Third Grade: Rina Said

Ms.Rina studied Social Sciences in Vanier College and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Kindergarten Education from McGill University in Montreal. Before coming to Jerusalem, Ms. Rina taught third and fourth grades in an elementary school in Montreal. Ms. Rina has been with JAIS since 2018.

Fifth Grade: Lara Lazuras

Lara has a Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education (K-6) which she received from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She went on to further her studies by gaining a TESOL qualification (Teaching English as a Second Language) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia where she taught English as a Second Language in a Community College. Lara began her teaching journey in learning support, where she spent 5 years teaching and aiding children in a supportive environment. She has taught a variety of grades throughout primary school and is currently in her 17th year of teaching. Lara joined JAIS in 2020.