Welcome to Education at TBA

From our youngest babies attending the Simchat Shabbat with their families to our grade 12 graduates, our children and families find their second home at Temple Beth Avodah.  Our Temple is a gather place for connecting with each other, exploring Jewish identity, learning about Judaism, caring for our world, and discovering the richness of Jewish experience.  

 

Throughout our programs, we utilize interactive learning tools and a holistic approach, focus on social and emotional growth, and incorporate the family and community in the educational process.  We welcome you to stop by, call or email us to learn more about our personal approach to Jewish learning and youth engagement.

If you are registering for the first time or have any questions please contact:

Heidi Baker, Director of Early Childhood Education & Engagement

Mikah Atkind, Director of K-12 Learning & Engagement

Be Kind to Yourself

Bein Adam L’atzmo

Between a person and themselves

 

“Teach each child according to their way and when they grow old, they will not turn away from it.” Proverbs 22:6

 

We believe in nurturing each child, each family as individuals and guiding them in a path that best fits their own needs.

Be Kind to Others

Bein Adam L’chavero

Between a person

and their community

 

“Do not separate yourself from the community.”

Pirkei Avot 2:5

 

We believe in coming together as a community to learn from one another, support each other, and celebrate the joy of Jewish life.

Be Kind to The Space Around Us

Bein Adam L’makom

Between a person and sacred space

 

“God was in this place and I, I did not know.”

Genesis 28:16

 

We believe in creating holy spaces and moments to experience the richness of spirituality and connection.

School Hours

 

  • ELC: Toddler class & Preschool class Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. (2-5 day options); Transition to Kindergarten class Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Options for early drop off at 8:00 a.m., lunch, enrichment, and extended day until 5:00 p.m. available

  • Kindergarten – Grade 2: Sunday mornings 9:30-11:30 a.m.

  • Grades 3-5: Sunday mornings: 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Tuesday afternoons: Early Session (classroom time), 2:00-4:15 p.m., Learning time including community time in the Sanctuary with students from both the early and late sessions. Late Session (classroom time), 3:45-6:00 p.m., Learning time including community time in the Sanctuary with students from both the early and late sessions. Tuesday afternoons also offer a complimentary optional drop-off, 12:30-2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 3:45 p.m., Free optional supervised early drop off includes time for lunch or snack, recess, homework, and free time activities.​ 

  • Grades 6-7: Monday afternoons 4:30-6:45 p.m. and individual B’nai Mitzvah tutoring 

  • Grades 8-12: Mondays 6:15-8:30 p.m., Sundays 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m., and/or immersive programs/trips.

 

Our school programs are partnered with out of school experiences including Shabbat family programs, baby group, youth group activities, leadership opportunities, family activities, and groups based on interests. These programs vary in schedule and frequency throughout the year. 

This rate is available for children in kindergarten or grade 1 and includes access to all Taglit (Sunday school) programs and events. While this rate is not a full membership, it allows you to get a taste of our community through our Sunday program before committing to membership. Students are integrated into our classes on Sundays along with other children and enjoy access to our curriculum and family programs. Click here to register.

Temple Beth Avodah, a member of the reform movement, is led by Rabbi Keith Stern.  Learn more about our soulful services, including Jazz Shabbat, Early Learning Center's Jewish preschool, truly unique Religious School experience, vibrant Men and Women's groups, meaningful adult learning and so much more!

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