Betsy Silber is in her fifth year teaching fourth grade at Pardes. Mrs. Silber has a total of thirty years of teaching experience in a Jewish Day School setting, including many years at several Jewish Day Schools here in Phoenix. Prior to moving to here in 1987, she taught at a Jewish Day School in Houston, Texas. She also taught Kindergarten in Connecticut and Maryland. Mrs. Silber graduated from The American University, Washington D.C. with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with a second major in Special Education. She is certified to teach in Arizona Kindergarten through sixth grade. Mrs. Silber is the mother of two grown daughters, who both received the benefit of a Jewish Day School education.