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education team


Rabbi Heather Miller

is the founder of Keeping It Sacred, and an author,, advocate, and spiritual leader. She has been a Jewish educator for over two decades and has designed comprehensive curricular content for Milken Community School, Beth Chayim Chadashim, and Temple Beth El of South Orange County, and the American Jewish University Graduate School of Education. She was ordained in 2008 from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, and hails from an interfaith, interracial, international family with two elementary aged kids in Los Angeles.


Chavva Olander

is our Director of Family Learning and Engagement, and has worked in Jewish education for over two decades primarily in religious school communities. There, she has served as B’nai Mitzvah Tutor, Classroom Instructor, Curriculum Developer, and Director of Education, and also designing programming for non-traditional educational settlings. She expects to receive her M.A. from California State University, Long Beach at the end of 2023. Chavva is also parent to two teenagers.


Dr. Jason Kim-Seda

is our Curricular Consultant and earned his Doctor of Education from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University, and has more than two decades of teaching experience in independent schools. His expertise is in identity development among multiracial students, and helping leaders promote a sense of belonging for members of BIPOC communities. 


Molly Flanagan

is our Digital Media Manager. Molly is a Wellesley College graduate who majored in Film Studies. They produce our teaching materials, webcasts & podcasts, social media, and handle program registration. 

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