In 2003, Chanie joined her husband in building the foundations of the Jewish Russian community of South Florida. In 2007, using her years of experience in the Early Childhood field, she founded The Gan, currently The Gan Frida, a progressive center where the children take the lead in the learning process. Chanie is passionate about creating a school culture of community, connection and conscious behaviors. She enjoys coaching and teaching with her staff and sharing her talents with other Jewish schools, contributing to the shift in bettering the field of Early Education. She is a mother of 5 beautiful children, proud graduates of The Gan!