Professional Leadership

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

The Call To Lead

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Professional Leadership
This month I will complete my twentieth and final year as head of school at Community Day School in Pittsburgh, a role

As Jewish Day Schools Grow, We Need to Build the Educator Pipeline Now More Than Ever

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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures, Teaching and Learning
At Prizmah’s Head of School Retreat earlier this spring, consistent with all we have heard since the pandemic, school leaders unanimously voiced

A Reflection on Prizmah’s Head of School Retreat

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Professional Leadership
At Prizmah’s recent Head of School Retreat, Lisa Coll, chair of Prizmah’s Board of Trustees shared with us, “It’s the hardest job

Nurturing Resiliency, Leadership, and Self-Care in an Educator’s World Clouded by the Rise of Antisemitism

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Mental Health, Professional Leadership
In the aftermath of Covid and with the rise in antisemitism, violence and polarization, educators are at the forefront, juggling social, emotional

Yield vs. Effort: Improving Data Collection

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Professional Leadership, Research
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Greater Boston’s Federation, has long played the part of a central convener, grant maker, and thought leader for

Leading a Diverse Community During the War in Israel

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
Like many community Jewish day schools around the country, at Portland Jewish Academy (PJA) we don’t always have uniformity of opinion about

Models of Support for Israeli Families Transferring to Our Schools

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
With so many Jewish day schools and yeshivas welcoming temporary Israeli transfer students into their doors, we invited four schools to describe

Upping Our Security

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
In the aftermath of the unprecedented events that transpired in Israel last October, our school community faced the harsh reality that the

United Against Fear: Galvanizing Support in Jewish Day Schools

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
In the face of a chilling declaration by Hamas, designating Friday, October 13, as a “Global Day of Jihad” and a “Day

Leaders Must Ask: What Do Our Kids Need to Know Right Now?

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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
These are dark times. But in the midst of these difficulties, our children are experiencing a revitalized sense of Jewish pride. Asking