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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership
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Explore an initiative that aims to address the national issue of fewer and fewer talented and inspiring adults choosing to become teachers or stay in the field of education. This podcast dives into how the Maimonides School...
Blog Article
Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures, Teaching and Learning
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At Prizmah’s Head of School Retreat earlier this spring, consistent with all we have heard since the pandemic, school leaders unanimously voiced their most pressing need: “More teachers,” we heard from schools across North...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures, Teaching and Learning
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A teacher pipeline issue is emerging, not only in the world at large, but in the yeshiva and Jewish day school field. School and field leaders are struggling with recruiting, training and retaining talented educators. As a...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership
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How have our educators been impacted by, and adapted to, the horrific attacks against Israel that took place on October 7 and the ensuing war in Gaza? The starting point for this conversation is the study "Responding to This...
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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
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What does it take to build a school from scratch? Especially a school as sophisticated as a Jewish day school. In this podcast, we sit down with Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl, who throughout his career has taken three schools from...
Blog Article
Professional Leadership
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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 you’ll ever love.” Heads nodded in agreement as Lisa said this, feeling that she had reached...
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Mental Health, Professional Leadership
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In the aftermath of Covid and with the rise in antisemitism, violence and polarization, educators are at the forefront, juggling social, emotional, and academic stress, as well as their own burdens. The article will aim to...
KC Resource
Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership
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Four heads of school from the Bay Area talk about a mission they took together to Israel during the current war. They depict what it's like in their schools during this time, with heightened antisemitism and anti-Israel...
KC Resource
Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
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Learn about The Milken Way, a unique set of ideas and values that guides how Milken Community School, one of the largest Jewish day schools in North America, operates and thinks about customer service.
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Professional Leadership, Research
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Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Greater Boston’s Federation, has long played the part of a central convener, grant maker, and thought leader for its 14 Jewish day schools. One of its thought leadership roles is the...