Professional

JumpSpark gathers youth education professionals in Atlanta and offers networking and development opportunities. Check out our previous professional development opportunities

Current Programs

Previous Speakers

Rachel Alterman Wallack

Rachel Alterman Wallack

Rachel Alterman Wallack, MSW, is the Founder and Mission Director of VOX Teen Communications. Her experience growing up in Atlanta and then writing for Junior Scholastic and Business Atlanta magazines while volunteering with teenagers inspired her to unite teens from different backgrounds and parts of the region to create an outlet for teens’ voices and leadership in 1993.

Learn more about VOX ATL ›
Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Chief of Education at Moving Traditions ››  and a national leader in developing community-based mentorship programs for Jewish teen boys

Learn more about Moving Traditions ›
Dr. Brian J Dew

Dr. Brian J Dew

Dr. Dew currently serves as Chair of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University and has served as Atlanta’s primary representative to the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA’s) Community Epidemiological Work Group for the last 12 years, where he is responsible for reporting Atlanta drug trends to federal officials.

Learn More about Dr. Brain Dew ›
Rabbi Malka Packer Monroe

Rabbi Malka Packer Monroe

Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe is the Founding Director of 18Doors Atlanta, a Jewish non-profit organization that empowers and supports interfaith couples and families. She help individuals and families discover deeper meaning, joy and spirituality in their daily lives.

Learn more about 18 Doors Atlanta ›
Dana Edell

Dana Edell

Dana Edell, MFA, PhD, is an activist-scholar-artist-educator and co-director of SPARK Movement, an intergenerational, anti-racist, global girls’ activist organization where she trains and supports girls to take action in their communities, and consults with organizations throughout the United States and abroad about gender justice, youth engagement, feminist Jewish education and arts education

Learn more about Dana Edell and True Child JET Training ›
Scilla Andreen

Scilla Andreen

Scilla Andreen, “The Upstanders” director and CEO of IndieFlix ››, a leading global screening and streaming service of social impact films and series to create positive change in the world.

Learn more about Scilla and Indie Flix ›
UpStart

UpStart

UpStart partners with the Jewish community’s boldest leaders to expand the picture of how Jews find meaning and how we come together.

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Rabbi Lydia Medwin

Rabbi Lydia Medwin

Rabbi Lydia Medwin from The Temple in Atlanta is a co-Author on the forthcoming The Relational Judaism Handbook: How to Create a Relational Engagement Campaign to Build and Deepen Relationships in Your Community (Kripke Institute).  

Learn more about Rabbi Lydia Medwin ›

Previous Programs

Campaign Celebration Event

Parents

Campaign Celebration Event

Thu. Dec. 5, 2019
Register for Campaign Celebration Event
Unleashing Your Creativity: Creative Process for Jewish Professionals

Professionals

Unleashing Your Creativity: Creative Process for Jewish Professionals

Mon. Dec. 9, 2019
Register for Unleashing Your Creativity: Creative Process for Jewish Professionals
Atlanta Day of Learning: Jewish Education Project

Professionals

Atlanta Day of Learning: Jewish Education Project

Mon. Dec. 9, 2019
Register for Atlanta Day of Learning: Jewish Education Project
Creating Global Jewish Connections for Children Around the World

Professionals

Creating Global Jewish Connections for Children Around the World

Tue. Nov. 19, 2019
Register for Creating Global Jewish Connections for Children Around the World
Make the Implicit Explicit: Gender Equity in Hiring Workshop

Professionals

Make the Implicit Explicit: Gender Equity in Hiring Workshop

Sun. Nov. 10, 2019
Gain the tools and framework you need to impact gender equity at your Jewish organization.
Register for Make the Implicit Explicit: Gender Equity in Hiring Workshop
Witness Theater

Teens

Witness Theater

Thu. Sep. 5, 2019
Catch the encore screening of this inspiring documentary about high school students reenacting touching Holocaust stories of resolve.
Register for Witness Theater
Professional Coworking Series

Professionals

Professional Coworking Series

Tue. Aug. 13, 2019 - Fri. May. 1, 2020
Register for Professional Coworking Series
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