Debbie Aronson ZieringDirector of Early Childhood Education
Debbie Aronson Ziering has been an early childhood educator for three decades and has been associated with B’nai Abraham’s pre-school programs for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and training in Special Education and Day Care Management. Debbie, a pre-school math and language arts specialist has developed the school’s literacy related curriculum for all age levels. Her background and interest in literacy led Debbie to create an Early Childhood state-of- the-art library at The Early School. She has been instrumental in formulating the latest theories and translating them into curriculum and programming. Debbie is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The Early School Founding Director
founded the Temple B’nai Abraham Nursery School in September of 1974. Before that, she taught and established other nursery schools in the area. In addition to her degree in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College, she has been trained in a variety of therapy models. Her strong background in the arts from the High School of Music and Art and from Hunter College enabled her to incorporate many creative activities into the program. Her love of Judaism began with her attendance at a Yiddish school as a child. Her continuing education, studying Torah and Jewish subjects, is clearly visible during Shabbat and holiday experiences she shares with the children and their families. She is currently enjoying semi-retirement teaching about Shabbat and the Jewish holidays.