The WELL - A Teacher Training Program

Applications due: September 28, 2023 at 11:59 pm EDT

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Wisdom, Empowerment, leading, and learning: A fellowship for teachers in supplemental Jewish education

Are you a teacher in a supplemental Jewish education program?

Do you want to enhance your skills and knowledge?

Join other teachers nationwide to draw from "The Well," - a professional learning cohort to nourish and support you and your colleagues. 

Apply Today!

 

Learn from Seasoned Jewish Educators Across North America

The WELL is a four month fellowship program designed to connect Jewish educators with support for their practice. Through a robust combination of educational training sessions and professional coaching The WELL will advance participants’ development as teachers, and support their meaningful impact in the communities they serve.

Aimed at: Jewish congregational or independent school teachers and all other Jewish educators who work in supplemental education programs across North America who want to refine their teaching craft.

Structure & Facilitators: 

  • Synchronous training sessions: Six 90-minute live webinars led by the fields’ top teachers and leaders.
  • Group coaching sessions: Some communities may include their own coaching and reflection sessions between webinars.

Fellowship Learning Arc, Program dates, and coaching sessions

Six program dates, 90 minutes each: Sundays 7:00-8:30PM EST.

Module 1: Creating Meaningful Community through Teaching and Learning - SESL & DEIB

October 15 & 22, 2023

  1. Social and Emotional Learning – Nancy Parkes
  2. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging – Eliana Rubin, The Jewish Education Project

Module 2: Teaching and Learning for All: Lesson Planning & Neurodivergence

November 5 & 12, 2023

  1. Lesson Planning – Ellen Rank
  2. Meeting the Needs of all Learners – Jenna Swartzberg Sommer

Module 3: Impact of Teaching and Learning: Creative Assessment & Use of Self in the Classroom

January 28 & February 4, 2024

  1. Creative Assessment – Batsheva Frankel
  2. Who am I as a Jewish Educator – Jenni Mangel, Jewish LearningWorks

REGISTRATION

Registration Fee:

  • Community Partners: FREE

    • A community partner is an umbrella organization for a region (e.g., Jewish communal federation or central agency for education) or a congregation. Community partners pay a flat fee of $360.00 for an unlimited number of participants from that community/congregation. We will add community partner logos below as sponsors of this project.
      • To register your organization as a community partner, please click here.
  • Individual Participants: $180

    • If you do not live in a community partner region and/or your congregation is unable to sponsor at the community partner level, individuals are encouraged to register for a $180.00 fee.

Participating teachers may attend as many of the six sessions as they choose. All sessions are included for one price.

Registration closes on September 28, 2023.

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QUESTIONS

For more information or any questions you may have, please contact Alaina Shuman at The Jewish Education Project.