Aura Lurie

Director of SINAI Elementary at SAR Academy

Aura Lurie joined as the Director of SINAI Elementary at SAR Academy in 2017. Prior to joining the SINAI team, Ms. Lurie was a teacher in the inclusion program as well as a head teacher at SAR Academy for 11 years. She has served as a mentor to other teachers through the Jewish New Teacher Project/New Teacher Center, and participated in the Educational Leadership Advancement Initiative through the Lookstein Center for Jewish Education. She has over eighteen years of experience in the world of special education and is known for her expertise, sensitivity and professionalism. She holds a Masters in Elementary and Special Education from the Bank Street Graduate School of Education and a bachelors degree from Brandeis University. 

Aura lives in Westchester with her husband Dan and their three children.