Inaugural School Leader Program

August 2014 -Hidden Sparks held the first meeting of its inaugural School Leader Program, which provides planning and peer support for implementing school wide initiatives that reflect Hidden Sparks’ goals.


Hidden Sparks Programs

External Coach Program (ECP)

The External Coach Program offers school-based training, coaching, and mentoring in understanding and teaching to diverse learners. Read More

Internal Coach Program (ICP)

The Internal Coach Program trains a member of the school faculty to become a resident expert in diverse learning styles. Read More

Hidden Sparks Without Walls (HSWOW)

The Hidden Sparks Without Walls program makes available short-term classes on differentiated learning to teachers in Jewish day schools and yeshivas across North America. Read More

Hidden Sparks Without Walls Parent Connection

Hidden Sparks Without Walls Parent Connection is a webinar series that offers parents a way to deepen their understanding of learning and behavior. Read More

No Child Left Behind Services

Hidden Sparks offers both workshops and coaching services to New York City non-public schools as part of the No Child Left Behind program. Read More


Hidden Sparks News

Learning Lenses in Israel!

We had a fabulous Learning Lenses Israel pilot with partner Society for The Advancement of Education Read more

New Grant From Polinger Family Foundation

Hidden Sparks is honored to have been awarded a grant from the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation to support its Internal Coach Program. Read more

Hidden Sparks Awarded Grant from the Jewish Women's Foundation

Hidden Sparks is honored to have been awarded a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York, which announced its 2014 grant recipients at its Annual Meeting on June 12th. Read more

Hidden Sparks at Torah Umesorah Convention

May 9, 2014 - Hidden Sparks External Coach Dr. Tamar Bauman made a presentation at the Torah Umesorah National Leadership Convention. Her presentation, "Learning to Look and Looking to Learn: Finding the Hidden Sparks in your Students," introduced participants to...Read more

Hidden Sparks Featured in The Jewish Home

Hidden Sparks is pleased to be featured in an article in The Jewish Home serving the Five Towns and Queens Read more (PDF)


Hidden Sparks in Action

First Ever Blended Learning Lenses Course a Success

August 2014 - This summer, Hidden Sparks piloted its new blended-learning Learning Lenses course with 19 educators from the Metropolitan area. Read more

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2014 ICP Coach Cohort!

Kudos to the 16 coaches from 11 schools who completed the 6-day Internal Coach course on May 14th. Highlights included Learning Lenses Training, exercises in Collaborative Problem Solving, and instruction in coaching skills. Read more

Hidden Sparks in Baltimore, Summer 2014!

Congratulations to our Baltimore partner, SHEMESH, on hosting their second annual 4-day Learning Lenses course attended by over 30 teachers and administrators from local day schools. Read more

Ready to Coach!

New Internal Coaches from 9 schools completed Day 6 of the six day Internal Coach Training Course on November 11, 2013. While days 1-4 of the course Read more

Internal Coaches in Action!

Picture a group of residents as they make their medical grand rounds. Looks like a great learning opportunity? Well, Hidden Sparks has taken that model and adapted it to its work with coaches and teachers. Read more