The following PD sessions are being offered for classroom teachers in Jewish schools at a subsidized rate. Other professionals, please email us at pd_inquiries@lookstein.org.

Upcoming Professional Development Sessions

Confronting Antisemitism: Empowering Our Students & Ourselves

Antisemitism is on the rise around the world, and Jewish tweens and teens are very aware of this troubling trend. Educators can help address the impact on their students’ personal lives and on their identities as Jews in the modern world.

This series aims to equip educators with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to address rising antisemitism with their students. 

Participants: All faculty and staff in Jewish day schools
Dates & Time:
Mon, Feb 6, Wed, Feb 8, and Mon, Feb 13, 12:30 – 2:00 PM EST

Member Price: Free*
Non- Member Price: $36

Virtual Bootcamp: The Essentials of Jewish History Instruction

This bootcamp explores the relationship between memory and history, best practices in Jewish history instruction, and student-centered approaches. Hands-on workshops make up the bulk of the training program and give teachers the skills and tools they need in order to teach Jewish history in an engaging and creative way.

Participants: 7-12 grade Jewish history teachers
Dates & Times: Sun, Feb 26 11:00 – 1:00 EST, Wed, March 1 12:30 – 2:00 EST, Sun, March 12 11:00 – 12:30 EST, Wed, March 15 12:30 – 2:00 EST, Mon, March 20 12:30 – 2:00 EST, and Wed, March 22 12:30 – 2:00 EST

Member Price: $315*
Non- Member Price: $350

From memorization to Meaning: Teaching Humash with Parshanim

In this two-part series with The Lookstein Center’s Director of Education, Zvi Grumet, we will unpack challenges of teaching Humash with parshanim meaningfully and explore two approaches to re-envision how we can do so in ways that will make the learning substantive and meaningful for our students.

Participants:
7-12 grade Humash teachers
Dates & Times:
Sundays, March 5th & 12th 10:00 – 11:00 EST

Member Price: $72*
Non- Member Price: $80

*All staff and faculty in membership schools are entitled to membership pricing. To check your school’s membership status, or to receive your coupon code if you do not recieve it, please write to us at info@lookstein.org. Learn more about Lookstein Center membership at www.lookstein.org/become-a-member/