Who is Wise? He Who Learns From Every Person. Who is He That is Honoured? He Who Honours His Fellow.

November 28, 2023


Jonathan Parker

Parker J.

As I write this, I am heading into my final seminar for the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI, 2023). It has been a two-year journey of professional development with Jewish educators from around the world (rabbis, heads of schools, administrators, department heads, and more), all of whom share a passion for growing the capacity of their faculty. The institute is administered and taught by university professors from across North America, and targets improving Jewish education in measurable ways. While there are a host of approaches and ideas covered over the course of the two years, the principle that most speaks to me as a professional educator is “teachers learn and learners teach.”

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