Our native French and English-speaking teachers come from more than twelve different countries.
All our teachers bring a comprehensive early childhood educational experience to the team. They are selected for their classroom experience, their empathy ability, their nurturing skills, and their sensitiveness to the children’s needs as well.
Petits Poussins Brooklyn provides its teachers with the full professional training program and guidance recommended by the NYC-DOH, along with an in-site professional training program tailored to our specific bilingual setting educational purpose.
Every single staff member is trained and CPR/First Aid Certified.
Vanessa Handal-Ghenania, Ed.M.
Vanessa Handal-Ghenania is the founder of VHG group Inc., early childhood language schools (daycares and preschools). Born and raised in Haiti, in a trilingual household (French, English, Creole), Vanessa’s family traveled around the world and her parents, from an early…Read More
Director of Admissions and Operations Manager
Mikael was born in France in Lyon, most known as the capital of the French gastronomy… Read More
My name is Zelda Noonan. I was born and raised in France. I am American from my father and French from my mother. I have been working with children since my teenage years… Read More
I was born in Haiti and have been living in the United States since I was 14 years old. I graduated with my Associates degree in Early Childhood Development in 2017… Read More
My name is Sandrine Zenati, I was born in Algeria, in North Africa. I grew up in a French speaking family. I first studied and graduated in International Business… Read More
My name is Martine and I am the French teacher at Petits Poussins Brooklyn. I am from “Bretagne” in France where I created and managed my own day care for many years… Read More
I was born and raised in Queens, New York. I have a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Sociology and a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)… Read More
My name is De’Ajah and I’m the lead English infant teacher. I’m from upstate New York and moved to Brooklyn while I was in middle school. From a young age I’ve always knew I wanted to work with… Read More
Hello! My name is Gabriela, feel free to call me Gaby. I’m currently majoring in Childhood Education. I’m bilingual in both English and Spanish. I am very … Read More
Hello, my name is Elna Duplessy. I am very excited to join Petits Poussins Brooklyn. I will be working in the Preschool classroom as the English teacher alongside Ms. Martine, the French… Read More
Hello! My name is Samirah and I am the English teacher in the toddler 2 room. I was born and raised in Benin Republic. I’m thrilled to be at Petits Poussins Brooklyn, although it’s my 2nd year… Read More
My name is Jayda. I am your child’s English toddler teacher. Iabsolutely adore the children. However, outside of work there are various hobbies that I have such as reading, sports , hanging with loved ones, arts… Read More