The nonprofit world is always evolving, and organizations need to have strong partnerships with their boards to future-proof themselves. The Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits was created by the Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund, Marom Group and Kellogg Executive Education’s Center for Nonprofit Management based on an in-depth analysis of the U.S. nonprofit sector. In this program, current and prospective board members for Jewish … [Read more...] about The Nonprofit World Is Changing. Your Board Should Be Ready.
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. At the second cohort gathering of CEO Onboarding-Leading Edge, I had occasion to address this extraordinary group of some 15 newly appointed Jewish professionals. Coming to the Jewish community from an array of diverse backgrounds, they shared concerns that sparked not only a thoughtful dialogue but reminded me that these individuals, better than most, will be confronting on a daily basis the demographic, policy … [Read more...] about A Conversation with Jewish Professionals: Insights on the Jewish Future
By Dr. Evie Rotstein Each year the challenge seems to grow. Jewish educators are frantically searching for qualified teachers to fill open positions in their religious schools. Research for many years has indicated that there is a shortage of well-trained teachers in Jewish settings, exacerbated by the challenge of retaining strong teachers for these part-time positions. (Westheimer, 2007). This past summer, though, the problem was … [Read more...] about Where have all the Teachers Gone? A Collaborative Community Response
JCC Association of North America, in partnership with the Leadership Commons, part of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of The Jewish Theological Seminary, announces the launch of the JCC Leadership Training Institute. The JCC Leadership Training Institute is for JCC professionals who seek to advance to senior leadership positions in the next two to five years. The Institute will teach key concepts and skills critical to … [Read more...] about JCC Association of North America and JTS’s Davidson School Develop Leadership Training Collaboration
Leading Edge, the Alliance for Excellence in Jewish Leadership, has announced the 14 participants in Cohort Two of its CEO Onboarding Program, a 12-month leadership development experience designed to help senior leaders of Jewish organizations confront the unique challenges and opportunities facing the American Jewish community. These new cohort members represent a diverse swath of executive directors and CEOs from Jewish nonprofit … [Read more...] about CEO Onboarding Program announces Second Cohort