Our Parent Education Program Staff

Learn more about the staff of NYU Langone’s parent education program.

Gladys Vallespir Ellett, MA, RN, LCCE, CLC, Coordinator of Parent Education Programs 

Ms. Ellett works to improve communication between expectant parents, obstetricians, hospital staff, and the parent education program during pregnancy and after delivery. Throughout her more than 10 years at NYU Langone, she has served as the assistant nurse manager on the Mother-Baby Unit and as practice nurse for NYU Langone Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is a graduate of the NYU College of Nursing and holds a master's degree in education from The American University. She is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Lactation Counselor who serves as chair of Continuing Education for Lamaze International.  

Victoria Masterson, Office Coordinator

Ms. Masterson is responsible for the administrative support for all parent education programs and handles the day-to-day operations for all classes and the office. She is an American Heart Association (AHA) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor and part of the AHA CPR faculty.