Avi Satov


Avi Satov has been a part of the Bialik High School family since 2002, where he taught Jewish History, Moral Education, Jewish Studies, as well as coached Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball and Football.

In 2009, Avi was appointed as the Dean of Students, in 2011, as the Assistant Principal, and in 2012, as the Senior Vice-Principal. With over  21 years of experience working within the Montreal Jewish community, including Director of Camp B’nai Brith of Montreal, and Director of Pripstein’s Camp Mishmar, Avi brings youthful energy, enthusiasm and a love for children to his role.

Over the years, he has also been involved with other causes, including Habitat for Humanity, March of the Living, ORT, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation and Agence Ometz and has sat on the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre’s Board of Directors.

In 2013, Avi was appointed as the Interim Head of Judaic Studies for Bialik High School. In this important role, he developed and implemented the School's new vision for the Judaic Studies program. He brings a wealth of experience and an intimate knowledge of the school community, not to mention the respect of all who know him. His Bachelor of Education degree from McGill University in the prestigious Jewish Teacher-Training Program provides him with a profound understanding of the intricacies of the subject. In 2010, Avi received the Brenda & Samuel Gewurz Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

In addition to his new responsibilities, Avi was appointed to be the new Principal of Bialik High School in 2015.

 

Andrew Trager


Andrew Trager has been a staff member of the JPPS-Bialik school system since 1995. He has taught all grade levels from secondary I - V and has taught English and Mathematics at the elementary level for eight years.

In 2003, he joined the Bialik High School staff as a Social Studies teacher. His area of teaching expertise is the subject area of History & Citizenship Education.

Andrew Trager has been a staff member of the JPPS-Bialik school system since 1995. He has taught all grade levels from secondary 1 In 2005, Andrew was appointed Vice - Principal of the Senior High School and in 2009 he was appointed interim Principal of Bialik High School.

In 2010, Andrew decided to return to the classroom to pursue his true love of teaching history.

In his new role of Assistant-Principal, Andrew will continue to teach Secondary IV History & Citizenship Education.

Andrew received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in History from McGill University in 1987 and his teaching degree from McGill University in 1992.

 

Judith Cohn


Judy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge regarding best practices and strategies in curriculum, development and implementation of assessment and evaluation practices and strategies, faculty professional development and academic requirements for success in post-secondary education.

Faculty and Staff

ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

JPPS-BIALIK is a participating member of the Bronfman Jewish Education Council (BJEC), The Association of Jewish Day Schools(AJDS), Que­bec Association of Independent Schools (QAIS), and PRIZMAH 

BIALIK ADMINISTRATION

Mr. Avi Satov...Co-Head of School: JPPS -Bialik and Principal Bialik High School

Mr. Andrew Trager...Assistant Principal

Ms. Judith Cohn...Director of Academics and Pedagogy

Mrs. Lysie-Anne Desrochers...French Studies Coordinator

Mrs. Anat Toledano...Jewish Studies Coordinator

TEACHING STAFF

Mrs. Audrey Abessera.....Drama, ERC, Judaic Studies,Social Studies

Ms. Annie Abitbol.....Social Studies

Ms. Rita Azouri...French 

Mrs. Liora Benchetrit...French

Ms. Annie Binette...French

Mrs. Susan  Blanshay...ERC, Judaic Studies

Mrs. Pnina Brandes...Judaic Studies

Mrs. Hayley Covit...Math

Mme. Viviane Dahan.....French

Mrs. Samantha Druzin...Drama,English,ERC,Judaic Studies

Mr. Robert Duthie...Social Studies

Mrs. Deena Fremeth.....Science and Technology, Finance, Math

Ms. Noa Haran...French

Ms. Sarah Hassan...Math

Mrs. Peggy Hoffman.....English

Mrs. Samara Hutkins...Science and Technology

Mrs. Shari Isaif...English,Social Studies

Mr. Jeff Itcush...Social Studies

Mrs. Esther Kimchi....Judaic Studies

Ms. Chanti LePessec...Art 

Mrs. Maria Mastrogiacomo ...Math

Mrs. Julia  Mayman...Math

Ms. Andrea Mendell...Physical Education,Science and Technology

Ms. Samantha Neuman...English

Ms. Nicoleta Niculae...Math

Ms. Sari Olishansky...English

Mrs. Inna Orlov ...Judaic Studies

Mr. Gabriel Poulin...Social Studies

Mr. Jean-Claude Rubier...French

Ms. Rachel Schwarzman...Judaic Studies

Ms. Nancy Sculnik ...  Judaic Studies

Ms. Catherine Simard-Joron ...French

Ms. Nellie Suissa...Math,Science and Technology

Mrs. Gabriela Teodorescu...Math,Science and Technology

Mrs. Maria Tomao...Math

Mr. Richard Ullmann...Judaic Studies,Music,Social Studies

Mrs. Esther Vineberg...ERC, Judaic Studies 

Ms. Lena Weinberger ...English, ERC

ATHLETICS

Mr. Liam Twomey...Athletics Coordinator

Mr. Raffi Narinian...Physical Education 

BIALIK YIDDISH CHOIR DIRECTOR

Mrs. Lorna Smith

GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR 

Mrs. Erin Sendel-Nemes  

Ms. Susan Marks

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Ms. Tracy Stroll....Student Services Coordinator 

Ms. Sari Olishansky ....Assistant Student Services Coordinator

Ms.Stacey Corber......Special Education Technician

Ms. Michelle Deutsch....Special Education Technician

Ms. Kelly Samsonovitch....Special Education Technician

INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

Mr. Stephen Toy...Computer Network Adminstrator

Ms. Andrea Cooperberg...Educational Technology Specialist

SCHOOL LIBRARY

Ms. Stephanie Trapid....Librarian  

SCIENCE LAB TECHNICIAN

Mrs. Irene Pavai 

HEALTH OFFICER

Ms.Cathy Shatz- Luger, RN

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS

Mrs. Jacqueline Cohen

Mrs. Barbara Engel

Mrs. Chantal Ouaknine

Mrs. Cindy Schneider

HEAD OFFICE

Ms. Betina Shadowitz....Director of Finance

Ms. Naomi Blumer. Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications

Ms.Galia Germant....Accounts Payable

Ms. Carole Delouya ....Admissions  Coordinator

Mr. Alexander Kadar... Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Ms. Hirut Kebede....Controller and Payroll Coordinator

Ms. Joan Thomas.... Accounts Receivable

FOUNDATION

Ms. Amy Finkelstein- Manager of Fundraising

FOOD SERVICES

Mr. Rami Amir....Cafeteria Services

Mrs. Rose Sculnik

Mrs. Sonia Yerzy

BUILDING FACILITIES - MAINTENANCE & SECURITY

Mr. Avi Sela ....Head of Maintenance & Security

Ms. Linda Champagne....Maintenance & Security

Mr. Florian Gaudreau..Maintenance & Security

Mr. Yaacov Partouche.... Maintenance & Security

Mr. Christian Payet....Maintenance & Security 

Mr. Allan Soll..... Maintenance & Security

EXTRA CURRICULAR

Ms. Jessica Aflalo....Fashion Show Coordinator

Ms. Anisa Cameron....Theatre Director