Kathy Kaberon is Beth Emet's Director of Young Family Programs. She has been an administrator in Beth Emet's Early Childhood Program for the past 10 years. Her affiliation with the program began in 1988, when she enrolled her son and chaired Beth Emet's first Early Childhood Committee. She has over 20 years of teaching experience as a Jewish early childhood educator, and is a member of the Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ) and Early Childhood Directors Council of the Community Foundation for Jewish Education (CFJE). Kathy received her bachelor's degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois and holds a master's degree in Early Childhood Education from National-Louis University.
Kathy and her husband, Dan, have been members of Beth Emet for over 30 years. As a Beth Emet congregant, she serves on the Soup Kitchen Steering Committee and the Ozerim Committee.
Kathy recently completed a fellowship with the Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative, studying models that combine Jewish values with the best in progressive Early Childhood Education.