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Sheva. The number seven has extraordinary power in Jewish thought and practice. The core elements of Sheva are firmly rooted in the latest research on child development and are the foundation of our teaching.

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2018-19

jody benishayJody Benishay, Director

Jody holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelors of Science degree from Michigan State University. She recently completed her fellowship with JECELI, the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute. As a member of this cohort, Jody had the opportunity to engage in Jewish leadership development, learning through text study, reflective practice in a Jewish social context and community building. She has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years and has taught children ages two through five years old. Jody values the importance of building relationships with teachers, children and their families. She creates a warm, nurturing environment rich with exciting curriculum that focuses on the individual needs of each child.

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