Tampa, Fla. – Cantor Beth Schlossberg has begun in her new role as director of Jewish Life and Curriculum at Hillel Academy, Tampa Bay area’s only accredited Jewish school.
“We are so thrilled to be welcoming Cantor Beth Schlossberg to the Hillel team. Her vast skills, experience and background are exactly what we need and will ensure our ongoing trajectory forward as a premiere Jewish day school, constantly improving and looking to take Hillel Academy to the next level,” says Board President Stanford Solomon.
Head of School, Allison Oakes remarks, “Hillel Academy is so pleased welcome Cantor Beth Schlossberg as director of Jewish Life. Her passion for Jewish education and her creativity will even further develop the Jewish identity and leadership skills of our students. We are so excited!”
Schlossberg comes to Hillel Academy after most recently, serving as co-director for the religious school at Congregation Kol Ami where she built a comprehensive and creative elementary and middle school Hebrew and Judaics Curriculum.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Schlossberg earned a Bachelor of Music specializing in Voice Performance and spent several years singing professionally. She has taught piano and voice, has directed the Hebrew School and Pre School music programs at Har Zion Temple in Narberth, Penn., and has offered holiday and diversity programming for other private religious institutions, both Jewish and non Jewish.
In 2003, realizing that the Cantorate was a perfect fit to combine her love of Judaism, education, and music, Schlossberg enrolled in the Jewish Theological Seminary and began her studies at the H.L. Miller Cantorial School. After being invested, Schlossberg she spent four years with Beth El Synagogue in Omaha, Neb. Following that engagement, she and her husband Michael, moved to Tampa to join Congregation Kol Ami.
Hillel Academy embraces the diversity, rich culture and traditions of Judaism. At Hillel Academy, students receive a superior education enhanced by the opportunity to learn about their place in the community. A private day school, Hillel Academy is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Florida Kindergarten Council, and is a member of the Jewish Community Day School Network and the National Association of Independent Schools. More information about Hillel Academy’s offerings, financial aid and tour scheduling are available by calling 813.963.2242 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.