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Job Satisfaction: Models for Maximizing Teacher Retention

As is true in every profession, Jewish day school teachers want to feel successful at their jobs. This requires teachers to have the knowledge and skills to be effective and to be able to see the impact of their work. It further requires that they receive recognition and respect. We can say that the “formula” for feeling successful in their jobs = knowledge + skills + impact + recognition….

The value of strengths-based coaching

Starting every coaching conversation with the question “What’s working?” changes everything….

Addressing the Jewish Day school teacher shortage

Many factors go into attracting and retaining vibrant, creative, enthusiastic, empathic and knowledgeable people who love children and have a passion for teaching. Imagine if all Jewish day schools altered their hiring and retention criteria and expectations to include professional training, standards of practice and ongoing support, especially for those entering the field or taking on new roles….


Imagine yourself, for a moment, as a veteran, experienced teacher who has been invited to become the assistant principal. Other than being an effective, well regarded teacher, and having served under an array of administrators, you have had no training or preparation for this job. You may have a real sense of the changes that the school needs, but questions and challenges loom large….

Universal Design for Learning: Lowering the barriers without lowering the bar

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