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Anna Hartman
17:40
Welcome everyone!
Rebecca Gautieri
17:44
Rebecca Gautieri (Morah Rebecca) Berman Hebrew Academy, Rockville, MD
Barbara Reden
17:59
Barbara Stone Reden, JCC Buffalo
ronnie becher
18:12
Ronnie Becher Beth El Nursery School New Rochelle, NY
Carla Goldberg
18:38
Carla Goldberg, Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School Chicago, IL
Anna Hartman
18:45
Please introduce yourselves in the chat. Welcome!
stacy Kesner
18:46
Hi all from Stacy Kesner Temple Emanuel ECC
Ellyn Weisz
18:48
Ellyn Weisz...Beth Tikvah ECC Hoffman Estates IL
Anna Hartman
19:15
Dayenu!
Ray Sherman
19:19
Ray Sherman at JCYS in Wicker Park Chicago
Nancy Siegel
19:27
Hi everyone. Nancy Siegel, Educational Consultant specializing in Mindfulness Teacher Training
Sharon Sherry
19:39
Sharon Sherry from the DC Federation
Rachel Lerner
19:55
Rachel Lerner, American Jewish University, Los Angeles
Hannah Bloom-Hirschberg
19:56
Hannah Bloom-Hirschberg JECELI (Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute)
Aileen Landau
20:00
Aileen Landau, Gan Aliyah Preschool Needham, MA
Lori-An Penchansky
20:19
Lori-An Penchansky
Alana Levitt
20:21
Alana Levitt at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, CA
Allison Steckley
20:22
Hi everyone. Allison Steckley from Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame CA
Abby Aloni
20:30
Abby Aloni - Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Chicago
Anna Hartman
20:38
We are on day 414 since Tamar’s school closed for COVID.
Lori-An Penchansky
20:49
Lori-An Penchansky, Temple Sholom Preschool Broomall PA!
Anna Hartman
21:14
Seven Jewish ECE centers in Los Angeles have closed permanently since the beginning of the pandemic.
Anna Hartman
21:22
Where are these families going?
Anna Hartman
21:42
Let’s remind ourselves where we have been and where we need to get going.
Anna Hartman
21:59
We were slaves to certain routines before COVID.
Anna Hartman
22:29
Were we slaves to some of the practices and oppressions that others put onto us?
Anna Hartman
22:47
How prepared were you, your program, your community for the pandemic?
Anna Hartman
23:12
Who helped you on this journey? In closing, in reopening. What resources did you bring, what pressures were you under.
Anna Hartman
23:45
Recalling one-way hallways taped off by the maintenance team.
Anna Hartman
24:28
Before PPP, were you forced to meet quotas in order to reopen? And number restrictions from your licensing agency.
Anna Hartman
24:57
Were there any positives during this period?
Sasha Kopp
27:27
I am grateful that online learning lead me to work at AJU! All the way from the east coast!
Rachel Lerner
27:44
Yay, Sasha! We’re so lucky to have you!
Anna Hartman
28:53
Decided to work smarter rather than harder; streamlined our offerings.
Anna Hartman
29:31
Others said: Valuing my staff more, grown children home, more time in nature
Anna Hartman
30:15
Rabbi Kook: I don’t speak because I have the power to speak; I speak because I don’t have the power to remain silent.
Anna Hartman
30:51
Judaism compels us to be a light unto the nations—that we should hold our work to the highest standards.
Anna Hartman
31:48
Moses showed us what it is like to be on a mission. To have core values that guide us on that mission. How has this year challenged you to rethink your values, vision, mission?
Anna Hartman
32:21
What risks have you taken and what risks will you be willing to take in the year ahead?
Anna Hartman
32:52
Let’s talk about your Aaron (Moses’ brother).
Anna Hartman
33:29
Aaron was older, and therefore perhaps the born leader. Instead he helped guide, shield, and protect Moses, making Moses what he is.
Anna Hartman
34:13
If you have an Aaron, make sure you support and appreciate what that Aaron does for you.
Alana Levitt
34:38
And also... Who can you be an "Aaron" for?
Anna Hartman
36:55
Questions: Where was your freedom? What was your definition of freedom? What did you take delight in? Where did you find sanctuary? Who did you turn to for salvation? What is your definition of freedom? What is difference between being free or feeling free? What is the relationship between freedom and rules. Slavery as imposition of inappropriate rules. Freedom as imposition of appropriate rules. What inappropriate freedoms did you want as a teacher, in your school? What freedoms do you want as a director?
Anna Hartman
37:56
What are the freedoms that you have? What do you wish you had? What are some of the silver linings you have appreciated? What is it that you have our are willing in the future to speak up for that you have noticed that you need to.
Anna Hartman
01:00:05
How do we communicate with others? Theory of mind—to put yourself into someone else’s mind to understand how they think and what triggers them.
Rebecca Gautieri
01:01:04
Please repeat the name of the book.
Anna Hartman
01:02:05
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Robert B Cialdini
Anna Hartman
01:02:47
What are the symbols that unite us? How can they help us?
Anna Hartman
01:03:23
Thinking about your leadership style—political, religious, visionary? Do you know how to be all three? Which is most challenging for you.
Anna Hartman
01:03:40
What would help you improve?
Anna Hartman
01:04:50
What part of your job is isolating? Relationships are so key for leaders. When you are in a relationship with ppl you work in—always at the intersection of personal and professional in Jewish communal life—so tricky.
Anna Hartman
01:05:07
Remember that you need your team more than they need you.
Anna Hartman
01:05:52
How are we somehow inadvertently creating anxiety for our constituency? What is the role of communication. Anxiety, with its cortisol and adrenaline is really problematic.
Anna Hartman
01:07:00
Study of a game of Boggle—if someone not of my in-group would come to play me, would activate the amygdala.
Anna Hartman
01:07:26
Does my presence light up prefrontal cortex or amygdala for each of my staff? How to influence that.
Anna Hartman
01:08:36
Jelly bean jar principle: Working alone to estimate, you would be less effective than working with a larger group to work together. The jelly bean jar principle shows us that decisions we make in isolation are never as effective as decisions made collaboratively.
Anna Hartman
01:08:58
Your team working with you will help you achieve your vision. Will help you adapt it to give you a better shot at success.
Anna Hartman
01:09:31
We can use the lessons we have learned to grow in our leadership.
Anna Hartman
01:09:41
Pointing you in a direction:
Anna Hartman
01:09:48
Toward the highest form of leadership
Anna Hartman
01:10:02
Can you create a legacy? Can you transcend your position?
Anna Hartman
01:11:12
If you/we would disappear (God forbid!), what legacy would remain? What have you done and can you do to cultivate the people power you have in your institutions so that you have so many leaders around you so that you are hitting this highest level of leadership.
Anna Hartman
01:11:22
But oy we will still have challenges.
Anna Hartman
01:11:31
What are some of the issues we are going to face?
Anna Hartman
01:12:11
Doing a pre-mortem. If we had failed, what are the things we would have done that would have contributed to our demise? How can we avoid doing them.
Anna Hartman
01:12:32
PAUSE for APPLAUSE
Anna Hartman
01:12:59
Worthy wage must always be said along with retirement funds.
Sasha Kopp
01:13:09
and health care!
Anna Hartman
01:13:12
Slavery would be to make people work until their deaths.
Anna Hartman
01:13:43
We must start by thinking first about those who make the least amount of money. Without them we cannot do our jobs.
Anna Hartman
01:13:55
So: How prepared are you for the next challenge?
Anna Hartman
01:14:21
If you are not yet prepared, lets make space for these conversations.
Anna Hartman
01:15:57
This is the rock you have and this is the rock you want. One is rocky to the smooth. Cant get there with dynamite. Only happens with time, gentle massaging and buffing by different elements. What are the small steps forward that you will commit to changing to today?
Anna Hartman
01:16:07
What is one small change you can commit to?
Tamar Andrews
01:16:18
Retirement fund for ALL employees
Ellyn Weisz
01:16:25
YAY
Rachel Lerner
01:16:33
Could your change include more learning with the wonderful Dr. Tamar Andrews? Come learn with us at AJU: https://www.aju.edu/school-jewish-education-and-leadership/ma-education-early-childhood-education
Sasha Kopp
01:17:11
There are many instructors and mentors in this community! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or want to learn more!
Jenna Turner
01:17:13
https://www.jparadigm.org/more-info-ecepalooza.html
Rachel Lerner
01:17:21
JSTEM class for credit. BA completion and MAEd ECE. Feel free to reach out- rachel.lerner@aju.edu
Anna Hartman
01:17:22
Make space for these big conversations—about what we must do
Bonnie Silverman
01:17:37
that you
Alyse Eisenberg
01:17:38
Share the key messages from today with my community specifically our EC directors.
Sasha Kopp
01:17:46
Write an article about some of these challenges and help encourage a director in my community to write one as well :)
Ellyn Weisz
01:17:53
THANK YOU
Denise Moyes-Schnur
01:17:57
thank you Tamar!
Nancy Siegel
01:17:57
Thank you!
Allison Steckley
01:17:57
Thank you!
Rebecca Gautieri
01:17:58
Thank you
Alyse Eisenberg
01:18:00
Thank you!!!
Lori-An Penchansky
01:18:01
thank you!
Galit Lopatin Bordereau
01:18:06
Thank you