Early Childhood Department
Stephanie Walsh — Early Childhood Director
Stephanie has worked at the JCCNS for 6 years as the Early Childhood Director. She holds a degree in English and a Masters in Infant Toddler Care and Early Childhood Administration. She raised her family in Beverly and now lives in Salem with her husband.
Jessie Stephens — Youth and Family Director, JAdventure Director, Camp Simchah Director
Jessie is the Director of the J Adventure program, and Assistant Director of Camp/Youth Programs at the JCCNS. She has a long history with the JCC, which began when she attended preschool, swim lessons, gymnastics, and summer camp here as a young child. She moved back to this area in 2017 with her own family and is so happy to be able to raise her children in this wonderful community!
Heather Greenberg — KinderCamp Director and Masoret Teacher
Heather has worked at the JCCNS for 10 years, primarily as a Early Childhood teacher and KinderCamp Director. She now serves as the Early Childhood Coordinator, working on special events, inclusion support and teacher support for our Early Childhood Center. Heather lives in Swampscott with her husband and two children.
Scott Kaplan — Camp Controller & Database Manager
Scott has a long history with the JCCNS including dominating (at least that's how he remembers it) the youth basketball leagues in the 1980s, attending his own surprise 10th birthday party, and working at Camp Simchah since 1993. He is thrilled that his three kids now attend camp and swim here. Scott loves all sports, bird watching, and math. He attended Swampscott High School and the University of Michigan, receiving a bachelor's degree in saxophone performance.