First Program


List of 8 members.

  • Gillian Todd 

    First Program Director
    Wesleyan University - B.A.
    Bank Street College of Education - M.S.
  • Ms. Kelvina Butcher 

    First Program Assistant Director, Dean of Student Life
    Brooklyn College, City University of New York - B.A.
    Bank Street College of Education - M.S.
  • Lemor Balter 

    FP Assistant Director/Dean of Faculty
    The College of New Jersey - B.S.
    Teachers College at Columbia University - M.A.
  • Mrs. Paula Simmons 

    First Program Administrative Coordinator
    Columbia University - B.A.
  • Kristie Guiliano 

    Assistant Director of Operations - First Program
  • Debora Tascher 

    First Program Psychologist
  • Mrs. Marybeth Hemenway 

    First Program Nurse
    Curry College - B.A.
  • Susan Grossman Nieves 

    Director, After School Programs K-8
    Hamilton College - B.A.
    New York University - M.A.
First Program Office
(212) 423-5431

First Program After-School Program
(212) 423-5480


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The First Program (Grades K-3)
53 East 91st Street
(Between Park and Madison Avenues)
New York, NY 10128