Team

Bani Bhalla

Lead Supervisory Teacher
bani.bhalla@tbsmb.school

Bani holds an honor’s degree in psychology from her home country of India and lived for almost 10 years in Nairobi, Kenya, where she taught elementary school. She moved to Miami and was a parent in the Foundation School when she fell in love with the culture and energy of the community. (Her son, Rahul, is one of our pre-K graduates!). Bani moved to Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she was an early childhood educator, and came back to join our Foundation School as a staff member in 2008.

Roslyn Coetzee

Assistant Teacher

Roslyn is originally come from South Africa where she attended business college. She has been living in Miami for over 20 years. Roslyn feels blessed to be part of the program which is taking care of the adorable infants and toddlers. She is a proud mother of three and grandmother to five beautiful granddaughters.

Gulver Altinisik

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.

Teresa Probst

Teresa Probst

Assistant Teacher

Teresa was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and moved to Florida in 2007. She graduated from the University of Santa Amaro in Brazil with a bachelor’s in education, visual communications and holds a master’s in educational therapy. Teresa became part our Foundation School staff shortly after she came to Florida for two years, and then returned briefly to Brazil. She then rejoined us in 2014. Teresa has two sons and two grandsons.