Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
Provided professional development on literacy and literature to school communities, NYC librarians, and educators of the very young.
Collaborated with Council of Students (COS) in events to share out current work in the field.
Conducted professional development sessions for NYC public schools, private schools in the tri-state area, and charter schools in the NYC area around reading, writing, social studies, and assessment practices.
Recent Professional Contributions
Participating, as co-chair, in the Bank Street College of Education Children’s Book Committee—a community committed to celebrating the best of each year’s literature for children.
Working with current students regarding their fieldwork placements, coursework, and Integrative Master's Projects (IMPs).
Representing the graduate school on Staff Council and as co-chair of the Diversity Committee.
Collaborating across the College community as Staff Associate Trustee.
Developing professionals through IRA and NCTE membership, as well as Children’s Literature Assembly member.
Leading a book discussion group at Bank Street’s BOOKFEST on beginning readers.
Presenting a paper with colleague, Helen Freidus at The Castle Conference, Sussex, England.
- Ed.D., Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.A., Curriculum & Teaching, Fordham University
- B.A., Mathematics, Fordham University