Sixth Annual International GISHA Conference - The Inclusion Capacity: Building Capacity for Inclusivity in Jewish Education

May 4 – 5, 2014

Source: GISHA Conference


The 2014 GISHA conference to be held at Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA on May 4 – 5, 2014, will offer attendees the newest strategies and tools to help build the capacity to create inclusive classrooms and programs. Participants will hear from a variety of experts on topics such as: designing a multisensory classroom for teaching Hebrew reading; managing difficult behaviors in and out of the classroom; adapting behavior plans for supplementary school settings; Supporting and supervising educators in introducing differentiated learning into the classrooms and much more.


Keynote Addresses:

  • We Are All in This Together: Why Inclusion Matters
    Lisa Friedman - Co-director of Education, Temple Beth-El, Hillsborough, NJ
    Meredith Englander Polsky - Director of Training and Advocacy, Matan, NY
  • Let's Talk about It: An Atypical View of Living in a Typical World
    Sam Gelfand, a remarkable 16-year-old young man living with Asperger’s

For more information and registration see the GISHA Conference web pages.

Updated: Mar. 12, 2014