About / Advisory Council Members 2020

Prof. Lee SHULMAN, Chairperson
President Emeritus of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Past President of the US National Academy of Education.

Michal BELLER
President of Levinsky College of Education; founder and former executive director of the National Authority for Measurement and Evaluation in Education (RAMA).

Yossi BAIDATZ
CEO of the Center for Educational Technology (CET); General (Res.) in the IDF, former commander of the Military Academies and of Research for the Military Intelligence.

Peggy BROOKINS
President of the US National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, formerly a school principal and a mathematics teacher.

Magdoleen HIZRAN
A middle school teacher and department head of mathematics at a Druze school in the village of Yarka. Winner of the 2019 Trump Master Teacher Award.

Marcia C. LINN
Evelyn Lois Corey Professor of Instructional Science, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley; Member, National Academy of Education.

Zbigniew MARCINIAK

Former Secretary of State in Ministries of Science and Education, Poland. Led its mathematics teaching reform. Serves as chairperson of the mathematics expert group of PISA.

Fatena MARJIE
Mathematics teacher, national mathematics instructor for Arabic speaking schools and a leader of PLCs for mathematics teachers.

Alik PALATNIK
Mathematics education researcher and faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Formerly a teacher at the Israeli Air Force College of Technology.

Kobi SHVARZBORD
Physics teacher and chief district instructor of physics teaching. Laureate of the 2013 Trump Master Teacher Award and currently the chairperson of the Award Committee.

Niza SION
Former national mathematics instructor for middle schools at the Ministry of Education.

Dalit STAUBER
Former Director General of the Ministry of Education and Director of its Tel Aviv District. Currently a member of the faculty of the Ono Academic College.

Anna VAKNIN
Head of mathematics studies, Amal pedagogical division. Teacher mentor and leader of teachers’ mathematics learning communities in middle schools and high schools.