Baritz, Religious School Director
Felice Miller Baritz has been the Director of the Kol Ami Religious School since 2004. Prior to that, she worked at Kol Ami as a head teacher in the Early Childhood Program. Felice and her family have been members of Kol Ami since 1992. As an active volunteer at Kol Ami, she chaired the membership committee, Social Action, and the annual community Retreat among others.
Felice brings 20 years of creative energy and experience from the business world working as director of product development for licensing at Elle Magazine and as a marketing consultant. Felice was the founder and president of The Studio Group, Inc., an international textile design agency.
Felice holds a B.S. degree in special and elementary education and psychology from Boston University and has done work in special education, early childhood education and early intervention. Felice was a fellow at the HUC/JTS Leadership Institute for Congregational Educators and is on the Board of the Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE).
Felice and her husband Marc are proud parents of Jake, Andrew and Jasmine.
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Assistant Religious School Director
Pam Barnett Pass has been the Assistant Director of Congregation Kol Ami’s Religious School since 2014. Prior to stepping into this role, Pam established herself as a beloved Religious School teacher, B’nai Mitzvah tutor, and substitute teacher in the Early Childhood Program. Pam now manages all of these titles successfully and brings deep knowledge, warmth, enthusiasm, and creativity to each one. She is lovingly known among kids and parents as “Morah Pam.”
Prior to Kol Ami, Pam spent many years working in the magazine publishing industry. She managed finance and consumer marketing for publications like Food & Wine, People, InStyle, and Entertainment Weekly.
Pam lives in Edgemont with her husband Matt and she is the proud mom of teenage daughters, Clarey (Go Huskies!) and Amalia.
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