Katrina Green has been working with young children for 15 years. She attended Smith College for her undergraduate degree and Teachers College at Columbia University for her masters degree. She is a dually certified teacher in general and special education and has worked in a range of early childhood settings including Head Start, therapeutic early learning centers, enrichment programs, and infant and toddler separation programs.
Katrina is passionate about social justice, biking, dancing, and cheese.
Kaileigh Schippa has been teaching and working with young children in a variety of settings for the past 10 years. After graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development & Learning from Central Michigan University, with a minor in language arts, she went on to work as an Early Childhood Special Education teacher for several years. Kaileigh has experience working internationally, teaching a second grade class for a portion of time in Ireland. She is a lover of photography, film, literacy, and all things ice cream.
This is Kaileigh’s second year in New York and she couldn’t feel more at home with the Chickpeas. Kaileigh is excited and ready to share her passion for art, literacy, and learning through play with the Chickpeas each year!
Luna is an early childhood educator, musician, dog-parent, sculptor, and photographer with a passion for building creativity-centered spaces. Residing in Brooklyn, Luna spends her time day-dreaming, reading, and playing fetch with her puppy, Rosie, in Prospect Park. She obtained a BA from Tufts in women and gender studies and American studies with a concentration in early childhood education. Luna recently worked as a teaching artist with Yo Re Mi in Brooklyn, and she's held preschool teaching positions with Tribeca Community School and the after-school program of the Eliot-Pearson lab school at Tufts.