Susie Wexler (she/her)Director of BJBE Early Childhood Program at the Chava Center
Director of BJBE Early Childhood Program at the Chava Center in Deerfield, Illinois brings over 30 years of experience working with Jewish families and young children. She has a Bachelor’s in Psychology, a Master’s in Social Work, and a Master’s in Jewish Educational Leadership from HUC-JIR. A lifelong learner, she has been actively involved in professional development, having presented locally and nationally on a variety of topics including effective communication, collaboration, and best practices in early childhood Locally, she has been a participant in the Jewish Early Childhood Director’s Council and has been integral to the founding of the Early Childhood Educators of Deerfield Schools – a collaborative of early childhood programs that feed into the public school system. Having served as chairperson of the Volunteer Engagement Commission for the Village of Deerfield for over a decade, she is now the Chairperson of the Community Relations Commission.