Rachel was born and raised in New York, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in elementary education. She moved to Florida in May of 2012 and is currently working on her Master of Arts in early childhood special education at the University of Miami. Active and athletic, she played in the Pan Am Maccabi Games in Brazil with the Women’s USA Soccer Team.
Jennifer was born and raised in New Jersey. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in speech language pathology. After teaching pre-K for a year, she moved to Florida, where she obtained her Master of Science in pre-K through primary education from Nova Southeastern University. Jennifer has been part of the Temple Beth Sholom family since 2008. A resident of Aventura, she enjoys traveling, exercising, reading, and spending time with her family.
Barbara grew up in Argentina and moved to Miami in 1997. She graduated Cum Laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a Minor in English. She also has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She has earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, which is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education. Barbara is a Jewish educator. She taught Hebrew and Jewish education to first and third grades at the School of Living Judaism. She teaches different dance disciplines like Modern Dance, Zumba and Hip-hop. She also teaches Yoga Music and Family Yoga.
Nicole Segall was born and raised in Miami, Florida and received her secondary education at Ransom Everglades School. For four years she taught kindergarten at Hebrew Academy on Miami Beach. She previously lived in New York City where she was a kindergarten and nursery teacher at Rodeph Sholom School, and also taught Judaic Studies and Hebrew to second and fourth graders at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. She graduated from Indiana University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English as a second concentration. Ms. Segall later received a dual Master’s degree in both Early Childhood and Special Education at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education. Being proficient in Spanish as a second language she feels she has much to add, and is thrilled to be joining the Temple Beth Sholom community.