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Meet the

Preschool Team

Every JCDS teacher  is highly qualified, loves being a teacher, and is dedicated to ensuring an ongoing expansive continuum of learning for each student.  JCDS teachers

are committed to lifelong professional growth, with continuing education coursework, feedback and collaboration designed to expand instructional effectiveness and maximize student learning.

Green Preschool Faculty

Anna Fesmire

Nitzanim Teacher


Camille Greenberg

Green Preschool Advisor

Avery Loss

Head of Green Preschool

Ashley Wood

Green Preschool Teacher

Leylah Cagle

Green Preschool Teacher

Molly Garcia

Green Preschool Teacher

Morah "Teacher"

Green Preschool Teacher

Kei'yaira Patterson

Green Preschool Teacher

Enrichment Teachers

Paula Apffel



Rabbi Michael Cohen

School Rabbi

Chelsea Robertson

Enrichment Teacher and Assitant Administrator


Lauren Gisclair



Avery Loss

Head of Green Preschool

Dr. Brad Philipson

Oscar J. Tolmas

Head of School Chair

Tiffany Cotlar

Director of Institutional 


Janna Jackson

Business Manager

Chelsea Robertson

Assistant Administrator and

Enrichment Teacher