Adat Chaverim Staff



Dotty Fox

Executive Director







Sheila Gardner









Valerie Klein

Director of Education 

Valerie Hoffman Klein is beginning her 15th year as Director of Education at Adat Chaverim in Plano, Texas. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in education, and a minor in early childhood, from Stephen F. Austin State University and earned an Executive Masters in Jewish Education from Hebrew Union College. Valerie loves her job and loves being Jewish which are both apparent from the moment you meet her. Joy and learning are infused into each experience at Adat Chaverim Religious School and children stay connected to Adat Chaverim until they graduate from high school and beyond. Valerie has vast experience with children and teens of all ages. She lived in Israel for 2 ½ years with her husband David Klein and is the proud mother to 3 daughters.