February 2019: Brianna Marquez
Kids Creative is honored to announce our Employee of the Month for February, Brianna Marquez! Brianna has distinguished herself by working hard to elevate our partnership with Brilla Veritas Elementary both during the school day and in the afterschool space. The program’s success is largely a testament to her effective coaching; with her as a role model, her staff is motivated to be the best that they can be for KC and the children we serve!
Brianna has held an impressive number of roles at Kids Creative since joining us in December 2016. She has been instrumental at many of our sites, serving as a Group Leader at Rock 2 The Bronx, Head Teacher at the Upper West Side Summer Camp, and Peace and Culture Leader at Brilla Veritas before stepping up to her current position as Site Coordinator. She is also an invaluable instructor in our free Saturday workshops, Creative Saturdays, leading kids in a plethora of fun artistic activities. She truly embodies the core Kids Creative values of community and collaboration, working both with kids and adults to make every space she enters more peaceful and harmonious.
Before coming to us, Brianna had an array of experiences in education, nursing, and childcare. As a student, she was an apt babysitter, tutoring children academically as well as orchestrating trips for them. She also held internships at the Soundview Daycare Center and Sugar Hill Physical Therapy, indicating the altruism and empathy that she has brought with her to KC.
We are incredibly grateful to have leaders like Brianna on the Kids Creative team!