Shira Leibowitz is Head of School at The Solomon Schechter School of Queens in New York, an instructional coach for teachers and principals, and facilitator of on-line learning. She holds a Ph.D in education and a rabbinical degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America as well as a B.A. Magna Cum Laude and With Distinction in All Subjects from Cornell University. Dr. Leibowitz is a speaker and writer on educational topics with particular interest in instructional coaching and character and values education. She is facilitator of YU2.0, a community of educators invested in learning, collaborating and integrating technology into education. Dr. Leibowitz trains in Taekwondo and has earned her Black Belt. She lives with her husband and two teenage children. You can follow Dr. Leibowitz on twitter @shiraleibowitz where she is one of the moderators of the weekly chat #educoach on the topic of instructional coaching. You can also follow her on her blog at www.sharingourblessings.wordpress.com.