Hello, Ms. Nikuradse!
Name: Tamara Nikuradse (Ms. Nick)
Department/Job: Class V Homeroom Teacher
Previous job(s): Founding Grade 5 teacher at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, MA; Grades 3 & 4 teacher at Milton Academy in Milton, MA
Something about Brearley that appealed to you: Many Brearley teachers teach in both the MS and US; this helps each teacher better understand the learning trajectory of students and provides some familiar faces to students when they transition to the US.
Favorite food (sweet, savory, etc.): sweet (Haagen-Dazs coffee ice cream with Hershey’s chocolate syrup and chocolate sprinkles)
Coffee or tea (or neither): Earl Grey tea with milk and a teaspoon of sugar
Favorite music/band: Earth, Wind & Fire and the original Commodores with Lionel Richie
Favorite thing about working in New York: the beautiful diversity of the city’s residents
Hobbies: traveling, reading and exercising
Fun fact(s) about you:
• As a college student, I was featured in two nationally televised Pepsi commercials.
• I immigrated to the USA from England at age 9.
• I married my college sweetheart (we started dating in our sophomore year).
• I am beyond thrilled to be returning to New York after moving to Boston 27 years ago from the Upper East Side!