The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators Offers Two Opportunities for Day School Judaic Studies Teachers in North America


Source: Pardes Institute 


 The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators is offering two opportunities for day school Judaic Studies teachers in North America:

The Summer Curriculum Workshop is a highly-subsidized one-week professional development program for Judaic Studies teachers who teach grades 3-12 in North American Jewish day schools and who have been teaching for no more than four years.

Guided by experienced mentors, Summer Curriculum Workshop participants will:

  • Develop curricular units for the upcoming school year informed and inspired by Jewish values and 21st-century learning principles
  • Actively reflect on their past year of teaching
  • Be exposed to and apply new educational initiatives in seminars, sharing sessions, Jewish text study classes and through modeling of pedagogic strategies
  • Join an expanded, diverse and collaborative network of fellow educators
  • Re-energize for the upcoming academic year

Tuition includes room and board, airport transfers, and all program costs.

Apply by April 1 - $650
after April 1 - $950

Discounts available for small schools and multiple teachers from the same school. Limited travel subsidies available.

For more information email or apply now


For innovative tefilah coordinators/administrators and facilitators with a minimum of four years’ experience

Join colleagues, tefilah researchers and leaders in the field for an intensive five-day working forum on tefilah in Jewish day schools.

• Bring yourself up to date on the latest tefilah research.

• Learn, reflect, experience, share and envision what could be possible for tefilah in day schools.

• Craft dynamic and effective approaches that will engage and inspire your school community.

Fully subsidized. Ten awardees will receive full grants for transportation, room + board and program participation. Apply by February 1, 2015. Awardees will be notified by February 15, 2015.


For more information email or apply now.

Updated: Jan. 01, 2015