Our Directors Carol Garboden Murray, Educational Director
Carol is the Educational Director, overseeing the program's philosophy, vision and growth. Carol holds a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Development and Special Education, NYS Teaching and Early Intervention License. Carol founded the Early Childhood Institute of the Hudson River Valley which partners with other schools and local organizations to coordinate professional growth opportunities for early childhood teachers. She writes articles and books for The National Association of Young Children (Young Children Journal), Exchange Press and Gryphon House Publishing.
Kristine Williams, Children's Center Site Director & Early Childhood Program Manager
Kristine initially came to Bard as an early childhood teacher and then become a Director at The Children’s Children's in 2008. Kristine holds a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and Sociology. Kristine has been working directly with children and families for many years in public, private, and corporate childcare settings.