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Ayla Gilbert Burke

Ayla Gilbert Burke


Ayla Gilbert Burke has been working in education since age 16. She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in education from Stern College for Women, which is part of Yeshiva University, and her graduate degree in Education and Administration from Azrieli Graduate School of Education and Administration. She has worked in multiple schools in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland with experience in grades 2nd - 12th. Additionally, Ayla has served as a private tutor, camp director, and TEDx Talks speaker.

Ayla is very familiar with the homeschooling world as she is a former homeschooler herself as well as an active practitioner of alternative, progressive education. She believes in and practices differentiated education synthesized with experiential learning. She has experience in many different styles of education, including Montessori, unschooling, and traditional education. She believes that homeschooling is the most individualized and effective practice available and is excited to take part in your child’s learning and development.

Ayla resides with her husband in Jerusalem, Israel and is passionate about education, the arts, and the outdoors. On her day off, you would find her on a hike with her husband deep in the desert.