Pam Ranta

BA Completion Program, Early Childhood Development Mentor
Pam.Ranta [at] aju.edu
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Pam Ranta began her Early Childhood Education journey as a preschool and religious school teacher during her early college years. After five years in the field and wanting to explore other ventures, she entered the business world. Eleven years and two children later, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, armed with business classes and management experience, and realizing her passion for Early Childhood, Pam re-entered Jewish Early Childhood Education as the Director at a Conservative Synagogue in Encino, California.

Now with over 30 years of experience as an ECE Director, Pam’s professional experience has grown to include Director of Early Childhood Education in Conservative, Reform and Jewish Community Center Programs, including past president of the Association for Early Childhood Educators in Los Angeles; Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI ) mentor in Cohort 2; mentor to students pursing a Master Degree at California State University, Northridge in the Consultants program; and NAEYC Validator. Pam currently serves on the Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism board as the Vice President of Finance.