Priscilla Lowell received her B.A. from San Francisco State University with an emphasis in Child Development and has been an early childhood educator since 2005. She was a lead and co-teacher at Gan Noe Preschool in San Francisco before moving back to Santa Rosa in 2014, hoping to work at BACNS. She worked for three years as a teacher here and then became Director in the Summer of 2017. She is passionate about emergent curriculum and to the individual needs and interests of the child. She is dedicated to Beth Ami’s philosophy and Jewish ECE.
Meredith Pollick grew up in Berkeley, California in an active reform Jewish household. She attended Jewish summer camp, Hebrew school, Shabbaton weekends while in her teens and was actively involved in Synagogue life. She attended Sonoma State University for her Undergraduate Degree in Theater and Dance, which is when Meredith fell in love with Sonoma County, and decided to focus on early childhood education. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Education from Sonoma State, and has now been teaching preschool aged children for 25 years. She is happily married to her highschool sweetheart Callen, and they have 3 beautiful children named Eliana D’vorah, Zev Abraham and Abigail Leah. She is thrilled to be the new Preschool Assistant Director at Beth Ami Community Nursery School, as well as working in the Religious School and serving on the Programming Committee. When Meredith isn’t working or playing at Shul, you will find her working and playing at home with her kids, listening to all kinds of music, and reading and writing as much as 3 children and a dog will allow.