Jill Abbey-Clark is a member of Coaches Catalyzing Change: A Paradigm Project Community of Practice. Jill Abbey-Clark is the Director of Early Childhood Education at CBI (Congregation Beth Israel) Preschool and Kindergarten in Charlottesville, VA. In 2012, Jill was selected to participate in the Jewish Early Childhood Educator’s Leadership Initiative (JECELI). JECELI engages directors in intensive Jewish learning, inquiry and reflective practice, leadership development, and community culture building. Since 2014, she co-leads the JECELI Cohort 1 Alumni CoP. As Director of Early Childhood Education, Jill directs the preschool and kindergarten, preschool camp, PJ Library, and family programming for young children.