Posts Tagged ‘professional development’

It’s All About the Give and the Get

Posted: January 21st, 2016

By Anna Marx, Director, Jewish Education and Leadership Development This week, members of jteenphilly (a consortium of professionals who work with adolescents in the Jewish community) took some time in their quarterly scheduled meeting to think about what they had to give to their colleagues and what they stood to get from their colleagues. We weren’t…

Announcing Whole Community Inclusion’s B’nai Mitzvah Training: Making Accommodations and Modifications

Posted: June 9th, 2015

Whole Community Inclusion is offering a two-day training that will provide information about understanding different types of learning challenges and resources to create accommodations and modifications for children of all abilities as they reach this significant milestone. Experienced educators will share real life examples of successful adaptations for trope, prayer learning and working on D’vrei Torah.

Tools for Building a Mensch

Posted: January 16th, 2015

By Linda Block-Love, Director, Learning Initiatives in Leadership Development / As part of Jewish Learning Venture’s Leadership Development Seminar (LDS) series, 14 education directors met last month with Dr. Jeffrey Kress, a nationally recognized expert in Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), to discuss the role SEL has in our religious schools.

Ner Tamid 5774

Posted: December 4th, 2014

We recognize and applaud the following schools and educators for making a commitment to professional growth and reaching Ner Tamid status in 5774.

Beginning Another Year of Learning and Growing Together…

Posted: November 3rd, 2014

By Linda Block Love, Director, Learning Initiative in Leadership Development / How do you make a Monday morning meeting engaging and stimulating (other than lots of coffee and snacks!)? Combine great participants, interesting activities, a knowledgeable speaker, and the opportunity to network and collaborate with colleagues.