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Our 4 year old Nesharim Class is taught by Margie Powell and Yafa Edery.
Margie is excited to be teaching in the Nesharim class this year. The past two years Margie has been teaching in the Parparim afternoon class. For the last 15 plus years she has been creating and facilitating teacher education trainings in Montgomery County and for 12 years in Frederick County. She holds an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Child Care Administration.
On her own time, Margie enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, gardening and photography. She also volunteers at a local park doing assorted trail work projects and assisting the naturalist with nature programs for young children and their families.
This is Yafa’s 23rd year as a teacher in the Pre-K class. She has also worked for 23 years teaching kindergarten and 3rd grade in the B’nai Tzedek Hebrew School. Before working at the GECC, she worked as an assistant for 1st grade at Hebrew Day Institute. Yafa is a native Hebrew speaker having moved to the DC area 30 years ago with her husband and son from Be’er Sheva.