Dr. 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”.
(in alphabetical order)
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Mark||Abramsohn||Director Business Operations||ext. 225||admin|
|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|
|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|
|Edna||Sharet||Director, Elementary and Junior High||ext. 230||esharet|