The PCJE Summer Curriculum Workshop is a highly-subsidized professional development program for alumni of the Pardes Day School Educators Program who teach grades 3-12 in North American Jewish day schools and who have been teaching for no more than three years.
The Summer Curriculum Workshop will:
“I so enjoyed my time at Pardes this summer! I feel that I was so productive and have great things to take home and implement during this school year and beyond, and I am very refreshed and ready to take on new challenges. It was great to learn with former teachers, be inspired seeing new students at Pardes, and to immerse myself back into the Pardes culture. I am hopeful that I will have this opportunity in some capacity in the future. Todah rabah rabah again!”
– Ilan Weismark, middle school teacher, Davis Academy, Atlanta
“The SCW is the best gift a teacher can receive! After working with the incredible mentors and collaborating with colleagues, I was filled with renewed energy, inspiration and ideas to bring into the new school year.”
– Aleeza Adelman, elementary school teacher, New Orleans Jewish Day School
“This type of professional development is essential in the fight against teacher burn-out. I feel recharged and inspired, and ready to bring that inspiration to my students.”
– Stephen Belsky, high school teacher, Akiva Hebrew Day School
The Summer Curriculum Workshop-Jerusalem is open to alumni of the Pardes Day School Educators Program who:
This program is highly subsidized. Participants’ schools contribute $500.
This program includes subsidized tuition, mentoring, and up to $1500 towards airfare.
Pardes students usually rent apartments in Jerusalem. Pardes provides helpful housing resources to accepted students, including a listserve. Click here for help with housing in Jerusalem.