Cindy Bobrow, Lead Teacher

Cindy has been a teacher assistant at MWS since 1995, working with every age from our youngest students to pre-K.  She is  now lead teacher of the Monday, Tuesday, Thursday class of Old 3's/Young 4's. Cindy  is originally from Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Brooklyn College with a BA in Early Childhood Education and earned a MS in education from Long ... 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

Jan Phelan, Lead Teacher

Jan’s love of children goes way back to her babysitting days as a teenager. She majored in child psychology and elementary education and then taught 1st grade for four years at various Catholic schools. When she married Bob Phelan, they decided to have a large family and went on to raise five children, four boys and one girl. When her last child graduated ... read more

Beth Levine, Lead Teacher

Before becoming a full-time mother, Beth had an interesting career as a research economist.  However, when she enrolled her second daughter at MWS in 1988, she became a teaching assistant and the excitement of economics paled in comparison to teaching.  She worked as a teaching assistant under every lead teacher at MWS over several years, observed many ... read more