Welcome to Pine Street School,

Our aim is to create a secure, caring environment in which students optimize their development intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally. Students are encouraged to inquire, think critically, work collaboratively, and to construct meaning, reflect and take action, all the while having their natural curiosity in the world around them stimulated.

We seek to give all our students the opportunity to experience a unique international education and to acquire the personal attributes, outlook and knowledge that will equip them to play an active part in the construction of tomorrow’s world. We encourage open communication among students, parents and teachers in a school climate that fosters the continued development of international understanding. We value parents as key players in this rigorous and inspiring learning experience.

I look forward to sharing the Pine Street School experience with you and your children, and welcome you to discover the brilliant and forward thinking benefits of the International Baccalaureate approach.

Eileen Baker, Head of School
Pine Street School

At Pine Street School we are passionate about youth, parents, our communities, and the big things they can accomplish together. We engage students by helping them forge meaningful relationships with the world at large.


Pine Street School is a breath of fresh air educationally, experientially, and architecturally.

We've captured the daily moments that make our school exceptional to share with our community of family and friends.


Upcoming Event Highlights

Anything can happen at Pine Street School. Check out our calendar to discover fun opportunities for your child to make their mark!


Evergreen: Our Blog

See how our students stay connected to nature in the big city.

We engage the inquisitive spirit for a lifetime and our vision for world change starts with your child.

Evergreen captures the essence and energy at Pine Street School with sneak peeks into classroom activities, community events and more. Find out what we're up to!


Meet our passionate change agents

Visiting Pine Street School

  • Tours for limited 2017-2018 seats by request
  • 2018-2019 admissions will open in September

Applying to Pine Street School

Application deadlines for the 2017-2018 school year have passed. However, families interested in mid-year transfers or new applications for Preschool through 3rd Grade should contact the admissions office.



Choosing a school is a big decision. One of the best ways to know if it’s the right fit is to get to know the community.

What kind of person you want your child to be when they grow up? What values do you want them to have? What can you do to awaken their passions and nurture their talents?

Your school community should reflect your values, so find out why families love Pine Street School.

Our Educators

Kaitlyn graduated from the dual-degree program at Tufts and School of the Museum of Fine Arts with a BA in German and a BFA in Studio Art. Growing up in Frankfurt, Germany and later studying at Freie University in Berlin, she has always valued multi-lingual education.

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Vanessa holds a B.A. in Social Psychology and Italian and an M.A. in Child Development from Sarah Lawrence College. She has been working with preschoolers for 5 years and is passionate about teaching them to be socially conscious, inclusive and independent.

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Meghan holds an M.F.A. in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from The University of Glasgow and is pursuing a Master's at NYU in Educational Theatre. She received her B.A. from Boston College. Meghan completed her IB Primary Years Programme Category I training.

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Ashley holds a Master's in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College and a B.F.A. in Art and Design Education from Pratt Institute. She has taught early childhood since 2008. Ashley has completed her IB Primary Years Programme Category I training.

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Yue is completing her M.A. in Bilingual/Bicultural Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a B.A. from The Communication University of China. Yue's focus is on multicultural education and the importance of building global awareness.

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Emily holds an Ed.M. in Curriculum Design from Teachers College, Columbia University, a B.A. in Developmental Psychology and her teaching certification for K-6th grade. She values creativity, thoughtful curriculum, and technology integration within the PYP.

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Claudia has a B.A. in Early Childhood from Universidad de La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia. Originally from Texas, she moved to Colombia when she was 12 and grew up speaking two languages. Claudia completed her IB Primary Years Programme Category I training.

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Shanida has a B.A. from Hunter College, M.A. from King's College London and M.S.Ed. in General Childhood Education from Bank Street Graduate School of Education. She's speaks English and Spanish and has taught in Italy, Ireland, UK, Panama and Colombia.

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Diana holds a B.F.A. in Theater and Fine Arts from Pace University and a Master's from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her NYS Elementary School teacher certification. Diana has spent her career teaching in both public and independent schools.

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Josephine holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Concordia College. She has been teaching children since 2010. Educating children is a life long passion. A Montessori student herself, Josephine learned first hand the benefits of nurturing patience.

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Paola has been involved in education her entire life, pursuing that passion in Paraguay, Chile, and Israel. She holds her Spanish Teacher certification from Instituto Cervantes and B.A. in Communication from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia.

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Originally from Colombia, Marcela is completing her Bachelor's Degree at College of Staten Island. Marcela completed her IB Primary Years Programme Category I training. She loves sharing her own stories and the best of world literature with her students.

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Stephanie holds a B.A. in Spanish Education and an A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education from CUNY Brooklyn College. Stephanie is bilingual in English and Spanish. She completed her Montessori certificate and IB Primary Years Programme Category I training.

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Cailin holds an M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood and Literacy and a B.S. in Early Education from The State University of New York. Since 2007, her teaching in Seoul, Boston, and New York focuses on developing students as thinkers, explorers, and change makers.

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Leslie received her Early Childhood Education degree in Guatemala, where she grew up. She has worked as a preschool and elementary teacher for more than ten years and taught Spanish to Middle and High School students in the Czech Republic for two years.

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Caitlin holds a B.A. in English Education from University of California, Davis. She received her Montessori Preschool/Kindergarten credential from the North American Montessori Center and has completed her IB Primary Years Programme Category I training.

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Karina has a B.A. in Speech Language Pathology, Audiology and Linguistics from City University of New York. She completed her Montessori certificate and IB Primary Years Programme Level I training. She's bilingual in English and Spanish and learning Turkish.

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Daniel holds a B.A. in Jazz Guitar Performance and Music Education from the University of the Arts and an M.A. in Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. He loves teaching in a setting that is based on inquiry and is student-centered.

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Sasha Feinman holds a B.A. from American University in Washington, DC and AMS Diploma from the Montgomery Montessori Institute. Sasha is committed to respecting and fostering children's development and promotes a collaborative environment in her classroom.

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Nadia has over 10 years of experience mentoring, educating and caring for children. She joined Green Ivy Schools in 2014. Nadia holds B.A. in English Literature and she completed her Montessori certificate and IB Primary Years Programme Level I training.

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Michaela has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, and Psychology from New York University. Michaela believes a strong foundation of kindness, understanding, and genuine curiosity is essential for every classroom community.

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Originally from Spain, Cristina joined Green Ivy Schools through the Spanish Embassy's intercultural exchange program, Visiting Teachers in the U.S. She taught at IB schools in Thailand and the Czech Republic before coming to Pine Street School in 2015.

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Meet Our Hiring Team

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Margaret holds a B.F.A. from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has worked for several years in acting, directing, teaching dance and drama, as well as arts program administration.

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