Vanessa Dunn was born in Torrance, CA and moved to Las Vegas when she was 12-years-old and has lived in Mexico City for 8 years. She has worked with children for nearly 13 years in many facets of childcare. She spent a year in Israel in the Young Judea program where she had the opportunity to work in a preschool with immigrant children. Prior to her maternity leave, Vanessa taught at another Jewish preschool in Las Vegas for the past 5 years and prior to that in a daycare center. Vanessa is fluent in English and Spanish and has an affinity for the Hebrew language. She is working toward her Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies K-8 grade. Vanessa loves spending time with her husband and two children - Jett, a current student at AEC, and baby Skye. She is excited to work the 2020 - 2021 school year in the 18 months program.