Mrs. Kaltman has more than 14 years of experience in a broad range of educational leadership positions, including those of assistant principal, principal, and business administrator. Most recently, Mrs. Kaltman has served as the School Business Administrator and Assistant Principal at North Atlanta High School in the Atlanta, Georgia public school system. Mrs. Kaltman has a Master of Arts degree in Educational Studies from Emory University, a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Florida, and completed the Educational Leadership Endorsement Program at Kennesaw State University. In addition, she is completing an additional certification in Educational Leadership by the State of Florida.
Rabbi Jack Cohen will collaborate closely with the Judaic faculty of the High School, and will be a source of outreach to the community at large.
Previosuly, Rabbi Cohen served as the Director of Education for Olami in North America, training new teachers, coaching and consulting for veteran educators, writing curriculums and overseeing the development and deployment of innovative educational technologies. Prior to this, he was the Director of Education and Senior Educator for Meor Manhattan, teaching large and small groups, and overseeing an ecosystem of transformative educational programs for young people living in the city. Rabbi Cohen is also the co-author of Nurture their Nature: The Torah’s Essential Guidance for Parents and Teachers published in 2021 by Mosaic Press.
Rabbi Cohen’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was honored with the graduation address in front of 13,000 in attendance. Rabbi Cohen then spent six years learning in Israel in Machon Yaakov, Nesivos Aharon, Mir Yeshiva, and Yad Saadia Kollel. He became a close student of Rabbi Beryl Gershenfeld, founder and director of Meor, and prolific author and speaker, Rabbi Immanuel Bernstein. He received his Semicha from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg zt”l. Rabbi Cohen also completed a Master's Degree in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Mrs. Gina Terry will collaborate closely with the faculty, parents, and students of the High School.
Currently, Mrs. Terry serves as College Advisor for 9th through 12th grade students at the Young Women’s Preparatory Academy in Miami Dade County Public Schools. Prior to her tenure at the Preparatory Academy, Mrs. Terry was the Head School Counselor and College Advisor at MAST Academy in Key Biscayne, and she was School Counselor for Latin Builders Association Academy Charter High School in Hialeah Gardens. Mrs. Terry also has foreign teaching experience where she taught for the Department of Defense Army Base in Hanau, Germany. Through these experiences, Mrs. Terry has created connections with Universities and Colleges and brings a wealth of knowledge to the University admissions process for the Hebrew Academy families and students.
Mrs. Terry’s academic background includes a Masters in Science in School Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts in Education both from Nova Southeastern University.