Meet Stephanie Llanes, the Tikvah Center Director

The Gordon School welcomes a new Tikvah Center Director! Stephanie Llanes joined The Gordon School family this summer and is excited to continue helping children reach their maximum potential. The Tikvah Center is a specialized educational program within Gordon Day School serving children on the autism-spectrum in Kindergarten through 5th...

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Meet Ella Curtiss, Day School Principal

The Gordon School welcomes a new Day School Principal! Ella Curtiss joined The Gordon School family this summer and is excited to continue building strong minds, encouraging independent thinking, and inspiring creativity for both returning and new students. She looks forward to helping each child reach his or her full...

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Teacher’s Corner: How a Classroom Behavior System can Promote Collaboration and Acceptance of Self and Others

By Kindergarten Teacher Lauren Kurstin, LMFT, M.S. Ed. Envision a place where each person feels motivated to meet his or her own individualized goals…a place where people know and embrace individual differences and work together to accomplish their group-created community goals.  Now imagine that place is…a kindergarten classroom at the Gordon School.  My students...

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Daniel’s Story

A few days ago I saw my son Moshe, 6 years old, defending a smaller kid being screamed by one of Moshe’s good friends. He stood between them and pushed his own friend away from the scared little kid. He decided and understood that what was going on was wrong....

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