Governance

The Weight of Unspoken Expectations

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Governance, Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership
Thanks to numerous leadership initiatives, there are more opportunities than ever before for committed Jewish leaders to gain the credentials and connections

New Beginnings: The Start of the Headship

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Governance, Professional Leadership
Two talented educational leaders, Dr. Casey Weiss and Emily Charton, will be assuming the headship this summer, Casey at Community Day School

Sharing a Sacred Responsibility

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Governance, Prizmah Thought Leadership
In this issue of Kaleidoscope, we have the opportunity to hear from leaders of our Jewish day schools and yeshivot. We thank

Managing the Emotional Labor: A Case for Sustained Mentorship

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Governance, Professional Leadership
Emotional labor is the unpaid part of the job, the invisible work we do to keep those around us comfortable and happy

One Solution to the Headship Conundrum: Give Them Five

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Governance, Professional Leadership
Among the items found in the job description of heads of school in Jewish day schools are technical skills such as budget

Fifteen Lessons for Headship Sustainability

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Governance, Professional Leadership

Leadership Success: Position and Disposition

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Governance
According to one recent article, the average tenure of Jewish day school heads is 4-5 years, whereas the same for heads of

How To Cultivate and Sustain A High-Functioning Independent School Board

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Fundraising & Development, Governance, School Policies and Procedures
During my 30 years as an educational administrator and, most recently my 15 years as head of Denver Jewish Day School, I

Charting an Uncharted Future

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Professional Leadership, Governance, School Policies and Procedures
In a recent episode of the podcast On Point, Margaret Heffernan speaks about her latest book, Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future

The Not So Secret Ingredient to Jewish Day School Board Leadership

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Governance
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down for a conversation (virtually, of course) with Rabba Daniella Pressner, head of school at

Flexibility in Action

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Governance, School Policies and Procedures
By Lise Applebaum It all started with the fires. Last fall, Los Angeles was ablaze with fires spreading perilously close to Milken

Assuming Board Leadership Amidst A Pandemic

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Governance, School Policies and Procedures
By Jonathan Weiss In July, I had the fortune of assuming the role of President of the Board for Hillel Torah, a