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MEet the Teachers



Mrs. Emma Joseph

Head Teacher

Hello! My name is Emma Joseph (aka Mrs. J). I am the lead teacher in PreK-2. I started teaching at YWDS in 2016. I have been teaching in a Preschool setting since 2011. I graduated from Bank Street College of Education in 2012 with a Masters Degree in Early and Childhood Education. I have two daughters, Fiona, who is almost almost 4, and Cora who is 1!


Ms. Loren DiDiego

Assistant Teacher

Loren DiDiego (aka Ms. D) is the assistant teacher in PreK-2. She also started working at YWDS in 2016. She graduated from Rutgers in 2014 with a degree in Psychology. Ms. D has been working with kids in a variety of different settings before joining the YWDS community. She also owns her own business with her best friend called First and Paper! 

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