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Teachers Are the Key to Transmitting a Love of Judaism

An Interview With: Joanne Stein, JNTP Leadership Council  Jewish New Teacher Project is blessed to have an advisory Leadership Council to help us set our organization’s course for maximum impact and reach our ambitious goals, and also to serve as ambassadors on behalf of JNTP. Joanne Stein has played an important role on the Leadership Council for the past four years, bringing with her a passion for excellence in Jewish education and an insider’s view […]

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eJewish Philanthropy reports on JNTP’s grant from Avi Chai Foundation

Publisher: eJewish Philanthropy View Original Article In “Avi Chai Funds Capacity Building Plan of Jewish New Teacher Project,” eJewish Philanthropy, an independent Jerusalem based resource, reported that The Jewish New Teacher Project (JNTP) announced the receipt of a $1,425,000 grant from Avi Chai Foundation. The grant, which covers a two year period, is focused on helping the organization to implement its long-term strategic plan to advance student learning in Jewish Day Schools, especially in New […]

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NJ Jewish Standard profiles Jewish New Teacher Project

Publisher: New Jersey Jewish Standard View Original Article In an article entitled “Holding on to good teachers,” the New Jersey Jewish Standard profiles the Jewish New Teacher Project and its work to improve student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of beginning teachers in Jewish day schools.

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The Jewish Week features Jewish New Teacher Project

This month, The Jewish Week featured the work of the Jewish New Teacher Project (JNTP) with an article and a video segment. The article, “Jewish Educators Turn to Mentoring for Growth, Support,” illustrates the need for and success of JNTP’s work through interviews with a new teacher, a mentor, JNTP Interim Director Fayge Safran and NTC Founder and CEO Ellen Moir. New teachers who are benefitting greatly from JNTP’s work are highlighted in the video segment, “Mentoring and […]

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JNTP Administrator Coaching: Strength in Numbers at Berman Hebrew Academy

Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD has partnered with JNTP since 2009, when the school first enrolled participants in JNTP’s teacher induction program. To date, the school has trained 10 mentors who have supported 14 new teachers with weekly one-on-one mentoring and classroom observation. As Head of School Dr. Joshua Levisohn shares, “[JNTP] has been a very positive boon to both the mentors and the mentees and has helped establish a [school] culture which takes […]

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JNTP participants and administrators weigh in on JNTP’s impact on teaching, learning and school culture

JNTP’s annual participant survey results are in and we couldn’t be more pleased with what we are hearing from the field! Participants and administrators feel that working with a mentor positively influences the beginning teacher’s teaching practice, as well as student learning in the teacher’s classroom. In addition, administrators see JNTP influencing the growth of their school in advancing teacher practice and student learning, speaking to JNTP’s whole-school impact. We at JNTP are always gratified […]

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