Emily Ades has devoted all her professional endeavors to the field of education. She has 25 years of experience working as an educator, child and family advocate and public policy professional. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Communications from Syracuse University and a Master of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education from New York University. She started her career as a tenured elementary school teacher in South Jamaica, Queens. Since then, she has served as an elected official for The NYC Community Education Council, Director of a non-profit after school program and as the co-founder and curriculum developer for an early childhood literacy program. Most recently, Emily served as an Educational Consultant with the New York City Department of Education.
Emily is driven by the strong belief that every child should have access to a high quality education. Education changes lives! Emily lives in Queens, New York with her husband, 3 kids and their dog.