The Covenant Foundation has published a listing of professional development opportunities for Jewish educators from all backgrounds.
14th Street Y LABA Fellows
Every year LABA (A Laboratory for Jewish Art and Culture) selects a group of ten fellows to join in a yearlong study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme. Apply here: https://labajournal.com/apply-to-be-a-2018-2019-laba-fellow/
A Breath of Fresh Air: Taking Education Outdoors
Professional Development Workshops for Outdoor Education
A professional development workshop for day school educators. Register here: https://www.abundancefarm.org/a-breath-of-fresh-air/
Bubbie’s Kitchen at YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
Bubbie’s Kitchen, an innovative cooking program for children and their families will hold a national launch this summer at the annual Hazon Food Conference at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center from August 1-5th 2018. The application to be a Bubbies Kitchen Fellow has passed, but there are still several scholarship opportunities available. If you or someone you know is a teen, Jewish farmer, rabbinical student or resident of Colorado, Detroit or a Southern state please apply.
Click the “scholarships” tab on the Hazon Food Conference website for more details: https://hazon.org/calendar/hazon-food-conference/
The Center for Small Town Jewish Life at Colby College
The Maine Conference for Jewish Life is a pluralistic opportunity for superior Jewish learning and joyous celebration in central Maine.
June 8-10, 2018, Waterville, Maine! http://www.colby.edu/jewishlife/conference/
The In[HEIR]itance Project
In concert with a festival at the 14th Street Y, the In[HEIR]itance Project team will host a number of events open to the community, this month.
See below for an upcoming talkback event and learn more here: www.inheiritance.org Thursday May 10 following the 7pm Jacob Play
Topic: Interfaith Conversations around art, story & faith
Panel: Hussein Rashid, Mohammed Modarres
See below for upcoming programming and learn more at: www.hadar.org
- Project Zug is beginning its summer cycle! Register by June 15 to begin on June 17.
- Hadar’s Jewish Professionals Institute June 17-21, 2018
A four-day Summer Institute geared toward Jewish professionals looking to spend time deepening their connection to Jewish learning around relevant and substantive issues. Click here for more information and to register.
- Hadar’s Day School Educators Institute June 24-28, 2018 Click here for more information and to register.
The Paradigm Project
The Paradigm Project is a growing network of practitioner-activists passionate about partnering together to envision and realize the incredible potential of the early childhood years for children, families, educators, and communities. The Paradigm Project has two exciting PD opportunities approaching! These are national gatherings.
- Paradigm @Wonder of Learning (June)
- Paradigm Project Pop-Up and Study Tour (October)
Kavod v’Nichum is an educational non-profit organization that encourages and assists the organization of bereavement committees and Chevra Kadisha groups in synagogues and communities.
Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference
Sunday June 3 to Tuesday June 5, 2018.
Preview the conference preliminary program here.
For more information on the conference, go to: