Maya SchwartzK-3rd Grade Hebrew Language

Maya Schwartz is beginning her second year at Hebrew Academy. Maya was born and raised in Israel and spends every summer with her family and friends there. After finishing high school, Maya joined the Israeli Army and was a sergeant in the Navy, After completing her service, Maya graduated from Teachers College in Tel Aviv with a degree of Master Teacher. Maya taught middle school for two years in Israel, including leading workshops for teachers during their sabbaticals. She then came to Los Angeles where she continued to teach middle school in a Jewish day school. Moving east, Maya taught in Boston for five years and then settled in Connecticut where she taught for almost three decades in Jewish day schools teaching grade from first all the way to high school. In her spare time, Maya spends time with her husband, Jonathan and has two adult sons, Nitai and Adam and one beautiful granddaughter, Kathryn. Maya loves archaeology, focusing on the Middle East, reading Hebrew literature and history books