The Matan Institute for Education Directors - Cohort 14

The Matan Institute is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in disability inclusion training tailored to the specific needs of director-level Jewish educators. Complete with in-person workshops, webinars, 1:1 mentoring and a final Inclusion Impact Project, The Matan Institute supports Jewish communities in their quest to include all learners in the fabric of Jewish life.

Please email Meredith Polsky at with any questions.

As a Matan Institute participant, you will receive:
  • 30+ hours of inclusion training
  • 7 hours of 1:1 mentoring
  • 3 hours of group mentoring
  • Up to a 3 hour on-site program observation/consultation
As a Matan Institute participant, you agree to:
  • Attend all training days (all EST): 
    In Person, New York City: January 21, 2024 (3-7pm), January 22, 2024 (8:30-3:00), January 23, 2024 (8:30-3:00)   
    Virtual: April 19, 2024 (11:30-2:30) 
    Virtual: September 17, 2024 (11:30-2:30)
    In Person, New York City: December 8, 2024 (3-7pm), December 9, 2024 (8:30-3:00), December 10, 2024 (8:30-3:00)
  • Engage in 3 Matan Institute Inclusion Boosts (webinars), Mondays, 1:00-2:00 EST
  • Present an Inclusion Impact Project during the last days of The Matan Institute.
The Matan Institute fee is: $1,800 for one Director and $1,200 for a 2nd Director from the same organization (i.e. an Education and Youth Director both join this Institute cohort).
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