Rabbi Shmuel Field
Rabbi Shmuel Field joined the staff of TDSP in 2011, when he was hired to be the inaugural Head of School. As Head of School, Rabbi Field is responsible for education, operations and admissions.
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 is married to Mrs. Lea Field. They are the parents of three young children, all of whom attend TDSP!