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The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge’s (JEIC’s) Developing Embedded Expertise in Jewish Day Schools Program (DEEP), funded by the Mayberg Foundation and with launch support from The AVI CHAI Foundation, has created a professional learning community (PLC) bringing together 18 educational providers to learn from each other and expand their own expertise and efficacy while surfacing synergies and potential collaborations that might serve the field.
Published: 2021
Updated: Apr. 18, 2021
This report touches on multiple themes, including the economic needs of disadvantaged households, how best to maintain the Jewish charitable sector, the importance of supporting local synagogue communities and Jewish schools, how to address the potential harmful effects of the pandemic on the community’s informal educational infrastructure, health measures that should be considered to help protect lives, intracommunal relations, and issues around the use of technology to help support and bolster Jewish life.
Published: 2021
Updated: Mar. 21, 2021
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