Founding Story

Estalished 2019
Tribeca Prep was founded by parents who were looking for a placement for their child when their child was turning 5. All the educational programs that had a behavioral component were discrete trial programs, and did not incorporate a naturalistic learning environment that they wanted for their child.

Since they both grew up in families of educators including principal of a top special education school, speech therapist, curriculum development for english language arts, builder of personalized learning platforms in EdTech, preschool operator and trainer of performing arts teachers, they decided to take on the challenge to build a school for their child. They partnered with their son’s 1:1 teacher who also ran a social skills program to build a program that would incorporate strong behavioral principles into the individualized educational program Tribeca Prep provides.

Tribeca Prep’s unique approach of incorporating behavioral techniques and social emotional growth with a strong academic focus continues to be the core of the program today.