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Guest Speaker Success Story
By Rachel Stern, ISJL Director of Education
One of the best ways to involve and invest members of your congregation in the Religious School is to invite guest speakers to come and meet with your students. Utilizing a guest speaker well takes proper preparation and planning. The goal is to create a meaningful experience for both your students and the speaker.
Here are some steps to make your guest speaking sessions great:
1) Choosing the right speaker.
2) Communicate with ahead of time.
3) Get your class involved.
4) Invite parents.
5) Debriefing and applying what you learned.