Chevy Chase, MD -- The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge's (JEIC) 2018 Innovators Retreat brought together almost 100 Jewish day school change agents at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on April 25-26, 2018, for robust discussions about how to create more effective Jewish day schools and radically improve students' Judaic studies learning experiences.
Day school educators, philanthropists, academics, policy makers and parents participated in a unique dialogue aimed at "Connecting the Dots," which was the theme for JEIC's 6th annual Innovators Retreat.
Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) convened nearly 100 Jewish educators and community leaders from across North America to participate in its 5th annual Innovators Retreat – Oases of Change – at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
The Mayberg Center launch event followed a daylong conference, bringing together Jewish leaders, educators and academics from across the country on the subject of re-imagining Jewish leadership education led by Erica Brown, an internationally renowned educator who is the the new director of the center and an associate professor at GSHED.
The Mayberg Foundation announced today that it has funded a new academic center at The George Washington University to be led by renowned Jewish educator, Dr. Erica Brown. The Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership will advance Jewish communal leadership and education through fostering ties between the world of academia and practice.
The HaKaveret design team convened for the first time for a three-day retreat in Silver Spring, MD. The ten Designers had the opportunity to meet and get to know each other, as well as hear from Louis and Manette Mayberg about their expectations and aspirations for the project.
The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge recently hosted its 2016 Innovators Retreat at the Ritz Carlton in Bal Harbour as a platform for motivating Jewish day schools and their stakeholders to shift approaches and embrace new ideas.
Following the successes of the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge’s (JEIC) Day School Challenge and the Innovators Retreat, a new initiative – tentatively called the Team Challenge – has been launched to discover innovative, engaging, inspiring, authentic, substantive and personally meaningful Jewish learning and teaching in our Jewish day schools.