Rabbi Steven Foster Early Learning Center
Where discovery meets community.

Pre-K and Kindergarten Team

 AMY MORENO   Fun fact:    I have been in Colorado since 2010 and currently call Lakewood home, with my 2 children, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and one pet snake named Miss Piggy.   Years Teaching:   10 years

AMY MORENO

Fun fact:   I have been in Colorado since 2010 and currently call Lakewood home, with my 2 children, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and one pet snake named Miss Piggy.

Years Teaching:  10 years

 ELINOR RIFKIN   Fun fact:    My husband and I met on an elephant ride in north Thiland many years ago!  We now have 2 sweet boys that we adore ❤   Years Teaching :  10 years

ELINOR RIFKIN

Fun fact:   My husband and I met on an elephant ride in north Thiland many years ago!  We now have 2 sweet boys that we adore ❤

Years Teaching:  10 years

 FERNANDA AGUIAR   Fun fact:      I am originally from Brazil. When my family moved to the U.S. I didn't speak a word of English. I thought the U.S. was just Florida, New York, and California.    Years Teaching :  5 years teaching English abroad and now working on my Elementary Education degree!

FERNANDA AGUIAR

Fun fact:     I am originally from Brazil. When my family moved to the U.S. I didn't speak a word of English. I thought the U.S. was just Florida, New York, and California. 

Years Teaching:  5 years teaching English abroad and now working on my Elementary Education degree!

 KELLY MCCARTNEY   Fun fact:     I recently went to Norway to visit distant cousins with my mother and her cousins. We looked through a family bible that was several hundred years old.   Years at Temple:   27 years   Years Teaching:   27 years plus more as a young volunteer.

KELLY MCCARTNEY

Fun fact:    I recently went to Norway to visit distant cousins with my mother and her cousins. We looked through a family bible that was several hundred years old.

Years at Temple:  27 years

Years Teaching:  27 years plus more as a young volunteer.

 LAURIE MILWID   Years Teaching:  17 years   What I love about teaching:  I adore children and the way they see the world with new fresh eyes.    Favorite children's book:  Any book by Mo Willems

LAURIE MILWID

Years Teaching: 17 years

What I love about teaching: I adore children and the way they see the world with new fresh eyes. 

Favorite children's book: Any book by Mo Willems

 LESLIE KAPLAN   Fun fact:   My husband and I have a son very happily attending the ELC!  I have been an ECE teacher, quality improvement coach, statewide infant and toddler instructor and college ECE professor.

LESLIE KAPLAN

Fun fact:  My husband and I have a son very happily attending the ELC!  I have been an ECE teacher, quality improvement coach, statewide infant and toddler instructor and college ECE professor.

 LINDSEY HOLBEN   Fun fact:    I love rock climbing, paddle boarding, and trying new activities. I got my boys a slack line and set a goal to be able to make it across by the end of the summer!   Years Teaching:   5 years

LINDSEY HOLBEN

Fun fact:   I love rock climbing, paddle boarding, and trying new activities. I got my boys a slack line and set a goal to be able to make it across by the end of the summer!

Years Teaching:  5 years

 MELINA ZOUNIS   Fun fact:  I'm a dancer - everything from ballroom to swing to traditional greek dancing!    Years at Temple : 2

MELINA ZOUNIS

Fun fact:
I'm a dancer - everything from ballroom to swing to traditional greek dancing! 

Years at Temple: 2

 SHERYL LAST   Fun fact:    I have 5 children and love spending time with them when they come home for visits. I like to try new things --- this summer I took pottery classes.   Years Teaching :  20 years

SHERYL LAST

Fun fact:   I have 5 children and love spending time with them when they come home for visits. I like to try new things --- this summer I took pottery classes.

Years Teaching:  20 years

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