Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination, Class of 2022
Amy Newman comes to Maharat with thirteen years of experience teaching in Jewish day schools, where she has taught every grade from kindergarten through twelfth. Currently, Amy is the Judaic Studies Curriculum Coordinator and middle school Tanakh teacher at the Solomon Schechter Day School in Newton, MA. Previously she worked at Gann Academy: the New Jewish High School of Greater Boston, where taught Judaic Studies, ran a character development program for students and faculty based on mussar teachings, and served as a rabbinic presence to the young high school students to whom she taught and counseled. Amy has a BA in Jewish Studies from McGill University, an EdM in Learning and Teaching from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is a graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle.