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Skills

Prezi.com
Examples used in class: http://prezi.com/9sxhjj_k8ioo/kosher-animals/ http://prezi.com/8gzlzf5pp-lt/shechita/ http://prezi.com/yz8nb4ar5tvq/milk-and-meat/  
Hebrew
Fluent speaker

Interests

Guitar

Torah leyning

Spanish

Safrut

Literature

Health and fitness

Shoftim: Windows Movie Maker

Various Degrees and Certificates

Shoftim: PowerDirector

Mishna: Trigger Clips

Work experience

Sep 2007Present

Teacher/Education Technology Coordinator

Beth Tfiloh
  • Taught students (Grades 5-8) in all Jewish subjects, including Chumash, Navi, parsha, holidays, prayer, Jewish history, and Jewish philosophy.
  • 2011 Teacher of the Year for innovations in educational technology.
  • Charged with overseeing the integration of educational technology throughout the institution.
20072012

English Teacher

Talmudical Academy

  • Taught 11th grade English.
  • Educated students toward greater proficiency in reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary.
  • Prepared students for the SATs and the AP English Language and Composition exam.
20072012

Religious School Teacher

Temple Isaiah

Developed and implemented 7th grade curricula in Jewish customs, Holocaust studies, and Israel studies. 

Education

2010Present

MA

JTS: William Davidson School

 Will complete all Masters requirements by fall 2013, with a MA in education, specializing in Jewish education.

20022005

Rabbinic Ordination

Yeshivat HaMivtar

Studied Jewish law for three years receiving smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Yehsivat HaMivtar, Rabbi Zalman Nechemya Goldberg, and Pirchei Shoshanim.

Sep 1995Jun 1998

BA

SUNY Albany

Graduated summa cum laude in three years (one spent at Bar-Ilan University in Israel). GPA was 3.97. 

Shmuel the Movie: PowerDirector

Certifications

Certified Sofer Stam

HaSofer, Jerusalem

Master Teachers Program

Center for Jewish Education

Certified Personal Trainer

NASM