Jewish Educational Leadership with Soul

Jewish Educational Leadership with Soul
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Marc Baker

Head of School | Gann Academy Boston

What does it take to make truly transformative Jewish education? Rabbi Marc Baker argues that leadership and education are moral and spiritual endeavors that require constant self-examination and improvement. R... See more

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Jewish Educational Leadership with Soul, With Rabbi Marc Baker and Jon Mitzmacher

Jewish Educational Leadership with Soul, With Rabbi Marc Baker and Jon Mitzmacher

Marc  Baker, 

Head of School | Gann Academy Boston

Rabbi Marc Baker is Head of Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish high school in the Boston area. After receiving a BA in Religious Studied from Yale, he spent four years studying at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem, where he received an MA in Jewish Education from Hebrew College and rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Danny Landes, Rosh Yeshiva of Pardes. Previously, Rabbi Baker was Director of Judaics and Student Life at the Doris and Alex Weber Jewish Community High School in Atlanta, Georgia, during which time he also participated in leadership and education training programs at the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was awarded the Pomegranate Prize, an award for exceptional emerging Jewish educators, in 2011 by the Covenant Foundation.