Bryna Leider

Bryna has been supporting progress in Jewish education for more than 20 years. Working as a teacher, curriculum designer, education director, and then education consultant led to a position as the founding director of Luria Academy of Brooklyn – the first Jewish Montessori elementary school in New York. Subsequently, Bryna moved to The Jewish Education Project to lead teacher education programming as the Director of Day School Innovation. In 2018, she transitioned to Altitude Learning to continue to support instructional advancement, this time with the addition of a technology tool. Bryna’s experience with students from early childhood through high school gives her a unique view into child development and the long term priorities that contribute to successful learning environments. Bryna holds a M.S.Ed in Curriculum and Teaching from Fordham University, and New York State certification for Nursery through 12th grade.