Jacqueline Marks has been a passionate and dedicated early childhood educator for over fifteen years. Jacqueline began her journey as the Director of Educational Alliance Preschool in 2014, expanding its capacity for children ages 0-5, and creating a warm and nurturing environment nestled within a downtown community center. For ten years, Jacqueline was central to the growth and development of children and family programming at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Manhattan where she was a classroom teacher and then served as the Director of the Center for Family Life. She holds an MS from Bank Street College in Early Childhood General and Special Education, a BA in Art History from Columbia University, and a BA in modern Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary.