Mrs. Aliza Friedman

Aliza is one of the founders and Educational Directors of The Aleph Academy. She has a Judaic Studies Teaching Degree from Machon Shoshana in Jerusalem and has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2006. 

She is an enthusiastic learner and shares that passion with the children. Aliza has practiced the Reggio philosophy and methodology in preschools in both Boca Raton, FL as well as Westchester, NY. 

Her pride in her heritage and ability to make Jewish values and stories come to life for the children is infused in the classroom daily.

Mrs. Joie Reimer-Spritz


Joie is one of the Educational Directors and co-founder of The Aleph Academy. With a Master’s in Early Childhood Special Education from George Washington University she has been working in the field for over 20 years.

She has been instrumental in creating and facilitating several specialized preschool classrooms over the years and, in addition to classroom work, she provides one on one therapy to clients through a local Early Intervention Agency.

Being a dance major in college, Joie’s passion for the arts permeates her classroom and her curriculum ideas.