Jerome Bass as the Educational Director at our 374 Pine Street Center in the East New York section of Brooklyn. He is a career specialist in Early Childhood Education with more than 15 years of continuous leadership experience in managing both center-based and family child care program models. Before joining our Friends of Crown Heights family, he had most recently served as Educational Director with the Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation, and before that, as Child Development and Disabilities Manager for the Cypress Hills Family Day Care Program. Additionally, Mr. Bass is a certified trainer and advisor to candidates pursuing the Child Development Associate credential.
Mr. Bass holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Urban Studies from Bard College, and a dual Master’s degree in Early Childhood and Special Education from Touro College. He also holds the New York State certification in both disciplines.