MAEd in ECE from AJU
Chana Blugrind is originally from Denmark. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Denmark in Child Development, Special Education and Early Childhood Education. Chana graduated with her MAEd in ECE in May of 2020 from American Jewish University of Los Angeles. Chana has over 25 years of experience in the field of ECE and is especially passionate about creating, supporting and making a developmentally appropriate preschool experience available for all children, as well as offering parenting and caregiver and me classes to support families. When she is not teaching at AJU, she is the director at B'nai Simcha Jewish Community Preschool in Pasadena.
Chana has four children of her own ages 8, 10, 12 and 16 and her partner, Yan, has two children ages 9 and 11. Together they have created their own little Brady Bunch. They enjoy taking trips to Palm Springs, camping, hiking and of course, visiting family in Denmark. Chana is also an avid trail runner and has completed multiple ultra marathons. She loves running in the mountains here in Pasadena and this is her favorite form of self-care.