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 (Bank Street’s Infancy Institute).
Collaborated with Council of Students (COS) in events to share out current work in the field (i.e. Children’s Literature Forum with Susan Stires and Each One Teach One).
Conducted professional development sessions for NYC public schools and charter schools in Connecticut around reading, writing, social studies, and assessment practices.
Recent Professional Contributions
Working with current students regarding their fieldwork placements.
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.
Representing the graduate school on Staff Council and co-chair of the Diversity Committee.
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 high interest texts.
- Ed.D., Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.A., Curriculum & Teaching, Fordham University
- B.A., Mathematics, Fordham University