Kids Understanding and Learning At Mount Zion

MISSION STATEMENT: “Kulam” means “everybody” in Hebrew. It is Mount Zion’s belief that all children should benefit from a quality Jewish education, inclusive of their individual abilities. It is our responsibility as a Religious/Hebrew school to include all children by making a philosophical commitment to creating an environment that nurtures all children in the development of their Jewish faith through appropriate modifications in their Jewish education.

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP: Sue Summit ensures that the needs of all our Mount Zion students are met. She works with parents/guardians and teachers to plan and prepare accommodations and modifications as needed for each student. Sue hires, trains and oversees our advocates, serves as the parent/guardian liaison and coordinates advocacy with classroom teachers and youth group advisors. Please contact Sue to let her know how she and the faculty can meet the needs of your child!

Susan Amram Summit, Religious School Director

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Sue has been a Jewish Educator since 1995 (school director, classroom teacher, family educator, curriculum developer, program facilitator and individual education specialist). In 2009, she received the Grinspoon-Steinhart Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. Sue received her undergraduate degree from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and then went on to study Early Childhood Education at Becker College in Worcester, MA. Sue earned her degree in Jewish Special Education from Hebrew College in Newton, MA.