prizmah

Sep 162019
 

The school year is now in full swing! Here we present you an alphabetical list with a range of resources from AVI CHAI grantees that Jewish educators, leaders, and your day school as a whole could benefit from. We hope you find them useful and inspirational. Check out educators’ videos from Ayeka, dedicated to helping

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Growing Teacher Leaders the RBT Way

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May 072019
 
Growing Teacher Leaders the RBT Way

By: Amy Wasser We are excited to hear about the progress with Research for Better Teaching (RBT), first reported on here on the AVI CHAI blog. RBT, a professional development organization dedicated to improving classroom teaching and school leadership, is partnering with Prizmah: The Center for Jewish Day Schools to model teamwork among educators in

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Remarks by Yossi Prager at Prizmah 2019 Conference

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Mar 142019
 
Remarks by Yossi Prager at Prizmah 2019 Conference

Thank you, Paul, and our dear friends who have toasted us, for the beautiful and heartwarming words. I am flooded with warm memories, and I will cherish this event for a long time. I would be speechless, but fortunately I prepared a speech in advance! In fact, I prepared two speeches. First, I was going

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Mar 122019
 
Prizmah Jewish Day School Conference: Dare to Dream Day 2

The second day of the Prizmah Conference in Atlanta, GA included a unique opportunity to use design thinking to crack “The Questions that Matter Most,” a dinner celebrating the field, and a rousing performance by the Distant Cousins. Throughout the day, there were also sessions offered that allowed an exploration of trends and ideas in

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Mar 112019
 
Prizmah Conference: Dare to Dream

The Prizmah Conference is taking place March 10-12 in Atlanta, GA. It brings together Jewish day school leaders, lay leaders, and communal professionals from across the North American day school landscape to learn from one another and be inspired to dream together. The first day’s full-conference experiences included an opening by George Couros on the

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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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Getting Beyond the Survey

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Jan 312019
 

By: Dr. Susan Kardos In November, I wrote a piece posted here about the wide chasm that often exists between research and practice.  In that post I promised additional posts related to the broader topic of “evidence informed decision making.” During the first week of January in a WeWork conference space in New York City,

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Jan 162019
 

Are you looking for what’s trending in Jewish day school thought leadership? Look no further than eJewishPhilanthropy, where day school leaders have contributed many inspiring articles of late. We recommend you add the following to your reading list. “Unlocking the Potential of Jewish Day Schools” by Paul Bernstein Paul Bernstein, CEO of Prizmah: Center for

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Re-digging the Wells of the Day School Field

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Dec 202018
 
Re-digging the Wells of the Day School Field

Cross-posted from eJewish Philanthropy Courtesy: JCDS-Boston’s Jewish Community Day School By Deena K. Fuchs When I joined the AVI CHAI Foundation, a little more than 18 years ago, one of the first events I participated in was a Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE) Donor Assembly. It was a well-received effort to bring together

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