New JAO principal
March 5, 2021
The Jewish Academy of Orlando has announced that Amy Polacek will be the new principal of the school beginning June 1, 2021.
Polacek, the current director of Academics at JAO, joined the faculty in 2007 as a kindergarten teacher. After teaching at all grade levels, in 2018, she took on the additional role of Admissions coordinator, where she built relationships with prospective parents and shared her love of JAO. In 2019, Amy stepped away from the classroom and became the school's director of Academics, fostering a culture of academic excellence while supporting the school's mission-alig...