Dr. Iris Zodik is an associate lecturer at the Technion’s Faculty of Education in Science and Technology. Iris leads the "Academia Kitta" project, which connects academic courses and the practicum in the schools. She led the development of Mathematics textbooks and teacher guides for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students and was co-director and co-investigator of an outreach program for promoting excellence and fostering the mathematical potential of high-achieving students. In addition, Iris is leading Mitzraf (the Kadar Center) whose goal is to implement pedagogical organizational changes at schools.