Education Alum Named Director of General Studies at Yeshiva Toras Chaim Toras Emes


Gur Berman, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice has been named Director of General Studies at Yeshiva Toras Chaim Toras Emes, in North Miami Beach, FL.

Over the past seven years Berman served as an assistant principal and principal of Ben Gamla Charter Schools in South Florida. The Ben Gamla schools Berman led were characterized by environments in which teachers felt trusted, appreciated, and supported. As a result, annually, the students in those schools experienced improved learning as demonstrated by the annual numerical score the state provides all public schools.  Prior to his tenure at Ben Gamla, he taught and administered in a number of local Yeshiva Day Schools.  He has Semicha (Rabbinic Ordination) from the Rabbi Yitzchak Elchonon Theological Seminary (Yeshiva University).

Berman earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Cornell University and Columbia University respectively and then a Doctor of Education in Instructional and Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.