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Maya Schwartz

Director of the Mandel Program for Academic Leadership, Mandel Leadership Institute

Professional background

Maya serves as Director of the Mandel Program for Academic Leadership at Mandel Leadership Institute. In her previous position she has been Head of R&D Unit, Avney-Rosha, the Israeli Institute for School Leadership. Before she joined Avney-Rosha, she established and managed the R&D Unit at Branco Weiss, leading teams who develop new pedagogic models. Maya has extensive experience supporting teams of teachers and principals in schools, and in leading county-wide processes of change in teaching and learning. Maya co-edited Making A School, with Dr. Naomi Mandel-Levy, a paper on research and practical implications of pedagogic leadership. Previously, Maya taught creative writing, philosophy and thought in primary schools.

About

Maya lives in Mevaseret Zion with Yuval and their children: Daniel (10), Ido (7) and Alon (2). In her free time, she likes to read fiction and travel with her children.

Education

Maya is a PhD candidate in education with a focus on oral feedback in the classroom at Ben Gurion University in the Negev. Maya holds an MA in the philosophy of education and a BA in education and in the multidisciplinary track, both from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is also a graduate of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership.