Apply to the Seminar

This program is for middle and high school teachers only. Teachers in all disciplines are invited to apply. 

Applications for summer 2020 are due by the end of the day on Monday, March 9. The selection committee expects to share its decisions by early April.

If you have questions, please email us at [email protected] or call Program Manager Lesley Yalen at 413-256-4900, ext. 142.

Our online form now allows you to save a draft of your application. Click the “save draft” button at the bottom of the page, enter your e-mail address, and you’ll be sent a personalized link to return to your draft at any time. 

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Additional Materials
Please upload a resume and personal statement video, and provide the name and contact information of one professional reference. Complete applications including resume, personal statement video, and reference, must be received by the end of the day on Monday, March 9, 2020.
Please upload a resume detailing your educational history and professional experience.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf, doc, docx.
Please create and share with us a personal statement in video format. We don't need anything well-produced here, just record yourself briefly discussing your professional background and interest in modern Jewish literature. Tell us how the seminar would enhance your teaching, and what perspectives, experiences, or skills you would contribute to the seminar. The video should be no longer than four minutes. Upload the video to YouTube, Google Drive, or another video-sharing site, and share the link with us here. (Be sure to adjust the settings on the video you upload so that the video is not publicly visible - unless you want it to be!) If you are unable to make a video, but would still like to apply for the program, please contact us at [email protected]
Please provide the name, title, phone number, and email address of one professional reference who can speak to your qualifications for and potential to benefit from the seminar.
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