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The purpose of this study was to better understand how Jewish day school leaders in Toronto perceive non-Orthodox Jewish day school financial sustainability. This multisite case study used a questionnaire, completed by 23 leaders of non-Orthodox Jewish day schools, and one-on-one interviews with all eight heads of school of the non-Orthodox Jewish day schools in Toronto to collect data.
Published: 2020
Updated: Feb. 18, 2021
As a project of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, TalentEducators is tasked with addressing a problem that has existed for decades in education: a shortage of talented educators. Our mission centers on recruiting, retaining, and supporting Jewish educators and Jewish education, and since March, we have consistently experienced and identified a shift that CASJE’s interim report reveal: that employers in day schools are building their benches and that experiential and early childhood employers are hiring fewer full-time staff. In this article, we would like to contribute a new finding from our experience in the field.
Published: 2020
Updated: Feb. 17, 2021
The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) has awarded a total of $80,000 to four Jewish day schools through Ignition Grants for God Expansion. (JEIC) initiated its Ignition Grants program in late 2018 to continue to catalyze change in day schools by supporting creative, out-of-the-box programs through micro-grants to a wider population of schools. Ignition Grants for God Expansion were added in summer 2020 to advance distinctive, enduring approaches for elevating and deepening the God-student relationship.
Published: 2020
Updated: Nov. 04, 2020
As an organization that has served close to 200 Jewish day schools across North America and across religious denominations, Jewish New Teacher Project (JNTP) of New Teacher Center has been in a unique position throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Not only have we been able to facilitate collaboration and sharing of challenges and solutions among our schools, we’ve also gained insights that we would like to share with the Jewish day school field at large. What’s emerged from this crisis about how students learn and how schools educate has long-reaching implications for the field going forward, for both in-person and remote learning.
Published: 2020
Updated: Sep. 09, 2020