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Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Doctoral Program

WHERE TEACHING IS SACRED, WHERE LEARNING TRANSFORMS

Executive Model EdD in Jewish Educational Leadership and Innovation

Azrieli teacher with two young students

Executive Model EdD in Jewish Educational Leadership
and Innovation

This program is designed to prepare school and institutional leaders in Jewish Education.   

Coursework addresses leadership across the realms of curriculum, student support and social-emotional learning, administration, community, and governance.

Students proceed through the program in a cohort of committed Jewish educational professionals, enhancing the learning and creating a strong community of learners.  

Program Features

Online Learning
All classes and sessions are held virtually until further notice due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Designed for Educational Professionals
The program allows for those who work full-time or reside outside the New York Metropolitan area.

51 Credit Block Program
17 courses taken at 6 credits per semester in sequence for 3-1/2 half years for a total for 51 credits of coursework.  

Touchstone Meetings (Mifgashim)
Four required 3-day touchstone meetings (mifgashim) spread throughout the spring and fall semesters (currently online but at the NYC campus when possible).

Summer Program
In Years 1 and 2, students participate in the annual five-day Intensive Summer Institute at the NYC campus. 

Dissertation
The program culminates with students submitting and defending a scholarly dissertation.

Full Program Breakdown

Azrieli teacher with two young students

Executive Model EdD in Jewish Educational Leadership
and Innovation

This program is designed to prepare school and institutional leaders in Jewish Education.   

Coursework addresses leadership across the realms of curriculum, student support and social-emotional learning, administration, community, and governance.

Students proceed through the program in a cohort of committed Jewish educational professionals, enhancing the learning and creating a strong community of learners.  

Program Features

Online Learning
All classes and sessions are held virtually until further notice due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Designed for Educational Professionals
The program allows for those who work full-time or reside outside the New York Metropolitan area.

51 Credit Block Program
17 courses taken at 6 credits per semester in sequence for 3-1/2 half years for a total for 51 credits of coursework.  

Touchstone Meetings (Mifgashim)
Four required 3-day touchstone meetings (mifgashim) spread throughout the spring and fall semesters (currently online but at the NYC campus when possible).

Summer Program
In Years 1 and 2, students participate in the annual five-day Intensive Summer Institute at the NYC campus. 

Dissertation
The program culminates with students submitting and defending a scholarly dissertation.

2022 Program Information


Tuition, Fees and Financial Information

Doctoral Admission Requirements

Doctoral Application Checklist

 

Contact Us

Dr. Moshe Sokolow,  Doctoral Program Director

Suzanne Brooks, Senior Doctoral Fellow 

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