Yael Sandler is a certified elementary educator and has been a Jewish educator for over twenty years. She holds a BA in Hebrew Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a BA in Urban Politics from Barnard College. She earned her MA.Ed from Rosemont College. After several years working as an administrator for several major Jewish organizations in Philadelphia and as a Hebrew Ulpan teacher at Gratz College, she served as Head of Hebrew Language and Culture at the Solomon Charter School for one year until its closing in 2013.
Yael was raised in Ardmore, PA and has lived and worked in Jerusalem, Montreal, and Highland Park, NJ. She currently resides in Bala Cynwyd with her four children and their cat Hamilton. When not teaching, Yael enjoys cooking, reading, drawing and painting, and she has recently developed an interest in biking and skiing.