• Office of the Provost

  • Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

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    Dr. Scott J. Goldberg, PhD, is vice provost for teaching and learning at Yeshiva University. Goldberg is responsible for advancing the teaching and learning at YU’s undergraduate and graduate schools through 21st-century methods and media, including online and blended learning, as well as developing new educational programs locally and globally. From 2007–2013, Goldberg served as the inaugural director of the Institute for University–School Partnership, working closely with organizations, agencies and institutions to improve the quality and sustainability of schools. He is also an associate professor at YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration.

    Goldberg serves on various national panels and committees that address the most challenging issues in Jewish education today, from the shortage of qualified leaders for our schools to the economic challenges facing Jewish education. He is an internationally recognized expert in various educational and psychological topics including online/blended learning, systems of support for students, differentiated instruction, the connection between learning disabilities and behavior problems, multilingual literacy development and assessment, religious development and assessment, and the effects of media on learning and behavior.

    Goldberg started his career as a teacher of children with learning disabilities and developed a private practice to counsel and advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families. He holds a PhD in applied psychology from New York University, an MSEd in special education from Bank Street College of Education in New York and a BA in Jewish studies from the University of Chicago.

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