for Educators

Investing, supporting and elevating the impact of our early childhood educators is central to our work. Educators in our partner schools have access to high quality, leading-edge professional development opportunities specific to working in a Jewish early childhood setting.

Offering Information

Community of Practice

(CoP) is a shared learning experience for 10-12 educators on a learning topic of high interest and need, with 6-8 hours of individual or small group coaching.

Cohort Trip

Each year, 14-20 educators and directors travel outside of Colorado to attend a multi-day learning experience focused on building teaching practice and leadership capacity.


An annual day of learning for all educators and leaders in our community of schools.

Teacher Council

The Efshar Teacher Council connects our network of Jewish Early Childhood Centers through teacher leaders committed to elevating the field. 

Through these programs, The Efshar Project supports professional development while increasing ECE capacity, family engagement, and school readiness. 

“We so appreciate this pivot.... everything from the weekly Directors meetings, guest speakers at zoom and the thousands of other things the Efshar team has done!!”
— ECE Director

Upcoming Events for Educators

Our Latest Posts for Educators

Board Member Spotlight: Josh Rifkin

Read our interview with board member, Josh Rifkin, and his roles in early childhood education.
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Reflecting Back Helps Us to Move Forward

As we approach the end of another pandemic impacted school year, as always, there is value in reflecting ...
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Appreciating Our Educators – There is Nothing More Jewish!

Each year the first full week of May officially brings a national focus of gratitude directed at educators ...
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