Down the Up Staircase: Tales of Teaching in Jewish Day Schools

By Carol K. Ingall

Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) Press, 2006

The author presents the stories of three young Jewish women who began a graduate program at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) in order to pursue a career teaching in Jewish day schools. All three subjects left this career within four years of graduation. In addition to summaries of the subjects' verbal descriptions of their experiences, the author includes conceptual maps and diagrams of the field of Jewish day school education as envisioned by the subjects.

Topic: Educators, Professional Development, Day Schools, Higher Education, Teachers

Name of Publication: Jewish Education Series

Volume/Issue: vol.3

Funder: Lucius N. Littauer Foundation , Mr. Earle Kazis and the Kazis Publication Fund

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Ingall, Carol K. Down the Up Staircase: Tales of Teaching in Jewish Day Schools. Jewish Education Series. Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) Press. 2006: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3562


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