Educator Programs

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Avinnovation Consulting LLC

733 Alsace Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (224) 279-1284
Email: service@avinnovation.net
Web: http://www.avinnovation.net
Contact: Aviel Vaisler

Consulting, development and instruction of education technology programs for Jewish schools and educational organizations. Business analysis, consulting, project management and operations optimization for Jewish non-profits and small businesses. Brokerage of business relationships between Israeli technology companies and U.S. partners and distributors, especially in the Greater Chicago area.

Frank G. Marshall Jewish Learning Center and JTeach.org *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788 x1305, (847) 291-7788 x2
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: marshallcenter@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.jteach.org
Contact: Linda Sonin, Director

Community-based resource center, serving rabbis, educators, and families. The MJLC's goal is to educate and inspire the next generation by providing expert services and support to those involved in the transmission of Jewish education. Hundreds of educators from a variety of religious schools, day schools, youth groups and camps come into the MJLC each year. JTeach.org, BJE Chicago's NEW Online Jewish Teacher Resource Center provides web access to our extensive collection of supplemental teaching activities, art projects and innovative games.

Leventhal Keshet Professional Development Center *

3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 205-0274
Fax: (847) 205-1530
Email: leventhaldirector@keshet.org
Web: http://www.keshet.org
Contact: Corinne Woehler

Provides training to teachers, school administrators, and lay persons in an effective method of providing educational services for individuals with developmental disabilities, including structured teaching.

Martin and Gertrude Walder Torah with Science Learning Center

8180 McCormick Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077-1886
Phone: (847) 745-1706
Email: info@walderlab.org
Web: http://www.walderlab.org
Contact: Rabbi Herschel Weiner

Provides no-cost science enhancement curricula to teachers, parents and students.

Morris & Rose Goldman Computer Department for Jewish Studies *

Associated Talmud Torahs
2828 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 973-2828
Fax: (773) 973-6666
Web: http://www.att.org
Contact: Rabbi Leonard A. Matanky, Chani Friedman

Technology consulting and training for teachers and schools.

Northwestern University (The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies)

Crowe Hall 4-137
1860 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-4050
Phone: (312) 491-2612, (312) 491-2062
Email: jewish-studies@northwestern.edu
Web: http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/jewish-studies
Contact: Benjamin Sommer, Director

Program of academic interest for of students and faculty.

REACH – Resources for Educational Achievement, Collaboration and Health Serving Chicagoland Jewish Day Schools *

JVS Chicago
Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 467-3772
Fax: (773) 467-3799
Email: juliegordon@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Julie Gordon

Helps Jewish day schools to meet children’s academic, social-emotional, and health needs, so that children with different learning styles, abilities, challenges and special needs can access a Jewish education that reflects their parents’ values. Providing resources and services at individual schools, developing systems and protocols, and providing affordable assessments and consultations, REACH helps school staff to meet students’ needs. REACH’s partners include JFMC, JCFS and the ATT. PLEASE NOTE: Parents interested in REACH should contact their school’s principal.

Walder Education Pavilion of Torah Umesorah *

8150 McCormick Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (847) 674-0800
Fax: (847) 674-1188
Email: teacherscenter@waldereducation.org
Web: http://waldereducationpavilion.blogspot.com
Contact: Rouhama Garelick

Latest technology and educational materials in Judaic and secular departments, student skill-building department, creative resource department, curriculum development, professional development, and the arts and crafts center.

Yeshivas Brisk *

3000 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 274-1177
Fax: (773) 274-6559

Training of rabbis, teachers, and laymen for Jewish leadership; for men only.

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