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Eve Margol, Director of Early Childhood School 

Eve Margol is an educator with 19 years’ experience in the classroom and individualized instruction. She is the Director of the Early Childhood School here at B'nai Shalom of Olney. With a Master’s Degree in Early childhood Education, concentration in special education, Adjunct professor in Early childhood, coach for Non-medicated strategies for children with ADHD and trainer for the Phono-Graphix® reading technique, Eve’s guiding philosophy is to create a specialized learning environment that offers differentiated instruction and social/emotional strategies designed to help student learn and navigate their world. In addition, Eve is the owner of LinkEducation Resources which offers consultation services, training and educational therapies to meet the individual needs of students and the teams that support them.  Eve lives in Columbia with her husband Bill and they have two sons.  Her son Cole lives in Atlanta, GA and is an attorney.  Her younger son Sam lives in Los Angeles, CA and is in the music industry.

Dana Foster, Director of Education and Youth

Dana Foster was born and raised in Montgomery County, where she attended Hebrew Day Institute and graduated from Quince Orchard High School. She spent her summers with her mother's family in Israel and was active in her synagogue, Tikvat Israel, serving as President of her USY chapter there. She went to the University of Maryland where she studied English and Social Studies Education. In 1997, she studied Holocaust history in Hamburg and Berlin, Germany as part of Hillel's "Bridges for Understanding" program.     

Dana first started teaching religious school her junior year of college and has done so consistently for the 20-something years since. She worked for 10 years at the Close Up Foundation, a civics education organization, developing curriculum and training teachers from all over the country in experiential and issue-centered education.  Dana lives in Olney with her husband, Christian, and their two sons, Mason and Jacob. When she isn't on sports fields cheering for her boys, she can be found listening to musicals, reading or cooking.

Suzann Tom, Bookkeeper

Suzann comes to B'nai Shalom with more than 30 years of experience in the accounting and finance field.  She earned her Master of Science degree in business with a concentration in Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University.  Suzann and her husband, Barry, along with their son, Ryan, have lived in Olney for more than twenty years.  Suzanne is very active in the community and enjoys traveling and sports when she is not working.

Sari Wisch, Communications & Office Manager

Sari is a native San Franciscan who has lived on the east coast for 10+ years. Sari is a product of the conservative movement who has been a bat mitzvah, was confirmed and has been to Israel twice. She has also taught religious school at a number of synagogues. Sari has a Masters in Public Relations from the George Washington University. In her free time, she loves to do Zumba at the gym, read, travel and try out new recipes. Sari lives in Odenton with her husband Kerry (they are a JDate success story!).

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