Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick

With over thirty years of experience among nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies, Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick has lectured and consulted extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Israel. He has worked in the areas of strategic planning, staff and resource development, board and staff education, leadership training, as well as organizational development. He is routinely called upon to help design, develop, and implement professional and leadership development training programs for schools and nonprofit organizations and agencies.

Dr. Botwinick is the president and CEO of the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education in Miami, Florida. Prior to assuming his current post, Dr. Botwinick was the executive vice president of the Center for Jewish Education in Baltimore and senior educational consultant to THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.

Dr. Botwinick has held numerous national board and senior advisory positions including: The Council for Jewish Education, Jewish Education Services of North America, the National Collaborative of Public and Non-Public Schools (of which he was the recipient of their 1995 Educator of the Year Award), the editorial board of Jewish Education Quarterly and Agenda, and president of the Association of Directors of Central Educational Agencies. He also served as a member of the New York State Governor's Task Force on Equity, Excellence in Education, and senior advisor to the President's National Commission on the Holocaust.

Dr. Botwinick and his wife live in Florida.

praise for dr. botwinick & the Nine power principles

“Dr. Botwinick has modeled the nine principles throughout his career. His successes are a testament to the power of the principles. As recipients of his life lessons, we will benefit from his experiences, insights, and guidance. Our personal challenges will be more easily addressed as we apply the principles to our own unique situations.”

Dr. Stephanie Hirsh, Executive Director
Learningforward, formerly the National Staff Development Council

Your success depends on how well you think when making decisions. Think Excellence offers a self-audit of how you can take your thinking, your decision making, and ultimately your performance to a higher level—if you learn and apply Dr. Botwinick's nine power principles for thinking excellence.

Dr. Bill Werther Jr., PhD
Professor of Management, Founding Codirector, Center for Nonprofit Management
School of Business Administration, University of Miami

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