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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.


May 27, 2020: 1:00pm

Co-Sponsored by the ACC, CCAR and Israel Policy Forum

As the fateful July 1 date approaches, in which the Netanyahu government will be allowed to extend Israeli sovereignty over areas of the West Bank /Judea and Samaria resulting in a de facto annexation of this territory conquered in the 1967 Six-Day War according to the terms of the coa...

June 4, 2020: 8:00pm

Join the Reform Pay Equity Initiative, in partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism, and the National Association for Temple Administration on June 4th from 8-9pm for a special training webinar on equitable downsizing. Learn about the best practices and concrete tools needed to make equitable decisions regarding employment matters such as sa...

June 29, 2020: 9:00pm - 10:30pm - 10:30pm

ACC-GTM Virtual Convention Evening Program at 6 p.m. PDT

June 30, 2020: 11:45am - 6:00pm - 6:00pm

ACC-GTM Virtual Convention--Morning Kickoff at 8:45 a.m. PDT and Programming Continues All Day

June 30, 2020: 9:00pm - 10:30pm - 10:30pm

ACC-GTM Virtual Convention Evening Programming 6 p.m. PDT

January 3, 2021 - January 6, 2021

Click here to view this webinar!

Pastoral Skills

Jennifer will provide education about how to cultivate wellness by sharing some information about the nervous system and teaching some skills from the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). Even if you have heard about some of this before, a refresher can be helpful!

Synagogue Management

Click here to watch the replay of Prof. Andrea Schneider's Keynote address at the ACC-GTM Convention in June 2019. 



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.

Click here to view on YouTube.


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.