Evie Rotstein, Ed.D.

Senior Education Advisor

Contact Information

school/program: Rabbinical School (US)
academic field: Jewish Education
campus: New York

Evie Rotstein is the Senior Education Advisor School of Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She was previously the director of the Leadership Institute for Congregational Educators, the professional learning project co-sponsored by the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and HUC-JIR. Prior to that position she was a congregational school educator and developed programs for faculty learning, teen mentoring, and parent education. Evie has also served as an educational consultant for Experiment in Congregational Education, the Jewish Education Project, and Beit T’shuvah. She is currently doing research on Social and Emotional Learning in Jewish settings.

Evie began her career in Jewish education as a camp director for Young Judaea. She holds an M.A. in French Language education and a Doctorate in Jewish education from The Jewish Theological Seminary. Evie’s research interests include interfaith families, adolescent identity development, professional learning and mentoring. She teaches courses at HUC-JIR/New York’s School of Education. 

Evie has published chapters in What We Now Know About Jewish Education (2006), in The Gender Gap (2008), and in the International Handbook of Jewish Education (2011). She also has a certificate from the Harvard John Kennedy School of Government and the Center for Creative Leadership.

During her leisure time, Evie enjoys her organic garden, Broadway shows, listening to Irish music, and hiking.

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