Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston invites preschool directors and teachers to a
Professional Development Evening.
"What’s Jewish About Butterflies?" will explore essential tools for easily integrating Jewish content and values into the daily life of the preschool classroom. Our conversation will equip educators with Jewish resources to enhance any classroom topic – from dinosaurs to pumpkins and from the post office to butterflies – in a natural, daily way. Join us to learn from Jewish early childhood expert, Maxine Segal Handelman, and her well-known book, What’s Jewish About Butterflies? 
Featuring Our Guest Speaker: Maxine Segal Handelman

Maxine Segal Handelman is a Jewish Early Childhood Consultant for the United
Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. She holds a master’s degree in early childhood
education from Pacific Oaks College and a master’s degree in Jewish education from
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Maxine is the author of What’s
Jewish About Butterflies? (A.R.E Publishing, Inc), Jewish Every Day: The Complete
Handbook for Early Childhood Teachers (A.R.E. Publishing, Inc.) and The Shabbat
Angels (UAHC Press). She is also a sought-after speaker, professional storyteller
and leader of Tot Shabbat services for young families.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact:
Carol Rumpler at or 617-630-4608.

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