School Policies and Procedures

Theory of Enchantment

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School Policies and Procedures
Prizmah's Debra Shaffer Seeman, Director of Network Weaving, caught up with Chloé Valdary, founder and CEO of Theory of Enchantment, to discuss

Seeing Jews of Color

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School Policies and Procedures
Picture the Jewish community. What do you see? Whom do you see? Did you visualize Jews of Color (JoC)? Do you see

Multiple Pathways on a Shared Journey

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School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, Jewish day school and yeshiva leaders across the religious, political and geographic spectrum have committed time and

Starting with Stories

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School Policies and Procedures
Every time my program, Exploring Black Narratives, partners with a Jewish day school, I aim to open a portal for students’ curiosity

DEIB: Building a School Culture of Belonging

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School Policies and Procedures
Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Brooklyn has been engaged in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) work since we were founded

How To Cultivate and Sustain A High-Functioning Independent School Board

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Fundraising & Development, Governance, School Policies and Procedures
During my 30 years as an educational administrator and, most recently my 15 years as head of Denver Jewish Day School, I

Finding Strength in Otherness: Women's Leadership in an Orthodox School

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
In her pivotal work In A Different Voice, Carol Gilligan lays out the concept that women are “living at once inside and

Supporting New Administrators In and Out of School

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
The impact of Covid has, of course, exacerbated many challenges. School communities have not been immune to society’s “great resignation” culture. Some

Community Endowments: Helping Parents and Helping Schools

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Fundraising & Development, School Policies and Procedures
It was spring 2020, and Covid-19 was running rampant in Los Angeles. Schools, both public and private, had closed their buildings, and

Hebrew Differentiation for a Changed Classroom During Covid

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures
Covid has brought many opportunities and challenges to Jewish day schools. We were able to stay open, for the most part, during

Hebrew Language Learning Now: Challenges, Covid Keepers and Increased Connectedness

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures
With Covid not yet behind us but with some sense of managed normalcy, I have returned to visiting day schools across North

Know What's Good

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
Do people in your school know what the best practices are for the various functions of school life? What good and timely