Mrs. Shulamis Ashkanazy, M. Ed
Shulamis Ashkanazy, who has her M.Ed in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment from National Louis University in Chicago, has been an English teacher at Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov Girls High School in Chicago for twenty-two years. During that time, she has developed and implemented curriculum for grades 9-12 for both Honors classes and for classes which facilitate students with special needs and academic contracts. Shulamis is an active member of two Professional Learning Communities: Research for Better Teaching and Hidden Sparks. Both organizations work to promote teacher growth regarding curriculum development and Collaborative Problem Solving. Shulamis also spent five years working for High Jump, a program that provides 7th and 8th grade public school students from under-privledge communities educational resources over the summer so that these students can gain acceptance into college preparatory magnet and private high schools. Shulamis began working with Shira Berkowitz on curriculum design two years ago..Shulamis and her husband Zevi, who have both lived in Chicago their whole lives, are the proud parents of six children.