Adi Segal is a healthcare entrepreneur with a passion for teaching. He comes to My Learning Springboard with over a decade of experience in both formal and informal settings, including summer camps, after school programs, and private tutoring with individual students. Adi focuses on Language Arts, Social Studies, Judaics (text, history, and culture), Hebrew Language, and Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation. He also enjoys working with students with special needs and currently teaches part time at the Shefa School in Manhattan.
Hailing from the northern New Jersey suburbs, Adi holds degrees from Columbia University in Urban Environmental Studies as well as The Jewish Theological Seminary in Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages. Spending his formative summers at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, Adi served in several capacities including as a special needs counselor and Director of the Outdoor Adventure Education Program. Professionally, he has designed and implemented environmental curricula, conducted public health research, attended medical school , and founded a healthcare tech startup. Adi has worked at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He continues to tutor because he loves it!
Adi has worked with students K-12 throughout the NY Metro Area. He believes in meeting the specific needs of every student and finding the best methods of collaborative learning for each child’s success. Adi loves to bring a fully immersive experience through active conversation, demonstrations, and sometimes even field trips. Himself an active and experiential learner, Adi understands that often the best learning happens outside the classroom.
With a passion for sustainable food and healthy communities, Adi rode his bicycle across the continental U.S. in Summer 2012, fundraising for and promoting this cause. Since high school he has served as a volunteer EMT with his hometown Ambulance Corps. When not on his bike or in an ambulance, you can find Adi running the paths of NYC parks, competing in triathlons, getting his fix of politics and culture podcasts, or simply enjoying quality time with family and friends.