Jaimie Salonga


Jaimie Salonga was born in Oxnard and attended University of California Irvine where she graduated with a multiple subject teaching credential and a Masters in Teaching Elementary Education. Her previous teaching experience includes 3rd grade for a year and Kindergarten for four years. She has a passion for reading and hopes to instill those feelings so that her students love reading as much as she does! She is so excited to be a part of the Emek family!

 To contact Jaimie, email [email protected].



Bluma Tropper 

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Tara Gordon 

Tara Gordon is thrilled to be joining the Emek community this year! She was born and raised in Westchester, New York. She obtained her BFA at the Rochester Institute of Technology and is currently finishing her Masters in Elementary Education at Western Governors University. She previously taught second grade at New Horizons School Westside and Health/PE at Woodcrest School. She has a passion for hands-on learning and believes every child has the ability to learn. In her free time, Miss Gordon enjoys theatre, roller skating, and spending time with her cat, Wolf. 

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Rabbi Dani Lewkowicz

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