For Educators

PROFESSIONALIZE YOUR PASSION

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

IF YOUR POSITION IS  
Jewish educator 
Community convener 
Engagement professional 
Madrich / Madricha 
Experiential educator 
Community influencer 
Educational policymaker 
Counselor 
Jewish community professional 
YOU’VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE!

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.

Pedagogies of Wellbeing Research Fellowship

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

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.

Jewish Pedagogies Research Fellowship

A paid, eight-month fellowship for Jewish educators seeking to explore, design, test, and produce new Jewish pedagogies that address today’s challenges.

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

דניאל
בינדר
מנהלת תוכנית
הצופים
1 מחזור
Edward
Magiste
Educator
The Temple Tifereth Israel
Jewish Pedagogies Research Fellowship
Cohort 2
Rachael
Harvey
Assistant Director of Membership
Central Synagogue
Camp Educators Cohort
Cohort 1
Rebecca
Katz
Educator, Artist, Consultant
Independent
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 3
Sarah
Canfield-Dafilou
Student and Jewish Life Coordinator
Kehillah Jewish High School
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 1
Jeni
Friedman
CEO
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
Senior Educators Cohort
Cohort 6
שירן
ברעם
מנהלת מרחב צפון
הצופים
1 מחזור
Shira
Hecht-Koller
Education Director
Center for Values in Action, M²
Jewish Pedagogies Research Fellowship
Cohort 1

Educational Resources

Personal Learning Cycle

This journal’s new format facilitates the meaning-making process for you as an educator. Use this journal to take notes, to capture the richness of your experience, and to make meaning out of it.

18×18 Posters

Inspiration Bookmarks

Imagineering Box

18×18 magnet set