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Great cantors never stop learning. There are always more skills to master, more questions to ask, more scholarship to digest, more melodies to sing! The ACC seeks to engage our members in the continual process of improving ourselves and our craft through a comprehensive program of professional development – and that program is centered here.


April 2, 2020: 2:00pm
Synagogue Management

Thursday, April 2 at 2 PM ET, we invite you to join us for another webinar with updated information to prepare you for the application process on April 3rd.



April 2, 2020: 3:30pm
Synagogue Management

ACC members and members of your synagogue team are invited to a call to better understand some of the financial assistance being offered via the CARES Act. Information to be reviewed can be found on the ACC website ( 

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April 6, 2020: 12:00pm

Rabbi Cantor Dan Sklar and Rabbi Dan Medwin bring you the best of their tips and tricks for successful sound. Co-Sponsored by the ACC and CCAR  

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April 6, 2020: 12:00pm
Pastoral Skills

Co-presented by Odyssey Impact and Chaplaincy Innovation Lab

Practitioners share solutions for moral dilemmas facing spiritual caregivers: when “do no harm” is threatened by a chaplain’s bodily presence, and when acute moral stress is caused by denials of care and other pandemic dynamics. What unique value does spiritual care have in the...

January 3, 2021 - January 6, 2021
June 27, 2022 - July 5, 2022

ACC-GTM Mission to Israel

Tentative Dates are June 27-July 5, 2022


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.

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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.

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.


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.