For the Gifted & Talented


Latoya R. Simon M.S. Ed

Early Childhood Education Director, Teacher 

Ms. Latoya Simon is recognized for her outstanding accomplishments in the field of early childhood education. Her passion and commitment in the field of early childhood education is evident throughout her career. 

Ms. Simon began her career at New York City Department of Education nearly 2 decades ago, and has since earned her Master of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Brooklyn College and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Long Island University. 

In addition, she has obtained New York State Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification, New York State Childhood Teacher Certification, and New York State School Attendance Teacher Certification. Ms. Simon is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Most recently, she has successfully taken the New York State Teacher Certification Examination for Students with Disabilities and has been awarded the 2015 Business Award, for Best Early Years Care & Education Centre - New York, by the Wealth & Finance International.

Furthermore, Ms. Simon has been dedicated to serving the community for almost 10 years; and is committed to offering high-quality instruction and services. With her extensive experience and knowledge, Ms. Simon provides every child and family a positive educational experience in a warm, loving, and nurturing environment.

With almost 20 years of experience, Ms. Simon is not only an educator, she is a child advocate with a passion to facilitate the development of young children.