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We are committed to providing exceptional professional development for adults working with youth as one of the tenets of Inspired Engagement. We believe that having better trained professionals will increase meaningful and lasting youth engagement within our communities.

Join us monthly in person and online to enhance your skills, expand your network, and invest in yourself by participating in a URJ professional development opportunity.



Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 20, 2015 (11:30 AM-4:30 PM EST): NFTY NY/NJ Teen Leadership Summit
HUC-JIR, New York, New York

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (1-2:30 PM EST): Webinar-The Fundamentals of Youth Engagement with Rabbi Elizabeth Wood

Wednesday, November 4-Sunday, November 8, 2015: URJ Biennial
Orlando, Florida

Saturday, December 5, 2015 (9 AM-3 PM EST): NYC Professional Development Seminar with HUC-JIR
New York, New York

Monday, February 8, 2016  (9 AM-3 PM PST): ARJE Day of Learning

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (1-2:30 PM EST): Webinar-Inclusion in Jewish Youth Programs with Pamela Schuller

Monday, March 28, 2016 (9 AM-3 PM PST): LA Professional Development Seminar with HUC-JIR
Los Angeles, California

Monday, April 11, 2016 (9 AM-3 PM EST): NYC Professional Development Seminar with HUC-JIR
New York, New York

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (1-2:30 PM EST): Webinar-Creating a Balanced and Academically Fulfilling Life for Kids with Denise Clark Pope 


More information to come on the following webinars.  Save these dates! 

November 17, 2015 (9-10:15 PM EST)

December 15, 2015 (9-10:15 PM EST)

January 19, 2016 (9-10:15 PM EST)

April 12, 2016 (9-10:15 PM EST) 

Check out more professional development opportunities below:

Day of Training: Relationship Building with Teens hosted by The Jewish Education Project
Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester
2125 Westchester Avenue E, Rye
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 (9:30 AM-3:00 PM EST)
Register Here. 

iCamp for Israel Education hosted by the iCenter for Israel Education
Henderson, NV
Tuesday, December 1, 2015-Thursday, December 3, 2015

Testimonials from Participants  

“Engagement and education should not compete or be separate, they should be simultaneously happening in our congregations.”

 “I liked this session because it taught me how to look at my students both as individuals and how they fit into the community as a whole.”


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