NORTHAMPTON – Deborah Bromberg Seltzer was named school principal at the Lander-Grinspoon Academy Board of Director’s Annual Meeting on June 12.
Bromberg Seltzer joined the Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) staff in 2003 to teach second grade. She then became the Judaics Studies Coordinator bringing a wealth of experience from her many years of working in Jewish Day Schools and summer camps. She had been interim principal for the 2013-2014 school year.
Bromberg Seltzer holds a BA in American Literature from Barnard College, Columbia University, a BA in Midrash from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), and an MA in Jewish Education with a concentration in Day School Education from JTS. She is a 2012 recipient of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Award for Excellence in Jewish Education and a 2012 national recipient of the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award.
“With Deborah as head of school, our students and faculty will receive the support and guidance needed to succeed day to day and long term,” said Lou Davis, LGA board chair. “Deborah, along with the board is working strategically to bring 21st Century learning to our classrooms. The entire school community is thrilled to have Deborah at the helm.”
Bromberg Seltzer lives in Northampton with her husband, Rabbi Bruce Bromberg Seltzer and their four children (two LGA alumni, and two current LGA students).