Head of School
Margie Zeskind holds a Master of Science degree in Pre-K/Primary Education. She started her tenure as the director of early childhood education at the Foundation School in July 2007. Prior to this position, Margie was the director of the Helene and A.B. Wiener Early Childhood Department for the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education in Miami, Florida. There she provided professional resources and consultation for staff development, mentoring and leadership development for early childhood education directors and educators for twenty-one Jewish early childhood programs. Prior to this position, Margie was a Jewish early childhood educator and a religious school educator at Temple Beth Am, a reform synagogue in Kendall, for nine years. She authored two simultaneously awarded National Covenant Foundation Grants for the Jewish south Florida early childhood community. Additionally, she is co-author of I Went To My Cousin’s Crispening, and The S.A.G.A. Approach, which is a resource guide for Jewish early childhood educators working with issues surrounding religious diversity, and was funded by The Jim Joseph Foundation. She is one of the co-developers of the Kesher L’ Yisrael Initiative that was designed for early childhood educators to partner with children and families to build connections to Israel, the land, the people and the state.