Orna Eldor Gerling is the founding Executive Director of MoEd: A Jewish Afterschool Community. Orna comes to MoEd after two decades of experience teaching and overseeing informal educational programs for children and young adults -- including afterschool programs, summer language immersion camps, and arts camps. Her extensive administrative experience includes directing a network of 180 Jewish Community Centers in the former Soviet Union and directing multiple education and social support agencies in Israel. She holds a bachelor's degree from Tel-Aviv University, a teaching certificate from the Beit Berl Arts Academy in Kfar Sava, Israel, and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University. She is the mother of two young children, and lives with her family in Maryland.