Past Classes

Spotlight: Canva for Beginners

Instructor: Eve Tyler

This beginner-level class will teach you how to elevate your design projects in Canva, so they consistently look polished and in line with your organization’s brand and mission.

Spotlight: LinkedIn Business for Jewish Nonprofits

Instructor: Andrew Exler

Learn the intricacies of LinkedIn’s audience, understand measures of success, and gain practical insights into leveraging LinkedIn Business for your organization.

Excel Cornerstones: Three Proven Skills to Reclaim 45 Minutes a Day

Instructor: Shir Aviv

Learn Excel shortcuts that will dramatically reduce the amount of time it takes you to complete your day-to-day tasks by mastering three cornerstone skills: navigation, formatting, and formulas.

Program Evaluation: Collecting Data and Surveying for Success with Rosov Consulting

Instructors: Dr. Frayda Gonshor Cohen, Managing Director & Allison Magagnosc, Senior Project Associate, of Rosov Consulting

How do you successfully measure the impact of your programs? In this Master Class, you will explore the purpose and benefits of successfully implementing a program evaluation, learn goals for data collection, and dive into survey design and question writing.

Spotlight: Managing Teams Through Difficult Times

Instructor: Amanda Silver

This Spotlight Master class will look at models and tools for navigating change and transition and explore how these can be used with teams as our sector continues to grapple with unprecedented challenges. Managers will gain a deeper understanding of their own reactions to stress so they can show up skillfully with their teams.

Disability Inclusion

Instructors: Meredith Polsky and Michelle Steinhart of Matan

Creating programs and experiences through a lens of inclusivity and accessibility from the outset, will not only create a more successful experience for your current constituents, but will quip your organization with the tools to expand your outreach to include people with diverse abilities. Establish a foundation of exploring disability inclusion through Jewish text, secular legislation in the United States, and the disability movement as a whole.

Spotlight: Managing With Emotional Intelligence: How to Increase Your Leadership Impact 

Instructor: Amanda Silver

Managers and supervisors will learn to assess their Emotional Intelligence strengths and areas for development, learn individual practices to apply in their work, and gain practical tools to create emotionally intelligent teams

Spotlight: Crafting Your Story, Building Your Voice

Instructor: Jordan Namerow

Hone your storytelling skills with this Spotlight Master Class. Explore two storytelling frameworks to access language for what we love, what we fear, and what we have not been able to say or write about before, and leave with practical tips to hone your personal narrative, and new tools to consider using when you create your next blog, essay, speech, or op-ed.

Spotlight: Coaching Skills for Managers

Instructor: Catherine Bell

This Spotlight Master Class will introduce you to core principles of coaching and will explore how you can use coaching techniques to bring out the best in your employees. Participants will identify and build on their existing strengths as managers and will practice key coaching skills in a supportive setting.

Spotlight: Pivot Tables

Instructor: Shir Aviv

In this Spotlight Master Class, you will learn what a Pivot Table is, why it’s so powerful, when you should use it, and of course how to create one from scratch using the 5 easy steps of the “SAGES” technique. Uncover game-changing insights that have been laying dormant in your data, waiting to be discovered and learn how to leverage Pivot Tables correctly in order to save you time, money, and frustration.


Spotlight: Your Mission in 60 Seconds

Instructor: Aaron Henne, Artistic Director, theatre dybbuk

Learn a clear, step-by-step process to craft concise communications so that you can effectively advocate for your organization. You will not only capture the essence of an idea, but also reach goals with specific constituents in mind.

Spotlight: Hybrid Work: Designing for Energy and Productivity 

Instructors: Dasee Berkowitz and Pearl Mattenson

Hybrid work is a workplace expectation for employees but can be challenging for managers. This session will guide managers to identify where they are stuck, introduce a framework that brings clarity to the team’s workflow, and help managers advocate for policies that will lead to more energizing work environments.