Entries by Elisabeth Castera

Learning Tips for a Fun and Productive Summer

  Summer is officially underway …and while we are sure that having your children at home is lovely, it can also be challenging to think of ways to keep them busy. Let’s remember that their brains need to stay active too! Encouraging your child to engage in summer learning activities will help prepare them for the […]

Meet Emily Fernandez — Our Chief Schools Officer!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Emily Fernandez will be joining our team in July as Hebrew Public’s new Chief Schools Officer! Emily is an inspirational and strategic leader entering her fifteenth year as an educator. She is currently finishing the school year as Founder and Principal at Brownsville Ascend Middle School (part of the Brooklyn-based Ascend school network, on whose […]

A Broadway Benefit to Remember

  Witty, funny, touching, and REAL. Every year, our network hosts a Broadway Benefit. These events have raised a total of over $1.3 million to support our schools. It has become an annual tradition  — a celebration of Hebrew Public, and an opportunity to connect with our community. This year, we watched the show Tootsie. […]

Meet Hadar Dohn — Our Head of School!

We are thrilled to announce that after a thorough search, Hadar Dohn has been named the new Head of School for Hebrew Language Academy. Hadar Dohn has been a leading educator for over three decades. As a lifelong learner, Hadar strives for continuous professional development for herself and all those around her. She is committed to and […]

Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School Awarded Startup Grant

For immediate release May 1, 2019 Philadelphia – Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) awarded Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School a $600,000 startup grant for the 2019-20 school year, with the potential to grow to $1.5 million over four years. Hebrew Public is leading a national movement of exceptional, diverse public charter schools that teach Modern Hebrew […]

Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow’s Future

In the 2018-2019 school year, our New York City campuses have received technology equipment worth over $600,000. The competitive grants received from local government officials will help prepare students for the future in today’s digital economy. The support from Brooklyn Borough President — Eric Adams, Manhattan Borough President — Gale Brewer, and Council Member — Alan Maisel allows staff […]