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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
Building on the medical residency model, the Shefa Teacher Residency provides aspiring teachers with an alternative pathway that is grounded in deep clinical training and intensive on-site mentoring and support. Learn about...
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership
I was recently part of a 24-hour think-tank aimed at speeding the recognition of diversity in Jewish life. The three categories of Jews considered in need of attention were Jews of color; gay, lesbian, bisexual and...
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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
What are Jewish schools doing to ensure that professional development is excellent and a top school priority? This conversation starts from CASJE's recent study Career Trajectories of Jewish Educators and engages four day...
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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
Two psychologists, Dr. Yali Werzberger, director of guidance and pupil personnel services at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR), and Dr. Mordechai Schiffman, assistant professor at Yeshiva University’s...
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Human Resources, Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
A collection of materials that discuss why coaching is important, what it can accomplish and how to practice it. Articles start with coaching for school leaders, lay and professional, and move on to the impact of coaching on...
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Coronavirus, Finance & Budget, Fundraising & Development, Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
PRIZMAH'S FIRST ANNUAL YEAR IN REVIEW, A SURVEY OF THE FIELD OF JEWISH DAY SCHOOLS AND YESHIVAS. This report examines how Jewish schools performed during the pandemic year, with sections on learning models, enrollment...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership
Dr. Miriam Heller Stern, National Director of the HUC-JIR School of Education in Los Angeles, and Dr. Susie Tanchel, head of school at JCDS Boston, talk about creativity as a vital component of a school’s mission and vision...
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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
Ben Jacobs and Barry Chazan are joined by Rebecca Schorsch and Hillel Broder to discuss "18 x 18," a blueprint for Jewish education that proposes areas of knowledge and experience that Jews should obtain by the age of 18.
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Professional Leadership
Two directors of institutional advancement, Mandi Miller of Beth Tfiloh Dahan in Baltimore and Stephanie Bash-Soudry of Golda Och Academy in West Orange, New Jersey, delve into the nature of their role. They talk about the...
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership
As Tevye sings in the opening bars of Fiddler on the Roof, “Tradition” has sustained the Jewish people for thousands of years. The same is true for Jewish day schools: Long-standing school rituals—receiving a first siddur...