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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The teacher's assistant is Aliza Nazinski.
Rabbi Moshe Tropper- 1st Grade Boys/Vice Principal
Rabbi Tropper, originally from the East Coast, moved to LA in 1988. Upon his graduation from Valley Torah High School, he went to Jerusalem, where he spent 10 years in Yeshiva as well as at the Ner L'elef Teachers' Seminary. He received his smicha from the Chief Rabbinate and Harav Ovadya Yosef at the age of 22. Rabbi Tropper is our Director of Family Programming. He and his wife, Sorah, have 4 children; all of their children are Emek alumni.
To contact Rabbi Moshe Tropper, email email@example.com.