Our Faculty

Instilling curiosity and love of learning at each grade level, the teachers at Hebrew Academy bring years of training and experience to their classrooms. Our faculty is dedicated to meeting the needs of every student and is skilled at a dual curriculum – implementing the NYS core curriculum standards while also imparting a traditional Jewish education. Teachers are well versed in a variety of educational approaches and gear their methods to provide growth and learning for each child.

Contact Information

All faculty and staff may be reached by dialing our main number: (518) 482-0464. While we do our best to answer every phone call personally, some phone calls will be answered by our automated phone system.

Each of our faculty and staff members have dedicated email addresses. Click on the name of the person you would like to contact to send him or her an email.

Name Position Extension Education
email hidden; JavaScript is required Head of School

Judaic Studies 9/10 year olds

x115 MS Elementary Education, College of Saint Rose
MS Reading, College of Saint Rose
BA Judaic Studies, SUNY Albany
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Jewish Theological Seminary
email hidden; JavaScript is required Physical Education Teacher and Athletics Director x134 BS Movement and Sport Studies, Springfield College
Concentration in Physical Education
MS School Health Education, Sage Graduate Schools (in progress)
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Science and Mathematics x214 Doctoral Candidate, Education Administration and Policy, University at Albany
MS Adolescent Education, College of Saint Rose
Ruth J. Simmons Fellow for Secondary Science Graduate Program, Northwestern University
BA Premed/Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Chicago
email hidden; JavaScript is required Judaic Studies 5/6 year olds x103 BS Sociology, Excelsior College
Hebrew fluency
email hidden; JavaScript is required Music MA Sacred Music, Hebrew Union College
MA Jewish Studies, Hebrew Union College
email hidden; JavaScript is required General Studies 5/6 year olds
General Studies 9/10 year olds
x104 MS Special Education and Literacy, University at Albany
BS Speech Pathology and Audiology, Ithaca College
email hidden; JavaScript is required General Studies, 7/8 year olds
General Studies 9/10 year olds
x106 BS Elementary Education, State University of New York at Cortland
AA Liberal Arts/English Concentration, Hudson Valley Community College
Graduate level coursework in Reading, College of St. Rose
Coursework towards MA in Education – School Principal/Director, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
email hidden; JavaScript is required Special Education x208 AA Liberal Arts, Sage Junior College
BS Psychology, Coastal Carolina University
MS Special Education, Sage College
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Social Studies and English x211 BA Social Studies Education, UAlbany
AAS Radio and TV Broadcasting, Herkimer County Community College
Graduate work in Social Studies Education, UAlbany
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Judaic Studies - Prophets Rabbinic Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary
MA Jewish Education, Jewish Theological Seminary
BA Talmud, Jewish Theological Seminary
BA Social History, Columbia University School of General Studies
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Hebrew and Spanish x215 MS Education, University of Connecticut
BS Urban and Community Studies and Spanish, University of Connecticut
Native speaker Russian and Hebrew; Spanish Fluency
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Mathematics x218 MS Math Education, University at Albany
BS Mathematics, University at Albany
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Mathematics x218 MS Educational Psychology, University at Albany
BS Secondary Mathematics Education, Boston University
BS Psychology, Boston University
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Judaic Studies - Humash and Rabbinics x217 MA Jewish History, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
BA, Columbia University
BHL, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
email hidden; JavaScript is required Art x209 BS Studio Art, Skidmore College
email hidden; JavaScript is required Judaic Studies 7-8 year olds x107 MA Jewish Education, Hebrew University
BA Psychology/Hebrew, University of Wisconsin-Madison
email hidden; JavaScript is required Middle School Hebrew and 9/10 year olds x105 B.Ed Achva College of Education (Israel)
Certification in Special Education
Native speaker Hebrew

Staff

Name Position Extension
email hidden; JavaScript is required Accountant x114
email hidden; JavaScript is required Business Manager x128
email hidden; JavaScript is required School Nurse x137 - Contact front office for immediate concerns
email hidden; JavaScript is required Maintenance Department Director x133
email hidden; JavaScript is required Administrative Marketing Assistant x100

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