Thank you, Mr. Adler!Denise Goldman
As our Executive Director, Harry Adler, steps down from his leadership role at UMA and moves on to the next stage of his life, we thank him for his years at and dedication to our school. We will miss you, Adler!
With the news of Mr. Adler’s retirement, the UMA Board of Directors has appointed Amy Elverum and Arslan Aziz as Co-Directors of UMA for the 2019-2020 school year. Ms. Elverum’s primary role will be as Director of Special Education, while Mr. Aziz’s focus will be as Director of General Education. Ms. Elverum has over 25 years’ experience in special education and has been a key leader at UMA since the beginning of the school, including positions as Director of Special Education, Associate Director, member of the Board of Directors, and numerous other administrative functions. Mr. Aziz has been the Vice Principal of UMA for this past year and comes to us with 24 years of education experience, including as a classroom teacher and an instructional coach.
Along with a transition team that has been put in place to help bring us into our new building and our exciting new year, Ms. Elverum and Mr. Aziz will work closely with the entire UMA community to ensure the school continues to thrive and achieve our mission in serving our students.
We are excited to have you with us for this exciting new chapter for UMA!