Meet the Team
We are excited to get to know you!
Director and Founder
Sarah, a well-known Jewish educator based in South Florida, has worked with children since she was a child. Sarah has worked in Jewish preschools, supplementary schools, youth groups, camps, and more. Through LEV, she is following her inner voice to create innovative engagement and education for Jewish families.
She graduated in May 2020 from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's Executive Master’s program for Jewish Education. Sarah is married to a Reform Rabbi and together they live in South FL and have three active teenagers and two rescue dogs!
Email Sarah at Sarah@levchildrensmuseum.org
Vicky van Diermen
Vicky is a South Florida native with a passion for beaches, food, and serving my community. She is a certified ESE teacher for Broward County schools and a Registered Behavior therapist. Vicky has devoted her career to teaching exceptional kids independence, self advocacy, and self determination to reach their highest potential. She believes that relationships matter and kids learn best in an environment where they feel heard, respected, and included. Vicky takes pride in learning and acknowledging their individual needs while teaching them new skills that will eventually help improve their quality of life. She hopes to build lifelong relationships with your children while making memories and
We are so appreciative of our board members!
Anne Sopshin, Chair
Eden Katz, VP/Treasurer
Susie Wexler, Secretary
Sunday School Teacher
Jenn has been working for Broward Schools for 11 years as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She also has years of experience as a preschool teacher at the Baudhuin School, Dave and Mary Alper JCC in Miami, and Bet Breira ECC in Miami. Jenn was the SLP at Indian Trace Elementary for 8 years before moving to the Preschool Assessment Team with Broward Schools. She has worked with a variety of exceptionalities ranging from Preschool-Adulthood as well. Julie is also the parent of a 5 yr old child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and married to a wonderful husband. She is so happy to be a part of this organization and to have the opportunity to work with LEV's amazing children!"
Sunday School Teacher
Julie is an assistant. teacher in an ASD classroom at Cooper City Elementary School and enjoys her job working with students with autism! She has been working in schools with children for over 20 years. Julie has taught at Jewish Day Schools in the past. She has one son, who is 26 years old. As a teacher, Julie has learned from her students as much as they have learned from her. She is excited to teach our LEV children and learn from them.
THE SUNDAY TEAM
Our incredible staff and dedicated, passionate teen volunteers create a loving, nurturing environment for our students to LearnEngageVenture in ways that work for them!