Dr. Chaya Gorsetman

Region: New York
Honorarium: $500-$1000

Biography:
Chaya R. Gorsetman, Ed.D, is an instructor and supervisor of the Early Childhood Education Track at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University and she recently served as the director of the JOFA Gender and Orthodox Curriculum Project. She specializes in supervision of student teachers and curriculum studies. Additionally, she is an instructor in the Department of Pastoral Counseling at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. Dr. Gorsetman has presented workshops on curriculum development in both Judaic and general subjects as well as the integration of these subjects. She has led numerous seminars in effective communication between teachers and children and has facilitated parent workshops. More recently, she has conducted extensive research in the field of mentoring novice teachers in Jewish day schools.

Topics: 

  • How life cycle events such as births, weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, and Bat Mitzvahs affect the family and how to make these events meaningful for adults as well as for children
  • JOFA Gender and Orthodoxy Curriculm - Bereishit: A New Beginning - A Differentiated Approach to Learning and Teaching
  • Education for children and their parents from birth to age 10
  • Creating a meaningful Jewish environment for young children - at home and/or in school

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