Kelli Pastor, Gan Shoresh 3 Year Old Teacher
Kelli Pastor has been teaching at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School for fifteen years as an Early Childhood educator. Kelli also teaches physical education for Early Childhood and Kindergarten. Kelli graduated from Cleveland State University in 2004, with a Bachelor’s degree and teaching license in Early Childhood Education. In 2000, she completed an Associate’s Degree from Lakeland College in Art. Kelli continues to take graduate level courses towards her Master’s degree. In 2017 she wrote an ALICE safety plan for the Mandel Early Childhood department. In 2017, she was awarded the Albert B. Ratner and Jack & Esther Goldberg Israel Fellowship Educator Award. In 2018, she started as an appraiser/judge for Destination Imagination on behalf of West Geauga Schools. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, yoga, being with her dog Lukas, and spending time with friends and family.