• Challenge: the jewish
    community needs to engage
    rising generations in
    order to remain vital
    In order to ensure meaningful Jewish
    education, the community must provide
    high quality education offerings that appeal
    to a spectrum of Jewish families. This 
    includes formal education such as day
    school and supplementary school, and
    informal education such as camp.
    response: creating a pipeline of
    outstanding jewish educators
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | JEWISH EDUCATION IN THE U.S. | pardes center for jewish educators

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Fall 2014

 
Letter of Intent
Submission Deadline
Friday, June 27

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Jewish Charitable  Jewish Education in the U.S.

Pardes Center for Jewish Educators

The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators provides rigorous and comprehensive training for educators, combining classroom learning, student teaching, one-on-one coaching, and a robust induction program that supports alumni in their critical early years as teachers. In the past year, Pardes has expanded its educator training offerings, creating a Center for Jewish Educators. In addition to the Educators Program, the Center now offers training programs for the full spectrum of Jewish educational venues, including Hebrew schools, camps, youth groups, and Hillels.  Educating leaders at Pardes has a ripple effect, as they go on to inspire, educate, and motivate students and peers in their home communities. One hundred percent of Educators Program graduates are hired in teaching positions and contribute over the long term.  More than 90% of the educators trained by the Educators Program over the past 10 years remain in the field. This far exceeds the industry norm, of roughly half of novice teachers remaining in the field after two years.