Rayner Leadership & Staff

The Rayner Council

The Rayner Council is a committee of parents and Beth Shalom Synagogue members who oversee the direction and operation of the Rayner Center.

Bridget Connor-Feldbaum, Director

Bridget comes from a background in theater and previously worked in Youth Services at Livingston Parish Library. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Jewish Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education at Hebrew College. She holds a BA in Theater Arts from Mount Holyoke College and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. Bridget is passionate about experiential education, puppetry, and books. She is a proud Rayner parent and member of Beth Shalom Synagogue.

Latonia Douglas, Supervisor

Latonia has been a member of the Rayner team for nearly fifteen years. She began as a teacher and is now a supervisor, where her responsibilities include training and supporting all teaching staff. Latonia has two business degrees as well as the National Administrator Credential for Early Childhood. Latonia has two children of her own.

Taneisha Davis, Supervisor (Infants and Toddlers)

Taneisha Davis has over a decade of experience working with infants and young children. She has four children of her own whom she enjoys spending time with when not at Rayner.

Our Teachers

Our teachers are dedicated Early Childhood Professionals, most of whom hold a CDA (Child Development Associate) degree, a Bachelor’s Degree, or higher. Our teachers are warm, caring and responsive to children’s needs. Continuing Education is very important to the Rayner Center, and our teachers work throughout the year to develop their skills and integrate their knowledge in the classroom.