Coaching and Consultation

Teachers learning together

The Gateways Center for Professional Learning offers a variety of services to support  you on your journey to becoming a more inclusive school. Below are some possible types of engagement. Contact us to learn how we can customize our consultation to your needs.

Program Reviews

Experts from the Center for Professional Learning at Gateways can administer a comprehensive review of a Jewish educational program's policies and practices related to inclusion and pegged to 48 standards of best practice. The review is intended as an essential component of a school's cycle of continuous improvement by pinpointing strengths and areas for improvement. From this assessment, school leaders and educators can then develop the clear-eyed vision and the strategic design to extend its own brand of educational excellence to ever more Jewish students.

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Individualized Coaching

At Gateways, we bring our decades of experience in special education to support Jewish educators in their own professional development. We provide reources and guidance and act as a sounding board for ideas.

Center for Professional Learning coaches can help educators navigate a wide range of challenges, from instruction to creating and maintaining systems to fostering a culture of inclusion.  

Shared Learning

The Center for Professional Learning offers many opportunities for targeted learning about a variety of educational issues related to differentiated instruction. Our interactive workshops on topics like Growth Mindset, Social Thinking and integrating technology into the classroom enable educators to reframe their instructional strategies to make their classrooms more accessible to diverse learners.

Gateways professionals can travel to individual schools, both in and outside of the Boston area, or schools can choose to participate in community-wide workshops.

Communities of Practice

In the Boston area, Gateways facilitates engaging conversations among educators working in day schools, congregational schools and preschools. Particpants come together to share ideas and resources and solve problems of practice.

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, please contact us at