Jan 1995 - May 1997

Bachelor of Arts

Touro College

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2014 - Present


Valley Torah High School

Manage and support the General Studies faculty in service of ensuring a high quality and meaningful education, nurturing environment and strong college and life preparatory program. I collaboratively work with our team on curriculum development and implementation. I provide professional development and together we are focused on increasing the integration of innovation and creativity into the curriculum as well as the school culture, while enhancing and continuing to build upon the already strong academic program. We are currently integrating project-based learning into the curriculum as well as a strong student leadership framework into all aspects of the school. I also work directly with all of our students and their families to support their learning paths and guide them through the four years of high school.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2014

Director of Educational Innovation

Institute for University-School Partnership of Yeshiva University

Supported the development and improvement of the integration of technology, online/blended learning and 21st Century Learning Skills in Jewish day schools. Besides supporting and consulting with schools, I developed and  facilitated an online certificate program in online/blended learning as well as developed an online certificate program in educational technology integration. I also oversaw and facilitated online communities of practice (CoP) for Jewish day school educators in the area of educational technology and online/blended learning. I also facilitated the International Association for K-12 Online Learning's (iNACOL) Jewish Educational Special Interest Group. Additionally, I consulted for and co-facilitated an online course in educational technology integration for the master's and doctoral program of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration.

Nov 2011 - Dec 2012

Private Practice of Dr. Adam Silberstein

Psychological Assistant

Provided individual, family, couples and group therapy to children, adolescents and adults.

Supervisor: Adam Silberstein, Psy. D.

Aug 2008 - Jul 2010

Director of Student Life

Robert M. Beren Academy

Ran the Judaic Engagement Track focused on teaching students with minimal Judaic background or that lacked enthusiasm for Judaism, implemented social, educational, multimedia and inspirational programs for the students, provided one-on-one student guidance and psychoeducational student and faculty workshops as one of the school guidance counselors. Utilized technology in and out of the classroom as well as made myself available to other staff for training on various technology tools.

Aug 1998 - Aug 2008

Associate Regional Director

West Coast N.C.S.Y.

Supervised regional staff, developed and implemented educational/social programs, created marketing materials, designed and updated website, produced multimedia productions, and provided mentoring for youth.

Aug 2005 - Jul 2006

Program Coordinator

Jewish Family Services: Alcohol and Drug Action Program (A.D.A.P.)

Development and oversight of a multi-school substance use policy, development and implementation of a substance use prevention program for adolescents, as well as provide substance use assessments, referral services, and short- term individual and group therapy for children and adolescents.

Supervisor: Margaret L. Avineri, Psy. D.

Sep 2003 - Aug 2005

Registered Psychologist

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Provided individual, family, and group therapy (including teen media therapy group), crisis assessment and intervention, drug/alcohol counseling, parent education, individual treatment plans, and developed, coordinated, and facilitated group therapy programming for high-risk children and adolescents.

Supervisor: Laurie Estes, Ph.D.

Sep 2002 - Aug 2003

Psychology Intern

Dorothy Kirby Center (Juvenile Probation Treatment Facility)

Provided individual, family, group and multi-family group therapy, crisis intervention, and psychodiagnostic assessment to juvenile offenders.

Supervisor: Bruce Brodie, Ph.D.