"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."

Nancy Hadley-Jaffe

Member of 15th Street Meeting
Currently retired, Nancy Hadley-Jaffe served for 17 years as the Administrator of the New York Quarterly Meeting, managing their historic New York City properties. She received her B.A. in Fine Arts from Wilson College and her M.A. in Art Education from New York University, and was formerly Middle School Art Teacher at Brooklyn Friends.

Throughout her career, Nancy has volunteered extensiviely in the community. In the 1980s she participated in a successful group renovation of an abandoned apartment building into a six-unit urban cooperative through participation in the New York City Department of Housing and Preservation and Development's Urban Homesteading Program.

Nancy has also volunteered with several Quaker organizations including serving on committess with the 15th Street Monthly and New York Quarterly Meetings, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of Pennington Friends House. 
Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

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Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.