Dr. Shimshon Shoshani

Maytiv Advisory Board member

Shoshani began his career as a teacher at the ORT Technicom and the Kla’i high school in Givatayim from 1960 to 1969. In 1970 and 1971, he was the principal of the comprehensive high school in Eilat and traveled to the US to complete his doctorate while teaching at a Jewish school in Buffalo, NY.began his career as a teacher at the ORT Technicom and the Kla’i high school in Givatayim from 1960 to 1969. In 1970 and 1971, he was the principal of the comprehensive high school in Eilat and traveled to the US to complete his doctorate while teaching at a Jewish school in Buffalo, NY. In 1975, he returned to Israel and was appointed the director of the secondary schools department and  of the institutions branch in the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture. From 1978 to 1986, he served as the director of the Education, Culture, and Youth Authority of the Tel Aviv Municipality. In 1986, then-Israeli Minister of Education Yitzhak Navon appointed him director-general of the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture. Minister Shulamit Aloni asked him to fill this position a second time. Shoshani is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the field of education in Israel and is among those who have shaped its path in recent decades. In all of the positions he has filled, Shoshani consistently distinguished himself as a bold innovator and pioneering educator. In 2002, he led the Shoshani commission, which examined the existing budgetary system in Israel’s elementary education system and alternative financing options.

Ms. Dalit Stauber

Maytiv Advisory Board member

An alumna of Bar-Ilan University, Stauber earned a bachelor’s degree in linguistics and English literature and a master’s degree in educational advising with distinction. She also has a background in management, mediation, and moderating groups, as well as experience as a director. She is a graduate of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership and the program for senior civil servants at the JDC Israel’s Institute for Leadership and Governance. For 35 years, Stauber served in a wide range of positions in education, guidance, management, and supervision, including directing the Tel Aviv District of the Ministry of Education and as the acting director-general of Israel’s Educational Television station. From 2011 to 2013, Stauber served as the director-general of the Israeli Ministry of Education. Upon retiring from the Ministry of Education, she chaired the committee to advance the status of women in Israel’s civil service (the Stauber committee). She also serves as a strategic international advisor, coach, and entrepreneur, as well as a lecturer at the Ono Academic College. Stauber is active in the fields of management, education, society, and promoting marginal population. Stauber is the chairperson of the board of directors of ORT Braude College and serves as a member of the Yad Vashem executive, the executive board of the Citizen’s Empowerment Center in Israel, the board of directors of Beit Berl College, the international advisory council of the Trump Foundation, and the advisory council of the IDF’s chief educational officer.