Michael S. Raileanu by jianghongl


									                                              Michael S. Raileanu
                                               7436 Tulane Ave.
                                             St. Louis, MO 63130
                                  (314) 783-8340 Mraileanu613@hotmail.com
Employment History

Assistant Head of School
Solomon Schechter Day School (July 2005 – Current)
         St. Louis, MO

       Oversaw entire Jewish studies curriculum for Day School with 200 students (K – 8) and 40 teachers.
       Created new school-wide events for holiday celebrations.
       Revamped prayer curriculum.
       Supervised all teachers in matters regarding discipline.
       Wrote bi-monthly column for school newsletter.

Executive Director
Jewish Education Agency (August 2003 – July 2005)
        Fort Worth, TX

       Directed multi-purpose Jewish educational agency including Fort Worth Hebrew Day School, Lil         Goldman Early
        Learning Center, Camp Shalom.
       Created entirely new multi-media advertising/awareness campaign.
       Performed all duties as Principal for the Fort Worth Hebrew Day School.
       Led largest fundraising event in Agency history.
       Supervised curricular integration program
       Supervised staff, including on-site Assistant Director for the Lil Goldman Early Learning Center.
       Created teacher in-service events throughout the school year.

Religious School Director
Sinai Temple (July 1998 – July 2003)
        Los Angeles, CA

       Guided Sinai High (8th – 12th grades) through years of significant growth after 7 years of continuous shrinkage;
       Instituted “Jewish New York” trip for 10th graders;
       Supervised and assisted Directors of Youth Programs (3rd – 12th grades) and Summer Camp;
       Performed all administrative and personnel functions for Religious School (K - 10th) of 300 students;
       Supervised and evaluated teachers in Kindergarten through 10th grade;
       Reconfigured and oversaw Education Department budget of $400,000.00/year;
       Directed annual $25,000.00 Israel Scholarship program;
       Redesigned and implemented new High School (Confirmation) program;
       Coordinated all aspects of High Holiday youth programs for 800+ children ages pre-school through high school;
       Taught six classes in Adult Education department;
       Supervised new Jr. Congregation program;
       Coordinated all aspects of annual BJE Teachers Conference (1999-2003) for over 600 participants.

Director of Education and Youth Programming
Temple Beth Haverim (July, 1995 - June, 1997)
         Agoura Hills, California

Teacher/Coordinator, 3rd/4th, 7th and 8th grades
Abraham J. Heschel Day School (January, 1996 – June, 1998)
        Northridge & Agoura Hills, CA

Educational/Program Director
Beth David Synagogue (July, 1993 - July 1995)
        Greensboro, North Carolina
Stand-up Comic
(1983) Various Comedy Clubs in Austin and Houston, Texas


University of Judaism, Los Angeles, California
         Master of Arts in Education, 1994
         Bachelor of Hebrew Literature, 1994
Shappell’s Yeshiva, Yeshivat Darche Noam, Jerusalem, Israel, Fall 1990
University of Texas, Austin
         Bachelor of Arts in English, 1988

Speaking Engagements

       “The Descendants of Abraham” Panel discussion, Aledo Methodist Church, Aledo, TX, August, 2003
       Conference for Alternative in Jewish Education, Presenter, “Davening with the Good Dr.: Adding Dr. Seuss and others
        to your school’s t’fillah.” August, 1999 & 2000 Columbus, Ohio & Hofstra, NY
       California Association of Independent Schools, southern area conference “Advisories That Work,” March, 1998
       “Hanukkah, basic history and practices” Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School family education program, December,
       Invocation, Los Angeles Hebrew High School Graduation, Spring 1997
       United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Pacific Southwest Region, “Running Hebrew Schools in Synagogues
        Under 400 Families” October, 1996
       Bennet College, Greensboro, NC, “Jewish Tradition” Spring, 1995
       Greensboro College, Greensboro, North Carolina, “Jewish History” Spring, 1995
       United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Seaboard Region, “Family Programming: Ideas, Programs and Theories”
        Silver Spring, MD December, 1994
       City of Greensboro, Cultural Diversity Workshops, Spring 1994

Honorary/Professional Associations
Texas Licensed Child Care Association 2004
Jewish Educators Assembly, since 1994
         National Executive Board since 2001
         Co-chair, National Convention February, 2004
Participant in World Jewish Educators Mission to Israel, June, 2001
Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles, CA, Supplementary School Accreditation Team, 1999 - 2001
Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles, CA, Leyb Nathanson Torah/Mitzvah Awards Committee
Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles, CA Co-Chair Religious School Principal’s Council, Beginning Fall, 2001 – 2003
Board of Directors, Los Angeles Hebrew High School, Los Angeles, CA, 1996 - 2001
Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, since 1993
         National Board of Directors – Publications Chair, 2000 – 2001
         At-Large Board Member 2001-2002
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, since 1994
California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, since 1995

Jewish Current Events – Owner/Editor/Publisher beginning August, 2004
 “California Schmeer” Documentary, released spring 2002
FORWARD, September 8, 2000. “Green Eggs, Hold the Ham” (interviewee)
KTLA, Channel 5 Morning News, “How to Bring Passover Into Your Home,” Spring 1999
“Mah Jongg Mavens,” Documentary, featured interviewee, Fall, 1999
Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, “Purim: A Users Guide,” February, 1999
“Learn Torah With...” D’var Aher, Parashat Toldot. Alef Design Group, 1996

References available upon request.

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