- Ilana Dvorin Friedman
Ilana Dvorin Friedman
Ilana is a child development consultant, researcher and instructor based in Chicago. She teaches at a variety of academic institutions, including Erikson Institute, American Jewish University, and The Blitstein Institute, a member of the Touro College and University System. Ilana is passionate about anti-bias early childhood education, giving voice to educators’ experiences, and designing and implementing professional development opportunities for early childhood professionals. Ilana’s work focuses on the interplay between culture and child development and the roles of social justice and inquiry in early childhood Jewish education.