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    Festival de Primavera 2017
    Each year, Spanish-immersion students in the Lower Division and Early Learning Center participate in the Festival de Primavera. Enjoy highlights from this year’s event!
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    Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.

    These pre-K students have fun playing an exciting phonics game that is (secretly) helping them learn how to read. The best part? It can be played at home too! bit.ly/2rVfoAW
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Bridget Ferrick

Since first joining Avenues in 2013, Bridget Sabala has served as a middle grades math teacher in the Upper Division, in addition to spending one year overseeing the middle grades Minimester program and another as the STEAM cohort leader for grades five and six. More...

photographer: Michael Greenberg

Crystal A. Bates joined Avenues in spring 2017 as a dean of students for grades 10 through 12. Crystal comes to Avenues from NYU, where she spent more than a decade in admissions and enrollment management roles.  More...

Kendra Wilson

Kendra Wilson joins Avenues this fall as a physical education teacher in the Lower School. She will already be familiar to many students and parents in Middle and Upper Schools, as she has spent the last two years as a coach at Avenues for the Middle School girls’ volleyball and the JV girls’ basketball teams, and an assistant coach of both the Middle School and varsity co-ed track and field teams. More...

Rita Truong

For the past five years, Rita Truong has been the head teacher in the Yellow room of the Avenues Early Learning Center. She is a proud member of the Avenues founding faculty.  More...

Anamaria Correa

AnaMaria is responsible for supporting the practice, protocol and intentionality in community engagement as well as facilitating and informing practices and awareness around access, equity, race and diversity. More...


In this brief video interview, head teacher of a Spanish section of fourth grade, Joseph D’Annibale, touches upon some of the many advantages of multilingualism in schools. More...

Brendan Dolan

Brendan Dolan is the instrumental music instructor for the Upper Division. Previously, he'd worked as a private and group instructor for children ages five through 18 in classical, pop and Irish music on piano, flute, tin whistle, drums and guitar. More...

Line Kristensen on Meaningful Exploration in Nursery   YouTube

When planning an “exploration” for their students, Line Kristensen, head teacher of an English section of nursery, and her fellow educators find inspiration everywhere.  More...


We’re excited to introduce several new teachers and other staff members who will be joining us this fall. In addition, we’re highlighting returning teachers who will be occupying new positions at Avenues come autumn. More...

Edras Santana De Jesus

Edras Santana joined Avenues in 2012 as one of the ELC founding faculty members. In 2013, she got married (so she is now Edras De Jesus) and became the co-head teacher of a Spanish section of the nursery class. She is a passionate and dedicated educator with New York State teaching certification and a broad range of international experience. More...