Mrs. Stacy Katzwer has assumed the role of Director of Support Services to lead the team and coordinate support across the disciplines and grades. Mrs. Katzwer comes to Yeshivat Noam as one of the premier special educators in the Jewish day school world. Mrs. Katzwer has more than 20 years of experience working with children who have learning challenges, training and mentoring teachers, and supporting staff and parents. For the past seven years, she was Director of Special Services for Grades 1-8 at Magen David Yeshivah Elementary School. She has also held teaching and administrative positions at Sinai Schools, Manhattan Day School, and Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan.
In the Middle School, Ms. Aliza Chanales has been promoted as the new Assistant Principal for General Studies. Ms. Chanales has been a beloved teacher of Math and Science in the Middle School for the past eight years. Ms. Chanales has been a leader in professional development for teachers for many years. This past summer, she worked as a facilitator at the I.D.E.A. Schools Network to plan a Summer Sandbox for educators, which was hosted at Yeshivat Noam.