By Taylor Epstein It’s that time of year, when so many individuals and organizations are reflecting on what came before, renewing commitments, and realigning priorities. Over the past six months, the UpStart team has been doing just that by envisioning the future of one of our flagship programs, The UpStart Accelerator. We’ve examined what we accomplished in the past and looked closely at where we can up our game to best support groundbreaking … [Read more...] about Reflecting Back to Look Ahead: Relaunching UpStart’s Venture Accelerator
The Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy is an eight-month online and in-person certificate program designed by the University of Pennsylvania for busy professionals who seek tools, skills, and collaborators to help their work improving the world. The next cohort begins January 2019. Upon completing this program, you'll have the opportunity to continue your studies towards a master's degree in Nonprofit Leadership at UPenn's School of … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UPenn 2019 Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is thrilled to welcome 58 new cohort members to the Senior Educators Cohort and the Relational Engagement Circle. Participants hail from Jewish communities in six different countries and from a variety of organization types, including synagogues, federations, Hillels, Melton School, JQ International, Chabad and more. They represent diverse roles, including development officer, senior Jewish … [Read more...] about M² Welcomes 58 Jewish Educators to New Programs and Announces New Initiatives for 60 more
By Kathy Cohen, PhD and Nanette Fridman, MPP, JD Most nonprofits are in a constant state of feeling overworked and under-resourced. Rarely does an executive director end the day thinking, “That was easy. We exceeded our mission. Our work here is done.” There is always more need than time, people and funds available. Even the most committed people can grow weary from the constant wear and tear. Work satisfaction doesn’t come from stock options … [Read more...] about Increase the Likelihood of Nonprofit Success through Coaching
Registration is now open for Introduction to Jewish Educational Leadership, a two-credit six-week online graduate course taught by Dr. Samuel Joseph and Dr. Adriane Leveen, senior faculty of HUC-JIR’s School of Education. Professionals who successfully complete the course will be invited to apply for Cohort 8 of the Executive M.A. Program. The Executive M.A. Program is designed for motivated, working Jewish educators with a minimum of five … [Read more...] about Take HUC-JIR’s Executive M.A. Program in Jewish Education for a Test Drive!