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Nueva York Kiddos is a SPANISH SCHOOL FOR KIDS with the mission to provide a warm environment and a joyful experience for all our students. We teach Spanish in a natural way through songs, games, hand-on art projects and experiments.

All our wonderful teachers are native speakers, have a caring personality and years of experience in education. During classes they encourage spontaneity, creativity, teamwork and kindness.

 

We offer in person after-school classes, private and semi private online lessons.

 

MEET OUR TEAM

YNE LEAL

FOUNDER, DIRECTOR AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPER

Yne founded Nueva York Kiddos in February 2017 and it became her passion project! She is a local mom originally from Caracas-Venezuela, a graphic designer and artist specialized in photography. She holds a certification of El Instituto Cervantes to teach Spanish as a Second Language to kids 4-11 years old.

Between 2019-2021 Yne worked as the Spanish teacher at The German School of Brooklyn  for 3-8 Grades.

"I absolutely love working with kids because they get surprised and excited about  the universe and show me all the wonderful little things that we don't see anymore as adults”

 

 

VANESSA HENN

SPANISH LEAD TEACHER

 

Vanessa is from Mallorca, Spain.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Visual Communication from University of Central England, Birmingham. As a mother of two children,Vanessa has ample experience caring for babies and toddlers. I am conscientious, caring, focused, fun, creative and a good team player. she completed a Spanish as a Foreign Language teacher training course for adults and children from El Instituto Cervantes, NY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAHIR RAMIREZ

CLASS COORDINATOR AND SPANISH TEACHER

 

Nahir is a Venezuelan-born cultural promoter. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts from La Universidad Central de Venezuela.

She is passionate about culture, photography, film, and fashion and has years of experience working with kids.

"I enjoy sharing my interests with kids via art making. When I am not teaching, I am hanging out with my dog Chop."

 

 

 

 

ANGELICA PEñA

CAMP TEACHER

 

Angelica is from Colombia, she holds a bachelor in elementary education with emphasis in Social Studies from the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Bogota. She has worked with kids for over 10 years. This is a profession she cares and enjoys.

“The time I spend the best is around kids, I never stop laughing and learning. They come with the most interesting and bold ideas. when I’m not teaching, I love to do outdoor activities with my son".

 

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