Lower School Faculty Bio Details

Vanity David

Faculty Information

First Name
Vanity
Last Name
David
Title(s)
Kindergarten Head Teacher
School Email
(Primary)
Department(s)
Faculty, LS
Biography

Ms. David received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College, majoring in women's studies and sociology. Thereafter, she pursued a dual master's degree in early childhood education and special education from New York University. Prior to teaching at Chapin, Ms. David taught in NYC private schools, including Avenues: The World School and the Dwight School. During the summer from 2014-2019, she was a Head Counselor at the 92nd St Y: Camp K’ Ton Ton. Ms. David finds joy in music, movement, and dance. She started her dance training at the age of nine, and is a professional dancer in salsa, modern, and liturgical dance. She has been a longtime member of the Omega Dance Company and is currently on the company’s leadership team as associate director. Each year, Ms. David is eager to bring movement into her classroom.