CIJE Partners With SAMIS Foundation in Seattle

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We are thrilled to be able to share news of our partnership with the SAMIS Foundation, a private foundation based in Seattle, whose mission includes K-12 intensive and immersive Jewish education. SAMIS is providing support and funding for the programs, which include CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program at the Northwest Yeshiva High School and the CIJE-Tech Middle School Program at the Seattle Hebrew Academy, The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle, Torah Day School of Seattle, and the Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder.

Other programs funded by SAMIS for lower grades at the Seattle Jewish Community Day School, and the Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder, include the individualized computer assisted instruction programs Waterford and SuccessMaker. Additionally the interactive Hebrew language and Jewish heritage program ‘iTaLAM’ has been implemented at the Seattle Hebrew Academy, The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle, and the Seattle Jewish Community Day School.

“A partnership with CIJE is a natural outgrowth of our recent investment,” says Amy Amiel, SAMIS Foundation senior program director. “CIJE provides valuable expertise in supporting and mentoring our faculties and connecting our students’ lives to rigorous technology education and to other Jewish students nationwide and in Israel.”