Denise Ferrera - Universal Pre-Kindergarten Associate
Ms. Ferrera is the Universal Pre-Kindergarten Associate. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Ferrera was the Director of a Child Care/Early Head Start Program. Before her role as Director, Ms. Ferrera taught pre-school and has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for 25 years. Ms. Ferrera has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in Education and Family Studies, and holds permanent NYS licenses in Teaching N-6 and School District Administration. Ms. Ferrera is a member of the National and Suffolk County Associations for the Education of Young Children, The Early Years Institute, National Head Start Association, and Winning Beginning NY. She was also appointed to the Suffolk County Legislature’s Teen Pregnancy Advisory Board. She is extremely dedicated and involved in the field of Early Childhood and believes a strong foundation for school success starts with parent involvement and finding the joy in learning.