HLA2 Names New Director of Operations


Lina Shuster named director of operations at HLA2

Former Human Resources Director, Lina Shuster, has been named director of operations at Hebrew Language Academy 2 – the newest Hebrew Public school opening in District 21.

“We believe Lina brings the necessary expertise to ensure smooth and efficient operations management at HLA2,” Elyse Piker director of school operations at Hebrew Public said. “Her prior experience working in a school and her intimate knowledge of its day to day functioning will be invaluable to our new school.”

Shuster has over ten years’ experience working in facilities management and human resources. Prior to joining Hebrew Public, she worked at Staten Island Hebrew Academy as director of development and human resources. She was responsible for all non-instructional operations of the school such as managing busing, daily scheduling, staff hiring, marketing and recruitment. 

“I was super excited to learn I was joining the team of HLA2 as the director of operations, because I have been interested in joining the Hebrew Public network for a few years,” Shuster said. “I strongly believe in the mission of HLA2 and think that giving children superior education – together with a knowledge of foreign language – is the key to preparing them to become productive global citizens. I look forward to using my skills and experience in my new role to support this mission.”

Shuster earned a BS in Psychology and a MA in industrial and organizational development from Brooklyn College.

From her expansive experience, she also brings to HLA2 her expertise in event planning and fundraising events as well as managing social media, communications and promoting community engagement.