About Us

Strategic Plan

In Spring 2019, Golda Och Academy adopted a five-year Strategic Plan informed by over 500 members of the community – including students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff.
Together, we have identified nine core priorities and charted an ambitious course to fully realize our vision of becoming a student-centered institution with an impact that extends well beyond our GOA family and local community.

Key Areas of Focus

List of 9 items.

  • 1. Educational Innovation

  • 2. Faculty and Staff Excellence

  • 3. Student Recruitment, Admissions and Retention

  • 4. Jewish Life and Learning

  • 5. Student Services and Support

  • 6. Family Experience

  • 7. Reimagining Physical Space

  • 8. Community Engagement

  • 9. Governance, Institutional Strength and Sustainability

    • Girl arranging gears on a wall

    • 2 adults and a student looking at a Torah scroll

    • Group of elementary girls doing a dance in the gym

Implementing the Strategic Plan

List of 2 news stories.

  • Alumni Engagement

    from Stephanie Bash-Soudry
    At GOA, we take pride in our alumni. We work hard to keep alumni engaged with our school and with each other. From activities to reunions to special events, our graduates always have a way to connect with their GOA family. We want to share some highlights and new initiatives that strengthen and utilize our broad alumni network, as well as advance our Strategic Planning efforts in Community Engagement and Student Recruitment, Admissions, and Retention.
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  • Professional Development Update: Faculty & Staff Excellence

    from Tammy Anagnostis, Dean of Faculty, Lower School & Flora Musleah, Dean of Faculty, Upper School
    While our students are off on November 5, our teachers will be engaged in meaningful, collaborative learning alongside their peers from the three other Greater MetroWest Jewish day schools. At Golda Och Academy, we care deeply about professional development and growth. As the Deans of Faculty, we would like to give you some insight about the innovative work in which our teachers are engaged. 
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