How to Apply


To be eligible for this program you need to have acquired:

  • Experience working in a leadership position in a Jewish early childhood program;  OR at least 3 years of early childhood teaching experience and interest in assuming a leadership position
  • A Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field
  • At least one course in the area of child development
  • A basic foundation level of Jewish learning (such as knowledge of the cycle of the holidays)
  • The ability to commit the time necessary to complete the program (see Costs and Commitments)

The Application Process

If you are interested in future JECELI cohorts, please contact the director, Lyndall Miller, at