Mission & Vision

Fall 2014

Mission & Vision

About This Issue
HaYidion Mission & Vision Autumn 2014

The key to a school's success is the articulation of a strong mission and vision statement and an administration and board that stick to these ideals. Mission and vision differentiate a school from its peers and proclaims the unique value proposition that the school offers. Reconsider the purpose and mission of Jewish day school education from a variety of perspectives. Then, gain advice for composing a mission statement and discover the range of uses that such a statement can serve.

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Articles From This Issue

  • The Creativity Imperative
    Miriam Heller Stern
  • Building Community Using Mission Statements
    Menachem Hecht and Pinchos Hecht
  • A Compelling, Yet More Demanding, Vision for 21st Century Day Schools
    Michael S. Berger
  • Complexity Leadership for Complex Day Schools
    Sharon Pollin
  • Enacting the Case: A Response from a Practitioner’s Perspective
    Susie Tanchel
  • Pluralism, Ethos, Creativity and Israel
    Shaul Magid
  • Pluralism: An Inquiry
    Steven Lorch
  • A Mission and Vision of the Present
    Rivy Poupko Kletenik
  • A New Theory of Vision
    Jon A. Levisohn
  • Today’s Models and Tomorrow’s
    Jonathan Woocher
  • The Power and Practice of Visioning
    Robert Leventhal
  • Crafting Effective Mission and Vision Statements
    Ray Levi
  • Establishing an Integrated Community and School in Israel: A Continuing Challenge
    Ayelet Lehman
  • Leadership Lessons from the Rebbe
    Interview with Joseph Telushkin
  • Mission Driven Teachers: Veshinantam Lemorekha!
    Tzivia Garfinkel
  • From the Editor
    Barbara Davis
  • Betzelem Elohim: From Mission Statement to Disciplinary Policy
    Mark Shpall
  • Keeping the Mission and Vision Current
    Matt Heilicher
  • Partnering with Parents: It’s All About Mission
    Alli Debrow
  • Dear Cooki
    Cooki Levy
  • Giving Our Missions a Why: A Cognitive Approach
    Jeffrey Schrager
  • Beyond Continuity, Identity and Literacy: Making a Compelling Case for Jewish Day Schools to 21st Century American Jews
    Daniel L. Lehmann
  • The Pluralistic Mission in Everyday Practice
    Eliana Lipsky