Are you looking for a rich and stimulating professional development experience? Look no further! JWA is now accepting applications for its 2012 Institute for Educators, which will be held July 22-26, in Waltham, MA. Participants will work with leading scholars and master teachers and use JWA's online curriculum, Living the Legacy, which explores the role of Jews in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements.
The Institute is open to educators working in formal and informal Jewish settings. Preference will be given to educators of students in grades 8-12. Participants' expenses will be covered, including hotel, kosher meals, and up to $500 for travel. Please visit jwa.org/institute for the online application and more information. Application deadline is March 1, 2012. Please contact Etta King at (617) 383-6763 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
About Living the Legacy
Using a wealth of primary sources, JWA’s Living the Legacy (LTL) curriculum brings to life the compelling stories of Jewish women and men active in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements. LTL encourages students to explore the challenges of social justice activism and to draw connections to their own lives. Designed to be used by grades 8-12 in formal and informal Jewish educational settings, Living the Legacy offers 24 flexible lesson plans accompanied by primary sources and traditional Jewish texts, available for free on JWA’s website at http://jwa.org/livingthelegacy.