Adapting: Pioneering During Uncertain Times with the 2020 Young Pioneers Award Recipients
The recipients of the 2020 Robert M. Sherman Young Pioneers Award join David for a discussion on their work, how they have adjusted their educational practices because of Coronavirus, and share their philosophies of Jewish Education.
Mentioned During the Episode
- The Jewish Education Project Robert M. Sherman Young Pioneers Award
- Lifelong Kindergarten | Book By Mitchel Resnick
- Happier | Book by Tal Ben-Shahar
- The Power of Moments | Book by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
- Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches | Book by Audre Lorde
Lauren Belferder is the Director of Youth Engagement at Temple Sinai of Roslyn on Long Island. She is a mentor in the URJ’s YP101 program for new youth professionals and is pursuing a Masters in Jewish Educational Leadership through HUC-JIR.
Carly Namdar is an educational psychologist and the Director of Middle School Guidance at HALB. She has been involved in Jewish education in the United States and Australia for the last fifteen years. Carly is completing her doctoral studies in Jewish Educational Leadership and Innovation at Yeshiva University.
Dina Newman is the Associate Director of Youth & Teen Engagement at Congregation Rodeph Sholom on the Upper West Side. Dina is passionate about contemporary Jewish identity and how Gen Z is developing their own unique understanding of what it means to be Jewish.
Phreddy Nosanwisch teaches spiritual technologies and Hebrew School at CSAIR in The Bronx. He uses art, film, prayer, and text to help his students to build connections. He is a student at the William Davidson School of Education at JTS and a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar.
Area of Work
- EC - Early Childhood
- DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
- CL - Congregational Learning
- AS&B - After School and Beyond
- T - Teens