Teen/Tween Educators and Engagement Professionals Network (National)

Facilitator: Erica Hruby
Format: Virtual

About this Network:

This is a national network for Jewish education and engagement professionals serving teens and tweens. Those professionals may have titles such as: Community Hebrew High Professionals, Confirmation Class Educators, Synagogue Educators and/or Hebrew High Directors, and Community Educators, Community Engagement Professionals, Synagogue Teen Professionals, and Youth Group Professionals.

The goal of this network is to connect with role-alike professionals with whom to have conversations about the field, share programmatic and curricular resources, provide support, guidance, and mentorship, discuss challenges, and more. This network will meet online via Zoom. In addition to the live meet-ups, there will be a designated online space where youth professionals will be encouraged to share ideas, ask questions and get feedback, collaborate, kvetch/kvell, and more.

Additional Information:

This is the second year of this network, created for youth professionals working with teens and tweens in all Jewish organizational institutions that categorize themselves as education and/or engagement in nature.

About the Facilitator:

Erica Hruby
Erica Hruby

Erica Hruby is a Jewish educator with over 28-years of teaching, curriculum writing, and professional development experience in Jewish community, academic, and residential environments. Erica serves as the Senior Manager of National Teen Education and Engagement at The Jewish Education Project, formerly the Executive Director of JTEEN - Jewish Teen Education & Engagement Network. She is also the founder of Anchored Parenting, LLC where she serves as an educator and coach for tw/eens, parents, and grandparents. Erica has an M.A. from Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology with a focus on children and adolescents. She lives in Clearwater, Florida with her high school sweetheart with whom she shares two daughters.

Wednesday at 2-2:45pm ET
Oct 11, Nov 15, Dec 13, Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 20, Apr 17
Erica Hruby
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Associate / Assistant Director
Director / Principal / Head of School
Educator / Teacher
Independent Educator
Non-Profit Engagement / Education Professional
Youth Professional / Teen Engagement
Geographic regions
Area of work
After School and Beyond
Educator Training
Teen Engagement