Amy-Marie Rivera

Head of Early Childhood (Toddler, EC1, EC2)
Amy-Marie comes to The Center most recently from Corlears School in NYC, where she was the Assistant Head of School and Director of Teaching and Learning. Amy-Marie holds a BA in Studio Art and Comparative Religious Studies from the University of Rochester, a Masters in Early Childhood Education, and an Advanced in Masters in Literary Specialization from Bank Street College of Education, NYC. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Educational Leadership Program at UCLA; expected graduation 2025. Amy-Marie has been an educator/administrator in early childhood for the past 30 years. She began her time at The Center in 2021, and currently lives in Culver City with her husband and two sons.
The Center for Early Education, a socio-economically and culturally diverse independent school for children, toddlers through grade six, strives to graduate students who are joyful, resilient, life-long learners. The Center embraces a philosophy of education that combines a nurturing, inclusive learning environment with an increasingly challenging academic program that addresses the developmental needs of each child.