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We are currently in the second year of experimenting with a new approach to bringing innovative solutions to challenges and opportunities facing NY Jewish Day Schools. The Day School Collaboration Network is a network of educators who share the goal of developing more inspiring, relevant and creative solutions to challenges facing their schools and, by extension, to the broader field of Jewish day school education. This joint project of UpStart Bay Area and The Jewish Education Project made possible by a generous grant from UJA Federation of New York, enables day school educators working at the “grass roots” (including classroom teachers, curriculum heads, deans, counselors, and learning specialists) to identify and grapple with challenges that impact the field of Jewish day school education, regardless of religious, philosophical, and geographic differences
Updated: May. 14, 2014
Some of the most exciting developments on today’s Jewish landscape come from the “innovation sector,” which encourages people to take an idea and run with it. Maya Bernstein applies its principles for Jewish education.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2013
UpStart Bay Area and The Jewish Education Project, funded by a generous grant from UJA Federation of New York, are collaborating in establishing the Day School Collaboration Network to bring creativity tools to a group of Jewish day schools in the NY Metropolitan Area. Starting in December, teams within and across schools will explore the methodology of Design Thinking, and use it as an instrument for building school leadership.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2012
'What would it look like if Legacy and Emerging Organizations were aligning with each other to support more inspiring, meaningful and relevant Jewish learning for today’s children, teens and families?' ask the writers as they open the discussion to be held at a special session of the GA?
Updated: Nov. 13, 2012
Maya Bernstein, Director of Education and Leadership Initiatives at UpStart Bay Area, discusses her vision of Jewish Education for the 21st Century, one which encourages the development of 'Jewish educational activism'. She describes how hevruta learning can be a model for how this type of ethical education can proceed.
Updated: Dec. 06, 2011
In a post for the eJewish Philanthropy's 'Growing Jewish Education in Challenging Times' series, Maya Bernstein, Director of Education and Leadership Initiatives at UpStart Bay Area, asks: Why aren’t more of our creative social entrepreneurs dedicating their energies to re-envisioning, re-imagining, and re-shaping those institutions that, arguably, have the potential to make the biggest impact on the Jewish community – our schools?
Updated: May. 30, 2010