Karen Gazith, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Formal Education
(514) 345-2610 ext. 3244
karen.gazith@bjec.org


Before receiving her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from McGill University, Karen Gazith taught in a number of special needs institutions and schools, including the Instrumental Enrichment Institute with Dr. Feuerstein in Israel. She then served as the Coordinator of Special Education at Hebrew Academy High School before beginning her position at the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre as Special Education Consultant to the day schools. She is now the Director of Formal Education at the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre and an adjunct professor at McGill University for the past twenty-two years. She has presented on topics related to meeting diverse needs in the classroom in many cities in Canada including the Canadian Arctic, the U.S., London, Israel and Australia.