Lay Leadership in Jewish Education: Recruitment, Retention, and Development
Publication Date: June 1999
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Pearl Beck
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 75-4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Jewish Continuity; Volunteerism
Coverage: United States
The study had these goals: (1) to descriptively profile the current Jewish education lay leadership, (2) to identify the factors that motivate lay people to become involved and to remain productively involved with Jewish educational institutions, (3) to identify challenges to effective board functioning, and (4) to recommend strategies for recruiting capable lay leaders, for sustaining their involvement in Jewish educational institutions, and for strengthening board functioning.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.75 no.4, Summer 1999.