Team

Olivia Gellis

 

Olivia has been taking care of children since she can remember.  As the eldest of three children, working as a mother’s helper at age nine was a natural extension. She then started a neighborhood babysitting “business”, and was an in-demand sitter throughout her school years.  Since graduation, she has worked as a Sunday School daycare teacher, full time nanny, infant sleep coach, and a certified birth&postpartum doula.  As a member of DONA International (Doulas of North America), she has been privileged to assist at over 50 births. She is well known in the neighborhood as a compassionate, intelligent, creative teacher to 0-12 year olds and a valued coach to parents. Olivia loves connecting to every child on a deep personal level.

Sher Bauer

Sher has over 20 years of teaching experience.  She has worked in both public schools and private institutions.  She was an accomplished Challenge Course Instructor for the NYS Board of Cooperative Education, an SAT tutor in Westchester County, and nutrition enrichment teacher for Chappaqua School District.  Most recently she has taught and cared for children 6 weeks to 4 years at a nursery school in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. She is a proud mother of three grown children who are independent, empathetic and strong contributors to our changing planet.

Victoria Foo

Child Development Coordinator

Victoria holds a BA in Psychology and Child/Adolescent Mental Health from NYU. She worked as a child development researcher for three years. Finding she had a passion for working directly with individuals, she concentrated her career on serving parents from birth onwards. She completed her doula training and is currently an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She enjoys helping to empower families through all the early stages of parenthood and is an invaluable member of the Peaceful Path Collective team.