Early Childhood & Family Engagement


By offering a high-quality Jewish educational environment that is both warm and welcoming, the Jewish community can inspire young children and their families to experience vibrant Jewish lives. Throughout the year, we provide opportunities for educators to connect with one another, to learn about the evolving needs of families, and to develop cutting edge approaches that meet the needs of the Jewish community’s newest members. Together with leaders and providers of early childcare and enrichment programs, we’re rewarding changes that help make this vision a reality.

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Resource Guide
A resource guide for Jewish educators and youth professionals in the aftermath of the fatal mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
How we can provide our students and youth with the emotional support that they need now, and to empower this generation to bring about the change they want to see in this world. Access our webinar recording and resources.
Resource Guide
The resource guide is being built in support of and will grow in response to our work around Thriving. As one of a number of educational institutions thinking deeply about this potential paradigm shift, we have responded to many requests about what to read, watch and listen to - and where to start.

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Facilitator: Susan Tessel
​​​​​​Do you struggle to provide meaningful God Talk and inspiring tefillah experiences? What does leading scientific research suggest about cultivating spirituality? We will explore the approaches of Lisa…
Facilitator: Shariee Calderone
A new cohort of Jewish early childhood professionals will come together to explore using their natural environments to stimulate more independent play by children. You will strengthen your nature pedagogy…
Facilitator: Shariee Calderone
This continuing network will help you develop best practices in the field of early family engagement. You will set your own goals for enhancing engagement experiences that help families thrive and grow. You…
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Avenue , New York, Brooklyn 11225
We are combining our successful In-site-ful Journey site visit format for early childhood professionals with this special teacher workshop opportunity at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Latest News from Early Childhood & Family Engagement

Jun 20, 2018
Rinat Levy-Cohen
Summer is here! Are you looking to improve your educational technology skills? We’ve put together a list of conferences, workshops, and online courses worth attending this summer.