Take a leadership role in Jewish schools, congregations, or nonprofits.
Learn to initiate, facilitate, and sustain Jewish institutional improvement with this PhD program. Grow as a leader with vision, and gain skills to put your vision into action.
Appropriate for Jewish educators and professionals at day schools, colleges, universities, or nonprofits; rabbis, cantors, and other congregational leaders; and educators who wish to transition into a new Jewish educational leadership role. You’ll take courses at Hebrew College, and transfer them into the Lesley doctoral program.
At Lesley, our goal is to inspire imagination, courage, and persistence to improve teaching, learning, and leading.
Here, you'll expand your understanding of the change process. Gain new insights into the role of education in a democratic society and schools as systems. Examine the forces that shape institutional conditions, and the factors that influence how leaders function. Study models of institutional change and how technology can be used for innovation. Take courses in qualitative and quantitative research methods that will prepare you to write your dissertation. In the Doctoral Certificate in Jewish Educational Leadership program, you’ll explore topics that include principles of education and leadership; curriculum and ethics; research trends; and case studies.
At this time, residents of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Oregon are not eligible to enroll in our low-residency PhD programs. All others may apply.