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Join our fall 2023 class! 
Preschool for ages 3-5

September 12th, 2023 - June 14th, 2024

Creating an intimate community means a lot to us. With a maximum of 8 children, we are able to foster deep relationships with each child. Adams & Haack Studio is a nature based program, spending at least half of our day adventuring in Prospect Park. Explore our philosophy page to learn more about our program.

Location: Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture building

53 Prospect Park West



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About Celia

Celia Pardo
Our fabulous Co-Teacher & Foodie Friday Chef!

A life long learner with a background in arts and education, I have always had a passion for working with children. I graduated from

Hunter College with a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art with a focus in Arts Education. I have had the pleasure of working in the Pre-K program at the International School of Denver, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan—assisting with arts + food programming, as well as Brooklyn Compass Charter facilitating their after school program. 


At Adams & Haack, I wear many hats but I am proud to lead food programming for both pre-school and after school! Part lunch lady, part self appointment “home economics” teacher, part art pal. Every day I get to learn from our students and that makes this job the best job I’ve ever had!



As a parent all you want for your child is to be in a school where they are seen and celebrated for who they are - my daughter came home from her first few days at Adams and Haack and told me that she loves Kaelynn because she "lets me be who I am." and then smiled and laughed.  Her joy at going to school has not changed - and I have seen her grow into herself as a person, as a friend and as a member of a community.  


My daughter has thrived in the nurturing play-based school Kaeylnn has created.  She has gone on epic journeys through the woods of prospect park - landing on mars island and skating through the path of shadows.  She has played dress-up, has had tea parties, painted rocks and sanded stumps.  She has explored different cuisines on foodie friday bringing home arepas and dumplings.  She has learned about perseverance and collaboration - all with such confidence.


I just cannot recommend Adams and Haack more highly - the only sad part is that we have to leave!


- Gwyneth and Chris, parents to D

fall 2021

Our classroom!