The Hebrew Academy Chabad in Huntington Beach, California is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. Rochel Leah Stillerman to the position of Director of Student Life for middle and high school girls.
Mrs. Stillerman has been teaching in the Upper School for the past decade, has served as counselor/machaneches to the students and as special advisor to the administration.
Students appreciate Mrs. Stillerman’s innovative approach to teaching and her ability to weave life lessons into each class. Her scholarly approach to Judaic learning and her devotion to the well-being of the students, make her a perfect addition to the administrative staff of the Upper School. Mrs Stillerman said about the appointment, “I feel fortunate and excited to be able to help chart the future for the students at the Hebrew Academy. Middle and High school years are crucial and of vital importance for our students. I feel fortunate to play a pivotal role in their future.”
In addition to teaching, Mrs. Stillerman will be working in developing Judaic curriculum and expanding the course offerings. She will also be coordinating the efforts of the B’nos Chabad youth directors as supervisor and helping them plan engaging and meaningful programs for the students. Mrs. Stillerman will be advising students in their values, life goals, and general emotional and academic growth and will be available daily to meet with students to oversee their progress.
Mrs. Stillerman, together with her husband Tzali and children, have serve as the Chabad Shluchim in the community of Aliso Viejo, California.
The Hebrew Academy is situated on an 11 acre campus and, in addition to the three hundred students who attend, operates a full dormitory for out of town students. It has the distinction of being twice awarded the national blue ribbon and accreditation at the highest level for over four decades.
To learn more about the Hebrew Academy High School program for girls, please visit www.hacds.org/highschool.