Ellen enjoyed a thirty year career as a Psychiatric Social Worker and Educator.

She started her career in Syracuse, NY and was involved in organizations dealing with individual and family therapy before moving to New York City where she was a Psychiatric Social Worker at the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic at the Cornell Medical Center. For ten years she was the Director of the Roxbury Community Nursery School in Stamford.

She has been involved in numerous community associations including the Stamford Board of Representatives, the Roxbury Community Association, the Stamford Children’s Museum Board and Meals on Wheels for Stamford and Darien. She has served on the board of the Children’s Learning Centers since 2002.

Ellen was graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in sociology and a Masters in Social Work. She has been active in numerous social worker professional associations.