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Mr. Sandy Blovad
Mr. Sandy Blovad, Assistant Principal
I have worked at TLHS for the past eight years, teaching Health and Physical Education and also serving as a Community Outreach Coordinator.
Just short of his 60th birthday, ...
Just short of his 60th birthday, Sandy Blovad left his high-powered job in California to move to suburban Lake Worth.
isn't kicking back on the golf course.He's
working.Blovad, now a teacher, has a "bridge job," a new name for a new trend in the world of work.
,64, of Lake Worth, supervises as a student weight lift during physical education class.Photo
"Boomers have a different mentality about retirement than their parents," says Blovad
, who turned 65 last month.
.As executive director of a California Jewish Community Center
rubbed shoulders with lots of people, some wealthy and powerful.He
made a six-figure salary.Now he teaches mostly Haitian immigrant children at a Delray Beach charter school.
"I realized I wasn't going to be the big cheese anymore," Blovad
says about his
career move."But at that stage of my life, status no longer mattered.I'm getting something else in return.Working with these kids is so gratifying.I count the small victories each and every day."
On a wall in Blovad's
office hangs a poignant essay from a student who'd lost his
"I'm a father figure to him," Blovad
Teacher Sandy Blovad bought ...
Teacher Sandy Blovad bought a student a dress shirt and pants because the student was attending an awards banquet, but had nothing to wear.
Executive Director: Sanford BlovadPeninsula JCC2440 Carlmont Dr.Belmont, CA 94002(650) 591-4438
The ICC is about to embark ...
The ICC is about to embark on a journey that ultimately will positively effect countless numbers of families in the Indian and general community for many generations to come, said Sandy Blovad, former executive director, Jewish Community Center, Palo Alto.