August 2017 -- Av-Elul 5777,  Volume 23, Issue 8

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Paul Bernstein Named to CEO Onboarding Program

Paul Bernstein

Prizmah-The Center for Jewish Day Schools has announced that their CEO, Paul Bernstein has been named to the 2nd cohort of the CEO Onboarding Program of Leading Edge Alliance for Excellence in Jewish Leadership. The program runs from July 2017 to June 2018.


The CEO Program is a 12 month intensive development initiative for American Jewish leaders designed to lay strategic groundwork for their success. Cohort members work directly with expert consultants, elite leaders and thinkers and leadership institutions to take their competencies and organizations to higher levels.

Developed to provide participants with diverse experiences and exceptional resources, the program allows individuals to create relationships with peers from across the American Jewish community. The CEO Onboarding Program was established to drive better outcomes for Jewish organizations and the community by investing in the professional development of new CEOs during their first 24 months transitioning into a new organization.


In addition to coaching, peer learning and executive training, the program includes a trip to Israel in late May or early June 2018,  that will offer a deeper understanding of issues facing the nation, as well as how to facilitate important conversations with volunteer leadership and staff.


To Prizmah, Bernstein has brought his lifelong connection with Jewish Day School education and wide ranging management experience in the field of education, philanthropy, social impact, government and new media.


Bernstein and his wife Lisa, reside in New Rochelle with their 2 teenage children that attend Schechter Westchester.