Mr. Seidman is an experienced educator with a pastoral heart. He’s known for creating a culture of high expectations and life-long learning among students & faculty. His emphasis as a leader is on developing a strong sense of community that drives healthy growth. He has served as a principal for several Christian schools over the last 25 years. Most recently he was the Head of School for Hawthorne Christian Academy in New Jersey, a Preschool through 12th grade with 400 students.
He received his bachelor’s degree and teaching credential from Southern California College, now Vanguard University. He has taught U.S. History, World History, Government, and Economics, as well as moderating clubs and coaching basketball. Acquiring a Masters in School Administration and an Administrative Services Credential from Azusa Pacific University, he has served as a Dean of Students, Vice Principal of Curriculum, Principal, and Head of School. He has also had the privilege of being a Sunday School teacher, a youth pastor, a church board member and a school board member.
Mr. Seidman grew up in a Jewish-Christian home in Alhambra, California. Although he attended church regularly, everything was just routine for him until he turned his life over to Christ at a summer camp in junior high. His favorite Bible verse is Psalm 86:11. He loves spending time with his family, traveling, reading, playing basketball, and just hanging out.
BA Psychology, Vanguard University
M.Ed School Administration, Azusa Pacific University