Born in the Bronx and educated in Washington, DC, Ellen Borenstein is the founding principal of ICS. She has been teaching and leading in elementary schools for 17 years.
Prior to ICS, Ellen taught 3rd and 4th grades and was an assistant principal in the Elmsford Union Free School District. She also worked as the Literacy Curriculum leader for the Concord Road School in Ardsley. Previously she helped to select the math curriculum for the Dobbs Ferry School District.
Ellen and her husband Ben have three grown children; two of them work internationally, one in South America and another in East Africa.