Offerings

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.

Conference

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

Foundations

This series, developed by the Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health (COAIMH), focuses on building foundational understanding of healthy social and emotional development.

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

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Lindsey Levin-Salamon: Advocating for Colorado’s Early Childhood Educators

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Educator Spotlight: Chantal Furaha

Chantal Furaha is a lead teacher at the Rabbi Steven Foster Early Learning Center at Temple Emanuel, a place she’s called home since 2007.

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