Head of School

Yoni Binus M.ED, Head of School, joined Heilicher in 2010 as the Upper School counselor. He then led the Upper School for two years as its Director before assuming the role of Head of School in 2013. In 2015, Yoni completed the Day School Leadership Training Institute (DSLTI), an AVI CHAI Foundation program at Jewish Theological Seminary preparing aspiring leaders for Jewish day school. He is a graduate of the Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, where he also worked after receiving his undergraduate degree at Boston University.

Yoni went back to Boston University to obtain his Master's of Education in Counseling, and he stayed on board at BU when he was offered a position as Director of Sleeper Hall, a residence for 600 Boston University freshman and sophomores. His next move was to California, where he served as boys' high school counselor at The Webb Schools, an elite boarding school in Claremont, California. Yoni then moved to Minneapolis where he joined the Heilicher family. He enjoys rooting for the Boston Red Sox, playing squash, and reading fiction, social psychology, and history books.



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