Mrs. Rivkah BodkinsDirector of Student Life/Mechanechet
Mrs. Rivkah Bodkins, our Director of Student Life and Mechanechet, nurtures the individual talents of our student body by creating and coordinating our chesed and extra-curricular programming, as well as serving as the girls’ cherished advisor. Mrs. Bodkins is a certified teacher through Miami CAJE and the Azrieli Institute (Technology and Education). She is also a Certified Activities Director, and published a workbook for Shmuel Bet and Malachim Alef. She attended a CAJE trip to Israel and participated in the mentoring program through Miami-Federation. Mrs. Bodkins teaches a variety of Limudei Kodesh subjects. In addition to coordinating the 11th grade trip to Israel, she arranges and oversees the school shabbatonim, retreats, chagigot, simcha dancing, color war, father-daughter learning, sports night, and fundraising activities for the 8th and 12th grade graduation trips. We will be continuing the Better Together Intergenerational Project that Mrs. Bodkins initiated at Sha’arei Bina two years ago. This year, the girls will be following a different format due to the constraints imposed by the Covid situation.