Directors

​Maya Bozo-Schwartz

Maya Bozo-Schwartz

Director, Mandel Program for Academic Leadership

​Maya Bozo-Schwartz is the director of the Mandel Program for Academic Leadership. She has extensive experience in leading pedagogical change processes in schools and in systemic change processes in education. In her most recent position, she was a member of the management team and head of research and development at Avney Rosha – the Israel Institute for School Leadership. Previously, she worked at the Branco Weiss Institute, where she founded and co-directed its research and development unit. Maya holds a bachelor’s degree from the department of education and from the multidisciplinary program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has a master’s degree in philosophy of education from the same institution. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation in the department of education at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where her research explores verbal feedback in the school classroom. Maya is a graduate of Cohort 13 of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership.