Families have more demands on them than ever with the increasing cost of living in the Bay Area and the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on schooling and parenting. Jewish LearningWorks supports educators that interface directly with families, and do the important work of engaging families in everyday Jewish life. These resources are available to help you plan programs, access tools for including students with special needs, and continue your own professional development in the company of your colleagues and friends.

Jewish LearningWorks supports Jewish families through:

Training and Skill Building Opportunities | Early Childhood Professionals, Congregational, JCC, Teen and Jewish Family Educators

In 2020, in response to Covid-19 and its effect on families, we are offering a new training series on trauma informed education, social emotional learning and building family resilience. To learn more about this work, please contact Senior Educator Liora Brosbe at liora@jewishlearning.works.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid training is designed to teach youth professionals, parents, caregivers, teachers, school staff, neighbors and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12–18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis.

Please join us for our August 24, 2021 YMHFA Training. Click the button below for more info.

Special Needs Inclusion

Our decade long commitment to ensuring that ALL children can participate fully in Jewish life and learning.

Values Curriculum

A library of lesson plans for family education

Resources for Parents

Including our @Home parent guides

The Jewish Community Library

Housing a rich collection of books, ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music for learners of all ages.

The Becker Mini Grant Program

Designed to provide grants of up to $3000 for congregations to provide parents with Jewish educational opportunities

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