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April 28, 2022

UJA-NY Grant Support DI Training

This summer, with the support of UJA-NY, Hidden Sparks will be launching a Differentiated Instruction training initiative for general and Judaic studies faculty in NY schools.  …

December 21, 2021

Hidden Sparks Holds First Live Learning Lenses Course in Two Years

Hidden Sparks was excited to host 25 vaccinated educators at it’s first live Learning Lenses course in two years. Teachers and administrators from 12 schools in …

December 21, 2021

Tamar Appel Named Incoming Director of Education

Following a national search, Tamar Appel has been named Hidden Sparks’ incoming Director of Education, a position she will assume in the summer of 2022. Mrs. …

September 14, 2021

Hidden Sparks To Launch New Peer Coaching Program

This winter, Hidden Sparks will be launching a new peer coaching training program for teachers in the NY/NJ Metro area. Participant dyads or small groups will …

March 12, 2021

Hidden Sparks Announces Establishment of Parent Education Center in Queens

Hidden Sparks, in partnership with Catapult Learning, will be opening a Parent Education Center (PEC) in Queens. The program will be the first in the borough …

February 9, 2021

Media Covers Hidden Sparks Virtual Retreat

Media outlets from Israel to Arizona are covering Hidden Sparks’ first ever virtual retreat for an international audience. The retreat, typically held annually at the Museum of …

September 29, 2020

National SEL Initiative Kicks Off in Back to School Season

With the formal addition of Lily Howard Scott to the Hidden Sparks team as an SEL Coach, Hidden Sparks’ national SEL initiative kicked off with virtual full …

August 3, 2020

Virtual Summit Garners Broad Press Coverage

Hidden Sparks’ virtual summer summit held in July garnered broad press coverage from New York to Baltimore to Arizona. There is broad communal interest in exploring …

July 26, 2020

100 Educators @ Virtual Summer Summit

Hidden Sparks is in the midst of presenting a 6-day summit for 100 educators focused on the social emotional learning and instructional skills that they will …

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Teachers and Parents

In response to school closures and the shift to distance learning, over the past two months, Hidden Sparks presented four support sessions for parents featuring educational …