Renee is a devoted advocate for infants, toddlers and their parents, who has spent more than 15 years as a teacher and educational director. She entered the field of education with a mission to bring music into the daily lives of young children, creating joyful singing communities. She is the founding Educational Director of Explore + Discover (www.explorediscover.net), an infant/toddler center in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan, and an educational consultant for Brightside Academy’s Early Head Start program in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
She has a master’s in early childhood education from Bank Street College and a master’s in American History from New York University. What makes her uniquely qualified to support parents of infants and toddlers, is the fact that her three sons, Ariel, Raffi and Shaya were all in diapers at the same time! She is grateful to the Bock boys for teaching her everything she knows about young children.