Rachel Mintz is the director of JCP’s Early Childhood Center. Rachel is no stranger to our parents, children and staff, having served for the two years as our Child Development Specialist & Parent Educator. Prior to this role, she was a familiar face in our classrooms where she served as a Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT) for several years.
Raised in New York, Rachel received a master’s degree in social work at New York University and a master’s in early childhood general and special education from Hunter College. She began her work in early childhood education as a classroom teacher at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Preschool. Rachel serves as an adjunct professor at Hunter College, teaching graduate level courses in curriculum development and early childhood education, and supervises student teachers in the field. She has also worked extensively advocating for young children through the New York City Department of Education.