JECELI Leadership Guide Series

Date: May 09, 2023 - May 11, 2023

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Sponsor: The Davidson School

Location: Online

Category: Jewish Education Online Learning

JECELI Leadership Guide Series

Webinars focused on Early Childhood Education

May 9-11, 2023

The Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI) was established to provide intensive professional leadership development for Jewish early childhood educators. During the 10 years JECELI programs were conducted, Dr. Lyndall Miller and her colleagues promoted leadership learning involving self-awareness, cultural context, and Judaic content. The JECELI Leadership Guide is based on the processes and approaches that were most successful during these sessions.

Webinars and Dates

May 9
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. ET

What Can Leadership Look Like in Jewish Early Childhood Education

A webinar for early childhood professionals.

The JECELI Leadership Guide includes specific formats, skills, and tools to develop exciting centers of ongoing, meaningful Jewish learning communities for young children and their families. Join us for an introduction to the Leadership Guide and learn how to use it to enhance your current programming  If you are JECELI alumni, you will find all our tools in one place! 

May 10 
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. ET

How Do We Develop Funding Priorities in Jewish Early Childhood Leadership Development?

A webinar for funders.

The JECELI Leadership Guide describes ways in which Jewish early childhood programs can offer meaningful Jewish learning for young children and their families. This session will explore the lenses through which funders might read and evaluate RFPs and proposals that focus on professional and leadership development.

May 11 
7:00 p.m.– 8:15 p.m. ET

How Can We Elevate Jewish Early Childhood Leadership? 

A webinar for planners and facilitators of professional development programs.

The JECELI Leadership Guide offers a framework for crafting professional development programs for Jewish early childhood leaders. This session will explore the ways in which the Guide can be utilized to support those who are crafting and facilitating professional development programs.  

About the Instructor

Dr. Lyndall Miller served as director of the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI), a project of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at JTS, from 2011-2021. Her doctoral research focused on exploring the synergy between leadership capacities in early childhood education Jewish leadership dispositions. She is currently a consultant and mentor for Jewish early childhood programs.