By Judy Alexander
Throughout my twenty-year tenure of serving as an educator in my local Jewish community, I’ve found one thing that ensures success for Jewish educators: building strong relationships with parents. Jewish educators and parents must work together to create fun and meaningful learning opportunities. When parents aren’t involved in a child’s Jewish education, the student can lose interest and motivation. To keep students engaged, Jewish educators need to engage parents.
Here are some suggestions on how to do this successfully: