MEF Launches 7th Chabad School Leadership Cohort with 10 Young Principals

10 Chabad principals from around the United States and Canada gathered at the Lubavitch Educational Center of Miami for three days of intensive training in school leadership. The group represents the seventh cohort of the Menachem Education Foundation’s acclaimed Principal Training Program, which gives school educational leaders the tools they need to successfully manage and develop their Chinuch institutions. Participants…

MEF Launches “Mechaneches Training”

Today more than ever, teenagers rely on school to provide guidance and support to face modern-day challenges, and that’s why the Menachem Education Foundation (MEF) teamed up with Mrs. Dena Gorkin to launch the Mechaneches Training Program for the coming school year. As the Rebbe often noted, in the past the school’s purview was limited to teaching material whereas everything else was…
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Over 2 Days, Nearly 400 Mechanchos Immersed in Chinuch at Annual Kinus

The Kinus Hamechanchos Chabad took place this Yud Beis Tammuz, with educators from over 79 schools in 62 cities on 5 continents gathering to be informed, encouraged and inspired. Nearly 400 Chabad teachers, educators and principals joined together to address today’s pressing educational questions while rededicating themselves to the holy Shlichus of Chinuch. The two-day Chinuch Convention and retreat in…

School Leaders Trained in Pittsburgh

This past winter, fifteen Chabad Heads of School met in Los Angeles for a training summit that inspired and empowered them in their role as school leaders. But the momentum did not stop there. On On 8-9 Iyar / May 13-14, this group of leaders reconvened in Pittsburgh, for the second in-person training session. This session is a part of…

Menahalim Blaze the Trail for Chabad Chinuch

The מנהל מוסד חינוך serves in a unique Shlichus today, with the potential to impact not only the school that he leads but also an entire community. With this potential comes tremendous responsibility, and MEF formed the MMC (Menahel Moisad Chinuch Chabad) training program in order to train and empower current and aspiring Menahalim to fill that role. This February,…

Chabad Women Principals and School Leaders Gather

Following the Kinus Hashluchos in Crown Heights, 25 women gathered over כ"ב-כ"ג שבט for further training and inspiration in their unique shlichus: Chabad School Leadership. Principals, assistant principals and curriculum directors from around the world came together to delve into the theme of communication as the cornerstone of effective leadership. They enjoyed workshops with Rabbi Yossi Rosenblum, acclaimed principal and…

Teachers Feel Energized at the Chabad Chinuch Convention

Her future students are currently enjoying camp and warm weather, but Miss Esty Newfield is already thinking about the new school year at her 2nd grade class in Bais Rivkah of Crown Heights. Ms. Newfield was one of the many Chabad teachers and educators who spent the beginning of this week in a marathon of workshops, sessions and roundtable discussions…

Chabad School Leadership Program Visits LA

On the 5th and 6th of Kislev, 12 mechanchim from across the country traveled to the West Coast for a two-day symposium on Chabad school leadership. Hosted and facilitated by Rabbi Mendy Greenbaum, the visit allowed the participants of the yearlong leadership program to take the next step in their quest to becoming a quality menahel for their school. Rooted…

Finalist Bio (Men) #5: Rabbi Yosef Wolf

A sought after expert in Gemara learning, Rabbi Wolf was instrumental in setting up innovative new programs for gemara learning throughout his school community. While students who come into his class may be hesitant to embrace Gemara learning, “by the end of the year students are very comfortable delving into Talmud and have come to enjoy it.” As a team…

Finalist Bio (Women) #5: Mrs. Baylie Vail

Morah Vail is an exceptionally devoted and beloved mechanches who constantly gives of her own time, money and resources to shower her students with the best introduction to Chinuch possible. With an innate ability to reach every single student, and an inner drive to do whatever is needed to ensure their success, Morah Vail helps her students blossom in an…