Meet Meyer Academy's new principal, Dr. Leslie Dangerfield
School is in session at Meyer Academy – and with the new school year comes a new principal for our community’s premier Jewish day school.
Veteran educator and school administrator Leslie Dangerfield, Ph.D. is now principal of Meyer Academy, a partner agency of Jewish Federation. Dr. Dangerfield joins the school after serving as an administrator for the St. Lucie County School District.
“Dr. Dangerfield immediately rose to the top as a stand-out candidate to enhance Meyer Academy’s leadership team,” said Dr. David Lickstein, President of the Board of Trustees. “Her educational philosophy aligns perfectly with our vision of moving the school forward into the future.”
Dr. Dangerfield’s experience and credentials in education are extensive, spanning the roles of classroom educator, consultant, professor and school administrator. She earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University, a Master of Science in Reading from Southwest Missouri State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Psychology from University of Miami.