AJCC Stories and Interviews

Friday, December 1, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Paula Avchen

Paula Avchen has been an integral part of the AJCC’s preschool program for 20 years. She has a B.A. in education from the University of Denver, Colorado and has devoted her life to education—she holds three teaching credentials in education, has a clear credential to teach high school sociology, and is a licensed preschool director. Paula is very animated as she explains, “I’ve always been a teacher. I taught middle school 6-8th grade, in Chicago (where I grew up), as well as here in California. And even though I am licensed to teach in the public schools and could be a preschool director, I love what I do here at the J and want to stay in the classroom with the kids.”

Posted by: Erika Silver Hillinger on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)