Sammi ShapiroAssistant Director of Education and Youth Engagement
Sammi joined the Adat Shalom staff in 2015, but has been part of the Adat family since she was very young. She is excited to bring her professional experience to the education department and enjoys working with all ages of kids. She has a BA in Elementary Education and a MA in Teaching and Curriculum with a concentration in Educational Technology. She received both degrees from Michigan State University. Sammi began her career teaching elementary school but transitioned to the Jewish Communal realm after teaching for the Adat Shalom-Beth Achim Learning Community part-time. She loves spreading the joy of learning and Judaism to all ages. Sammi is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Jewish Studies from Spertus and looks forward to broadening her own understanding of Judaism and Jewish education.