Pardes Summer Program + Day School Teachers Track

Program Description

Study Jewish texts, get your curriculum ready for the fall, share ideas with amazing colleagues, and re-energize for another year of teaching!

Day school Jewish studies teachers in their first three years of teaching are invited to a special track of the three-week Pardes Summer Program. Participants will be provided:

  • Dynamic and interactive study of classic and contemporary Jewish texts
  • Development of skills to enrich pedagogic content knowledge
  • Individualized mentoring for the development of a curricular unit informed and inspired by UbD, 21st-century learning principles, and Jewish values
  • Opportunities for active reflection on teaching
  • An expanded, diverse and collaborative network of fellow educators
  • Rejuvenation and inspiration for the upcoming academic year

Click here for more information on the Pardes Summer Program.

Please note: Registration is now closed for summer 2017

The Pardes Summer Program: Day School Teachers Track is geared towards day school teachers who:

  • Are currently within their first three years of teaching Jewish Studies
  • Teach grades 3-12 in a North American Jewish day school of any denomination
  • Will be teaching in a day school in 2017-2018
  • Have the support of their day school administration

Cost to participant: $250
Participants also cover their own food and housing costs.
Cost to participant’s school: $750
Airfare (up to $1500), program and mentoring are generously subsidized by the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators.

Airfare (up to $1500), program and mentoring are generously subsidized by the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators.

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.

Please contact Aviva Golbert at avivag@pardes.org.il.