Co-Director, Nursery School Teacher
Miss Darlene, the lead teacher in the “Bunny” Nursery Class, has been with Faith for 20 years. In that time, she has worked with every age group and has also worked in our summer program for many years.
Darlene is a Child Development Associate (CDA), the most nationally recognized credential in early childhood education. In becoming a CDA, Darlene is demonstrating herself as a committed, confident practitioner with command of today’s best practices for teaching young children.
Darlene attended Plaza Business Institute and Queens College for her Business Degree and worked in the financial industry, including working for Lloyds Bank where she traded foreign exchange for Fortune 500 companies on their corporate foreign exchange desk for 10 years. Darlene left the business arena to raise her family.
Over the past years, Darlene has volunteered in Syosset’s Elementary, Middle and High Schools and has chaired various PTA committees. In addition, she has taught Sunday school and was a Girl Scout Leader.