Case studies: practical and positive end-of-the-year classroom management strategies.

May 2, 2022

Presented in partnership with Touro Graduate School of Education.

Elementary and Middle School teachers are talking about student behaviors and classroom management challenges that they have not seen before. Through analyzing case studies and practical classroom management strategies, session participants will acquire useful tools they can use in their classroom the next day.

Join this interactive session to think about how to make small tweaks to your classroom to end the year on a more positive note with your learners.

About the Presenters:

Dr. Jeff Lichtman, Director of Graduate Jewish Education/Special Education

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Dr. Jeff Lichtman, a school psychologist with many years of experience in both regular and special education settings, is Lucille Weidman Director of Graduate Jewish Childhood Education & Special Education at Touro University. Jeff is the founder of the Rambam School in Baltimore and the IVDU special education schools in New York.

As Director Emeritus of Yachad (the National Jewish Council for Disabilities), Jeff is well-known for his more than 30 years of visionary leadership where he grew Yachad into a worldwide force for inclusion and innovative programs, serving children and adults with disabilities. Jeff has masters’ degrees in psychology and education from St. Johns University and NYU. He received his undergraduate, rabbinical training and doctorate from Yeshiva University.


Gitta Jaroslawicz-Neufeld, Program Coordinator

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Gitta Jaroslawicz-Neufeld is the program director for Touro's graduate Jewish Education Program.  She previously was program director at the Herzog Tanach Center for Advanced Training, as well as Director of Education at the Allegra Franco School of Educational Leadership and Director of Pedagogy at the Sephardic Rabbinical College. A recipient of the prestigious Covenant Award for exceptional teaching, Gitta started as an educational evaluator in the NYC public schools and has held numerous teaching & leadership positions in yeshivot. Gitta has a Master's in Communications Arts and Sciences from Queens College (CUNY), a professional diploma from Pace University in School Administration and Supervision, and holds NYS certification in special education and school supervision. She is ABD in educational leadership from Walden University.