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Meet the 2017-18 Lower & Middle Afterschool Teachers

Alexis, Kindergarten Afterschool

Alexis

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Trenell

Jennifer

Jennifer

Rosa

Rosa

Alexis F, Kindergarten

This is my second year at Brooklyn Friends School. I am the kindergarten afterschool teacher. I am currently going to school to be a pediatrician. I love working with younger children and I am hoping to have a great school year.

Trenell V, Kindergarten

I worked at Brooklyn Friends School over the summer; it is a very safe and friendly environment. The kids all have different personalities but all are accepted and the staff is respectful. Brooklyn Friends School stays true to its name.

Jennifer G, Gr. 1 

I love working at Brooklyn Friends School. It is not just a job to me but a learning environment. I am learning skills that can personally help me become a better person. The vibes here at Brooklyn Friends are always positive and friendly. Brooklyn Friends encourages everyone to accept each of our friend’s differences building a comfortable environment where we can express ourselves. It feels good being part of a strong supportive community.

Rosa T, Gr. 1

This is my second year at Brooklyn Friends. I am the first grade afterschool teacher. I am currently going to school to become a social worker. I enjoy working with children and I hope to have another great year here at Brooklyn Friends.

Venus

Venus

Raquel

Raquel

Amanda F.

Amanda F.

Ken

Ken

Amanda F, Gr. 2

This is my first year at Brooklyn Friends. I am the second grade afterschool teacher. I am currently going to school to become a psychologist or maybe a teacher. I love working with children and I am hoping to have a great year. 

Venus R, Gr. 2

This will be my third year at Brooklyn Friends. Before coming to BFS I worked at the Department of Education for more than 20 plus years as a school aide working with children in grades ranging from 1-12. I also was a Parent Coordinator for five years. I was President, Secretary and Vice President for the Parent Teacher Association. I am a Learning Leader badge holder. I love BFS. It is a family friendly school and is always so welcoming. 

Raquel C, Gr. 3

This is my first year at Brooklyn Friends. I am the third grade afterschool teacher. I am going to school to become a social worker/ lawyer. I enjoy working with children and looking forward to a fantastic school year.

Ken A, Gr. 3

I am an outgoing and loving guy, whose passion is music and performing arts. I am also a very spiritual person. Working at BFS has been a joy. It is where I find love, peace and a commitment to community.

Chantel

Chantel

Luis

Luis

Amanda

Amanda V.

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Louis S.

Chantel M, Gr. 4 

I started at Brooklyn Friends School as a student teacher. I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to become more involved with the environment and the students. There is a welcoming feeling when you enter the doors. The staff and students are reliable, generous, friendly and artistic. It has been a great experience for me here at BFS and I can’t wait to see what this school year has in store.

Louis S, Gr. 4 and Floater

I’ve been working with children for more than nine years and I’ve been with Horizons at BFS for four years now. So far I’ve had the pleasure of working with pretty much all age groups ranging from K through 8th grades. My experience working with children has definitely had a profound impact on my life! I’m hopeful that I’ve had an impact on theirs as well. They are the future, therefore I’m passionate and dedicated to helping them achieve their dreams and become responsible men and women of the world!

Luis C, Gr. 5

I have worked in afterschool programs for seven years. This is my second year at Brooklyn Friends School. I enjoy working at Brooklyn Friends and bringing new experiences to my group such as technology, magic, and DIYs.

 Amanda V, Gr. 6

This is my second year at Brooklyn Friends. I am absolutely excited to meet my new afterschool group as well as my group from last year. I am currently working to become a radiologist. I am hoping for a successful school year.

PROGRAM SUPERVISORS
Ebony

Ebony

Monty

Monty

Ebony Nelson 

This will be my eighth year at BFS and my second year as an Afterschool Program Supervisor. I had the opportunity to work as an afterschool and summer camp teacher as well as a preschool and lower school sub. I have worked with grades ranging from Preschool 4s through 6th grade and find it an extremely rewarding job. I have a passion for children and enjoy watching them grow intellectually and socially. 

 Monty Ali

 I have been working in an afterschool setting for over 12 years. I am now entering my second year at Brooklyn Friends School as an Afterschool Program Supervisor. I have experience working with grades ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. I enjoy running group building games and seeing our wonderful students learn how to work as a team. I look forward to a great school year.