Gloria Becker, EdD, a graduate of the Masters in Jewish Education program at Gratz College, is an instructor of education, teaching on-campus and online courses to MA and EdD students. She earned her EdD from Argosy University in 2011. Her dissertation topic was "Characteristics of Effective Teachers in Reform-movement Congregational Schools." Gloria’s areas of specialty include instructional design, curriculum design, school management, teacher training, and learning technologies. Gloria is a PQAS certified instructor and works with professionals in Early Childhood settings in the area of learning technologies.
Gloria's professional experiences included serving as the Director of Educational Leadership at Jewish Learning Venture, working with educational professionals and lay leaders to integrate innovative practices and initiatives into Jewish communal life and learning, and teaching in the Rimon program at Temple Sholom in Broomall. A Jewish educator since 1980, she worked as a synagogue educational director for 13 years at Ohev Shalom in Richboro and at Or Ami in Lafayette Hill.