Lilach Bluevise has been a teacher and an administrator in the US and in Israel for over 25 years. With experience in formal education, experiential education and special education, Lilach has been teaching different grades from elementary school throughout high school. She is passionate about educating the whole child and about creating a supportive and safe school community for students and staff. She believes that learning should be authentic, meaningful and driven by students' interests. She is working on promoting excellent teaching, critical thinking and rigor while integrating general studies and Jewish studies with 21 century skills. As a recipient of the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for excellence in Jewish education (2008), she is leading her staff in professional development and promoting excellence in teaching. Lilach holds a B.A. in Political Science and Special Education, a teaching certificate, and a master's degree in Educational Policy and Organization from Tel Aviv University. She was a fellow in cohort 3 of Project SuLam for leadership in Jewish education (by RAVSAK), she is a NETA Hebrew curriculum master teacher, and an expert in Israel Education. She is a mother of 3 girls, the oldest is a soldier in the IDF, an AEC graduate (class of 2019) and a current Lower School student.