Dr. Jay Smallwood » Bio


Ph.D Engineering UCLA, joined the CIJE team in 2014; Jay has worked for ten years in Jewish STEM education at the secondary and collegiate levels as a teacher, mentor and an administrator.  An engineer by way of scientific computing, Jay particularly enjoys witnessing the grumbles of frustration transform into squeals of delight when students discover they can overcome their difficulties independently. Texas born and bred, Los Angeles sunned and now New York proud, he was recently named the CIJE Director of Research and Development.