Nitzan is a network of Jewish afterschool programs that have come together support the renewal of Jewish learning after school through sharing resources and practices, discussing successes and challenges, and collectively engaging national experts in the discussion of pedagogy, curriculum, organization, and practice.
Jewish Learning Innovation Corps (JLIC)
JLIC is a service learning opportunity for early-career Jewish educators that provides valuable hands-on experience, mentorship, and training in cutting-edge methodologies in the field of Jewish education. JLIC fellows work as madrichim in the Edah afterschool program where they receive training and experience in new methodologies and pedagogic models. As a laboratory environment, fellows are encouraged to test out new ideas, gain experience in program planning and facilitation, and develop communication and relationship skills related to working with children and families. Learn more.
Edah is a full-service, Hebrew infused, afterschool program that introduces children in grades K-5 to the Hebrew language, Judaism, and Jewish living through meaningful, joyful, and enriching programming designed to excite and inspire learners. Edah’s innovative approach to Jewish education includes content-based language learning, Hebrew through Movement, Philosophical Inquiry, project -based learning, Nonviolent Communication, and more.
Professional Development Series
Studio 70 hosts a series of professional development workshops for educators with leading local and international experts. Workshops include Philosophical Inquiry, with Dr. Jen Glaser, Nonviolent Communication with Dr. Kathy Simon, and others. Learn more.