Mrs. Hudis Meisels

Meet Mrs. Hudis Meisels

Returning to the YTCTE team, Mrs. Hudis Meisels brings her caring and giving nature to the ECE division to keep the children feeling loved and well-cared for.   

What I do

As a substitute for the ECE division, I get to collaborate with other teachers and provide an environment of care and growth to help each child feel safe and nurtured. 

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I take care of the kids and help their growth and learning journey, all the while maintaining a positive space for them to do so. 

My favorite part about what I do

I love seeing all the smiles from the kids every day!

Parting Words

I wanted to put my time to good use and I can think of no better way to do that than to teach children and bring smiles to their faces.

Mrs. Dina Tannenbaum

Meet Mrs. Dina Tannenbaum

With years of experience in multiple Jewish schools in New York, Mrs. Tannenbaum’s warm welcoming presence gets our youngest students excited about coming to YTCTE and keeps them smiling all day long.

What I do

I work in both the Pre-K and kindergarten classrooms, making sure that our pint-sized students follow directions and helping them with various projects.

How I make a difference at YTCTE

Preschoolers need plenty of extra attention. I bring an abundance of kindness and patience to my classes so that I can help my students make the most of every day.

My favorite part about what I do

Helping my students have fun, without ever compromising on safety.

Mrs. Ruchie Berger

Meet Mrs. Ruchie Berger

Mrs. Berger’s expert communication skills combined with her warm and empathetic nature, enable her to deal with even the most complicated and sensitive situations calmly with respect and tact. Organized and efficient, she is always there to complete the task and ensure that the Yeshiva can run smoothly.

What I do

As the COVID Coordinator, I communicate directly with families regarding COVID related matters  like symptoms, when to get tested, and the length of a quarantine when necessary.  I also communicate with our medical advisor and the administration regarding class closures and school policies. 

In my Government Voucher role, I help families make Yeshiva tuition attainable and affordable for them by guiding them in the process of applying for government assistance. 

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I try to make the experience of sending children to school during a pandemic as stress-free as humanly possible and do whatever I can, in my role, to help keep our campuses opened. 

It is also very rewarding to see the difference I make as the amount of government scholarship funds parents receive continues to increase. 

My favorite part about what I do

I love coming to school every day and seeing the excitement that the children have to come to school, knowing that I am doing my part to help make that happen.

Parting Words

I am grateful for being in such an amazing work environment and seeing firsthand the beautiful chinuch being imparted to my children on a daily basis. 

Mrs. Sarah Goldenberg

Meet Mrs. Sarah Goldenberg

Fun and creative, Mrs. Goldenberg brings a positive energy into the classroom that makes every child smile. She fosters a love for learning in her students and encourages their success.

What I do

AS an assistant teacher I work alongside the best teachers in the school sharing their workload and providing support. I show my students how learning is fun and how they can work through challenging situations with a smile!

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I try to show every girl that they can be whoever they want to be and be happy doing it. 

My favorite part about what I do

I love coming to school each day and seeing the students and teachers smile when I walk in the door. Forming special connections with my students is so rewarding.

Parting Words

I love my students and I especially love the staff. It is those positive friendships formed that make working at YTCTE truly special.

Mrs. Nechama Riesel

Meet Mrs. Nechama Riesel

Mrs. Riesel is known for her ability to understand a situation, quickly figure out what needs to be done and efficiently get it done. She has capably worked in various capacities for the Yeshiva both in the classroom and in the office and has volunteered to run the Annual Book Fair for many years. Mrs. Riesel’s witty personality and generous heart make her the perfect fit in all our offices.

What I do

I currently work in the Rohr Middle School office but often fill in as needed in both the ECE and KES offices as well. I handle the varied needs of the students and assist with any and all office tasks. I make sure to be available to answer questions and assist both students and staff members alike.

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I assist in creating an efficient, well-run and warm work environment in the RMS office.

My favorite part about what I do

I love being a part of the RMS family. The RMS approach is one that always focuses on the needs of each student. To me, that is what it is all about.

Parting Words

I am proud to be an integral and valued member of the RMS staff, and I love the people I work with!

Miss Yocheved Miriam Sapirman

Meet Miss Yocheved Miriam Sapirman

Miss Sapirman is a fun and patient teacher that students can easily relate to. Whether in the classroom or in individual settings, her focus is always on helping her students succeed. 

What I do

I am a Guided Reading Teacher for the Klurman Elementary School. I conduct back-to-back reading groups in almost every class in the school. I usually have the opportunity to teach over 60 students in my groups each year, and my goal is to improve their reading skills and abilities.

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I help each classroom teacher ensure that each student benefits from guided reading. I make the groups exciting so that the students look forward to participating and develop a love for reading.

My favorite part about what I do

It is truly rewarding to look back and see the tangible results of my efforts and how far the students have come. Over the course of a year, I have seen my students jump three or four reading levels.

Parting Words

It is a privilege to get to work with so many different students throughout the day and guide them on the path to success.

Mrs. Ruthie Schwartz

Meet Mrs. Ruth Schwartz

Passionate and nurturing, Mrs. Schwartz can connect to all types of learners. With close to two decades of teaching experience in elementary, Montessori and special education, she has the ability to look at each student individually and cater to their unique strengths and weaknesses.

What I do

I teach an ACE resource class as well as a fifth grade secular studies class. I enjoy using drawings and attractive material to make math more than just numbers on a page, and I push my students to grow from their mistakes. I try to take the fear out of learning something new and replace that fear with excitement.

How I make a difference at YTCTE

I connect well with students who need an alternative to textbook learning. I carefully break the lesson down into smaller experiences and celebrate all growth.

My favorite part about what I do

I love to witness a child grow and experience that moment when they understand a new concept. I am privileged to be tasked with the responsibility of imparting lifelong skills in my students, and I appreciate the lessons I learn from them, too!

Parting Words

I love the outdoors and spend many hours enjoying my garden and the nature all around us.