Who We Are

We know that the foundation of a vibrant childcare center is its staff! Each of Harmony's staff members are highly experienced and qualified individuals. Most importantly they are knowledgeable about the various aspects of child development. In addition, each staff member is required to complete 15 professional development hours each year and almost all of our staff are CPR/First Aid certified.

  • Allison ulin, Owner/Director

    B.S. Education, Molloy College

    M.S. Early Childhood Education, Adelphi University

    Allison has gathered nearly 10 years experience teaching a variety of age groups and
    backgrounds in both public and private schools across Nassau, Queens
    and Brooklyn. One of her classrooms was featured by the New York State
    Department of Education for excellence.

    Allison discovered her talent for working with children at a very
    young age. Known for doing anything to make a child smile, she has
    entertained at children's birthday parties, written children's music, taught Music Together classes
    and utilized her education to bring joy into the lives of her students.

  • Ms. Lauren, asst. director

    B.S. Psychology, SUNY Empire

    Lauren joined Harmony as the Lead Infant Teacher in 2014, but soon took on an administrative role as Assistant Director. Her love for our students often draws her back into the classroom when an extra hand is needed.

  • Ms. Melissa, Pre-K Teacher

    B.S. Education, Sam Houston University.

    Melissa has been teaching for over six years and spent two of those years at an international school in Suriname, South America. Melissa brings such excitement and creativity to her classroom. Her students love her and it's easy to see why.

  • Ms. Jillian, infant teacher

    A.A. Liberal Arts, Nassau Community College

    B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, LIU Post

    Jillian is a natural with young children. She truly cares for each of her students and respects the individual preferences of each family. You will not find a more compassionate or patient caregiver. Her background in speech pathology comes in handy when it comes to helping our littlest learners begin to communicate verbally.

  • Ms. alyssa, Toddler teacher

    B.S. Visual Arts Education, Molloy College

    M.S. Literacy, Adelphi University

    Alyssa has over 9 years experience in the early childhood setting. She has a soft spot in her heart for our littlest learners. Her classroom is engaging and nurturing. Alyssa has a background in art education and she provides many opportunities for her class to experiment with paint, glue, & collage items.

  • Ms. Kate, preschool teacher

    B.S. Psychololgy, Stony Brook University

    M.S. School Counseling, LIU Post

    Kate has been working with children in the early childhood setting for over 6 years and loves helping her students learn new concepts. She supports their social/emotional development by providing an inviting and friendly classroom environment. In the Preschool room our students are practicing how to be good friends!

  • Ms. Kaitlin, Pre-K Teacher

    B.S. Childhood Education/Special Education, Molloy College

    M.S. Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Molloy College (In progress)

    Kaitlin has been with Harmony for over 2 years. She enjoys watching children explore the world around them and helping them develop socially and academically through play. We are so proud that our students have been well prepared for their Kindergarten experience. That's the best sign of a job well done.

  • Ms. Dana, Assistant Teacher

    Dana joined Harmony as a part-time assistant but has quickly become an important part of our team. She is always ready with a smile and is a fan-favorite with many of our classes. Dana's gentle manner and experience make her a great fit with our infants.

  • Ms. Jessica, assistant teacher

    B.S. Health Sciences, NYIT (In progress)

    Jessica has the goal of becoming a pediatric nurse. She enjoys working with young children and watching them learn and develop new skills.

  • ms. joanna, Assistant teacher

    B.S. Psychology, Penn State University

    M.S. School Counseling, LIU

    Joanna is a natural when it comes to working with kids. She is kind, patient, compassionate, but most of all - a lot of fun.

  • Ms. Liz, assistant toddler teacher

    Hunter Business School

    Having two children of her own, Liz is well-versed in childcare and brings a loving and nurturing presence to the classroom. Liz is also an avid gardener and assisted her students in planting their own vegetable garden at school!

  • Ms. michelle, Assistant Preschool Teacher

    B.S. Art Therapy, LIU

    Michelle is the full-time assistant in the Preschool class. She enjoys working with and around children. She used to be a swim instructor and has experience teaching children with special needs. We are so happy to have here here at Harmony.

  • ms. Taylor, assistant Toddler teacher

    A.A. Liberal Arts, Nassau Community College

    Taylor loves working with young children! For the past three years she was an instructor at the Little Gym. She is now the Assistant Teacher in the Pre-K class and runs our extended PM program.