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Prizmah Reshet Update

From Reshet Prizmah For many schools, the most rewarding benefit of Prizmah membership is access to Prizmah’s more than 20 Reshet networking groups. By connecting to our forums, you will gain access to the wisdom, expertise, and support of thousands of Jewish day...

Ask the Expert: Summer Reflections

I know summer is a good time to step back and reflect, but I am so busy, and I just don’t have the time. Can you help?  Reflection is a tool we use to make meaning out of our experiences. When we can step back and think about our practice, we afford ourselves the...

JDS Stories: When Leaders Reflect…

Busy day school professionals, like almost everyone these days, often need to carve out time for reflection. Whether it is a few moments of thought during a daily commute or through a more formal experience like a conference, time spent reviewing and thinking, alone...
What You Can Do When Stressed?

What You Can Do When Stressed?

By Jill Kessler In my last blog post I described a true scenario that caused a great deal of stress.  Some days in the headship are harder than others.  I remember a statement one of the facilitators said when working with the group I was in at The Art of Leadership,...
Will The Roller Coaster Ever Stop?

Will The Roller Coaster Ever Stop?

By Jill Kessler You’ve checked your schedule from home and know your day is jam-packed.  Back to back meetings and a coffee with parents give you scant time to accomplish much else.  You pull into your parking spot and as you are getting out of your car, one of your...