Leadership Team

Greg BeilesDr. Greg Beiles

Head of School/Director of Education

Dr. Greg Beiles is responsible for maintaining the vision and goals of the school. He works with all of the stakeholders to ensure that the mission of the school is transmitted through the curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities of the school. He holds ultimate responsibility for all staffing decisions and student admissions. As Head of School, Greg works closely with the Board to maintain fiscal viability. Greg assumes all responsibilities designated to the “Principal”.

 


Senior Leadership Team

(in alphabetical order)

 

Mark AbramsohnMark Abramsohn

Director Business Operations / Acting Executive Director

Mark is responsible for the efficient and effective management of the organization’s non-educational daily, monthly and annual financial affairs, as well as the management of the physical facility. In addition, Mark also manages the administration of applications and tuition assistance, as well as all affairs related to the Board of Directors.

 

 

Bailey DanielsBailey Daniels

Director of Admissions

Bailey is responsible for bringing new students and families into the school. Bailey works with prospective families, applicants and future families at every stage of the admissions process. She looks forward to sharing the school’s educational philosophy, outlook, and welcoming community with interested parties and discussing whether The Toronto Heschel School would be the right fit for your child.

 

Heidi FriedmanHeidi Friedman, M.S.Ed

Director, Early Years/PRIMARY and child study for jk-grade 2

Heidi is responsible for the daily running of Junior and Senior Kindergarten, including pedagogy, student achievement, faculty support, supervision and evaluation and curriculum development and implementation in conjunction with the Head of School/Director of Education and The Learning Centre.

As Director of Child Study Coordinator for Early Years, Heidi is responsible for working with teachers to provide mentorship on meeting the needs of students with unique learning needs. She observes students, mentors teachers, and provides direct guidance on accommodations where appropriate.

 

Claire MerbaumClaire Merbaum

Director of Child Study (Grades 3-8) and Consultant to the Child Study team

Claire works in close collaboration with Division Directors and teachers in order to enhance the school’s capacity in the areas of differentiated teaching and learning. This collaboration is designed to enhance learning for all students, as well as to focus in on those students who have diverse learning profiles requiring additional support. Claire strongly believes that a home-school partnership is an important factor in student success.

 

Marisa RebyMarisa Reby

Director of Development and Community Engagement

Marisa is responsible for leading the school’s efforts to build a positive, inclusive, warm, and nurturing community for all Heschel families.  Marisa runs all aspects of the annual campaigns and works in collaboration with the Chevra committee (the parent organization) to create community-building opportunities to help deepen the level of community investment in support of the school’s mission.

 

 

Malka ReganMalka Regan

Director of social-emotional learning and master teacher

Malka is responsible for the daily running of grades 1-4 including pedagogy, student achievement, faculty support, supervision and evaluation and curriculum development and implementation in conjunction with the Head of School/Director of Education and The Learning Centre. As Child Study Coordinator for Grades 2-3, Malka is responsible for working with teachers to provide mentorship on meeting the needs of students with unique learning needs. She will observe students, mentor teachers, and provide direct guidance on accommodations where appropriate.

 

Edna SharetEdna Sharet

Director, elementary and junior high

Edna is responsible for the daily running of grades 5-8 including pedagogy, student achievement, faculty support, supervision and evaluation and curriculum development and implementation in conjunction with the Head of School/Director of Education and The Learning Centre.

 

 


Contact Administrative Team

 

First Last Position 416.635.1876 Email (@torontoheschel.org)
Mark Abramsohn Director Business Operations  ext. 225 admin
Lea Amouyal Reception  ext. 221 reception
Greg Austin Computers and Facilities Services  ext. 235 facilities
Greg Beiles Head of School /  ext. 228 head
Director of Education
Jaimie Carson Marketing &  ext. 229 jcarson
Communications Coordinator
Bailey Daniels Director of Admissions  ext. 334 admissions
Okcana Dubov Accounting / Accounts Receivable and Payable  ext. 227 rrosemarin
Heidi Friedman Director, Early Years/Primary  ext. 332 hfriedman
Child Study Grades JK-2
Claire Merbaum Director, Child Study (Grades 3-8)  ext. 320 cmerbaum
Aiden Orzech Student Services  ext. 226 aorzech
Marisa Reby Development / Fundraising  ext. 214 development
Malka Regan Director of Social-Emotional Learning  ext. 224 mregan
Master Teacher
Edna Sharet Director, Elementary and Junior High  ext. 230 esharet