Ms. Ruthie Joseph

Jewish Studies Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? After college, I volunteered for the Jewish community in Berlin for a year through Masorti Olami. Education was a major focus of the […]

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Ms. Jessica Levine

First Grade Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? Growing up I struggled in school. However, I had wonderful, caring and compassionate teachers who invested in me and believed in me. I […]

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Ms. Sara Lovstrom

Athletic Director

What inspired you to become a teacher? Growing up I always struggled in school, socially and in academics. I felt like if I had a teacher or a coach to […]

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Ms. Jennifer Adams

Music Theater Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I come from a long line of teachers. My mom taught elementary, my grandpa taught middle school science, and my dad has been […]

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Ms. Allison Clark

Middle School Math Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I have always enjoyed working with children. I realized I could put that love into a career and help guide, mentor, and teach […]

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Ms. Sara Abrams

Middle School Humanities Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I have always enjoyed working with children from my first babysitting business in fifth grade to the countless hours spent in classrooms and […]

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Mrs. Nicole Stokes

Third Grade Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the community feeling when we come together as a school for holidays, celebrations, and learning. Why do you […]

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Mrs. Laurie Burckhardt

Middle School Math and Science Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? It was a journey full of twists and turns, but there were several key moments that led me to become a teacher. One […]

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