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Tammy Shpall Wins 2016 Jewish Educator Award


deToledo High School
West Hills, CA

"I love the community that we have all built together," said Tammy Shpall, the ninth-grade dean at deToledo High School in West Hills, California, when she accepted her 2016 Jewish Educator Award. Shpall ensures that the 100-plus freshman students at deToledo High School in West Hills receive a top-quality education, both Jewish and secular. She helps students with the transition into high school, provides expert guidance for the range of social-emotional challenges faced by young teens, and prepares them for the academic and personal growth ahead as they continue through high school. Shpall also teaches one U.S. history class, into which she seamlessly infuses Jewish values, wisdom and community. Shpall got her surprise award in a special presentation at deToledo, ostensibly held to mark the Jewish high holy days. The announcements were made by Milken Family Foundation Executive Vice President Richard Sandler and BJE: Builders of Jewish Education Executive Director Dr. Gil Graff.

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