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Rabbi Shmuel Field    


rabbi shmuel field

Rabbi Shmuel Field is the Menahel of The Teachers Academy. He is also the Head of School of Torah Day School of Phoenix. 

Rabbi Field came to TDSP after very successful tenures teaching elementary school at Torah Day School of Atlanta and the Phoenix Hebrew Academy. He was also the director of Pirchei Day Camp, Camp Saddeh in Atlanta, and has authored many workbooks for teaching Talmud and Chumash. 

Rabbi Field holds a Bachelor of Arts in Talmudic Law from Yeshiva Ohr Somayach in Monsey, and has Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a graduate of the Principal’s Training Institute of the Torah Umesorah Consortium of Hebrew Day Schools. 

Rabbi Field is a sought-after speaker and presenter, and has given many parenting classes to groups across the Phoenix community.  

Since joining the staff at Torah Day School of Phoenix, Rabbi Field has impressed everyone with his professionalism and his infectious enthusiasm for learning. He is also a counselor and mentor for many parents, teachers, and students. Under his stewardship, TDSP is a happy and vibrant institution for both students and teachers. 

Rabbi Field is a board member of the Jewish Tuition Organization, and is a faith member of City of Phoenix Non-Denominational Leadership Council.

Rabbi Field can be contacted at [email protected]


Dr. Malka Ungar

Director of Education

Mrs. Malka Ungar

Dr. Ungar is the Director of Education at The Teachers Academy.  She is also the Junior High School Educational Director at Torah Academy for Girls in Far Rockaway, New York. She is an Adjunct Professor at TTI-Daemon College in their Master’s of Special Education program. She holds a BA in Special Education, a Masters in Literacy from Touro College, and a PhD in Literacy Leadership at St. John’s University. In addition, she is completing a School Management and Leadership Certificate from the Harvard School of Education.  Dr. Ungar has attended numerous trainings at the Columbia Teachers College's Reading and Writing Project. 

Dr. Ungar can be contacted at [email protected]