Extended Care Teachers

BACNS has extended our hours and expanded our before- and afterschool program to meet the needs of working families.

Teacher Natalee 

Natalee started at BACNS in 2017. She works in the Shtilim room for the CORE day also is a lead teacher in the After Care program. She is working towards a Bachelor’s of Arts in Child Development and an Associate Teaching Certificate from Cerro Coso Community College.  She has been working with children from infancy to 6 years of age for three years and loves creating new and exciting environments that encourage children’s imagination to run wild.  Natalee likes to focus on imaginative play in the classroom and encourages children to be open and vocal with their thoughts and emotions.





Teacher Francis More coming on Teacher Francis soon!


Teacher Lara 

Students who arrive before 9, take her Exploring Emotions through the Hero’s Journey enrichment class, and stay into the afternoon, will have the pleasure of meeting Lara. She has her Bachelor’s of Science from Cal Poly State University in Child Development, with a minor in psychology. Lara also has an Associate’s Degree in Music Performance from Cuesta College and loves to incorporate music and the arts into every aspect of her child care. Lara has over 11 years of experience working with all aspects of children including private music instruction, preschool teaching, Social Work, Behavioral Therapies, Nannying, and parent education.





Lauren, Rosa, and Rose round out our extended care program.


Beth Ami Community Nursery School is a program of Congregation Beth Ami, and is supported by the Jewish Community Federation (JCF) of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, as well as Jewish Learning Works and First Five Sonoma County.