Aida Zaga, a co-head teacher, has been teaching at the JCC nursery school since 2008. Aida grew up in Queens and recently moved to Staten Island with her husband. Aida has a BA in English language arts, and is currently earning her master’s in early childhood general and special education at Fordham University. Additionally, Aida serves on the nursery school’s Leadership Team, where her seasoned voice aids in the ongoing development of new initiatives. She is a gifted teacher, expertly guiding her students into in-depth projects based on their interests and passions. Aida brings to the classroom a talent in synthesizing optimal developmental opportunities with the creativity and joy that her students display every day.