Prizmah Conference: Sessions of Interest

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Mar 052019
 

We are very excited for the Prizmah Conference, taking place in Atlanta on March 10-12. We encourage you to join us at the following sessions showcasing AVI CHAI grantees and their work. Sunday, March 10 2:45-5:45, Int’l Salon 4 Big Jewish Questions on Our Minds Ray Levi (DSLTI), Benjamin Mann (Solomon Schechter of Manhattan), Lianne Heller (Sulam),

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Feb 262019
 
Bringing Harvard Home: Building PLCs and Using Data to Help our Students Learn

In 1997, The AVI CHAI Foundation began sponsoring day school leaders to attend one of two week-long summer institutes at The Principals Center, a division of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  Many of the 566 participants who have attended since then found the institute to be among the most transformative professional development experiences of

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Feb 212019
 

By: Susan Kardos Cross-posted from eJewishPhilanthropy. [As The AVI CHAI Foundation prepares to sunset, a year-long series from their staff about philanthropic lessons learned.] About ten years ago we, at The AVI CHAI Foundation, set out to determine our spend-down strategy for our Jewish day school work, which we have been documenting and sharing here. Our intention was to

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Feb 142019
 
Students in Charge and in Control: Exploring and Designing Student Self-Paced Online Learning

Rabbi David Saltzman, Principal and Tefilah teacher at Maimonides School in Brookline, MA, is a participant in Jblend Boston, a partnership between AVI CHAI and the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). The program works with 8 Jewish day schools in Greater Boston as a regional cohort to advance personalized learning in their schools individually and collectively. Learn about how

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Feb 122019
 
The Secret to Making Professional Development Stick

In 1997, The AVI CHAI Foundation began sponsoring day school leaders to attend one of two week-long summer institutes at The Principals Center, a division of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  Many of the 566 participants who have attended since then found the institute to be among the most transformative professional development experiences of

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Meet Chana German

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Feb 072019
 
Meet Chana German

Congratulations to Chana German on becoming Executive Director of The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education. AVI CHAI Program Officer Galli Aizenman took the opportunity to ask her some questions about herself, her vision, and her passions. Can you tell us a little bit about your background? I’m from Canada originally, and am the proud graduate of

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Feb 062019
 
A Holistic Approach to Israel Education: Day Schools and Summer Camps – Part 2

This is part two in a three-part blog series from The iCenter for Israel Education, sharing its approach to working closely with day schools and camps to create effective Israel education experiences for learners. By Dvora Goodman and Aliza Goodman In our last post, we introduced a holistic approach to Israel education and described part of

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Feb 052019
 
Harvard Learnings in Action: “I Went in With One Project and Came out With Two”

In 1997, The AVI CHAI Foundation began sponsoring day school leaders to attend one of two week-long summer institutes at The Principals Center, a division of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  Many of the 566 participants who have attended since then found the institute to be among the most transformative professional development experiences of

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