Irene joined the Homestead community in 2022. Previously, she worked at the Brooklyn Waldorf School for over 5 years in administration as the full-time Community Coordinator. Irene has completed professional training in diversity, gender literacy, and fundraising. She has also taught preschool music classes, private lessons, and music & theater camps. Irene was a professional actor performing on Broadway and TV from the age of 16-24 and her primary training is in Music. She is currently enrolled in Montessori music teacher training online and is in the process of working towards her NY state teaching certification.