Breakout one:  10:55-11:55 a.m
Breakout two: 1:10-2:10 p.m.
Breakout three: 2:20-3:20 p.m. 


Religious School Teachers & Directors​


Why Children Do the Things they Do: Maintaining Sanity as an Afterschool Hebrew Teacher

Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D, BCBA-D, ABPP, Director, Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinics

Afternoon Hebrew School is a fantastic experience for any teacher brave enough for the challenge. This session will provide an overview of how to best understand your students’ behaviors and create a positive class environment for all.

Breakout One


Creating and Making the Best Use of a Special Needs Coordinator Program in Your School….

Michelle Wolke

What is a Special Needs Coordinator and how could I use this person on my staff? This workshop is designed for school directors interested in creating a new position to help manage, identify and handle special situations with individual students in your school. A special needs coordinator is an expert in the field of special education and can be used in any preschool, synagogue school or day school. Come to this workshop and learn what the benefits are of having a special needs coordinator on your school staff.

Breakout Two

Connect. Learn. Grow.


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