Jenny York: Child Development and Inclusion Director

​Jenny York is starting her 4th year as our Child Development and Inclusion Director. She works with staff and families to support children in the Inclusion Program and serves as a resource for all issues related to child development.  She has served on the Cherry Preschool Board in a variety of roles, and she oversees Cherry’s involvement in Evanston Cradle to Career. Before working at Cherry, Jenny taught Kindergarten-2nd grade in Chicago and in Michigan.  She holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Michigan in Psychology and Elementary Education, and she received her Masters of Science in Child Development and Administration from The Erikson Institute.  She currently holds a Level II Director’s Credential. She and her husband are raising two teenage Cherry alums.