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Aliza Goodman

The iCenter
Guest Presenter
Aliza Goodman is the Director of Professional Development at The iCenter, where she has served for over eight years growing the field of Israel education. She currently leads the design and implementation of The iCenter’s professional development initiatives for Jewish educators across North America. In this role, she is building a team that experiments with ways to help educators infuse Israel into their settings, grounded in personal relationship building with Israel and Israelis. Most recently, her focus has been on developing criteria by which to measure success and articulating best practices in Israel education for educators in the field. Her commitment to and passion for Israel was ignited during childhood family trips to Israel from her home in Toronto. Aliza holds an MBA in Social Policy and Management and an M.A. in Jewish Professional Leadership from Brandeis University. Aliza is a 2017 recipient of The Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize honoring emerging Jewish educators.