Mrs. Berkowitz is a Duke Law graduate who practiced litigation with a large New York law firm before pursuing her true passion of improving the quality of education in America. After earning a Master’s in Special Education for Varying Exceptionalities at Florida International University, she began her quest to ensure that all Jewish children acquire the skills needed to be successful in the 21st Century.
Over the course of the last 25 years, she has held a variety of positions in educational leadership. Among her many roles, she has served as the Director of Special Services at Yeshiva Elementary School, Curriculum Coordinator at Rohr Middle School, and General Studies Principal for Kindergarten to 8th Grade at Brauser Maimonides Academy.
Throughout her career, her goal has been to create and implement a curriculum that results in significant improvement in student achievement in reading, writing, and math. She believes that children who develop mastery of these foundational skills at an early age become lifelong learners and are best prepared to meet the challenges in our ever changing and unpredictable world.