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Covenant Award

Matan’s Own Meredith Polsky Receives 2017 Covenant Award

We could not be more proud of Matan’s very own National Director of Institutes and Training, Meredith Englander Polsky, for receiving the 2017 Covenant Award.
 

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THE NATIONAL VOICE

IN JEWISH SPECIAL EDUCATION

Matan educates Jewish leaders, educators and communities, empowering them to create learning environments supportive of children with special needs, through training Institutes and consultations across North America.

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TEEN CURRICULUM

COMMING SOON!

The Matan Institute for Teens is a program designed to teach congregational school madrichim (teen assistants) about inclusion, and help them fill a critical role in the most effective way possible.

 

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LEARNING TO SAY YES

MATAN’s EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FEATURED IN THE JEWISH STANDARD

There’s nothing like growing up as a Jew in the American South to make you identify with outsiders. And there’s nothing like feeling like an outsider to make you an impassioned advocate for inclusion.

 

15%-20%

children and youth ages 3–21 have a diagnosed learning disability

1 in 68

children in the United States has an Autism Spectrum Disorder

200,000

students in the Jewish community with special needs

Latest from the Blog

Matan Institutes:
Applications are opening soon!

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Cohort 4 Application
Launching January 2018!

 

Cohort 9 Application (Education and Youth Directors)
Launching June 2018!
NYC: 6 in-person training days; 3 webinars; Individualized Matan Mentorship

Questions? Email Meredith@matankids.org