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Project EnAble

BJE was the proud recipient of a four-year Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles to establish a centralized resource to support student success in STEM, reading and language arts, foreign language and social skills. 

The goal of Project EnAble is to promote accessible specialized services for students who need additional support in Jewish schools. Through Project EnAble, students are mentored and academically engaged during the school day. Systems are in place for ongoing student and family support and feedback.  Project EnAble is proud to provide integrated professional development workshops for schools to support the clinical and educational work being done to accommodate diverse learning styles.

Following the first year planning period, Project EnAble was implemented in 2 BJE schools in October 2017. Currently, students can receive specialized support in the areas of Language Arts (including Reading and Writing), Math, foreign language, and Executive Functioning skills (including organizational and time management) as well as building relationship with others.

Accommodating and prioritizing the needs of all learners is a goal to which BJE and its affiliated schools aspire. Project EnAble creates a mechanism for providing needed services for students within the context of the school day, making it possible for more student success and for families to consider and remain in Jewish day schools.

For further information about Project EnAble, please contact Project EnAble Director, Michelle Porjes, 323-761-8641.


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