Posts Tagged ‘teens’

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…

TAP Teens On Autism Awareness Month

Posted: April 20th, 2015

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / As part of their ongoing training to learn how to support children with a variety of learning disabilities and special needs in a congregational school setting, teens in our Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP) focused on learning more about autism in this month’s session.

TAP Teens All Over Town!

Posted: December 19th, 2014

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / As part of the Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP), teen participants work every week in their synagogue schools, supporting children with learning disabilities or other special needs.

TAP Teens and Adult Educators Learn “Positive Practices” Together

Posted: November 10th, 2014

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / “We wish we could get the same training that our TAP teens receive!” This is feedback that I’ve heard over the years from the teachers and education directors who have teens participating in Jewish Learning Venture’s Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP).