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Teacher – Lauren Ringdahl grew up in Massachusetts and became a camp counselor at an early age. There, she realized she loved working with youth and, after completing her Bachelors of Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Art & Design, moved to NYC and worked 
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Teacher – Jaylene is very excited to join the Haven team! Jaylene was born and raised in Queens, NY where she received her Bachelor’s Degree from  Stony Brook University in Psychology and Sociology. After graduation, Jaylene moved to Florence, Italy where she taught middle school 
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Teacher- Marcia was born and raised in Queens, New York. She attended elementary school in the Dominican Republic and returned to Queens where she attended middle school and high school.  She has a Bachelor in Arts degree from the State University of New York at 
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Teacher – Raised in the Bronx, Janelle is a proud Nuyorican and has always had a passion for acting and working with children. In an attempt to become a behavior therapist for children with disabilities, Janelle found her way into the New York City Teaching 
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I wish I was a kid again, I would have loved to attend Haven Academy.

Haven Staff Member

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With the support of Haven Academy, Principal Nauiokas, and the other teachers and staff, I feel part of a community—one that has the power to change our student's lives for the better.

Eric Lara - Special Ed Teacher

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The teachers and leaders at this school are the most loving and most dedicated educators in schools. The school feels welcoming and warm. Kids LOVE coming to school and that is an important part of making life long learners.

Haven Staff Member

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The staff remembers your face and your child is treated with respect and courtesy. There is nothing but positive reinforcement and encouraging children to be the best.

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Fulfilling Career Choice for Teachers and Leaders.

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Me gusta todo de Haven Academy, una de las cosas que tiene mi atención es que la principal de la escuela siempre esta disponible para dar la bienvenida a los estudiantes en la mañanas.

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Me gusta todo, especialmente la atención y la comunicación que tenemos con los miembros del personal.

Parent

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The second place my kids call home.

Parent