Associate Professor of Jewish Education
BA, University of Chicago,
Other, Bank Street College of Education,
PhD, New York University,
Scott J. Goldberg, Ph.D., is Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at Yeshiva University. Scott works closely with the provost, deans, faculty, and staff to advance YU’s undergraduate and graduate schools through contemporary methods and media, including online and blended learning, as well as to develop new educational programs locally and globally. He is also Associate Professor at YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education. From 2007 – 2013, Scott 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 Jewish day schools. Scott has served on several national panels and committees that address the most challenging issues in Jewish education today, including the shortage of qualified leaders for our schools, the economic challenges facing Jewish education, and the spiritual development of our children and youth. He is the Chairman of the Koren Publishers Educational Editorial Board for a new series of developmentally appropriate siddurim for children and youth, including the just-released Koren Children’s Siddur and Koren Ani Tefilla Weekday Siddur. Scott is a 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. He 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. Scott holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from New York University, an M.S.Ed. in Special Education from Bank Street College of Education in New York, and a B.A. in Jewish Studies from the University of Chicago.
21st Century Learning, eLearning, Learning spaces, spiritual and religious development, differentiated instruction, research design, assessment, multilungual literacy
Wilf campus - Belfer Hall