Maccabee Avishur

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Maccabee consults with schools on leadership development, governance, placement, faculty compensation, curriculum, and 21st century learning. Maccabee has worked extensively with Jewish day school boards advising them on strategic planning, board composition, governance best practices, head of school support and evaluation, and the board-head relationship. Previously, Maccabee served as both a senior school leader and classroom teacher in California, Texas, and Michigan. Maccabee is a graduate of Brandeis University and the University of Cambridge as well as a Musmach of Dayan Ephraim Greenblatt, zt”l. He did postgraduate work in Near Eastern languages and cultures at UCLA, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership at Yeshiva University. Follow him on Twitter @RabbiMacc.

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Human Resources, Supervision & Evaluation

Why do you need a Head of School Support and Evaluation Committee (HOSSEC)? The head of school is the only employee of the board of directors. It is...

I remember still a challenging situation from over a decade ago. On my staff was a veteran faculty member who had been teaching at the school longer...

by Rabbi Maccabee Avishur I was recently on a call with the board president of a Jewish school who is considering conducting a Head of School search...