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Director of The Gan

At The Gan - Alameda Jewish Preschool, I welcome each child as one of my own. I am licensed by the State of California which means I'm fingerprinted, CPR/first aid trained, and my home has passed a fire safety and child-proofing inspection. 

Early Childhood has always been my passion. Taking care of children is what I love! I studied Early Childhood Education at the Teachers Seminary of Sefad Israel. I have over 15 years of experience working with children of all ages; I have been a teacher in preschool and elementary school and I worked as a summer camp director. I am now a Mom of four children. 

In my warm and welcoming home, I work together with a devoted team of staff to ensure each child gets the utmost attention, love and care.

I provide delicious home cooked hot lunch every day as well as healthy, nutritious snacks.

Children experience the joys of Judaism at the Gan and discover the beauty of all the Jewish holidays and Mitzvot.

The reason why I have a preschool in my home is simple: I am passionate about raising children with love and care, according to their needs. 

Looking forward to meeting you soon!

Mushki Shmotkin

Staff: Our Mission
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