550 Mechanchos Unite Online

After several months of moving their classrooms online, transforming their lesson plans, multi-tasking and dealing with challenges at home and at school, which teachers would want to go back on Zoom during their summer break? 550 Mechanchos who joined the 5th Annual Kinus Mechanchos Chabad. The Menachem Education Foundation hosts an annual Kinus to energize educators, provide tools and resources,…

“It Has Helped Me Connect to My Students Like Never Before”

Many Chabad girls’ schools have a “Mechaneches” program, whereby one teacher per class is responsible for the social-emotional needs of her students. This year, 19 of those Mechanchos of grades 6-12 received exclusive training for their vital role.

40 Principals Meet in Crown Heights

As the Kinus Hashluchos drew to a close on Monday, over 40 principals from around the world continued to invest in their unique Shlichus with a meeting of those in school leadership positions. From Crown Heights to Kentucky and from Oregon to England, these principals spent the remainder of Chof Bais Shevat collaborating on leadership challenges, and sharing support, resources,…

15 Menahalei Moisdos Chinuch Meet in Chicago

The Menachem Education Foundation’s Menahalei Moisdos Chinuch (MMC), a training program designed to empower school leaders responsible for their Moisad’s financial management and governance, continued this past week with a gathering in Chicago. Fifteen Chabad school leaders from around the world gathered for a two-day development session hosted by Cheder Lubavitch of Chicago. “These educators represent tens of thousands of…

Training Program Incorporates Rebbe Rayatz’s Doctrine

“I hope to gain the knowledge and the skills I need to be able to be a part of the solution that the girls need … I so want to know how to best communicate things like care, love and emes in a way that the girls who confide in me will actually take it in!” This is what one…

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…

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,…