Day School Leadership Training Institute (DSLTI)

May 312018
 

As a foundation supporting Jewish day schools and overnight camps, AVI CHAI has always been eager to see the maximum number of participants enroll in our various professional development programs. “Filling the cohort” would obviously benefit a large number of institutions, thus increasing the impact of our philanthropy among Jewish youth. But cohort-based learning is

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May 312018
 

As a foundation supporting Jewish day schools and overnight camps, AVI CHAI has always been eager to see the maximum number of participants enroll in our various professional development programs. “Filling the cohort” would obviously benefit a large number of institutions, thus increasing the impact of our philanthropy among Jewish youth. But cohort-based learning is

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Apr 262018
 

A profile of Rabbi Marc Baker, Head of School at Gann Academy, and incoming President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). In the study of leadership, a debate has long raged whether leaders are born or made.  That argument is likely never going to be resolved, but two traits are commonly found in the most successful

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Jan 092018
 
Developing and Strengthening Jewish Day School Leadership

For decades, studies have shown the critical role educational leaders play in the instruction and learning going on in their schools.  In both public and private education, leaders establish the culture that promotes every aspect of the learning enterprise: learning goals and curriculum, student engagement and achievement, teacher development and supervision, and ongoing learning and

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Nov 032015
 

This post is cross-posted from eJewishPhilanthropy Being a Head of School can be a challenging and strenuous job. The Day School Leadership Training Institute (DSLTI) of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of JTS, an AVI CHAI grantee, serves to provide support and professional development for new and aspiring Heads. In this blog

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Sep 052014
 

This interview is a continuation of a series featuring leaders who participated in AVI CHAI-sponsored professional development opportunities this summer. In this interview, Harry Pell discusses the Jewish mission of the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, where he serves as Associate Head of School for Jewish Life and Learning. You may also view a video

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Aug 072014
 

This interview is a continuation of a series featuring leaders who are participating in AVI CHAI-sponsored professional development opportunities this summer. In this interview, Amanda Pogany discusses the Jewish mission of the school where she serves as Head, the Luria Academy of Brooklyn, and how it is lived in the school and community. You may

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