Supervision in Jewish Education (JED 522)

3 credits

This course looks at the history of supervision from secular and Jewish perspectives, both of which provide the foundation for present day practice.  After studying Developmental Supervision, Adult Learning, and the role of interpersonal skills in the supervisory arena, the course also introduces Technical Tools for Observation.  Following this phase of study, the course will differentiate between Supervision and Staff Development before participation in Individual Observations using the Clinical Supervision approach.  Students will also design a program for Staff Development considering the needs of the individuals in their respective educational settings.   Traditional semester- 15 weeks January 2 – April 23.

Students should be available for two live webinar sessions as part of this course: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST//Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Semester Information: 
Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

Current faculty


Required Reading:
- Glickman, Carl D., Gordon, Stephen P. & Ross-Gordon, Jovita M., (2010), SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach, Eighth Edition,  Boston, Allyn & Bacon, ISBN# 13:978-0-205-62503-1.  ($17.49)
- Goodman, R. L., Flexner, Paul A. and Bloomberg, Linda Dale, ed. (2008), What We Now Know About Jewish Education: Perspectives on Research for Practice, Los Angeles, Torah Aura Productions, ISBN# 10:1-934527-07-6  ($59.95)