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Rene Kariel, Director Ellen Boniuk Early Childhood School 

Rene Kariel

Rene is the Director of the Ellen Boniuk Early Childhood School. Rene grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She moved to Houston in 2008 with her husband who is a native Houstonian.

Rene is no stranger to the Houston Jewish Community having worked at the Jewish Federation from 2008 to 2014 as the Director of the Young Adult Division and previously serving as the Corporate, Foundation and Community Relations Director for the J. Rene, her husband Jason and their two children live in Katy.


The staff and teachers of the Ellen Boniuk Early Childhood School are some of the most experienced in the field.  Many of our teachers have been teaching for nearly 20 years or more!  Our teachers creativity and passion for education provide a fulfilling educational experience.