Faculty & Staff
Senior Education Specialist
Nili Pearlmutter is a Senior Education Specialist at the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University, where she works with the Delet Longitudinal Survey to study survey data generated by Delet interns for the purpose of learning about and improving the program. She also is a faculty member with the Education Program at Brandeis where she teaches the Fundamentals of Teaching course and serves as director of field experiences for the Delet program. Nili began working with pre-service and novice teachers at the Mandel Center in 2003 and over the years has served as a field instructor for pre-service teachers, taught the Reflective Teaching seminar in the MAT-JDS program, co-facilitated a Beginning Teacher's study group, and worked with the Teacher Learning Project (FKA Induction Partnership) to help schools implement systems and practices that support and develop beginning teachers and make schools good places for all teachers to teach and learn.
Nili holds a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Wheelock College and a B. A. in Psychology from Yale University. She has taught at the elementary level at Cohen Hillel Academy in Marblehead and the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge.