New Director: Caren Johnson is the new Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center Early Learning School.

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center Early Learning School (JCC Denver Early Learning School) has hired Caren Johnson as the new Executive Director of the school.

Prior to joining the JCC Denver’s Early Learning School, Johnson was a Regional Quality Team Lead and Director at KinderCare Education. She was also an EQIT Instructor and Infant Toddler Specialist at the Colorado Department of Education.

Johnson holds an MBA in business and marketing from Florida Institute of Technology, a Master of Education from Concordia University-Portland and is currently in the process of earning a Doctorate Degree as a Doctor of Education from Concordia University-Portland.

Johnson is originally from Ankara, Turkey, and moved to the U.S. in 2000. She has lived in Colorado for 16 years.

Johnson is excited to join a community that focuses on the growth and development of young children. It allows her to work and lead a team of individuals that have a strong belief in doing right by children and being an advocate for them.