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Lyndall Miller

Education Leadership Institute (JECELI)
Director of the Jewish Early Childhood
Lyndall Miller, M.A.Ed., M.A.J.Ed., M.S.Ed., is the Director of the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI), which is an intensive professional development initiative for early-career directors and teacher leaders and is a partnership between JTS and HUC-JIR. This learning community program is currently running for a second cohort and a Community of Practice in the Chicago area with the support of local funding; a new cohort has started in Greater Los Angeles with another to come in the future in San Francisco. Lyndall is also involved in the Jewish Early Childhood Education Research Collaborative (JECERC) a pilot program which is developing a website devoted to the pedagogical documentation of Jewish life and learning with Sonya Shoptaugh and Rabbi Meir Miller, PhD. Lyndall is now working on her Ed.D. through the Gratz College Doctoral Program in Jewish Education.
Lyndall’s focus is on supporting Jewish early childhood educators as they engage with Judaism to continuously discover deep meaning for themselves while helping children and families to do the same.