Yeshiva/Day School Early Childhood Directors Roundtable

Facilitator: Elana Fertig
Format: In Person


This continuing network will allow for Directors and Assistant Directors in Jewish Early Childhood settings to share and develop best practices in the field of Early Childhood Education. There will be a focus on topics that are timely and relevant to directors. You will help craft meeting agendas, with a focus on incorporating and supporting constructivist and child-centered Jewish learning.


The location for each date is listed here.

  • September 24, 2019 Yeshiva of South Shore ( Hewlett)
  • November 5, 2019 Yeshiva Ketana LI
  • December 10, 2020 Gan Chamesh
  • January 14, 2020 HAFTR
  • February 11, 2020 Gural JCC
  • March 17, 2020 Bnos Bais Yakov
  • April 21, 2020 HANC
  • May 19, 2020 Lev Chana ( HALB)

Additional information:

This network is designed for early childhood directors based in yeshivas/day schools located in Long Island and Queens. Brooklyn directors are welcome to join us as well.

About the facilitator:

Elana Fertig, MS Ed is the Early Childhood Director at Yeshiva of South Shore for the last 16 years and was the EC Director at Prospect Park Yeshiva for the 3 years prior. She is an Early Childhood Consultant at COJDS, and coordinates on-going classes and workshops for Early Childhood Directors and Teachers. She is one of the founders of the Long Island-Yeshiva Early Childhood Network. Elana has presented workshops for Torah Umesorah, for the Jewish Education Project, and throughout the tri-state area.

Elana Fertig


September 24, November 5, December 10, (2020) January 14, February 11, March 17, April 21, May 19 (see Description for locations)

Designed for:

Associate / Assistant Director, etc.
Director / Principal / Head of School


In Person

New members:

New members

Geographic Region:

Long Island

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