Ms. Ruth Samuels moved to Memphis four years ago after 12 years of teaching at Magen David Yeshiva Elementary School in Brooklyn, New York. Ms. Samuels has a BA in Sociology from Yeshiva University and a MS in Elementary Education from Hunter College of the City University of New York. For two years she taught first grade Jewish studies classes and both Jewish studies and support classes in math and english for the Middle School. Currently she teaches third grade general studies. Her goal is to create a fun yet challenging environment in which every child can reach his or her potential.