Mrs. Kaplan is a member of the Special Services Department of YBH and serves as the Middle School Director of Special Services. Mrs. Kaplan holds dual Master’s degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education from Touro College, and is licensed to teach students spanning early childhood through middle school years. Mrs. Kaplan has over a decade of experience both as a classroom teacher and administrator, and has established several resource room programs in the metropolitan area. Mrs. Kaplan oversees the implementation of support services to which eligible MS students are entitled, and will ensure that every student has the opportunity to maximize his/her access to the educational goals of YBH. Mrs. Kaplan is also our liaison to outside agencies servicing MS students and works closely with the local school district in matters pertaining to special services and evaluations of students.