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Debbie Heifitz Porter

Center Director

Debbie has a long history with JCYS! At 16 years old, Debbie was an arts & crafts counselor at Camp Henry Horner when JCYS was still Young Men’s Jewish Council. It was in 1996 that she joined JCYS in her official capacity as Center Director. Debbie received her formal education from National Louis and Spertus College of Judaic Studies and is a member of the Educational Advisory Board for Truman College. She and her family belong to JRC Synagogue, where Debbie volunteers and is often asked to teach Sunday school, and her children attended JCYS preschool and our Big City Day Camp. Debbie is passionate about early childhood education and working to fulfill the JCYS mission of providing educational and recreational programs for children!