2010 Leadership Formation Award Winner: Teach First Israel-Hotam

73.jpgDuring the joint annual Gala Dinner of the Wharton Club of Israel/Penn Club of Israel  and the HBSAAI/Harvard Club of Israel, the Leadership Formation Award is bestowed upon an individual or an organization that are nurturing a critical mass of young leaders who are likely to affect positively the wellbeing of Israel and the Jewish people.

The 2010 recipient of the Leadership Formation Award was Teach First Israel-Hotam (www.tfi.org.il).

The award was bestowed upon Mrs. Shlomit Amichai, Chairperson of Teach First Israel and former Director General of the Ministry of Education and Assaf Banner, Director General.

Teach First Israel is a new educational leadership program jointly managed by the Ministry of Education, JDC, Naomi Foundation and the Hakol Chinuch Movement. Teach First Israel is modeled after Teach for America and it part of a wider network called Teach for All. The program strives to address educational inequality and the shortage of quality teachers in Israel by placing top quality university students as teachers in targeted schools.

To view the list of all Leadership Formation Award recipients, please click here.