Dr. Eliana Lipsky, middle school principal, came to
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS) after
six years as a consultant and coach with REACH
(Resources for Educational Achievement, Collaboration
and Health), a Chicago-based organization that provides
Jewish day schools with a comprehensive model of
inclusion. She also taught middle school history and
Tanakh (Bible) for six years at Boston’s Jewish
Community Day School.
Dr. Lipsky believe social-emotional skills are the
foundation of academic learning in middle school. “It
is imperative that we consider our students and the
individuals they strive to be, not always who we think
they ought to be,” she says.
CESJDS is a JK- 12 pluralistic school that engages
students in an exemplary and inspiring general and
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