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From great academic learning to practical instruction to spiritual inspiration and sometimes even entertainment, the CCPD has offered many webinars over the years – and you can find them here.  Browse through our archive of recorded sessions – don’t be afraid to reach out to the instructors of these past sessions to ask your questions today! If you have questions, reach out to our Stacey Delcau, Professional Development Coordinator. 


Remember us for Life: Additions to the Amidah on the High Holy Days
presented by Cantor David Berger
For the ACC's Committee for Professional Development. Click to download the materials.

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Frustrated with how Hebrew is taught to children in your congregation?  Looking for a new model, in which Hebrew learning is effective as well as fun and joyful for your students?  Join Cantor Leigh Korn and Rabbi Nicki Greninger as they describe their partnership in developing a new approach to Hebrew education that has been working well in


"In acts of genuine expression, what goes on between the soul of man and the word of prayer is more than an act of employment, of using words as if they were tools. Here the soul and the word react upon each other; the word is a creative force.
Words are not made of paper.

"Words of prayer are repositories of the spirit. It is only

Please visit this link to listen to the recording of this webinar.

The ACC, in collaboration with HUC-JIR, presents a unique opportunity to sit in on Joyce's session with DFSSM students preparing for their upcoming senior recitals and learn more about

Join current rabbinical, cantorial, and education students as Merri shares the latest interesting, accessible pieces for use in communal prayer with special emphasis on teaching technique and context within the worship service. In collaboration with HUC-JIR.

Please find a link to the Dropbox files for this webinar

Education, Nusach

Cantor Beny Maissner is a master improviser and connoisseur of traditional chazzanut. His experience spans many generations and genres and his worship style is an eclectic mix of the traditional and the contemporary in a modern day Reform synagogue. The workshop will be a taste of some of the wonderful learning that he will offer as one of our



Professional Development Opportunity to Inspire and Engage

Please take the time to listen to the recording for the first opportunity in our partnership with the URJ Deptarment of Youth Engagement for UNPLUGGED with Alan Goodis featuring Dan Nichols.

This video podcast is not only for those that engage with young students

Torah, Liturgy, Nusach

As a celebration of Shabbat Shirah - the CCPD presents an exploration of Torah chanting traditions!
Reading Torah is not a Jewish activity - Singing Torah is! In this class we will learn some of the history of ta'amei hamikra - the "trop" that guide us in our song, going back to the Talmud, the Caira Geniza, and other ancient sources, and


This is the audio recording of the webinar done with Nava Tehila in prepartion of our Israeli convention in July 2014.