Toni Kalish, Teacher

Toni is a native New Yorker, a member of Or Chadash and the Education Committee, and Mom to Brielle, a sophomore in college and former Madrichim. They share their home with 4 dogs and 2 cats. Cosmo, a Golden Retriever, is a certified pet therapy dog and they regularly volunteer with Pet Partners and spend lots of time bringing smiles to people’s faces. Toni is a professional dog trainer, loves gardening, hiking and doing home projects. Teaching has always been a part of her life, whether as a corporate trainer, public and secular school teacher and now trainer. “Opening doors to facilitate learning drives me”.