Scott J. Goldberg, Ph.D., is the inaugural Director of Yeshiva University's Institute for University–School Partnership, working closely with organizations, agencies, and institutions to advance and sustain day school and yeshiva education.  He is an Associate Professor at the Azrieli Graduate School and an internationally recognized expert in Jewish and general education on various educational and psychological topics.  He serves on various national panels and committees that address the most challenging issues in Jewish education today, from the shortage of qualified leaders for our schools, to the economic challenges facing Jewish education.  He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from New York University, an M.S.Ed. in Special Education from Bank Street College of Education in New York, and a B.A. in Jewish Studies from the University of Chicago.

Sample Topics

Dr. Scott Goldberg has presented the following topics:

  • Motivation in the iWorld:

Generating genuine enthusiasm in a world of grades and immediate gratification· 

  • Nurturing and Nourishing Neshamot:

How parents’ attitudes can set the tone to nurture spirituality and combat apathy

  • Back to the Future of Jewish Education:

What the best schools do to inspire and advance our children

  • iTuned out:

Engaging children in the 21st Century

  • Our Children’s Technological Panorama



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