Fifth Annual GISHA Conference


Sunday, April 28, 2013
3:00 pm


Hebrew College


GISHAThis year's conference will offer innovative strategies for supporting students with special needs in a wide range of inclusive educational settings.

Participants can choose from 25 exciting workshops on diverse topics including best practices for teaching students with executive function or autism spectrum disorders and providing quality professional development. We will also feature seminars on implementing peer-assisted learning and helping student develop important social skills. Participants may also choose to learn about using technology in the inclusive classroom, teaching hebrew reading and tefilla, developing effective teacher/family communication and more!

Conference highlights include:

  • Keynote Address: "Who Gives Us Speech? The Jewish Imperative for Special Needs Education," by Ora Horn Prouser
  • Keynote Address:"Won't, Can't, Might: Understanding and Working with Executive Function Challenges to Facilitate Academic Progress," by Michael Delman
  • S'fatai Tiftakh Award:  to Sarah Rubinow Simon

To see the schedule, click here.
To register for the conference, click here.