Infant/Toddler Team

Teresa Probst
Infant/Toddler Level Leader
Teresa was born in Sao Paulo – Brazil, where she studied at the UNISA – Universidade Santo Amaro earning a Bachelor of Education, and at FAAP – Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado earning a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication and a Master of Arts in Educational Therapy. In her free time, Teresa enjoys traveling, sailing and spending time with her family. Teresa became part our Foundation School Staff in 2008, moved to New Jersey in 2011, and then she rejoined us in 2014. Teresa has two sons and two grandsons.
Gülver Altinisik
Assistant Teacher
Gülver Altinisik was born in Turkey. She is married and has two sons and one grandson. Part of our team at Temple Beth Sholom since 1996, Gülver has earned the Child Development Associate Credential and loves interacting with children.
Annelisse Curra
Assistant Teacher

Annelisse Curra,  was born in Cuba, and upon her arrival to the United States she lived in Miami Beach. She enjoys working with children and studied Contemporary Dance in the National School of Art in Cuba. A few years back she left Miami to reside in Spain, Europe. As a result of the Covid pandemic she had to return to Miami Beach and happily reconnected with the Innovative School of Temple Beth Sholom community and with her former position in the Infant Care Level.  She has a 16 years old son and is very happy to share her experiences in this wonderful school.

Yojana Gomez
Assistant Teacher

Yojana Gomez was born in Valencia, Venezuela, she has a degree in Personnel Administration.  She has lived in Miami Florida since 2016. She is married, has 2 beautiful children and is a dog and balloon art lover.

Maria Gabriela Dalmau
Assistant Teacher

Maria Gabriela Dalmau was born in Valencia – Venezuela, where she graduated as a Bachelor of Business Administration and Financial Resources. She is married with two beautiful little daughters. She began working with children which she says is very gratifying. Maria started to work for the Infant/Toddlers in 2019, and she feels very blessed to be a part of the Program.

Marina Salazar
Assistant Teacher

Marina Salazar, was born in Peru, graduated high school with honors and attended classes in computer technology in Peru. She moved to Miami when she was 17. She took classes at Miami Dade College and earned a Child Development Associate. She lives happily with her husband Alvaro and son Giovanni. She loves working with children and enjoys seeing their progress in the early stages of development. Her hobbies are cooking, painting and taking walks on the beach with her family. She believes that a good educator needs to keep abreast of developing modern pedagogy.

Madelin Alvarez Del Real
Assistant Teacher

Madelin Alvarez del Real was born in Cuba where she studied to be a Biological Processes Technician. She has been working with children since 2015 and considers it to be one of the most rewarding experiences.  Despite having worked at Temple Beth Sholom for a short time, she identified with the school's vision and community from the moment she entered her position.  Madelin is always cheerful and willing to cooperate in everything.

Kerlyn Contreras
Assistant Teacher

Kerlyn Contreras was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she earned her degree in Administration and Human Resources. She is married and has two kids that are her greatest blessing. She has lived in Miami Beach for the past five years, and three of those years she has spent working with toddlers. Kerlyn feels so thankful to be part of the learning program and magical world of the children at The Innovative School of Temple Beth Sholom.

Gia Hagen