Prior to moving into the Jewish Day School world, Joshua Gold worked in the New York City Department of Education for ten years as a teacher, department chair, new teacher mentor, and assistant principal. Mr. Gold worked first as a teacher at the High School for Sports Management, and then for seven years as a teacher and then school leader at NEST+m, NYC’s premier Gifted and Talented school, and one of the best public schools in the country.
Mr. Gold holds a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education - Social Studies from SUNY Cortland, a Masters Degree in History from Brooklyn College, a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Organizational Management from Columbia University, where he was a Wallace Fellow. Mr. Gold is also a graduate of Columbia University’s prestigious Summer Principal’s Academy, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate at Yeshiva University.
A sought after speaker and professional development facilitator, Mr. Gold currently serves as the Principal of HAFTR Middle School in Lawrence, NY.