Emily Shapiro Brings over 15 Years of Experience as a Preschool Director and Teacher and 7 Years As An Independent School Admissions Consultant in Manhattan and Brooklyn
As a nursery school director in Manhattan for 15 years, Emily was responsible for the admissions process for incoming students, and for the "exmissions" process --assisting graduating students and their families with their next placements.
Emily has been involved in admissions and parenting from every possible angle -- as a parent, a teacher, and a school director -- and understands the dynamics of each role.
Emily is also available to work with parents, both individually and in groups, on parenting issues including Sibling Interactions, School Adjustment, Separation Issues, Fears, Feeding, Toilet Training, Sleep, Shyness, Aggressive Behavior, Limit Setting, etc.
Ms. Shapiro holds an MS in Early Childhood Education from Bank Street College of Education. She has extensive training in Psychoanalysis and is currently completing a second masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.