Early Childhood Educators

“Professional development is born when there is a willingness to say – I don’t know, to ask questions and to loan from the child’s knowledge”
– Marina Mori (Educator, Reggio Emilia)

Early Childhood Education Professional Development Programs

The Jewish Federation’s Department of Jewish Life and Learning strives to provide the highest quality of programs for our community’s youngest learners and their families. We offer a variety of professional development opportunities that focus on:

  • Increasing the knowledge and understanding of Jewish values, rituals, and practices of our early childhood educators
  • Deepening our knowledge of current pedagogy and how to bring it in a meaningful way to our classrooms
  • Increasing knowledge and understanding that leads to better support of children and families in the areas of inclusion and diagnostic evaluations

Resources for Educators

  • Educational & Professional Development: As a professional in the field of Jewish education, your curriculum is multi-faceted and ever-evolving. Explore the various approaches to learning, resources, and articles compiled by the Federation’s team of educational experts.
  • Reggio Approach PowerPoint

Federation’s Department of Jewish Life & Learning delivers high-quality educational training, professional development, teen engagement programming, inclusion and disability expertise, early childhood educational resources and adult learning opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

The Healing Power of Marking Time During COVID-19

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Magic Show with Jay Mattioli (America’s Got Talent)

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Summer Sweetness – Capitol Hill

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Intro To Judaism

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 am

Wheelchair Accessible

Friday night online Shabbat services

Friday, August 21, 2020 | 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Shabbat Sing

Friday, August 21, 2020 | 9:30 am - 9:45 am

Wheelchair Accessible

Virtual Tot Shabbat at TBS with our new Senior Rabbi

Friday, August 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Asher Shasho-Levy

Maqam of the Week Music Class w/ Asher Shasho-Levy

Friday, August 21, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible