Bais Rivkah Division of Higher Learning
The Bais Rivkah Seminary Comprehensive
Teacher Training Program
"Make Chinuch your Shlichus"
Do you have a talent for teaching and relating to children? Are you motivated to share the light of Torah and Chassidus with the next generation?
This program is a unique, all-immersive training that empowers its participants with the Rebbe's vision for Chinuch combined with the crucial tools to become effective teachers in today's world. It includes two tracks:
Elementary (grades 1-8)
Early Childhood (Head Start- Pre1a)
About Our Program
This program offers high caliber courses taught by a faculty of highly qualified, master educators. Our state-of-the-art curriculum encompasses a myriad of up-to-date courses and topics necessary to navigate the contemporary classroom:
The Rebbe's Teachings on Education
Jewish Studies Curriculum/Methodology
Classroom Models: Self-Discovery, Group Work
Social Skills/Conflict Resolution
Character Development and Resilience
Special trainings are offered to keep up with the rapidly evolving world of technology, applicable to classroom use.
All those who participate in the Teacher Training Program are part of the full seminary Judaic Studies Program with additional time dedicated to Teacher Training. Regular classes are 8:30am-12:30pm. Teacher Training is 1:00pm-2:00pm Monday through Thursday. Friday classes are 8:30am-12:15pm. Evening classes are on Monday and Wednesday.
Open to all fluent English speaking students
As part of the program, there is training in how to teach General Studies.
Students will be spending hours in a host classroom with a teacher coach and present lessons each semester.
Hands-on Teaching Lab
Student teaching: apprenticeship in homeroom class of a local school
Diversified field work
Observations in high caliber Torah institutions in the tri-state area
Tours, workshops, and hands-on research projects at the Torah Umesorah Educational Resource Center
Visits to diversified educational models for special-ed and developmental challenges
Program Highlight for Elementary Track
Two-day teacher training convention hosted by Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh, under the leadership of Rabbi Yossi Rosenblum, master Chabad educator.
Perks of the Teacher Training Year
One on one individualized mentorship
Strong support team
Local and high paying tutoring jobs offered exclusively to program participants
Teacher Training Certificate upon completion of program
Advanced Course Credits
Higher pay scale when applying to jobs
Our graduates are sought after when applying to jobs
Our graduates receive priority placement for jobs next year in schools
If you are considering a future in chinuch, we encourage you to invest in proper training.
Please read this article by Mrs. Rishe Majesky, experienced principal of Chabad High Schools, on why aspiring teachers should attend Bais Rivkah's Teacher Training Program:
To apply, Click the Teacher Training option in your seminary application.
*Additional fee will apply.
For further information about the program, please contact:
Mrs. Hindy Gurwitz, Program Director | [email protected]