Dana Kanter Prottas, R.J.E., M.Ed, MRE

Dana is a dynamic educational leader with a commitment to individuals’ social, academic, cognitive, and spiritual growth.  One of her primary goals it to provide opportunities for people to develop life skills that stretch beyond the doors of the classroom and school in order to participate in a 21st century global society.  As a visionary leader, she is a team player with a proven track record in collaboration and community building.  As a lifelong learner with an entrepreneurial spirit, she creates work environments where she can both learn from and inspire those around her.  She is a committed leader with outstanding oral and written communication skills, which develop strong, vibrant, and lasting relationships with all members of the communities in which she works and lives.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION
· Effective Supervisor, Skilled Mentor, and role-model
· Strong day to day leadership presence
· Professional Development Training
· Leadership Development
· Certified Responsive Classroom Coach
· Workshop and Seminar Facilitator

OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT
· Strategic Planning & Process Development
· Strategic Partnerships & Community Building
· Organization & Program Budgeting
· Policy Implementation
· Event Planning
· Grant Writing
· Board of Directors Presentations
· Marketing and Communications Initiatives

EDUCATION
· Master Teacher of Jewish and Secular Topics
· Formal & Informal Educational Experiences
· Differentiated Instruction & Inclusion
· Curriculum Development & Implementation