Ms. Klayman

Communications Manager

With more than 15 years of experience in marketing, communications and PR, Ms. Klayman comes to BASIS Independent Manhattan with excitement as a founding staff member and parent. It is her goal to provide guidance and information that will help foster positive relations and communications among the growing BASIS Independent Manhattan community.

For the past four years, Ms. Klayman held the position of Executive Director of the Bronx High School of Science Alumni Association, acting as the primary liaison between alumni, parents and school administration. She also served as Director of Club Initiatives at Major League Baseball Advanced Media for eight years overseeing marketing and managing business operations for six MLB teams.

When talking about her position at BASIS Independent Manhattan, Ms. Klayman says, “I am particularly thrilled at how this role combines all of the components from my previous work experiences at a place that aims to redefine education with such high standards for achievement and performance.”

Ms. Klayman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The University of Texas at Austin with a minor in French. As an Upper West Sider for the last 17 years, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons in Central Park and watching or playing sports. She also likes to pursue her passions of dancing (musical theater, lyrical and jazz), traveling, cooking and entertaining.