Beth Zasloff

Beth Zasloff has directed the Midtown Workmen's Circle School since 2012. Beth is a writer and educator with a strong background in Jewish communal service and study. She is the author of Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Outside Poverty (The New Press, 2014), a collaboration with her husband, Josh Steckel. She is the co-author, with philanthropist Edgar M. Bronfman, of Hope, Not Fear: A Path to Jewish Renaissance (St. Martin's Press, 2008).

Beth has worked with students of many ages: as an adjunct professor at NYU and Johns Hopkins, as a first and third grade teacher at Saint Ann's School, and as a teaching artist in New York City public schools, where she also led professional development workshops. She has a BA from Yale University and an MA from Johns Hopkins University.

Beth has served on the Workmen's Circle board as well as the shule board. Her three children are all enthusiastic members of the shule community.