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Mayra Bloom

Director, Leadership in Community-Based Learning Program

Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor

Academic Interests

Anti-Bias and Diversity Education, Child, Adolescent, and Adult Development, Community-Based and Nonprofit Organizations, Education for Peace, Educational Leadership, Individual and Organizational Change, Multiple Intelligences, Writing as a Developmental Process

Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities

  • Mentor, Educational Studies, SUNY/ Empire State College
  • Director, Center for Continuing Education, Sarah Lawrence College
  • Head, Children’s School, Rockland Country Day School
  • Volunteer Instructor, Rockland Learning Collaborative
  • Volunteer, Rockland After School Program

Recent Professional Contributions

  • Program Director, Leadership in Community-Based Learning
  • Fieldwork Advisor, Leadership in the Arts and Leadership in Community-Based Learning
  • Administrator, Bank Street/ DOE grant for ECAM (Early Childhood Assessment in Mathematics)
  • Course design and instruction, Adult Development and Learning: Implications for Educational Leadership (1- and 3-credit versions)
  • Member, internal Website and Assessment Task Force committees
  • Respondant to LCBL student presentations at University of Pennsylvania Ethnography Conference
  • Facilitation of Faculty Seminar on Anti-Bias and Diversity Work at Bank Street

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, Union Institute
  • M.S.Ed., Child Development and Education, Sarah Lawrence College
  • B.A., English Literature, New York University

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Bloom, M., Glass, B., & Rassweiler, J. L. (2002). Remarks: Museums respond to September 11th. Pennsylvania Legacies: The Newsmagazine of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2(2), 34-37.

  • Bloom, M. (1995). Multiple roles of the mentor: Supporting women’s adult development. In K. Taylor & C. Marienau (Eds.), Learning environments for women’s adult development: Bridges toward change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

  • Bloom, M. (1991). Gaura Devi saves the trees: A musical project. In J. Goldspinner, et al. (Eds.), Spinning tales, weaving hope: Stories of peace, justice and the environment. Philadelphia, PA: New Society.

Contact me:

(212) 875-4523
610 West 112Th Street,
New York, NY 10025