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PARDES CENTER FOR JEWISH EDUCATORS


One-year Certificate in Jewish Studies

• Jewish text study • Professional seminars • Independent project • Career coaching

Pardes Experiential Educators Program

Who are we looking for? Experiential educators and leaders who seek to enrich their careers with classical Jewish text study, increased Jewish literacy and life-changing Israel experience What are the prerequisites for application? Professional experience in experiential Jewish education or environmental education; or MA in Jewish Education or Jewish Professional Leadership What are the program benefits? Pardes tuition fully funded, ulpan, living stipend, alumni support What is the post-program commitment? Employment in North America in experiential Jewish education or Jewish professional leadership for a minimum of two years; or MA in Jewish Education or Jewish Professional Leadership to be completed within two years

Pardes showed me what it means to be part of a community that is Jewishly committed, open and accepting. Sara

Experiential Jewish Educator


TWO-year Master of Jewish Education in collaboration with Hebrew College

• Jewish text study • Holistic graduate courses in education • Mentoring • Student teaching • Career coaching

Pardes Day School Educators Program (PEP)

Who are we looking for? Jewish educators with the passion and talent to transform and elevate the day school classroom What are the prerequisites for application? Above-average Jewish text and Hebrew language levels, experience in teaching or experiential education What are the program benefits? Pardes tuition fully funded, ulpan, Hebrew College MJEd tuition subsidized, living stipend, alumni support What is the post-program commitment? Teaching Jewish studies in a Jewish day school in North America for a minimum of three years What degree and certificates are awarded? Master of Jewish Education and Certificate in Jewish Day School Education from Hebrew College and Certificate of Advanced Jewish Studies from Pardes

PEP Teacher training GIVES US THE PRACTICAL TOOLS AND THE PERSONALIZED MENTORING TO FULLY PREPARE US FOR OUR CAREERS IN THE CLASSROOM. Josh

Day School Jewish Studies Teacher


One-year Certificate in Jewish Studies

Pardes Day School Educators Program

• Professional seminars

Who are we looking for? Jewish studies teachers who seek to supplement their academic training or professional experience

• Independent project

What are the prerequisites for application?

• Jewish text study

• Career coaching

MA in Teaching or Jewish Education, BA in Education or full-time teaching experience What are the program benefits? Pardes tuition fully funded, ulpan, living stipend, alumni support What is the post-program commitment? Teaching in a Jewish day school in North America for a minimum of two years; or MA in Teaching or Jewish Education to be completed within two years

Studying Jewish texts IN JERUSALEM STRENGTHENED MY CONNECTION TO THE LAND OF ISRAEL AND TO THE RHYTHM OF THE JEWISH CALENDAR. Ariel

Day School Jewish Studies Teacher


Pardes Center for Jewish Educators The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE) trains and empowers Jewish day school teachers and experiential educators to serve as knowledgeable, skilled, reflective and passionate professionals. PCJE offers current and aspiring Jewish educators one- and two-year programs in Israel, which integrate teacher training, Israel education, professional enrichment and text study within the open, inclusive learning community of Pardes. The Pardes Educators Alumni Support Project provides in-service support, professional development and curricular programming in North America.

what is pardes? The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is an open, co-ed and nondenominational Jewish learning community, based in Jerusalem and with programs worldwide. Students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism, while exploring their relevance to today’s most pressing issues.

Pardes gratefully acknowledges the donors who support PCJE, including the AVI CHAI Foundation, the Jim Joseph Foundation and the Crown Family.


1972

‚12

30

The year Pardes was founded

Students per Pardes class

Jewish studies faculty at Pardes

14

1:1

150

Years of training and empowering Jewish educators

Professional coaching and alumni support

PCJE alumni working in Jewish education

100%

28

6000+

Job placement for graduates

US states and Canadian provinces where our graduates work

Students taught and inspired by PCJE alumni

For More Information or To Apply

In Israel: Gail Kirschner gail@pardes.org.il +972 2 673 5210

In North America: Jenna Englender pcje@pardes.org.il +1 212 447 4333

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