Team | THE R CHILD

OUR TEAM

Our team is your team. When your goal is to raise your children to be well-rounded, successful and intelligent, you need the best people driving your vision forward. You need people who can create focused teaching and learning strategies that align with growth goals, who can infuse their creativity into groundbreaking new teaching methods, and who can nurture children while building a foundation of knowledge for lifelong learning along the way. Meet your team!

Elena Melamed

Elena Melamed is the founder, creative director, teacher, and First LEGO League Coach. Elena Melamed is passionate about education. A classically trained musician, she earned a master’s degree from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Elena Melamed is the founder, creative director, teacher, and First LEGO League Coach. Elena Melamed is passionate about education. A classically trained musician, she earned a master’s degree from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Elena is particularly passionate about helping kids become excited about learning as they uncover their true potential. She believes in giving children the opportunity to develop in an environment that helps them become well-rounded individuals. She encourages kids to explore, experiment and ask questions. She also partners with parents to help children address their developmental or emotional needs and achieve their true potential now and into the future.

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Lisa Greenhut

Lisa Greenhut is a head of our LEGO Robotics and Engineering Program. Lisa is a science educator, curriculum developer with 20 years of classroom experience ranging from pre-K students to 7th grade, and a First Lego League Coach.

Lisa Greenhut is a head of our LEGO Robotics and Engineering Program. Lisa is a science educator, curriculum developer with 20 years of classroom experience ranging from pre-K students to 7th grade, and a First LEGO League Coach. She received her B.A. from Brown University and M.A. in Elementary and Special Education from Bank Street College. Lisa Greenhut, a science educator and curriculum developer in the Adventures in Science Program of the American Museum of Natural History.

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Nicole Coronel

Nicole is a seasoned educator with a bachelor's degree in Information Systems from NJIT. With 10 years of teaching experience along with 2 years of curriculum development, Nicole brings a forward-thinking approach to crafting engaging programs that are ta

Nicole is a seasoned educator with a bachelor's degree in Information Systems from NJIT. With 10 years of teaching experience along with 2 years of curriculum development, Nicole brings a forward-thinking approach to crafting engaging programs that are tailored to meet the evolving needs of The R Child students. Her dedication to fostering a dynamic learning environment is evident through her innovative instructional methods and commitment to student success.

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Megan Yim

Megan Yim began as a counselor at Camp Sunshine and Camp Snowflake for individuals with special needs. She later became a tutor, excelling in the J.P. Morgan Chase Generation Tech Program, where her team secured the #1 tech solution among 150 high school

Megan Yim started as a counselor at Camp Sunshine and Camp Snowflake, a space for individuals with special needs. She then became a tutor, teaching both groups classes and individuals. Megan participated in the 2022 J.PMorgan Chase Generation Tech Program and her team was awarded the #1 tech solution amongst 150 high school students across the US. A sophomore at Stevens Institute of Technology, she currently studies Computer Science. She is a Martha Bayard Stevens Scholarship recipient and has participated in machine learning and decision-making research groups. Because of her passion for technology, she loves teaching STEM and hopes to inspire wonder and curiosity in all of her students. She enjoys teaching as it allows her to show students a different side of Computer Engineering and how to turn it into a successful skill.

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Izabella Boldina

Izabella Boldina is a passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic robotics teacher. She is majoring in Finance and Management Information Systems at Rutgers University.

Izabella Boldina is a passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic robotics teacher. She is majoring in Finance and Management Information Systems at Rutgers University. She is currently a member of the Student Managed Fund and Rutgers Finance Society, where she interacts with technology in various ways. She has previously won multiple art and fashion competitions, displaying her creative drive. She has taken multiple information technology classes and has a Google data analytics certificate. For more than 4 years she has dedicated herself to tutoring kids, finding deep satisfaction in guiding them towards success. She loves teaching robotics to kids because it's super rewarding to see children learn about coding while having fun and utilizing their creativity in LEGO creations.

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Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee has a degree in Music Therapy from Molloy University, which she uses to implement various techniques to support her students' needs. Her understanding and passion for Early Childhood learning allow her to broaden each student's experience and

Rebecca Lee has a degree in Music Therapy from Molloy University, which she uses to implement various techniques to support her students' needs. Her understanding and passion for Early Childhood learning allow her to broaden each student's experience and assist in their growth. Rebecca is a dynamic teacher who enjoys teaching because it allows her to make a difference in the lives of the children she works with. In both Little Explorer and LEGO Engineering, she gets to exercise the fundamental therapeutic aspects of her degree, while helping her students unlock their creative learning side.

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Marko Vranesevic

Marko Vranesevic is an aspiring physicist/engineer with an extensive background in robotics and engineering from the DCL STEM Academy.

Marko Vranesevic is an aspiring physicist/engineer with an extensive background in robotics and engineering from the DCL STEM Academy. Through his participation in a year-round capstone project, he has unmatched dedication. By winning best in class in an expo alongside his group, he has a lot of experience in a competition setting and knows how to effectively manage a team. He enjoys teaching robotics to help students further their technical skills and is driven to help advance The Renaissance Child’s organized teams to higher feats.

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Ahmad Shah

Ahmad Shah currently attends Stevens Institute of Technology and is pursuing a Bachelors in Software Engineering. He is a dedicated STEM educator with a robust background in teaching robotics, particularly in the VEX Robotics program.

Ahmad Shah currently attends Stevens Institute of Technology and is pursuing a Bachelors in Software Engineering. He is a dedicated STEM educator with a robust background in teaching robotics, particularly in the VEX Robotics program. With a plethora of experience fostering young minds, he has successfully guided students to notable achievements, including a second-place finish in the New Jersey VEX IQ qualifiers. Ahmad finds immense joy in teaching VEX Robotics, as it allows him to witness the remarkable growth in his students' coding and engineering skills, and to inspire the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers.

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Sadman Mazumder

Certified VEX IQ certified instructor, currently pursuing a Computer Science degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology, he's dedicated to shaping the next generation of innovators. Since 2022, he's taught a diverse range of STEM subjects, including Pyt

Sadman Mazumder, is a certified VEX IQ certified instructor, currently pursuing a Computer Science degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology, he's dedicated to shaping the next generation of innovators. Since 2022, he's taught a diverse range of STEM subjects, including Python programming, Game Design in Lua and Unity, VexIQ and LEGO Robotics, 3D modeling, and other tech courses. Fostering hands-on learning environments, Sam believes in making learning exciting and interactive, encouraging curiosity and lifelong learning. Committed to personal and professional growth, he strives to enhance STEM education for all, leaving a lasting impact on students.

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Ethan Koo

Ethan Koo is currently a student at the University of London for a Computer Science Bachelors Degree. He is passionate about Computer Engineering and Information Technology as a whole.

Ethan Koo is currently a student at the University of London for a Computer Science Bachelors Degree. He is passionate about Computer Engineering and Information Technology as a whole. His exceptional understanding of coding and robotics sets him apart from the rest. Ethan enjoys being able to positively influence the next generation of students through teaching as this allows him the opportunity to help them grow into the engineers of the future.

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