Maxine Segal Handelman, Russel M. Neiss, and Amanda Pogany Receive the 2020 Covenant Award at Virtual Celebration on Sunday
Amy Meltzer - 2015 Award Recipient
Amy Meltzer, the lead Kindergarten teacher at Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) in Northampton, MA, is proving that a small classroom in a small school in a small town can be a nucleus of inspired Jewish education and a model for the entire field.
Susie Tanchel - 2018 Award Recipient
Susie Tanchel is Head of School at JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School. At JCDS, Tanchel focuses on infusing school life with intentional pluralism. The JCDS curriculum guides teachers and students through challenging conversations, strengthening the community while building a new generation of Jewish students who can thrive in an ever-changing and complex world. Tanchel’s students learn how to engage respectfully and productively with others who have different perspectives.
Judy Finkelstein-Taff - 2013 Award Recipient
Judy Finkelstein-Taff, Head of School at the Chicago Jewish Day School (CJDS) since 2004, is a life-long Jewish educator who has worked across a spectrum of educational venues and imbued students, parents, colleagues – and everyone she touches – with a passion for learning, connection and growth that is deep and pervasive.