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Early Childhood Supervisor

Early Childhood Supervisor

Danielle Galenski

Danielle Galenski

Early Childhood Supervisor

Danielle Galenski began her career at Say Yes as the Family Support Specialist at PS # 99 Stanley M. Makowski Early Childhood Center.  For the past 16 years, Danielle has been working with children, particularly elementary-school aged and families in multiple capacities with the goal of helping families reach their fullest potential.  Danielle’s philosophy is that parents/caregivers are the real experts on their children and her role is to simply offer support, guidance, and education.

Prior to joining Say Yes, Danielle was a long-time employee of Gateway-Longview, Inc.  At that agency, Danielle taught parenting classes including The Incredible Years & Common Sense Parenting.  After working with parent for 8 weeks in class; Danielle conducted observations of court-mandated parent-child visitation sessions.  Before that time, Danielle worked as an In-home Mental Health Therapist providing counseling services and parenting coaching.  Danielle also spent 4 years working in a residential school setting as a Teacher Assistant.

Danielle earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Buffalo State College and her Masters of Education with a concentration in School Counseling from St. Bonaventure University.

Contact Danielle at dgalenski@sayyestoeducation.org or 716-247-5310, ext. 202.

Leadership Team

David Rust is the Executive Director of Say Yes Buffalo.

Tanya Staples is the Senior Director of Community Schools.

Betsy Behrend is the Senior Director for Operations and Communications at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Collin Gehl is the Talent Acquisition and Development Manager with Child & Family Services / Say Yes to Education Buffalo.

Tommy McClam is the Director of the Boys and Men of Color Initiative at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Daphne Ross is the Senior Director for College Success and Communications at Say Yes Buffalo.

Gellenia Smallwood is the Parent Center Director at Say Yes Buffalo.

Emily Wyckoff is the Senior Director for Development and Strategic Partnership at Say Yes Buffalo.

Our Team

Christopher J. Lee is Data Director serving in a joint position with Say Yes Buffalo and Buffalo Public Schools

Jamil Crews is Digital Communications Manager.

Daun Nicholas is the Community Schools Northeast and South Zone Leader.

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