Changing the Culture of Professional Development: Results of a Survey of the Graduates of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute

Publication Date: February 2003

Publisher: Mandel Foundation (Jerusalem)

Author(s): Susan S. Stodolsky; Gail Z. Dorph

Research Area: Education

Keywords: Educators; Jewish Education; Professional Development; Part-time (supplementary) schools

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The authors report on a training program for senior Jewish educators designed to provide professional development opportunities for teachers. They find that the intensive training experience and creation of a network of Teacher Educator Institute graduates has a significant positive impact in the field. They recommend further expansion of the program and evaluation of its impact.