Director of SINAI Elementary at YCQ
Gittie Rothschild joined the SINAI team in 2020, as Director of SINAI Elementary at YCQ. Mrs. Rothschild served as Educational Director of YESS for 18 years, and as Interim Director of YESS for one year before that. Mrs. Rothschild was a teacher and then Assistant Principal at Shearim Hebrew Day School in Toronto, Canada, for 11 years. She has taught both secular and Judaic studies, utilizing a cognitive approach and Mediated Learning Experience to help her students achieve. She has been a mentor to numerous teachers and students over the years. With over 25 years of experience in the field of Special Education, in the classroom and as an administrator, Mrs. Rothschild is a firm believer in every child’s ability to learn.
Mrs. Rothschild graduated from the University of Toronto with a combined degree in Mathematics and Psychology. She holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School, and advanced accreditation from the International Center for the Enhancement of Learning Potential (ICELP) in Jerusalem. She has developed and offered workshops for teachers and parents in a variety of venues over the years, focusing mainly on the development of cognitive and learning skills.