At The Jewish Preschool on Sardis, we provide experienced, dedicated staff that is committed to excellence and genuinely cares for each child.

Our staff is made up of teachers who are chosen for their professionalism, as well as their caring and compassionate personalities. In addition, our teachers have degrees in Early Childhood education or a related fields.  The teacher-to-child ratio at JPS is lower than state requirements and equal to the highest level of preschool accreditation nationwide.


Kate Badger

Teacher, Infants

Crystal Brown

Lead Teacher, 3’s

Olivia Byers

Teacher, 3’s

Leah Cannon

Teacher, 2’s

Ann Clark

Teacher, 4’s

Ellen Clark

Lead Teacher, Toddlers

Adriane Douthett

Teacher, 3’s

Taaliyah Hardin

Teacher, Toddlers

Liz Jacob

Lead Teacher, Infant/Toddlers

Taylor Jones

Teacher, 2’s

Jayme Kreitman

Judaica Teacher

Lynne Lambert

Teacher, Infant Toddlers

Jessica Lauderbach

Lead Teacher, 4’s

Jane Lee

Lead Teacher, 2’s

Naomi McRary

Teacher, Infant/Toddlers

Meghan O’Neil

Teacher, Infants

Cathy Tepper

Teacher, Infants

Wanda Vande Linde

Lead Teacher, Infants

Amy Waizman

Teacher, Judaica


Devorah (Weiss) Gorkin


Shterni Shemtov


Angela Henry

Office Manager