Mission and Vision

Mission

Student in pink holds Torah and smilesOur mission is to provide high quality special education services, expertise and support to enable students with  diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life.

Vision

To enable Jewish children with special educational needs to become successful participants in the Jewish community.

Values

Student running outside after his Bar MitzvahWe aspire to excellence in services by

  • providing cutting-edge, state-of-the-art education and techniques
  • supporting professional development
  • hiring top educators

We reflect Jewish values through

  • educational practices which follow Jewish values
  • training Jewish special educators and providers

We are sensitive to the families we serve by

  • reaching out to families across the spectrum of Jewish religious practice
  • protecting families' privacy
  • respecting families' choice of educational setting

We seek to meet the unique needs of each child by

  • serving children who would not have access to Jewish education
  • providing individualized education across the spectrum of learning styles and disabilities

We collaborate and partner with community organizations by

  • developing working relationships with educational institutions and other Jewish educational organizations and synagogues
  • creating a network of service and supports for our students and their families
  • promoting volunteerism

We promote maximal inclusion as appropriate for the child by

  • including our students in their educational setting, classroom and community
  • teaching disability awareness and the benefits our students bring to the community and in settings in which we teach

We strive to identify and implement solutions to

  • problems of affordability and accessibility
  • fair distribution of resources to all settings

We welcome all families.