MEET THE TEAM
Bunny Hill adheres to a strict hiring policy and employs a talented and enthusiastic team with diverse professional backgrounds. All team members go through extensive initial training, with opportunities to learn and advance through ongoing training. Our team of instructors consists of dedicated specialists in all areas: early childhood education, special education, speech pathology, literature, art and music. All educators support a hands on approach with an emphasis on loving, learning, and laughing.
Ms. Leah is the founder and director of Bunny Hill. She has rich early childhood education experience and is fiercely dedicated to the success of every student. As a passionate and caring teacher, she focuses on providing the best curriculum that fit all children's development physically, artistically, and academically. She is a NYS certified teacher and special education teacher, as well as the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). She also holds MA in early childhood education, special education, MS in Human Resources, and BA in Economics and English Literature. Before opening Bunny Hill, she worked in various preschools, public school, and law firms. Her international background from China and Korea made her believe in bilingualism and equipped her to help young children thrive and achieve global success.
Ms. Christina is the Director of the Bunny Hill LIC Preschool and UPK Center. She has over 6 years experience working as an Education Director; 2 of those years at Bunny Hill, in various settings of culturally diverse neighborhoods throughout the boroughs. Prior to working as a School Building Leader, Ms. Christina taught in public and private classrooms for 3 years as an early childhood educator. Christina has a Masters in Elementary Education which led to certification in Childhood 1-6 as well as B-2. Additionally, Ms. Christina completed a second degree in School Building and District Leader. She also has certification as a NYS Administrator. Her experience in working with children over the years led her to a path where patience, motivation, and support are essential in providing a concrete educational foundation to build upon.
Ms. Megan is the Director of Bunny Hill Infant and Toddler Center in LIC. With a Bachelor’s degree in music and a Master’s in educational psychology, Megan has experience as an early childhood teacher, classroom and choral music teacher, and elementary school principal. Committed to educational research, her main areas of interest include play-based learning, characteristics of positive learning cultures and impactful teacher professional learning models. In 2017, Megan participated in an international study group with the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, she is committed to elevating the practices of early childhood education with the Bunny Hill community as well as at home with her own two children.