Ms. Jena Olgin

Kindergarten Teacher

What do you love the most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the community at Pardes.  Our families, teachers and staff are amazing.  When I am on campus, there is a positive energy.  Teachers know all the children on campus and everyone looks out for one another.  The teachers want to be there and […]

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Mrs. Addi Fraser

Kindergarten Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? The incredibly supportive community of teachers, leadership, and parents. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I feel like I get to make a difference and give back to the Jewish Community that shaped me. I also love how Pardes feels like […]

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Mrs. Anna Lock

Eighth Grade Humanities Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the focus on educating the whole child–academically, socially, and emotionally. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I like that I am allowed to teach outside the box, to try new concepts and utilize new strategies.  I like that we […]

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Mrs. Jessie Rubenstein

Jewish Studies Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the sense of community here at Pardes. The students feel connected to one another and to their teachers, and the parents know that they are part of this community as well. The way the students interact with one another is unique- the older […]

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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 like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I love having the freedom to teach and differentiate the learning in my classroom for each student every […]

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Mrs. Laurie Burckhardt

Middle School Math and Science Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School?  I love the small class sizes, the Kindergarten to eighth grade model, the child-centered educational philosophy, and the family atmosphere. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School?  I love the amazing, talented, creative students. I also admire the dedicated, hard-working teachers and […]

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