Our Staff

To contact our office please call (310) 556-5609.

Cecelie Wizenfeld

Cecelie Wizenfeld is the Director of Kehillat Mogen David Early Childhood Center. Ms. Wizenfeld has a Masters of Arts Degree in Education with a specialty in early childhood. She joined Mogen David Synagogue as its ECC Director with over 30 years of teaching, directing and administrative experience. She began her career just out of high school as a music and Talmud Torah teacher in Baltimore, MD. Since earning her Undergraduate degree in communications, her Early Childhood teaching credential from UCLA and her MA in Education from Pepperdine University, she has been actively involved in the Jewish school system in Los Angeles. Additionally, Ms. Wizenfeld was instrumental in developing and directing many programs for the Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles. Prior to her current position at KMDECC, Cecelie was at Shalhevet School in LA as an administrator for their elementary and preschool programs. Additionally, Ms. Wizenfeld was the Early Childhood Director at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy for thirteen years. She has lectured all over the country on early childhood curricular topics for the NAEYC, CAEYC, BJE and other professional organizations. With the launch of KMDECC, Cecelie has incorporated her knowledge and sensitivity and refined her skills into a style that identifies her as one of the top notch early childhood educators in the city.
KMDECC is a school that believes that children matter! Children find their voice, their creativity, and their sense of community through our Reggio inspired philosophy of education. We offer a joyful, loving atmosphere where our students can experience and become personally in touch with his/her heritage.

KMDECC also offers a very stimulating and fun summer camp for the children.