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Staff

Name Title Contact
BethAnn Serwatka Site Director (845) 437-7674
Kathy H. Tritschler Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5630

About the Director

Contact Carol Garboden Murray, M.Ed.

Carol Garboden Murray, M.Ed., is the Executive Director of Wimpfheimer Nursery School. Carol holds a NYS Teaching Certificate and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Development and Early Intervention. She worked directly as an infant, toddler, preschool and kindergarten teacher for many years before becoming a program director and leader in the field. Carol has led campus based children’s programs and community programs for over 18 years. Carol is the author of more than 30 articles published in professional magazines for early childhood educators and she is also the author of two books, Illuminating Care: The Pedagogy and Practice of Care in Early Childhood Communities (Exchange Press, 2021) and Simple Signing with Young Children (Gryphon House Press, 2007). Carol has served as a program consultant, mentor and adjunct instructor. She has conducted regional and national training workshops for early childhood educators, parents, administrators. She has an interest and expertise in a constructivist approach to education, emergent curriculum development, play, change theory, and care ethics.

Wimpfheimer Nursery School

124 Raymond Avenue
Box 485
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0485
Vassar College Box 485

(845) 437-5630