Hebrew Educator Training

The best formal training for Hebrew language education available in the United States is a MA program at Middlebury College.  The program teaches the proficiency method based on ACTFL standards. There is a required summer visit/stay. Read more: http://www.middlebury.edu/ls/grad_programs/hebrew

New Council of Modern Hebrew for North America

For years Hebrew language instruction, professional development, curriculum development has happened in the silos of type of program (i.e. Jewish Day Schools, Synagogue Movement programs (i.e. Conservative, Reform, etc.) and very little work has been done to identify means of teaching the Modern Hebrew language the way we learn other languages.  Two small organizations began to make good progress, the Hebrew Charter Center which opens Hebrew Language Charter schools in the United States, and Hebrew at the Center, previously at Brandeis University and now situated in Middlebury College. Taking the lead to… Read More