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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 22, 2021: 1:00pm

Session 4 of 4 for pre-registered attendees.

May 4, 2021: 12:00pm
Pastoral Skills

The year of COVID has been a year of grief, loss, change and growth. How can we make meaning out of this year? What lessons of COVID do we want to keep? Join Dr. Betsy Stone to explore how you can find strength in this complicated year, support others and grow.

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Betsy S. Stone, Ph.D.

Dr. Betsy Stone is...

June 27, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Times and details to be provided soon! June 27-30, 2021 with the ACC Plenary concluding the session on Wednesday, June 30.

June 27, 2022 - July 5, 2022

ACC-GTM Mission to Israel

Tentative Dates are June 27-July 5, 2022


Accessing Yammer from your PC or Laptop:


Watch this 20 minute video for some tips on navigating the ACC's Yammer network.


Cantor Jason Kaufman is a leader in the Reform movement in the work of civic engagement and social justice.  In 2018 he was the national co-chair of the URJ Civic Engagement Campaign and in 2019 created the 2019 Virginia Civic Engagement Campaign with a leadership group at Beth El Hebrew Congregation in Alexandria VA, where he has served since...


Want to create your own virtual choir video? This webinar is for ACC Members who have a relatively new Mac, Final Cut Pro and recording software (Logic Pro X recommended). We will go through the basic steps of creating a virtual choir video with Q&A at the end.

Synagogue Management

Talk on Singing Risks and Mitigation With Dr. Ed Septimus. Dr. Septimus can be reached via email here.

This session is open to members in good standing of the ACC and GTM.


Cantor Michael Shochet explains this technology to help make your Zoom services and programs with music more successful.