With more than 35 years of experience in the field of early childhood education, Mary’s contributions to CLC include Chair of CLC Blended Pre K Committee; as well as serving on CLC Family and Community Engagement Committee, CLC Reopening Committee, CLC Education Committee, State Funded Directors Forum, Stamford Preschool Director’s Group and Stamford Cradle to Career 0-5 Community Action Network.

Prior to joining CLC in 2014 as the Education Manager, Mary started her career in education as a Reading Tutor for the Port Chester Public Schools at Park Avenue Elementary School. For over 5 years she served as a Preschool Teacher (3 and 4 year olds) at the Home School in White Plains, NY and lastly, Preschool Director for over 20 years in Greenwich CT.

She first served as  Director of Stanwich Nursery School where she was instrumental in moving the preschool to a newer, more open space at Banksville Community House, and changed the name to Banksville Nursery School.

Mary holds a BS in Elementary Education (Nursery- 6th Grade) from Pace University. Her Graduate work in ECE is from Manhattanville College.