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Youth Professional Development
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URJ Youth Professional Development Interactive Learning Opportunities

October 2017- May 2018 

  • Coming soon – Check back here in August for our calendar of professional development webinars for adults who work with youth.
  • Our monthly webinar series launches Tuesday, October 3, 2017, with Youth Mindfulness and Happiness led by Michelle Shapiro Abraham, Director of Learning and Innovation, URJ Youth. 

Monthly Opportunities

Join us monthly for in-person and online training to network with colleagues, enhance your skills for effective youth engagement, and learn best practices. Events include:

  • Regional training with your NFTY and URJ Camps professional staff.

Youth Professional 101 Fellowship

This unique program brings together full and part-time youth professionals in the first two years of their careers to learn with experts in the field, create a peer-to-peer learning group, and explore how to create meaningful and sustainable youth engagement models in their community. 

For more information see our Fellowship page, we now have 25+ youth professionals registered, and the fellowship will run from September 2017 through May 2018


Active Learning Network

Join our Active Learning Network to deepen your knowledge on specific topics in a cohort setting. Modules include exclusive webinars, moderated discussions with a cohort and self-paced learning.


Journal of Youth Engagement

An online journal with strategies, ideas, and success stories from Reform congregations and the youth engagement community. Subscribe to receive the Journal every other month in your inbox.


Youth Engagement Now

Subscribe to receive a monthly update from URJ youth engagement experts with tools to enhance your work and news from the youth engagement field.


Join us in The Tent

The Tent is the online collaborative workspace for Reform Jewish professionals. Join the Youth Engagement group to network with colleagues and share ideas, resources and programs.