ABOUT LITTLE LEARNERS OF WESTCHESTER INC.
We are proud to provide local children in Cortlandt Manor, NY and surrounding areas with quality preschool programs. Our staff is energetic, excited, and creative, and look forward to helping your Little Learner reach their full potential, in and out of the classroom. We are proud to serve families across Westchester with early child education. As New York State Certified Teachers, our staff are exceptionally qualified to give your child the foundation for a successful academic career. Our staff also includes a speech pathologist and registered nurse who work with our team per diem.
Director – Christina Poggioreale
My name is Christina Poggioreale I am a current resident of Yorktown Heights and have lived here for the past nineteen years. I am originally from Long Island. I have been happily married to my husband Vincent for twenty two and a half years. We have three children: Vincent 20, Thomas 16, and Juliana 13. I am a New York State Certified Elementary School Teacher and have a dual Masters in Special Education. I am also fluent in Spanish. I have been the owner and director of Little Learners of Westchester since I opened on March 1, 2013. Prior to the preschool I was a Substitute Teacher in the Yorktown School District for 9 years. I also worked for the Lakeland and North Salem School District from September 2007 to May 2010. I enjoy outdoor family activities such as hiking in the woods, swimming, snowmobiling, and ATV riding. I have a strong love and respect for my family and a passion for working with children.
Head Teacher – Danielle Hodge
Head Teacher – Chloe Kelly
Toddler Teacher- Chessere Astrologo
Teacher’s Assistant – Mari Perez
Teacher – Savanna Castellano
Teacher – Karen Teti
My love for children is indescribable, I cannot imagine my life without them in it. I am extremely excited to be working at Little Learners of Westchester and am looking forward to meeting our children.
Licensed Practical Nurse – Stella Briel – Health Care Consultant
My name is Stella and I obtained my LPN from Westchester Community College in 2003. I grew up in the Bronx and currently live in Westchester County. I am the mother of two children and currently work at Northern Westchester Hospital in the Labor and Delivery Unit. I also work per diem at Westchester County nursing homes.
A note from the directors: We are very excited to have Stella Breil as part of our team. Not only does she bring her experience but, also a caring and loving nature for children.