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Jul 22, 2020

CHAI Fi - Children Experiencing Summer through Wifi!

CHAI Fi, the virtual summer experience for children K-8, is completing its third week of programming. To date, 45 families have enrolled their almost 60 children in a myriad of activities- like Music in Motion, Digital Scrapbooking, Jewish Cooking, Magic Potions, Edible Art, Coding for Kids, Mad Scientist and Song Writing. The activities are taught via the Zoom platform by religious school teachers who have expertise in these creative endeavors.

Jul 19, 2020

From Mexico to Miami: Spotlight on Sara Bejar, GMJF/CAJE Day School Committee Co-Chair

Born and raised in Mexico City, Sara Rayek Bejar has always held her Jewish values and traditions close to her heart . According to Sara, Mexico City boasts one of the largest and best Jewish communities in the world, of which Sara and her family were proud to be a part.

Jun 8, 2020

CAJE Helps Congregational Schools Create Summer Experience for Our Children

With the Coronavirus pandemic keeping so many children at home this summer, Congregational (Religious) School Directors were trying to brainstorm ways to maintain contact with their children and teens by offering them activities to stay connected and have fun with their friends...

May 26, 2020

How CAJE Brings the Day School Community Together During the Pandemic and All Year Long

One of the unique features of our Miami community is the collegial relationships among our day schools regardless of denomination, which is not something normative in other communities. For over 6 years, CAJE has convened a Coalition of Miami Admissions Directors (CMAD) which now boasts over 15 admissions directors from the tri-county area and meets monthly. This might come as a surprise because Admissions offices actually compete with one another!

May 7, 2020

CAJE Secures Over Half Million in Title Funding for Day Schools

Did you know that the Federal government sets aside Title funding for non-public schools? Did you also know that in order for our Day Schools to access these funds, they need to be part of a consortium that works with the local school district to ensure the monies are distributed fairly?

May 6, 2020

#JBlendMiami Prepared Our Schools for This!

In mid-March our schools found themselves overnight in an entirely new educational landscape, as our community began to shelter-at-home. Some teachers and schools who had avoided and resisted the opportunity to embrace technology as an instructional tool are now being forced to experiment and innovate in real time - unfortunately, without the professional learning support they are accustomed to.

Apr 27, 2020

New Leaders of the ECE Network

Jenny Tettner-Gugig, director of the Sandra & Lawrence Bronson Early Childhood Development Center of the Michael-Ann Russell JCC and Katy Horowitz, director of Gan Katan, in North Beach. Joy Schandler, CAJE’s Director of Early Childhood Education, interviewed them for this article below.

Nov 28, 2017

JBlend Miami: Building Capacity for Sustainable Change

Today's educational system is striving to be student-centered and dynamic, supported by articulated standards, student data, high quality curriculum and instruction, with access to multiple technologies to support student learning.