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Administrative Staff

Chana Shagalow

Program Director

Bringing 34 years of experience in education, Chana has served as the Program Director of Sha’arim since its founding in 1999. Chana spent her earlier years serving as a classroom teacher and went on to achieve a Master’s in Educational Leadership from St. Thomas University. In addition to her educational expertise, Chana brings her life experience as the parent and sibling of an individual with special needs. Chana also acts as an advocate and consultant for parents receiving diagnosis for their children. As its fearless leader, Chana lives and breathes the mission of Sha’arim.

Chaya Miller

Director of Development

With an undergraduate degree in education and 30 years of educational experience, Chaya’s deep connection to the mission of Sha’aim guides her work as our Director of Development. Chaya’s creativity can be seen in the annual Sha’arim Auction and Walk for Friends ‘N Fun.

Layah Shagalow

Associate Director

As a Social Worker turned Human Centered Designer devoted to the mission of Inclusion and Accessibility, Layah brings a multitude of skills to Sha’arim as our Associate Director. 

Staff

Chad Silverman

Comptroller

Esti Kupfer

Office Manager