Pam ELy

Director of Education

Pam received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College & her Masters in Early Childhood Education from Adelphi University. She attended the Bank Street College of Education for her Master of Teaching degree. Pam was the Co-Founder & Co-Director of the Mitten Hill School in Wilton from 1985-1994. She worked in special education for seven years at the Miller-Driscoll School & served on the District Staff Development Program in Wilton as a certified head teacher. She has been the Director of Education at CDSW since 2001. Pam is committed to giving young children the tools & confidence to become lifelong learners. Understanding that preschool years shape a child’s attitude toward school, she & her teachers work hard to create a community of learning & lasting friendships for the children, as well as their families. Pam is the mother of a lovely daughter, who is now all grown up. She enjoys traveling, reading, gardening & watching young children grow to their full potential.