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Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher(s): Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Author(s): Jane West Walsh

Series: Jewish Education News, Spring 2005

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Education (Education personnel and population)

Keywords: Day Schols; Educators; Professional Development; Employment

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author describes how the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE)
works to address a looming personnel crisis in the field of Jewish education. She explores the impact of one such response - DeLeT: Day School Leadership Through Teaching, a career-launch fellowship program for day school teachers. She concludes that DeLeT has opened the door to a passionate career in Jewish day school teaching and leadership for many Gen X and Gen Y Jewish adults.