With an appreciation of proper education developed over many years, Penina Teitelbaum is passionate about the development of an outstanding school culture, using best practice in both administrative and classroom capacities, and helping her students cultivate a profound connection with Hashem. Above all, her goal is to create a rich, dynamic, joyful and individualized experience for each and every student.
Mrs. Teitelbaum was born in Dallas, Texas, and raised in the Five Towns. With her Master’s degree from University of North Texas and therapist training at the Family Clinic of Neve Yerushalayim, Penina weaves her two passions of education and social work together – to guide her students toward adulthood and life-long success.
Previously, Mrs. Teitelbaum opened and led Atara Girls High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she served as principal for eight years. Under her inspired leadership, the school earned a national reputation as a place of warmth, exceptional student growth, and academic excellence in its dual curriculum.