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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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directors-jcc-chicago-250-trudikTrudi Krames, Director

Trudi holds a Masters in Education degree with a specification in Language and Literacy for Early Childhood and Elementary Education from National-Louis University. With over 20 years of experience as a director, Trudi is an expert on building family-school partnerships and guiding Jewish early childhood curriculum and programming. She is a strong communicator and nurturing to the whole early childhood community.

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