Meet our

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

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Director

I am so excited to start my sixth year at CCNS Rye. It really does not feel like work when you have the pleasure to spend your days with amazing teachers and families. Having spent 25 years working in this field, I can tell you unequivocally that it is the greatest pleasure to watch children grow into their very best selves and to be able to support them on their journey. I am committed to the parent-teacher relationship so together we can create the best experiences for your children. I am committed to supporting my teachers to learn and grow and bring the best to their classrooms every day. I am committed to the children so that they can learn and grow in a stress-free, fun, challenging program that supports their age appropriate development. I will always push for Christ's Church to deliver the best nursery school experience possible and we will, of course, have some laughs and smiles along the way.

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Admissions Director

Sue is happy to help our families with the enrollment at our school. Having spent two years as an assistant teacher here at CCNS, she brings a unique understanding of what we do, and how we do it. Sue’s degree in Communications, coupled with her extensive knowledge of the Rye community, makes her an exceptionally helpful resource to our families’ needs.

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Administrative Assistant

Returning for her fourth year at CCNS, Darcey previously worked in a local Nursery School as an administrative assistant/Bookkeeper. Darcey loves working with young children and has really enjoyed getting to know all your children and families. She is the happy voice on the phone ready to assist any way that she can.

TEACHING STAFF

Meet our

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Head Teacher 5's

Natalie brings her passion for working with children and her extensive experience to CCNS. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Elementary Education, pre-k to 6th grade and a Master of Science Degree in Education. Natalie previously worked at Rye Country Day School and Resurrection. She is also an elementary tutor at the Achievement Learning Center in Larchmont working with children of all ages and needs. Natalie has two daughters in elementary school and is excited for her second year at CCNS.

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Head Teacher 4's

Nancy is a lifelong resident of Rye, NY who holds a BA from the College of New Rochelle in Psychology and Elementary Education. Nancy also received her Masters in Education from Manhattanville College and previously taught at Milton and Rye Country Day School. Nancy loves working with young children guiding and nurturing them to learn and grow and is excited for her fourth year at CCNS.

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Assistant Teacer 4's

JAIME TANAKA-BOULIA

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A native Californian, Jaime has lived in New York ever since college, where she graduated with a BS in Studio Art from NYU. Her son attended CCNS, at which point, she knew she wanted to devote herself more to the amazing CCNS school community. Previously,she has taught in the after-school program at the RyeNeck School system in addition to having daycare experience with children as young as three months to five years old.