Getting to Know Ms. Nancy
Ms. Nancy is rarely sitting in one place – she’s here, she’s there, she’s everywhere! Everyone knows her and everyone needs her. Nancy knows every family and is always willing to help with virtually any issue. We all appreciate her hard work and dedication to the school. It’s an honor to to get to know her even better!
What is your role here at Gymtime? I am the Admissions Director at York Avenue Preschool
What is the best part of your job? Meeting families and being part of their children’s school experience. I love watching the children grow and change over the year.
What was your first job? Babysitting at 13 and then Burger King at 16. I never made it past the sodas!
Where did you grow up? Manchester, Connecticut.
What is your favorite activity to do outside of work? Cooking.
What would the title of your autobiography be? Everything in Moderation!
What is something most people would be surprised to learn about you? I originally wanted to study anthropology and archeology.
What are three things you never leave the house without? (besides your wallet, keys and phone!) A snack, water and lip balm.
If you could meet one person dead or alive, who would it be? Cleopatra. I have a fascination with ancient Egypt.
What is your favorite…
Book? On the intellectual side, “Tess of the ‘Dubervilles.” On the light side anything by Harlan Coben.
Movie? Any of the “Thin Man” series with William Powell and Myrna Loy
Song? “Desperado” by the Eagles
Sports Team? Not a big sports fan, but the Yankees as a New Yorker.
Food? This is a tough one. I love to eat seasonal vegetables from a farmers market. I buy way too much because I get so excited. Then I have to figure out what to do with them.
TV Show? Food network and the cooking channel.
Hot or cold? Definitely hot. I love the summer and the beach.
Early bird or night owl? Early bird.
Coffee or tea? Decaf coffee for me.
Sweet or savory? Sweet. Good dark chocolate is one of my favorite treats.
Country or city? Since I live in the city, I’m starting to crave the country. It’s a nice balance to country living.