The Brandeis Hebrew Charter School Institute trains Hebrew Language Coordinators to oversee and develop the Hebrew instructional program at their school and especially to help Hebrew teachers strengthen their instructional practice, develop curriculum, and assess student learning. 

Highlights of the Institute’s training program:

The Brandeis Hebrew Charter School Institute is generously supported by the Hebrew Charter School Center, which has been instrumental in creating a number of Hebrew Charter Schools in the U.S., and continues to support the development of new ones. These public charter schools offer a special focus on learning Hebrew language and culture to students with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Hebrew charter schools are currently educating children in Brooklyn, NY and in East Brunswick, NJ. New Hebrew language charter schools will be opening in September 2013 in Harlem, NY, Washington, D.C., San Diego and Los Angeles, CA. 

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Admission Requirements

The application deadline for the Brandeis Hebrew Charter School Institute is rolling.

To apply for the program, you need to submit:

  • An online application;

  • An application fee; waived upon request by selecting HCSC on the final page of the application;

  • Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office. For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page;

  • Two letters of recommendation, submitted electronically. One letter should be from your current principal or supervisor;

  • curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé that lists all colleges and universities attended, experiences with teaching, primary extracurricular activities and employment, detailing particularly those relevant to teaching in a charter school; any honors or prizes awarded; and community service, publications or research projects with which you have been associated;

  • A short statement of purpose indicating your reasons for undertaking study in the Institute and what you would like to accomplish during your time at Brandeis.