to greet you when you arrive at the school office will most likely be Una Gillis.  Her warm smile and Irish voice welcome everyone immediately and signal that Una can't wait to show off the preschool that she loves.  Born in Galway and educated at St Patrick’s College of Education and University College Dublin, Ireland, Una worked as an ... read more