Teachers

Danielle Katz is the founder of Brooklyn Doodles. Danielle's passion for working with children began with her volunteering in early childhood classes as an art teacher. She created Brooklyn Doodles in 2013 with a series of art and playgroup classes for young children and their families in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. As an educator Danielle has created a warm and nurturing environment for young learners rich in art immersion and progressive play-based education.

Ramona Rodriguez is the education director of Brooklyn Doodles. Ramona is a licensed New York State teacher with over 16 years teaching experience. She is a certified teacher of early childhood classes and Pre-K through grades 6. Ramona is also a certified bilingual teacher.

Trinidad Castro is a former librarian, literature teacher, and children's book writer. As an early childhood literacy specialist, she has developed and implemented early literacy and reading comprehension programs in various PreK and Kindergarten classrooms in her native Chile. Miss Trinidad is currently pursuing a Master's in Fine arts at New York University.