Educators in Jewish Schools Study (EJSS)


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Jewish Education Service of North America


Research Area: Education

Keywords: Part-time (supplementary) schools; Demography; Day schools; Educators

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


JESNA (Jewish Education Service of North America) presents results of a large-scale study of educators in Jewish day schools and supplementary schools. The objective of the study was to answer to the following questions: (1) who are the educators in Jewish school? (2) What led them to a career in Jewish education? (3) How do they perceive their current position? (4) What factors influence their decision to remain in the field? The authors answer these questions in detail.