Senior Development Professionals Retreat 2023


Generously sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles and the Alvin Segal Family Foundation


Register before:

Thu, 07/13/2023 - 23:59
Registration Fees:
Prizmah Network schools $440 per person
Non-network schools $550 per person
Canadian Prizmah Network schools $330 US per person
Canadian non-network schools $412.30 US per person (Code: CADNON)


The registration system will automatically determine whether or not your school has joined the Prizmah Network, and will charge the appropriate price for all US schools and for Canadian Prizmah Network schools. Participants from Canadian Non-network schools should use the discount code CADNON to activate Canadian non-network school pricing.

Development Professionals

Register before:

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - Thursday, July 13, 2023 // 22 - 24 Tamuz 5783

Hosted at Milken Community School (Los Angeles, California)

Join the 7th annual Senior Development Professionals Retreat hosted at Milken Community School in Los Angeles, California. This intentionally designed experience will provide you with the opportunity to network, collaborate and learn from one another in meaningful, thought-provoking ways. Deepen your connection to a community of colleagues with powerful learning and practical conversations. Together with your peers, explore ideas that work and innovative approaches that you can bring back and apply to your own school and community.

In-person learning and networking is invaluable and amplifies the work of our schools and the field of day school fundraising. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to spend time together again this summer and bring the retreat to the west coast!

This program is open to veteran school-based development professionals, which we often categorize as someone with 8 or more years of fundraising experience. If you are interested in the retreat but have fewer than 8 years of experience, please be in touch with Traci Reisberg.

Program Outline

To make the most out of this experience, please plan on participating in-person for the entire retreat.

Our program will begin at 1:00 PM PT on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 and end at 11:00 AM PT on Thursday, July 13, 2023.

In addition to the retreat program, several Los Angeles-area Jewish day schools have offered to host optional tours. These visits will be offered in the morning before the retreat starts on Tuesday, July 11, and in the afternoon after the retreat ends on Thursday, July 13. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity to visit other schools, please make your flight plans accordingly. Optional tour participants will be responsible for their own transportation to the school(s) they are visiting. More details about the school visits will be available soon.

A detailed program schedule will be shared soon.

Meals and Snacks

Your registration fee includes a light lunch and dinner on Tuesday; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Wednesday and breakfast and a to-go lunch on Thursday.  Snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the retreat.

All food served at the Senior Development Professionals Retreat will be strictly kosher. More information about the catering arrangements and kosher supervision will be made available to participants in advance of the gathering.

Hotel and Travel Information

For your convenience, Prizmah has arranged a block of hotel rooms at The Courtyard by Marriott Sherman Oaks (15433 Ventura Blvd) at a reduced rate of $219 per night, available on a first-come-first-served basis until June 10, 2023. Click here to book your room directly.

If you are flying into Los Angeles, LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) to MIlken Community School can be anywhere from a 30-60 minute trip, traffic dependent. BUR (Hollywood Burbank Airport) is another option. Travel from BUR to the school can take between 20-45 minutes.

Covid Safety

Prizmah prioritizes the health and safety of our community. With the announcement of the end of the national emergency, Prizmah has updated our Covid policies.

We continue to be guided by CDC recommendations for individuals to be fully vaccinated and boosted against Covid-19; however, we will not be requiring vaccinations for participants to attend Prizmah gatherings. We will continue to review safety factors as needed. Decisions will be made in consultation with Prizmah’s medical advisors and current guidance from health authorities. We may request or require additional protocols if the health situation changes as we get closer to the event date.

If you feel sick, we ask that you stay home. If you develop any signs of illness while at the gathering, you will be asked to isolate yourself from other participants.

If you have questions about our Covid safety protocols, please reach out to Daniel Infeld at or 646-975-2834.


Presenter information coming soon.