FRAMINGHAM – The Board of Directors of MetroWest Jewish Day School (MWJDS) in Framingham introduced the appointment of Ed Frim, as its 4th Head of School, effective July 1.
Frim, who brings each a deep expertise of best practices in Jewish and secular education, in addition to a passion for inclusion and meeting the needs of individual college students, has spent extra than 30 years inside the global of Jewish schooling.
Frim has served as head of school, and supported day faculties, early early life and synagogue schools in consultation, professional improvement and programmatic intervention. While his career has focused on enriching the educational offerings in Jewish communities at some point of the U.S. Midwest, MWJDS is excited to welcome him home to Massachusetts, close to his family and lifestyles-long ties to the Boston Jewish network.
“The Board is delighted to bring about Ed Frim to lead MWJDS at this moment in our records,” said Hope Casey, President of the MWJDS Board. “With his strong, multi-tiered experiences within the international of inclusive, modern and excessive nice Jewish schooling, Ed will construct on our strengths and sell MWJDS to the subsequent degree. Everything approximately Ed’s method to education and management reflects MWJDS’s commitment to assist every pupil to have interaction, inspire and excel.”
“MWJDS’ commitment to variety and Kvod HaBriyot — an approach that so values the gifts, dignity and ability of each and every student, is what drew me to the school,” says Frim. “I am commemorated to have the opportunity to build on the brilliant basis that has been advanced at MWJDS over the last 15 years. And I look ahead to running with the devoted and caring college and staff and to partnering with such tremendously engaged parents and school leaders. Together, we can make certain MWJDS keeps to grow and thrive to support future generations of Jewish newcomers.”
Frim will apply his substantial history in both the academic and Jewish worlds into his new function. He earned joint bachelor’s ranges in records, Judaic studies and Jewish training at Brandeis University and Hebrew College. He later acquired a master’s degree in public coverage analysis on the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Career highlights include serving because the Executive Director of the Agency of Jewish Learning in Pittsburgh, PA and as Vice President for Jewish Education and Identity at the Jewish Federation of Columbus, OH. Most currently, Frim directed two important disabilities inclusion tasks, the Ruderman Family Foundation Inclusion Project on the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the Chicago Synagogue Inclusion Project at JUF/JCFS/Encompass and consulted for Jewish instructional packages nationwide.
MetroWest Jewish Day School, based in 2002, is a wealthy and vibrant community faculty serving the extra Framingham/Natick place in addition to drawing college students from a wide variety of communities, spanning from Newton to Worcester. MWJDS, the simplest Jewish day school in Greater Boston’s Metro West place, is a nurturing organization where children are tremendously engaged of their training and stimulated to research, for you to excel within our faculty and inside the international past our doorways. We deliver terrific Jewish and secular education with an individualized level of interest to our college students–whether or not they need superior enrichment, extra aid or both.
For over 15 years, the individualized schooling offered at MWJDS has supplied college students leveled curricula in a nurturing and collaborative K-8 getting to know community designed to assist them to be triumphant and broaden at their personal tempo. While many college students begin in kindergarten, every yr families switch to MWJDS in search of smaller magnificence length, collaboration with proactive teachers, and a software in which their baby loves getting to know. Because of their strong foundation from MWJDS, graduates have gone on to earn honors in excessive faculty and attend top rated schools across the us of a. In 2016, the Alfred and Gilda Slifka Foundation chose MWJDS to be the inaugural website in their comprehensive Slifka Inclusion Initiative, in reputation of our precise educational version.
Frim succeeds Rav-Hazzan Scott Sokol, Ph.D., who have become Director of Education in 2013 and then Head of School in 2014.
Sokol has made extremely good contributions which have shaped MWJDS into the group it’s miles today. Sokol, who has additionally served as the Cantor of Temple Beth Sholom, will move to New York this summer season to function the Head of School for The Schechter School of Long Island.