Edras D. De Jesús Jiménez

Director

Edras D. De Jesús Jiménez is the director of Bank Street Head Start. Previously, she was assistant director at Reade Street Prep and co-head of the Small World Program at Avenues the World School. Edras also taught immersion in the Early Learning Center at Avenues, taught at The Dwight School, and was a special education teacher at the Child School of New York. Before coming to New York, Edras taught for 10 years in her hometown of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She has a BA in Advertising and Social Sciences from Universidad Católica Santo Domingo; an MA in Early Childhood Education; an MA Bilingual Extension Certificate from City College; and several master’s degrees from New York University in both Early Childhood Special Education and Educational Leadership. Edras also holds certifications in early childhood, early childhood SPED, and bilingual education.