Nominations are Now Open for The Jewish Education Project 2015 Young Pioneers Award

pioneersaward-logo-2014-web_0_0The Jewish Education Project is looking for emerging “Super Stars” from Greater New York, who are reimagining Jewish education for the 4th annual Young Pioneers Award. Nominations will be open until Thursday, January 22nd, 2015.

The Young Pioneers Award celebrates forward thinking and innovative educators, under the age of 36, who are creating 21st century Jewish education for children, teens and families. The recipients will demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to new ideas, and proven use of technology or other innovative approaches to inspire students and families. They will stand out by designing or implementing new educational initiatives, and by engaging and motivating colleagues as well as their leadership to embrace new ideas.

Nominees will come from institutions across educational settings and denominations throughout New York City, Westchester and Long Island. Recipients will be chosen by a Selection Committee of Lay Leaders and educators in the field, and advised by The Jewish Education Project staff.

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The recipients of the award will be recognized at the annual Celebration to benefit The Jewish Education Project on May 13th, 2015. Award recipients will receive a $360 professional development stipend. Each recipient and their organization will have opportunities to connect with other innovative Jewish educators, public recognition at the Young Pioneers Award event and in-agency marketing materials.

Do you know someone who is inspiring today’s Jewish children and teens? Is one of your educators a Jewish education change-maker? Nominate them now. See full details of qualifications and criteria.