Mrs. Tikvah Wiener

Head of School

Tikvah Wiener is co-Founder and Director of the I.D.E.A. Schools Network, which helps schools implement educational innovation. Since it was formed in 2014, the Network has trained close to 1,000 teachers. Tikvah was a Joshua Venture Group Fellow, 2014-16, and, with Michael Bitton, completed training at the Educational Leadership Academy at the High Tech High Graduate School of Education in San Diego, CA. She is currently one of ten Jewish education designers for JEIC’s HaKaveret Design Team, a group that is innovating new models of learning for Jewish education, and she presented an ELI Talk about passion-based learning, which you can view here.

Tikvah has been in Jewish education for over 20 years, having been Chief Academic Officer at Magen David Yeshivah High School; Chairman of the English Department at The Frisch School; and an English teacher at the Samuel H. Wang High School for Girls.