Teachers: Room 4

Head Teacher Pamela Wheeler-Civita

Pamela Wheeler-CivitaPam is a special education teacher in the pre-K 3's/4's inclusion classroom at the Bank Street Family Center in New York City, where she also supervises teachers in a team environment. She earned her education master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education. She holds a master’s degree in Infant and Parent Development and Early Intervention, and Dual Certification in General and Special Education, ages 0-8 years of age. She has spent over 12 years working with children from birth to age 5 and their families.

Erin Cerreta, Assistant Teacher

Erin Cerreta teaches in an inclusion classroom for children ages 2-5 at the Bank Street Family Center in New York City. This is her third year teaching in the Family Center. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Psychology and Early Childhood Education at Eastern Connecticut State University. She then went on to work as a head teacher at Cheshire Nursery School and as an interim Head Teacher in an inclusive preschool setting in the Connecticut public school system.

Erin is currently working towards a masters degree at the Bank Street College of Education and is on track to complete her Master of Science degree in Early Childhood General & Special Education this year.

Robin Rowley, graduate intern

RobinRobin is the graduate intern in an inclusion classroom for children ages 2-4 at the Bank Street Family Center in New York City. This is Robin's third year at the Family Center. She began as a student teacher and then transitioned into a graduate intern. Robin earned her BFA in Film, Video and Animation from Rhode Island School of Design. After working in the television industry for seven years she decided to return to her original passion of working with young children. Robin is also in her final year as a graduate student at Bank Street College.

She is working toward a Master of Science in Education in the Early Childhood Special and General Education degree program.