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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

Nitzanim Teacher

Anna Fesmire

Green Preschool Advisor

Camille Greenberg

Head of Green Preschool

Avery Loss

Green Preschool Teacher

Ashley Wood

Green Preschool Teacher

Leylah Cagle

Green Preschool Teacher

Molly Garcia

Green Preschool Teacher

Morah "Teacher"

Green Preschool Teacher

Kei'yaira Patterson

Enrichment Teachers



Paula Apffel

School Rabbi

Rabbi Michael Cohen

Enrichment Teacher and Assitant Administrator


Chelsea Robertson


Lauren Gisclair


Head of Green Preschool

Avery Loss

Oscar J. Tolmas

Head of School Chair

Dr. Brad Philipson

Director of Institutional 


Tiffany Cotlar

Director of Admissions

Chrissy Hardy

Business Manager

Janna Jackson

Assistant Administrator and

Enrichment Teacher

Chelsea Robertson