Leah Lyndon comes to Temple Chai Early Childhood Center with over a decade of experience in the Early Childhood Education field. Leah has worked with children of all ages at, in a variety of capacities. After moving to Arizona in 2012 from South Florida. Leah began her journey at ASU studying speech pathology but ultimately knew this was not her path and landed a job at a preschool. This led to a life-time passion of working with children and families.
In 2015 Leah went on her Birthright trip to Israel, which changed her path yet again, leading her to the realm of Jewish Early Childhood Education. From that time on Leah has held positions including Lead Teacher and Camp coordinator at the Martin Pear Jewish Community Center Early Child Center. Also, at the Jewish Community Center Leah worked at Shemesh Camp at The J as their Kindergarten through Fourth grade Supervisor planning trips, implementing quality systems, supporting staff, and building relationships with students and families. For a brief time, Leah also worked at Jewish Family and Children Services as a Youth and Family Specialist supporting families and children in behavioral goals, along with working with foster care families. Leah received her degree in Early Childhood Education in 2019. She is currently pursuing a certification to become an a national certified Early Childhood Director through the National Louis University’s AIM4Excellence program.
Leah is engaged to her fiancé Stephen and loves spending time with him and her their dog Luna. In her spare time Leah can be found relaxing at home watching a funny movie, or whipping up something in the kitchen! Leah truly loves the Temple Chai and the Temple Chai ECC community. She is excited to bring her knowledge and passion for Early Childhood to this thriving, open, and inclusive community!
Leah can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.