Kindergarten Teacher - Classroom: Dartmouth

Ms. Cruz joined the Brilla Team in November 2023. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, two Master’s Degrees (Special Education and Supervision and Administration). She retired from the NYC Department of Education after 27 years. She then served as Principal and Head of School in the Bronx for three years. She enjoys swimming, dancing, cooking and spending time with her family.

“The Time Is Always Right To Do What Is Right.”

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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