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February 27, 2018

Polinger Fellows Complete Workshop Series

Thanks to the Polinger Foundation, our third cohort of Polinger Fellows completed their workshop series as part of an Internal Coach Program second year mentorship program. …

February 15, 2018

Largest Ever Cohort Attends Learning Lenses Course

This week, 29 educators completed our 4-day Learning Lenses course, as part of their Internal Coach training. Representing 15 schools in the metro-area, these participants, including …

January 24, 2018

Executive Director Participates in MAOZ Leadership Program

This week, Executive Director, Debbie Niderberg, began her participation in  year-long program, the Maoz Advot Educational Leadership Fellowship program in Israel, a joint program of the …

January 17, 2018

11th Annual Retreat a Success

This year, at the Hidden Sparks annual retreat held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, over 70 educators from partnering schools came together for a full …

November 9, 2017

Director of Education Leads Group in Ruderman Inclusion Summit

Our Director of Education, Elizabeth Fox, will be participating in the 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit as part of the Educators’ Affinity Group. She will be presenting …

November 8, 2017

Hidden Sparks Featured in Metro-Area Papers

This fall, we have been proud to have our work highlighted by New Jersey’s  NJ Jewish Link and Long Island’s Jewish Star, which featured articles detailing the impact …

July 20, 2017

A Summer of PD in NYC

It’s a busy summer for Hidden Sparks in NYC. Our annual summer Learning Lenses course has kicked off with 24 dedicated educators from 15 schools spending …

July 10, 2017

Training Season Kicks off in Israel

Training season kicked off in Israel on July 5th, beginning with a two-day workshop series for current coaches. Co-Director Claire Wurtzel facilitated a day focusing on …

June 6, 2017

Hidden Sparks Recognized by SLINGSHOT for the 5th Time

We are honored to have been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in Slingshot ’16-’17, a resource guide for Jewish innovation. Hidden …

May 10, 2017

2017-18 ICP Cohort Completes Initial Training

On May 4th, this year’s cohort of ICPs-in-training completed their two day coaching skills seminar. Taking a deep dive into observation and active listening skills, the …