NEXT Registration

Study online or on campus. Learn more and apply online

Philadelphia and Hartford Register Here

Everyone Else Register Here

PLEASE NOTE: Registering online requires payment with a credit card. A receipt is automatically issued. If your Education Director is paying for you or if you are an Education Director who wishes to register and pay for multiple teachers, we are happy to accommodate you. Please contact Luba Pridachin at 215-635-7300 x5

Teachers in the Five County Philadelphia Area

Through the generosity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, there is NO FEE for Supplementary School teachers in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery).

Teachers Outside the Five County Philadelphia Area

Baltimore Jewish Educators  Cleveland Jewish Educators  Detroit Jewish Educators Hartford Jewish Educators Houston Jewish Educators  Miami Jewish Educators  Milwaukee Jewish Educators  Greater Palm Beaches Jewish Educators

Fall Tuition is as follows:

  • Bringing Jewish Values and Ethics to Life in Your Classroom  – 4 weeks – $100
  • Experiential Strategies for the Classroom – 4 weeks – $100
  • Teaching Tefillah (Prayer) with Mind, Heart and Soul (for 3rd – 7th Grades) – 4 weeks – $100
  • Hebrew Reading is FUNdamental – 5 weeks – $125
  • Music works: Integrating Music in Supplementary School Settings – 4 weeks – $100
  • Jewish Essentials for Teachers – 8 two hour modules – $150
  • Boot Camp for New Teachers – 9 two hour modules – $150
  • Special Needs in Jewish Education: How to Reach and Teach All Learners – 4 weeks – $100
  • Hebrew Through Movement (for pre-K-7th Grades)
    The NEXT Program makes the class Hebrew Through Movement available at no cost to teachers in the Greater Philadelphia area. Teachers from outside the Philadelphia area who are interested in Hebrew Through Movement are urged to register directly with the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland.

It is our expectation that institutions will absorb tuition fees for their teachers whenever possible. Education Directors are welcome to arrange discount group rates. NEXT is also available to offer classes upon request for a fee. To discuss these options, please contact NEXT program director, Rabbi Erin Hirsh.


Jewish Educators from Baltimore, Maryland

cje logothe associated logo

Through the generosity of the Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE), all NEXT programs are subsidized up to 75% for Jewish educators in the Baltimore City/Baltimore County area.

In order to qualify for the subsidy, you must attend at least one in-person session (dates to be determined and with educator input) at the CJE.

Upon completion of the course, you can apply for a stipend from the Charles Crane Family Foundation for reimbursement of up to 50% of the cost by saving the receipt from the course and submitting it with a completed form downloadable here.

In addition to the Crane reimbursement, once you have attended an in-person session at CJE, CJE will reimburse you for 50% of the remaining cost of the course.

To learn more, contact the CJE at 410.735.5000


Jewish Educators from Cleveland, Ohio


Through the generosity of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, NEXT online classes are subsidized for Supplementary School Teachers in the Cleveland area.

All courses qualify for Institutional Stipend. All courses that are less than 10 hours will require some additional work, to be determined with your education director, in order to receive JESP credit. Pre-approval is required.

The JECC will provide individual completion stipends and tuition subsidies for all educators teaching in any JECC affiliate school.

To learn more, contact Jennifer Truboff, the JECC Director of Professional Development,

Registration for Hebrew Through Movement for Cleveland teachers is separate. Please visit the Hebrew Through Movement website directly. 


Jewish Educators from Detroit


Through the generosity of the Alliance for Jewish Education of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, Detroit teachers are now able to register for certain NEXT classes as part of the Nirim Program. Enrollment takes place through the Nirim registration process, at


Jewish Educators from Hartford, Connecticut


Through the generosity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, NEXT online classes are FREE to all Jewish educators in the Greater Hartford area.

Jewish educators in the Hartford area are welcome to contact Anna Elfenbaum, Associate Vice President, Jewish Education & Leadership (860) 727-6136


Jewish Educators from Houston, Texas

Through the generosity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, a portion of all NEXT programs are

subsidized for Jewish educators employed by a congregational school in the greater Houston area.

Upon completion of a course, educators can apply for a reimbursement of 75% of the class fee by
submitting the Class Reimbursement form (, the paid receipt from the course and
a copy of the NEXT Certificate of Participation showing that all requirements for the class were completed.

Submit completed documents to Lisa Klein, Managing Director of Jewish Education,


Jewish Educators from Miami, Florida

CAJE Center for the advancement of jewish education logo

Through the generosity of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, CAJE-Miami is pleased to offer NEXT online classes FREE to all Jewish educators in the Greater Miami area. Educators should register through the dedicated link for Miami educators on the NEXT website. Upon successful completion of the class, CAJE-Miami will issue a check to cover the registration cost. Jewish educators in the Miami area are welcome to contact the Congregational School Market Manager at CAJE, the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education, at (305) 576-4030 x119 


Jewish Educators from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee logo

Milwaukee area Jewish educators are welcome to contact Karen Torem, CJL Professional Development Director regarding available financial assistance. Karen can be reached at 414-963-2710,

This is a collaboration between Gratz College’s NEXT Program and the Coalition for Jewish Learning, the Education Department of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.


Jewish Educators from the Greater Palm Beaches, Florida

CJE Logo

Through the generosity of the Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Greater Palm Beaches, all NEXT programs are subsidized for Jewish educators in the Greater Palm Beaches.

All courses may be applied towards Lilmod Ulelamed Plan professional development growth. When you complete a course, you or your institution is eligible to receive 100% reimbursement for the course. Friedman CJE subsidy and reimbursement for courses is limited to 10 so register early!

To learn more, contact Robyn Hurvitz, Director of Professional Development, 561-209-2621 or Lynne Lieberman, Senior Director, 561-209-2606