The mission statement for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is: To prepare our students for fulfilling lives as Jews and as honorable, contributing citizens.
Founded in 1966 through the efforts of a group of dedicated parents who believed a Jewish day school education was vital for their children, HBHA opened its doors with 33 students in rented facilities at Congregation Ohev Sholom. Today HBHA features a K-12 school serving approximately 250 students each year.
The HBHA board and administrative staff determined a five-year strategic plan was needed, based on the recommendation of the ISACS Accreditation organization in 2012. Our newest Strategic Plan followed on the heels of the previous five-year strategic plan, which was implemented in 2008.
Goal of the Strategic Planning Process
The overarching goal of the Strategic Plan
is to shape HBHA into a thriving, innovative Jewish educational institution that can prosper beyond any single programmatic idea, funding source or leadership
Our Commitment to the Students and Our Community
HBHA administrative staff is assigned to various sections outlined in the Strategic Plan. While some of these ideas are already underway, the administrative staff works – within the confines stipulated by the approved Strategic Plan – to prioritize overall goals and carry out assignments.
The HBHA Board of Trustees and administration are committed to ensuring that a thriving K-12 Jewish day school continues to contribute meaningfully to Jewish life in the Greater Kansas City metro community.