Our Leadership Team

Executive Director – Theresa Flynn

Over the past thirty years, Theresa has served as an elementary teacher, guidance counselor, assistant principal and K-12 principal. She most recently served for ten years in a corporate leadership role creating policies and procedures within a for-profit academic environment while monitoring compliance for federal guidelines.

Theresa believes that everyone has the ability to learn in their own unique ways through love, patience and understanding. She has devoted her career to helping children reach their full potential while feeling safe and excited about coming to school each day.

She says, “I am excited to bring my skills as an educational leader to the MMA community to ensure your children’s success. Through communication and collaboration, we will succeed.  I am honored to join this beautiful mission, and I believe in a bold new future for MMA, ensuring it is the most influential voice in private education for years to come.


Preschool Director – Juli Pritsos

We are delighted to introduce the Director of Menachem Mendel Academy’s Early Learning Center!  Juli Pritsos comes to us with over 30 years of experience in teaching and working with children.  She has extensive training in early childhood brain development and nurturing the absorbent mind of the preschool years.

In addition to directing and teaching, Juli is an experienced trainer to other teachers, a curriculum specialist, a trainer for new employees, and truly believes that developing a love of learning from an early age is a solid foundation to a child’s success throughout their educational years.

With a combined background in art, music, and academics, Juli is extremely passionate about developing well-rounded learners.  She prides herself in kindergarten readiness, with a priority on strong foundations in literacy, numeracy, and social emotional development.