Education: The University of Hartford – B.S.; City College of New York – M.A.
Jump Start teacher Hali Dorfman is originally from Providence, Rhode Island. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education and her M.S. in teaching Literacy to students in Birth-Grade 6. This is Ms. Dorfman’s seventh year teaching. Over the past six years she has gained experience in teaching Special Education in diverse communities to students at varying grade levels in Harlem, NY. Ms. Dorfman was a Division I athlete at the University of Hartford for tennis and can still be frequently found playing tennis now. Outside of school, Ms. Dorfman loves to visit Rhode Island and spend time on the beaches there with family and friends. She also enjoys spending as much time as possible with her nephews. Ms. Dorfman is excited about joining the York Prep team and having a great year!