Amy Wiese

Amy Wiese came to The Park School in 2002 as prekindergarten teacher. Prior to coming to Park, she taught 5th grade at Our Lady Help of Christians School in Cheektowaga, New York.

Amy holds a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Canisius College. Her most recent professional development endeavor includes extensive Responsive Classroom training which she is currently implementing into her daily classroom activities. She is also passionate about creating a developmentally appropriate and experiential learning environment for the young children she works with in the Bungalow.

In addition to being Park Faculty, Amy is also a current Park parent.

Molly Drozda

Molly Drozda has been a teacher in Park's prekindergarten program since 2003. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Potsdam and an AAS from Erie Community College. As a previous owner and operator of a family day care, Molly has more than 20 years of experience working with young children.
 
As a member of the Lower School faculty, Molly has studied the Responsive Classroom method and takes pleasure in implementing the techniques into the PK curriculum along with the School's Life Rules: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, and Kindness. Molly is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys using the entire campus as a teaching playground! Molly is also certified in CPR/AED.
 
Aside from PK duties, Molly has served as the instructor for Messy Sloppy Art camp for many years and as co-director for the Summer Scholars Camp as well. This camp experience allows children to be submersed in a special interest and has provided Molly an additional opportunity to share her passion with open-ended art.
 
Molly is married to her husband Bob with whom she has three children.  
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

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