Our Staff

Director Megan Hans

Megan has over 20 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and has earned her State of North Carolina Administration Credential Level III. She is dedicated to providing nurturing and caring environments for young children as they develop a passion for learning.

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Assistant Director Shannon Ford

Shannon has been a part of the TBOP team since 2001. She has three children, all of whom attended the preschool. She attended ECU and has the Early Childhood Credential Certificate. In addition to being the first point of contact for families, Shannon is a wonderful resource for parents and staff, ensuring that the operational elements of the preschool run smoothly for everyone.


Senior Rabbi Lucy Dinner

Rabbi Dinner has served Temple Beth Or since 1993 and has two sons who have attended both preschool and religious school here at TBO and a grandchild who recently graduated from the preschool!


Rabbi Leah Citrin

Rabbi Citrin joined our community in 2015 and serves as both Rabbi and Jewish Educator, overseeing the curricular development of our religious school and adult education programs.


Music Teacher Lexi Nuell

Lexi is director of Jewish Music for Temple Beth Or congregation. Each week she teaches Hebrew words and songs on Fridays at a school wide Shabbat service in our Temple. Lexi has been teaching music since 2005.