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Protected: Join Prizmah at the ISTE Conference

Protected: Join Prizmah at the ISTE Conference

Please join Prizmah and other fellow Jewish educators at the 2018 ISTE conference. There are a number of Jewish day school-related learning opportunities that we are excited to highlight: The Jewish Educators Network will be meeting at ISTE this year on Monday, June...

Developing Development Professionals

I’ve always thought it a bit peculiar that the professional term for fundraising is “development.” So, I looked it up in the dictionary and found, among various definitions, this one: the process of growth. I then felt compelled to see what “growth” had to offer – and...

JDS Story: Epstein Hillel School

North of Boston, in the seaside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts, Epstein Hillel School (formerly Cohen Hillel Academy) has experienced a transformation that permeates every aspect of the school. The recent $5 million gift that resulted in the school’s renaming is...

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,...