Amy Kessler Named New Early Childhood Center Director of Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 By: Lori Sloane

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center has announced the appointment of Amy Kessler as its new Early Childhood Director, as of July 1, 2015.
Prior to the Greenburgh Hebrew Center, Amy was the Director of Cornerstone Children’s Center in Scarsdale for 5 years.  Amy is a licensed social worker and educator with an M.S.W. from Hunter College and a B.A. in Psychology from SUNY Purchase. She grew up in Ardsley and is active in Jewish life in the Rivertowns. Stephanie Luftig, GHC VP of Education states, “We feel very fortunate to have found a person who is such a great fit to lead our outstanding Early Childhood Center.  Her strong background working with young children in many different settings will ensure the continued success of our school.”
Amy resides in Dobbs Ferry with her husband and two children.
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center Early Childhood Center is private, non-profit preschool for children from 2 to 5 years of age. The school combines a secular and Judaic, play-based, hands-on preschool curriculum, that responds to each child's natural curiosity and strengths.  The curriculum incorporates literacy, art, math, science, and movement activities, as well as music, yoga, American Sign Language and special events throughout the year.  The ECC's licensed, nurturing staff take pride in encouraging each child's potential, as students explore at their own pace and develop a lifelong love of learning.
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center, founded in 1947, is an inclusive, egalitarian, participatory Conservative Jewish congregation located in central Westchester County.  It welcomes and includes people from all walks of life and from many communities within Westchester – singles and families – traditional, interfaith, blended and LGBTQ.  GHC serves the Jewish community by providing programs and services in support of their on-going commitment to educating children, adults and the community.
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center is located at 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY.  For further information, please call 914-693-4260 or go to