For Educators


M² offers a range of professional development opportunities for Jewish educators, from research fellowships and cohort experiences to courses and workshops.

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Join the movement

For more than half a decade, M²’s programs have cultivated a vibrant and collaborative community of Jewish educational practitioners, designers, and policymakers.

Experience the magic

Emphasizing personal and professional transformation, M²’s initiatives provide participants with practical skills and creative resources to enrich and expand their work.

This is your community

M² fosters collaborative community spaces that deepen, sharpen, and amplify a range of diverse educational voices, perspectives, and experiences.

Professional Development Initiatives

Our programs provide talented educators with the principles, approaches and skills to create powerful Jewish learning experiences.


Senior Educators Cohort - Israel

An immersive cohort experience providing outstanding educators in Israel with a holistic approach toward the theory and practice of experiential Jewish education.

Chicago Educators Cohort

An 18-month fellowship designed to equip Chicago-based leading educators with cutting edge educational approaches and opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and mentorship.

Senior Educators Cohort

An international 10-month program that provides outstanding educators with a holistic approach toward the theory and practice of experiential Jewish education.

Research Fellowships

Our Research Fellowships convene seasoned educators to address contemporary challenges and develop new pedagogies and practices.

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Research Fellowships

Pedagogies of Peoplehood Research Fellowship

A paid, ten-month fellowship for master educators to research and develop educational practices that enrich the field of Jewish Peoplehood education and cultivate Jewish collective consciousness.
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Research Fellowships

Jewish Pedagogies of Wellbeing Research Fellowship

A paid, ten-month fellowship for educators and master practitioners to research and develop Jewish educational practices that can respond to issues of mental health and wellbeing.
Research Fellowships Past Initiatives

18X18 Research Fellowship

A fellowship for executives at prominent Jewish organizations to stimulate change, foster collaboration, and create a collective vision and framework for Jewish education.

Courses & Workshops

Our courses and workshops provide immediately applicable tools to boost and enrich educational experiences and programs.

Certificate Program in Virtual Experiential Education

An online program providing educators with practical skills, templates, and tools to create more powerful, intentional, and immersive virtual experiences.

Meet our Fellows

Assistant director
Metro Chicago Hillel
Chicago Educators Cohort
Senior Program Officer
Schusterman Foundation
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 2
Founding Executive Director
Base, Moishe House
Pedagogies of Wellbeing Research Fellowship
Director of K-12 Learning and Inclusion
Temple Beth Shalom
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 5
Senior Jewish Educator
Brown RISD Hillel
Relational Learning
Circle 1
Director of Jewish Education
Shalom Community, Bulgaria
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 5
Educational Consultant
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 6
School Rabbi
Sinai Akiba Academy
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 4

Educational Resources

Chanoch L’naar Posters and Postcards

We asked artists to give their own interpretation to the famous pasuk “Chanoch L’naar al pi Darko”, (Mishlei 22:6) – “educate a child according to their own way.” See their creations and consider how their interpretations interact with your own approach to Jewish teaching and learning

Methodology Cards

Meaning Making Cards

Value Cards