Administration

Priscilla Lowell – Director

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.

Jessica Joerger – Assistant Direct of HR & Facilities

Jessica Joerger has a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminology from Sonoma State with a minor in Children of the Justice System. Jessica started her career working with children at Cinnabar elementary school in their childcare program in 2000. In 2004, Boys and Girls club hired Jessica as their Program Coordinator. She worked her way up to Director in 2008.

Lara Brown – Assistant Director of Finances & Family Services

Lara Brown received her Bachelor’s of Science in Child Development from California Polytechnic State University with a minor in Psychology. She also hold an Associate’s Degree in Music from Cuesta College. Lara has worked with children in many capacities since 2008. Lara has worked in preschools as a teacher, with music schools as a private instructor, with Easter Seals as an ABA therapist, in family homes as a nanny and personal assistant, and as a Behavioral Coach and Case Manager in contract with Child Protective Services.

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